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How many of you use bear vaults/cans? 13 tiredofwinter
5:21 p.m. on Jul 2, 2015
by JRinGeorgia
Firewood collection input wanted. 74 trouthunter
10:42 a.m. on Jul 2, 2015
by dirtwheels
Should user fee's be applied to the park to help sustain it... 9 denis daly
10:14 a.m. on Jul 2, 2015
by ppine
FGL Goodness...(NSFW?) 9 pillowthread
9:38 a.m. on Jul 2, 2015
by denis daly
Hiking Paintbrush Divide/Pass-Teton Crest Trail 1 jackie
2:13 p.m. on Jul 1, 2015
by jackie
How do I collect/pick Black Raspberries - safely! 8 -chase-
10:00 a.m. on Jun 30, 2015
by ppine
Build A Primitive Dome Hut For Shelter, Using Only The Bare Essentials 14 GaryPalmer
9:26 a.m. on Jun 30, 2015
by Alicia
ARE THE OUNCE AND GRAM COUNTERS MAKING A MISTAKE? 58 John Starnes
8:47 a.m. on Jun 30, 2015
by TJ1984
The Last Alaskans 17 ppine
10:34 a.m. on Jun 29, 2015
by ppine
Five star vs Five billion star hotel 2 GaryPalmer
5:14 p.m. on Jun 28, 2015
by TJ1984
Can someone positively identify these tree's 35 -chase-
6:43 p.m. on Jun 27, 2015
by -chase-
Speaking of Bears, Recent Bear Attack, Ya'll Be Careful Out There 99 dirtwheels
9:59 a.m. on Jun 27, 2015
by Alicia
Sleeping comfortably 23 Bill S
2:39 p.m. on Jun 26, 2015
by Wallace Cooley
Bugs, elevation, and temperature 3 balzaccom
2:00 p.m. on Jun 26, 2015
by Wallace Cooley
Anybody done Baffin island? 7 Sam Guldan
11:36 a.m. on Jun 26, 2015
by North1
Immune to the Poisonous plants, Ivy, Oak and Sumac - not quite, as I found out. 20 -chase-
10:22 p.m. on Jun 22, 2015
by -chase-
Mystery in the Backcountry: Case of the Raccoon tracks. 1 -chase-
2:30 p.m. on Jun 21, 2015
by -chase-
What are your Plans for spring and Summer backpacking? 26 denis daly
8:48 p.m. on Jun 19, 2015
by FlipNC
Did you ever forget where you parked for a hike? 21 Patman
8:16 a.m. on Jun 19, 2015
by BigRed
Hiking Crest Teton Trail 4 jackie
2:48 p.m. on Jun 14, 2015
by jackie
Bear canister/vault now requiredShining Rock Wilderness Area - Pisgah National... 10 John Starnes
10:12 p.m. on Jun 7, 2015
by John Starnes
Preferred food when space and weight are at a premium 38 Sam Guldan
9:22 a.m. on Jun 7, 2015
by Dale
Pictures of tents in the backcountry 41 TJ1984
9:00 p.m. on May 26, 2015
by Sam Guldan
Garcia Bear container Vs Bearvault Vs Ursack Now since the all pass requirements whats the deal on 2 of the three? 12 denis daly
2:39 p.m. on May 16, 2015
by denis daly
Ever feel like you were being watched? 21 FromSagetoSnow
1:34 p.m. on May 8, 2015
by ppine
quinzhee or quinzee shelter construction 6 GaryPalmer
6:24 p.m. on Apr 29, 2015
by GaryPalmer
Buckskin Gulch in southern Utah's Paria Wilderness 17 GaryPalmer
8:49 a.m. on Apr 29, 2015
by GaryPalmer
Stream crossings 22 balzaccom
8:43 p.m. on Apr 28, 2015
by overmywaders
Snowboarder’s tiny home is nestled on a mountain and off the grid 3 GaryPalmer
4:44 p.m. on Apr 28, 2015
by 300winmag
Help to build Rim to Rim Club! 3 GaryPalmer
12:28 a.m. on Apr 24, 2015
by GaryPalmer
Idea for guy lines on Kelty Trailogic TN2/3 tent 1 Mike Bliss
6:06 p.m. on Apr 15, 2015
by Mike Bliss
GREAT NEWS FOR ALL HIKERS WHO LIVE IN THE WEST MICHIGAN AREA 1 HIKER1
6:31 p.m. on Mar 31, 2015
by HIKER1
Heads Up, Stay Humble 2 Sean Van Cleve
11:22 p.m. on Mar 26, 2015
by trouthunter
Poetic Timelapse Of A Man's Passion For The Wilderness 3 GaryPalmer
9:30 p.m. on Mar 24, 2015
by arcana1973
This year's snowpack 1 balzaccom
11:45 a.m. on Mar 18, 2015
by balzaccom
PART I: FROM SEA TO SUMMIT – FOLLOW THE ADVENTURE 6 GaryPalmer
7:59 p.m. on Mar 12, 2015
by kevinumberger
NJ hiker killed by black bear 71 overmywaders
5:19 p.m. on Mar 11, 2015
by ghostdog
Ticks in the Pacific NW 7 MossBack
7:36 p.m. on Mar 9, 2015
by MossBack
Southern California Wild Flowers - Santa Monica Mtns 1 speacock
2:33 p.m. on Mar 7, 2015
by speacock
An experianced Hiker lost their life in the Whites 48 denis daly
10:34 a.m. on Mar 5, 2015
by ppine
Who's been naughty? 28 balzaccom
12:07 a.m. on Mar 5, 2015
by Old Guide
NPS concessionaire restaurants 16 balzaccom
8:10 p.m. on Mar 2, 2015
by denis daly
​A visit with Yellowstone's winter caretaker 2 GaryPalmer
10:21 a.m. on Mar 2, 2015
by ppine
Wild: The Pacific Crest Trail Adventure [Original Film] 1 GaryPalmer
2:38 p.m. on Mar 1, 2015
by GaryPalmer
Pacific Crest Trail 2014 - Part 1: Southern California (Lorax and T-Fox) 1 GaryPalmer
2:29 p.m. on Mar 1, 2015
by GaryPalmer
New Hampshire Hike Safe Cards 4 Jim51111
2:28 p.m. on Feb 26, 2015
by LoneStranger
Mountain lions 22 Dale
8:11 p.m. on Feb 23, 2015
by ppine
hiking grand canyon in May advise 31 olemike
11:16 p.m. on Feb 18, 2015
by GaryPalmer
Cold weather water purification 51 bheiser1
3:38 p.m. on Feb 4, 2015
by Joseph Renow
Navigation Hypothetical - Map or Compass? 47 trouthunter
1:36 p.m. on Feb 1, 2015
by ghostdog
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