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Just a bit of rambling. 15 Phil Smith
6:06 p.m. on Mar 17, 2019
by Old Guide2
colorado rescue...mind the weather 3 andrew f.
7:31 a.m. on Mar 15, 2019
by andrew f.
Brass, telescoping, candle lanterns 10 al tobin jr
10:48 p.m. on Mar 12, 2019
by whomeworry
Walking sticks for self defense. 17 Randall Purrett
7:47 p.m. on Mar 11, 2019
by Old Guide2
Candles in an igloo? 22 BigRed
11:59 a.m. on Mar 11, 2019
by Alicia MacLeay
What is a National park? 28 hikermor
5:00 p.m. on Mar 2, 2019
by ppine
Hiking clubs in the Washington DC metro area 1 andrew f.
10:08 a.m. on Feb 27, 2019
by andrew f.
Would this work on mosquitoes? 1 balzaccom
10:54 a.m. on Feb 21, 2019
by balzaccom
Stove-nested cookware smells/tastes like fuel 7 Backpacker Newb
10:50 a.m. on Feb 13, 2019
by Backpacker Newb
pitfalls 6 Jim S
4:33 p.m. on Jan 29, 2019
by whomeworry
hi everyone 24 Jim S
1:47 p.m. on Jan 26, 2019
by Jim S
How Many Good Years Left in the Outdoors? 31 ppine
8:50 a.m. on Jan 21, 2019
by hikermor
Great story from Pemi Rescue 23 LoneStranger
6:34 p.m. on Jan 17, 2019
by LoneStranger
On heart surgery and a second chance on life. 6 Randall Purrett
7:54 a.m. on Jan 17, 2019
by Alicia MacLeay
What size daypack do you use? 14 Randall Purrett
2:32 p.m. on Jan 14, 2019
by Jayson Merryfield
Another 18v drill thread 5 thompson emmamilla
9:32 a.m. on Jan 11, 2019
by ppine
National Park Service 7 balzaccom
11:04 a.m. on Jan 9, 2019
by ppine
Trail optics. 7 Randall Purrett
8:42 p.m. on Jan 2, 2019
by andrew f.
Clarence Kine 1 balzaccom
10:05 a.m. on Jan 1, 2019
by balzaccom
Axes, Saws & Knives 14 Eric Billard
7:16 p.m. on Dec 27, 2018
by ppine
How To Get Water From Trees 5 GaryPalmer
10:27 a.m. on Dec 8, 2018
by ppine
Still looking for that elusive perfect footwear for hiking. 22 Randall Purrett
10:23 a.m. on Dec 8, 2018
by ppine
Long trail hiker vs. vacation backpacker, vs. weekend backpacker. 28 Randall Purrett
4:44 p.m. on Nov 30, 2018
by andrew f.
THE Guardian writes about our national parks 10 balzaccom
2:23 p.m. on Nov 26, 2018
by ppine
Getting lighter not a new Idea... 32 FlipNC
10:27 a.m. on Nov 12, 2018
by Zalman
First Aid Items never used... 8 FlipNC
1:01 p.m. on Nov 7, 2018
by Brian Blanton
Bear PTSD 28 LoneStranger
4:44 p.m. on Nov 6, 2018
by whomeworry
What are your top 5 backpacking moments? 21 FlipNC
9:22 a.m. on Nov 6, 2018
by denis daly
A Year Backpacking in the PNW 10 NorthWestWanderer
11:50 p.m. on Oct 10, 2018
by Mike Mineart
Daypacks: hip belt or no hip belt? 8 Randall Purrett
3:41 p.m. on Oct 9, 2018
by andrew f.
On peak bagging. 19 Randall Purrett
2:51 p.m. on Oct 7, 2018
by ghostdog
Is returning a greeting, on the trail, too much to ask? 24 Randall Purrett
11:25 a.m. on Oct 2, 2018
by ppine
Pump filter or gravity/ squeeze filter? 5 Curtis Evans
12:03 p.m. on Oct 1, 2018
by Patman
Trail Mascot or Lucky Charm? 16 FlipNC
8:04 p.m. on Sep 25, 2018
by Paul Lapierre
Outfitting at Walmart. 21 Randall Purrett
8:02 p.m. on Sep 21, 2018
by ppine
Cairn isn't pronounced Karen! 20 Randall Purrett
12:20 p.m. on Sep 1, 2018
by LoneStranger
Protecting yourself on the trail. 29 Randall Purrett
6:33 p.m. on Aug 22, 2018
by ppine
hiking and social media 3 andrew f.
8:41 p.m. on Aug 18, 2018
by denis daly
WEST MICHIGAN HIKERS LOOKING FOR HIKING PARTNERS 2 HIKER1
9:10 p.m. on Aug 17, 2018
by ppine
Bank holiday camping/hiking - suggestions please 1 Gloria Andrade
11:02 p.m. on Aug 15, 2018
by Gloria Andrade
Leaving a Mark 28 balzaccom
10:07 p.m. on Jul 30, 2018
by Adrian_D
Penn State Bars Outing Club From....Outings 3 andrew f.
10:09 a.m. on Jul 17, 2018
by andrew f.
chump vows to open Superior NF and BWCA to Mining 6 ppine
6:04 p.m. on Jul 12, 2018
by whomeworry
Good Boy! 3 LoneStranger
12:44 p.m. on Jun 23, 2018
by LoneStranger
Do you save space with the sea to summit x pot? 5 marilyn liddell
2:33 p.m. on Jun 22, 2018
by FlipNC
chump vows to open Superior NF and BWCA to Mining 1 ppine
11:25 a.m. on Jun 22, 2018
by ppine
chump vows to open Superior NF and BWCA to Mining 1 ppine
11:25 a.m. on Jun 22, 2018
by ppine
What age to start kids into winter backpacking? 25 TheRambler
2:08 p.m. on Jun 20, 2018
by SharBear
Achilles Tendon Injury 11 ppine
10:29 a.m. on Jun 15, 2018
by andrew f.
Leaving going light. 22 Oldman Mike
6:59 a.m. on Jun 14, 2018
by JRinGeorgia
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