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    Traveler

    Drought in the Northeast

    Thread Starter: Traveler

    For those heading into New England drought is starting to impact water sources in the Northeastern States:

    Northwestern CT, Western MA, Southern

    Last Post By: psyculman Today, 04:26 Go to last post
    appstate_mj

    What to do if I see a bear?

    Thread Starter: appstate_mj

    Not sure whether to post this here or in hiker safety. But I've never encountered a bear before (this will only be my 3rd section hike)...I'm doing part

    Last Post By: JNI64 Today, 02:14 Go to last post
    DuneElliot

    Lake District (UK), July 2020: A Quiet Day and an Iconic Crag (Trip report and video)

    Thread Starter: DuneElliot

    ***Please bear in mind that the lower quality of the footage from my first three videos is only because I wanted to be sure I enjoyed creating content

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    JNI64

    Hiker shape

    Thread Starter: JNI64

    a couple of us on another thread have discussed how we are staying in shape. If you don't live close to enough to utilize trails how do you stay in hiking

    Last Post By: JNI64 Today, 00:55 Go to last post
    PennyPincher

    Trail Difficulty Rating System

    Thread Starter: PennyPincher

    Is there a consistent trail rating system? I have often seen different guidebooks state certain trails are "easy, moderate or difficult" but

    Last Post By: JNI64 Yesterday, 23:56 Go to last post
    Emerson Bigills

    New and Used Equip Sale

    Thread Starter: Emerson Bigills

    Price includes postage in Lower 48 U.S. Send me an email to [email protected]

    • Sold BV 450 Bear Cannister $45 - used about 12 nights, good shape

    Last Post By: Emerson Bigills Yesterday, 21:26 Go to last post