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    "The Ethics of Thru-Hiking During the COVID-19 Pandemic"

    Thread Starter: RuthN

    I found this article on the Outside website to be fairly objective. It quotes people who fall into three groups: those who are attempting to thru-hike

    Last Post By: Chain Saw Yesterday, 22:45 Go to last post

    Story of your Trail Name

    Thread Starter: PennyPincher

    Share your trail name and how you got it or why you picked it yourself.

    I'll start as I have just, after years of backpacking, decided to

    Last Post By: JoshMcR Yesterday, 22:26 Go to last post

    The year of the Southbounder

    Thread Starter: Hoofit

    With all the upheaval(germs),on the trail this year, I was curious to know how many 'northbounders', are now considering a southbound hike as it looks

    Last Post By: 1234 Yesterday, 22:11 Go to last post

    Just about at 20lbs!

    Thread Starter: PennyPincher

    Fully loaded backpack with 7 days food is at 20.5lbs! And when I figure out that I don't need a backup canister of fuel, it should drop under 20 lbs!

    Last Post By: BongoTheOneEyed Yesterday, 21:41 Go to last post

    My BF has been infected

    Thread Starter: sbhikes

    My partner attempted to do a 700 mile section hike last year but fell on Apache Peak and sprained his ankle. With only 170+ miles of the trail under his

    Last Post By: CalebJ Yesterday, 21:33 Go to last post

    Elusive Sleeping Bag Temp Question

    Thread Starter: Meenkya

    Looking to hike the HMW in early September. Want to buy a bag that will cover a large range of temps for this trip and others. Seems like 20 degree

    Last Post By: BongoTheOneEyed Yesterday, 21:28 Go to last post