• Log in

    User Name:

    Remember Me?
  • Make a yearly donation.

    Donate and support the web site and our writers

  • Have you thru hiked or section hiked the entire length of the Appalachian Trail? If you have, please add yourself to our 2,000 miler listing/database.

  • Recent Threads

    The DeafGuy

    Bounce box

    Thread Starter: The DeafGuy

    Hey everyone! New guy sorta speak so bare w/me if you will. I did a quick search but didnít see my question so here goes ... I have to take meds on a

    Last Post By: perdidochas Today, 12:36 Go to last post
    Two more miles

    Mt.Katahdin to Mt.Washington

    Thread Starter: Two more miles

    I'm thinking of doing a section hike from Mt.Katahdin to Mt.Washington this summer. What kind of public transportation is available at Mt.W to get off

    Last Post By: Two more miles Today, 12:13 Go to last post

    Fire making skills

    Thread Starter: JNI64

    So I make a couple of pretty cool fire starters I'd thought I'd share. And I know it's probably been covered a thousand times but hey I'm bored. 1 is

    Last Post By: TexasBob Today, 11:51 Go to last post

    Winter and Darkness

    Thread Starter: Glenn

    I've never backpacked in the early Winter. How do you deal with 12 hours or more of darkness? Can't imagine all that time in a tent.

    Last Post By: 1azarus Today, 11:46 Go to last post

    100% Fully Waterproof Jacket

    Thread Starter: spfleisig

    Last week I worked an aid station at a trail run and stood in the rain for 8 hours and went through 2 different rain jackets - Patagonia Torrentshell

    Last Post By: The Kisco Kid Today, 10:44 Go to last post


    Thread Starter: Storminnorman

    Looking for possible recommendations for bringing glasses on the trail. I think I would want something other than the thinner more delicate frames. Normally

    Last Post By: Chaz Today, 10:11 Go to last post