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  • Recent Threads

    Top Hat

    Shoes: Waterproof or Not?

    Thread Starter: Top Hat

    On hikers' gear lists I'm seeing about a 50/50 mix of waterproof to non-waterproof shoes. I'm not sure which is best since both have their pros and cons.

    Last Post By: Top Hat Today, 00:18 Go to last post

    Parental Concerns...

    Thread Starter: masonormous

    Hello everyone! I am in the early stages of planning a NOBO thru anywhere from April to May of 2015. This is my first post, and will surely not be the

    Last Post By: MuddyWaters Yesterday, 23:59 Go to last post

    How did you increase your MPD?

    Thread Starter: AO2134

    Hey guys. I just got into backpacking in June of this year and I can hike 15-16 miles at the "outer edge" of comfortable hiking. I could do

    Last Post By: MuddyWaters Yesterday, 23:52 Go to last post

    hiking permits and cost?

    Thread Starter: GoodKarmaMike

    I have read in a couple different places that u need a permit to hike and camp in certain areas.
    My question is how many different places do u need

    Last Post By: Starchild Yesterday, 22:52 Go to last post
    Jackie Hardin


    Thread Starter: Jackie Hardin

    I was wondering about socks... For those of you that wear trail or hiking shoes (not boots), what height socks do you wear? Do you wear taller socks

    Last Post By: BuckeyeBill Yesterday, 22:43 Go to last post

    New A.T. Film Showing this Fall

    Thread Starter: Lauriep

    The Appalachian Trail Conservancy is showcasing a new A.T. film called "The Appalachian Trail: An American Legacy" as part of its fall membership

    Last Post By: Lauriep Yesterday, 22:42 Go to last post