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    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: smithjv Today, 19:16 Go to last post

    AT trailheads in Georgia Closed

    Thread Starter: Mockernut

    Hope this is not a duplicate...but I just received an email from the USFS that all AT trailheads in Georgia are now closed.

    Here is a link:

    Last Post By: Wrecks Today, 18:56 Go to last post

    Hard Time Hollow up for sale

    Thread Starter: PennyPincher

    For all the "experts" and "skinflints" out there who think they could run a better hostel and do it at "hiker friendly rates"

    Last Post By: peakbagger Today, 17:39 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: JNI64 Today, 16:49 Go to last post

    "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: Slo-go'en Today, 15:30 Go to last post

    Gossamer pack

    Thread Starter: nascarmikeb

    So I think I have settled on a Gossamer pack. I am between the Mariposa 60l and the Silverback 55l. My gear, food & water (3 days) weight is approx

    Last Post By: martinb Today, 14:51 Go to last post