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    • 1: Basic Skills
      It all starts here! In this forum we can chat about basic skills which are helpful and needed on trail. Water filtration, using trekking poles, great stove setups, and so much more.
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    • 1 week, 4 days ago

      Lycopodium

    • 2: Finances
      Here we chat about budgeting, gear & up-front expenses, on-trail expenses, money saving tips, and more.
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    • 3: Hygiene
      Let’s keep it clean (as possible)! This forum is for chatting about hygiene on trail and how to have the best (and healthy) experience out in the wild.
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    • 4: Culture
      In this forum we talk about trail magic, trail angels, hiker-to-hiker interactions, town experiences, generally accepted practices, hiker humor, and more!
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    • 5: Food
      Trail food? We love it! Here we can chat about favorite trail recipes, town food, resupply, money saving tips, special diets, generally accepted practices, and more.
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    • 1 week, 5 days ago

      Cheer

    • 6: Gear
      One size does not fit all – but we love talking about gear! Here we can chat about money saving tips, generally accepted practices, thru-hiker favorites, gear hacks, how-tos, and more.
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    • 1 year, 3 months ago

      Cheer

    • 7: Safety
      Here we chat about a very important subject: Safety on trail! Always be as prepared and informed as possible. Hike your own hike, know your strengths, and know your limits.
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    • 1 year, 2 months ago

      Cheer

    • 8: Strategy & Success
      In this forum we chat about tips, insights, and wisdom to help you have staying power on trail – and to ensure a healthy and happy hike! Topics could cover health, practices for staying power, the body, mind, resupply, trail specific information, and so much more.
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    • 9: Stewardship
      Take care of the trail – and the trail will take care of you. Here we chat about Leave No Trace (LNT), how to serve the trail community, what to do to be a great trail steward, and more!
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    • 1 year, 4 months ago

      hikermcclure

    • 10: Post Trail
      Prepare for life after trail (it’s different!). Here we can chat about how to combat Post Trail Depression, job search, settle into a new lifestyle, find community after trail, and more.
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    • 1 year, 4 months ago

      hikersteph