1. Notices

    Things you really need to know
    1. Rules & Guidelines

      T&C's and forum guidelines
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      Latest: Forum Guidelines Shewie, Jun 16, 2014
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    2. Announcements

      Messages to concern everyone, updates etc
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    3. Bugs & Feedback

      If it's broke tell us, something you don't like, tell us
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      Latest: Photo frustration cathyjc, Feb 2, 2019
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  2. The Bothy

    Come in out of the rain
    1. Intros & Welcomes

      Introduce yourself here
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      Latest: Hello HillBelly, Mar 14, 2019 at 8:07 AM
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    2. Media Links

      Backpacking books, articles, videos etc
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      Latest: Another new to me content creator Bopdude, Mar 17, 2019 at 8:17 AM
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    3. Blog Roll

      Any blogs you follow & want to share
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  3. Gear

    If it's light let's discuss it
    1. Gear Chat

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      Latest: What have you bought? tom, Mar 18, 2019 at 8:52 PM
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    2. Packs & Accessories

      Rucksacks, packing & storage
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      Latest: Pack News - a thread for new pack talk Lamont-Cranston, Mar 15, 2019 at 1:14 AM
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    3. Shelters & Accessories

      Tarps, tents, bivvies etc
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      Latest: Bamboo pegs / stakes cathyjc, Mar 18, 2019 at 10:44 PM
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    4. Sleeping Bags & Quilts

      Bags & quilts, pillows, liners etc
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      Latest: Sleeping bag cover FOX160, Mar 18, 2019 at 9:16 PM
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    5. Sleep Mats

      Mats, pads, balloon beds, ccf etc
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      Latest: Mat Options Nevis, Mar 13, 2019 at 2:31 PM
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    6. Kitchen

      Stoves, pots, fuel and food, recipes etc
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      Latest: New Stormin Pots. stormin', Mar 18, 2019 at 2:55 PM
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    7. Hydration, Hygiene & Health

      Filters, storage, wash kits & first aid
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      Latest: P&G Water purification sachets Diddi, Mar 6, 2019
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    8. Clothing & Footwear

      Shells, mids, bases, boots, shoes, socks ...
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      Latest: A thread for good alternative hiking clothing Balagan, Mar 17, 2019 at 10:30 AM
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    9. Hammock Kit

      Anything hammock related
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    10. Gadgets & Tech

      Toys and gadgets, apps and technology
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      Latest: Inreach Subs Arne L., Mar 13, 2019 at 7:43 PM
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    11. Everything Else

      Stuff that's loose, ditty bag contents
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    12. DIY & MYOG

      Gear mods & DIY, showcase your efforts
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      Latest: The "what have you made today" thread WilliamC, Mar 18, 2019 at 7:28 AM
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    13. Kit Lists

      For the gram weenies, let's have your lists
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    14. Shopping

      Shops, cottage industries etc
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    15. Reviews & Previews

      Long term testing reports or out of the box looksees
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      Latest: Evernew EBY 012 instep crampons Balagan, Mar 18, 2019 at 10:49 AM
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  4. Out There

    Your adventures
    1. Hiking Chat

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      Latest: Strategies for longer trips ? cathyjc, Mar 2, 2019
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    2. Trips Reports

      Share your backpacking adventures here
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      Latest: Pic of the day Teepee, Mar 18, 2019 at 9:05 PM
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    3. Places & Planning

      Going somewhere, need help?
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      Latest: TGO Survey Q&A edh, Mar 18, 2019 at 8:54 PM
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    4. Meteo & Astro

      Weather and astronomy
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      Latest: Lunar Eclipse 21/01/19 Fred Wanderer, Jan 21, 2019
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  5. The Outfitters

    A place to buy and sell
    1. For Sale

      Sell your unloved kit
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      Latest: MLD Duomid JPerry, Mar 18, 2019 at 9:48 PM
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    2. Wanted & Swaps

      You might as well ask here first
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