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: No Email notifications Shewie, Feb 1, 2020
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  2. The Bothy

    Come in out of the rain
    1. Intros & Welcomes

      Introduce yourself here
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      Latest: Come and say Hello Chiseller, Feb 14, 2020
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    2. Media Links

      Backpacking books, articles, videos etc
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    3. Blog Roll

      Any blogs you follow & want to share
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      Latest: Pacific Crest Trail maddogs, Jul 4, 2019
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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? Lamont-Cranston, Feb 28, 2020 at 2:57 AM
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    2. Packs & Accessories

      Rucksacks, packing & storage
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      Latest: Pack liner - "Trash Compactor bags" ?? lakeshore, Feb 27, 2020 at 12:32 PM
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    3. Shelters & Accessories

      Tarps, tents, bivvies etc
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      Latest: In praise of our "Bothy Bag"; Anyone use them? cathyjc, Feb 26, 2020 at 6:06 PM
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    4. Sleeping Bags & Quilts

      Bags & quilts, pillows, liners etc
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      Latest: Cumulus Taiga query GroenHike, Feb 21, 2020
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    5. Sleep Mats

      Mats, pads, balloon beds, ccf etc
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    6. Kitchen

      Stoves, pots, fuel and food, recipes etc
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      Latest: All things Coffee Birchlover, Feb 28, 2020 at 4:40 AM
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    7. Hydration, Hygiene & Health

      Filters, storage, wash kits & first aid
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      Latest: Ticks and Lyme Disease Sue, Feb 12, 2020
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    8. Clothing & Footwear

      Shells, mids, bases, boots, shoes, socks ...
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      Latest: “Tuff” bag mittens Tartanferret, Feb 26, 2020 at 1:00 PM
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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: Cheap outdoor watch recommendations wanted Lempo, Feb 22, 2020 at 6:05 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 slovhike, Feb 25, 2020 at 7:57 AM
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    13. Kit Lists

      For the gram weenies, let's have your lists
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      Latest: Gear List for TGOC 2020 lakeshore, Feb 27, 2020 at 12:47 PM
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    14. Shopping

      Shops, cottage industries etc
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      Latest: Bargain Alert - outdoor gear deals worth a look Dave V, Feb 26, 2020 at 2:30 AM
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    15. Reviews & Previews

      Long term testing reports or out of the box looksees
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  4. Out There

    Your adventures
    1. Hiking Chat

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    2. Trips Reports

      Share your backpacking adventures here
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      Latest: Pic of the day Diddi, Feb 27, 2020 at 7:39 PM
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    3. Places & Planning

      Going somewhere, need help?
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      Latest: Anyone hiked much in Iceland? Mabre, Feb 26, 2020 at 10:11 PM
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    4. Meteo & Astro

      Weather and astronomy
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      Latest: Storm Ciarra PhilHo, Feb 14, 2020
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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: PHD Minimum Jacket XL Jamie, Feb 26, 2020 at 11:07 AM
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    2. Wanted & Swaps

      You might as well ask here first
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      Latest: Cuben dou for swap Chiseller, Feb 26, 2020 at 8:31 PM
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