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Practical Backpacking™ Base Camp
Forums directly related to the Practical Backpacking™ forums.
This forum is for the exclusive discussion of Practical Backpacking™ Podcast (PBP) episodes. [NOTE: All posts in this area are manually processed -- they do not show automatically.]
PBP Episode 53 - Tell it on...
by Reality
04-16-2014 11:04 AM
56 360
Practical Backpacking™ Trailhead
Forums directly related to the discussion of backpacking and hiking.
The Trailhead General Discussion forum is for backpackers to discuss non-gear related wilderness backpacking issues (e.g. technique, LNT, hiking partner wanted, trip planning...) that are not covered in other PB forums.
Names you see time and again
04-20-2014 09:00 AM
553 6,132
The Trip Reports forum is for backpackers to share their actual (not links to) trip reports and/or journal entries for their wilderness backpacking and day-hiking trips. Please include photos and information regarding what worked (e.g. gear) and what didn't.
AT Section Hike (Amicalola...
by philman
04-19-2014 05:20 PM
376 1,990
Practical Backpacking™ Gear Discussion
Forums directly related to the discussion of backpacking gear.
The General Gear Discussion forum is for the discussion of traditional and lightweight (ultralight) backpacking gear that is not covered in other Practical Backpacking™ forums. [Please post about Backpacks, Shelters, Sleeping Gear, Backcountry Kitchen (Food, Stoves) in those respective forum areas.]
Bear Can Issues
04-20-2014 08:44 AM
738 9,546
The Backpacks forum is for the discussion of backpacking packs (including front packs and pack accessories: hipbelt pockets, pack covers,...).
Backpack rain cover?
by Reality
04-20-2014 08:33 PM
377 3,686
The Shelters forum is for the discussion of backpacking shelters (tents, tarps, poncho-tarps, bivy sacks,...).
Expedition Worthy Tent Options
04-11-2014 10:25 AM
386 4,314
The Hammocks forum is for the discussion of backpacking hammocks and related sleep systems.
What's in Your Organizer?
by Beanie
11-11-2013 12:16 PM
108 1,049
The Sleeping Gear forum is for the discussion of sleeping gear (bags, mats, quilts...).
Are air mats / pads actually...
by BPhil
04-14-2014 07:50 PM
305 3,149
The Gear Workshop forum is for the discussion of homemade backpacking gear, gear modifications, and repairs.
ContainsImages Sawyer Mini & Aquamira...
03-17-2014 04:28 PM
421 3,411
The Gear List forum is the place to post your actual backpacking gear list, and to read what others have in their packs. Don't forget to specify weight.
Big Four Weight (3-Season...
by GWyble
04-11-2014 06:08 PM
120 1,430
Practical Backpacking™ Safety & Sustenance
Forums directly related to the backpacker's health and safety.
The Backpacker's Health & Safety forum is for the discussion of health and safety/survival issues that directly relate to backpackers.
Bear Spray
04-01-2014 05:19 PM
165 2,556
The Backcountry Kitchen forum is for the discussion of food and cooking gear related topics for backpacking trips (e.g. menus, recipes, stoves, fuel...).
Dehydrating and Food Poisoning
by BPhil
04-14-2014 07:32 PM
494 4,887
Practical Backpacking™ General Outdoors (Backpacking Related)
These forums relate to outdoor activities that have some relationship to backpacking and/or the use of backpacking gear.
The Bikebacking forum is for discussion that relates directly to bikepacking (also known as bicycle camping). Subject matter should involve the backpacking/camping/bike gear and trip planning as it relates to mountain biking and bicycle touring.
Poll Helmet Use
04-16-2014 10:40 PM
52 419
The Bushcraft & Primitive Wilderness Skills forum is for discussion (on-site content) that directly relates to ancient and/or primitive style bushcraft/wilderness skills (e.g. firecraft, foraging, natural material construction, modern/primitive tools, long-term wilderness survival,...).
What would you recommend as a...
by Pinnah
01-24-2014 01:48 PM
35 529
The Camping forum is for discussion that relates directly to wilderness camping (commonly referred to as car camping).
Mosquitoes / Mosquito...
by Grandpa
06-17-2013 09:17 AM
33 377
The Fishing & Hunting forum is for discussion (on-site content) that directly relates to wilderness fishing and hunting with an emphasis on engaging in these activities while on backpacking trips. Lightweight/packable gear, personal experience/technique, and trip reports are of central focus. [Reminder: PBF is for actual content, not links/reference to offsite content.]
Poll Fishing on Backpacking Trips
by WLllc
03-23-2014 01:56 PM
19 307
The Mountaineering forum is for discussion that relates directly to mountaineering (alpinism, climbing).
Metal Snow Shovels
03-13-2013 11:59 AM
18 115
The Paddling forum is for discussion that relates directly to wilderness paddling (canoeing, kayaking, rafting). Topics focus on trip planning and gear.
Kilarney Provincial Park...
12-18-2013 03:07 PM
33 231
The Travel Backpacking forum is for discussion that relates directly to international backpacking (also known as independent travel). Subject matter should involve the elements that comprise this type of backpacking: budgeting, cultural tips, backpacking gear, hostels, and transportation.
Mr Bean on packing light
by striker
07-18-2013 06:55 AM
13 47
The Wilderness Photography forum is for the discussion of photography (videography) gear, experience, and technique as it directly relates to wilderness photography. PBF members may also post self-owned photos that have been uploaded to the PB Gallery or as post attachments. Offsite links and offsite photos are prohibited. Please see ("sticky") instructional post located at top of threads.
Keeping Camera Dry /...
by Reality
03-03-2014 05:40 PM
60 537




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