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: Things we need to look at Shewie, Jan 11, 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: Come and say Hello jack4allfriends, Jan 21, 2019 at 6:49 PM
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    2. Media Links

      Backpacking books, articles, videos etc
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      Latest: Children’s books Jim_Parkin, Jan 19, 2019 at 8:48 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? Padstowe, Jan 22, 2019 at 12:13 PM
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    2. Packs & Accessories

      Rucksacks, packing & storage
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      Latest: Pack News - a thread for new pack talk Rog Tallbloke, Jan 21, 2019 at 7:20 PM
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    3. Shelters & Accessories

      Tarps, tents, bivvies etc
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      Latest: Dan Durston/Massdrop X-Mid Mole, Jan 21, 2019 at 9:26 PM
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    4. Sleeping Bags & Quilts

      Bags & quilts, pillows, liners etc
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    5. Sleep Mats

      Mats, pads, balloon beds, ccf etc
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      Latest: Winter mats? benp1, Jan 21, 2019 at 6:10 PM
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    6. Kitchen

      Stoves, pots, fuel and food, recipes etc
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      Latest: Boiling for 2 maddogs, Jan 22, 2019 at 2:59 PM
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    7. Hydration, Hygiene & Health

      Filters, storage, wash kits & first aid
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      Latest: Preventing blisters by taping feet Teepee, Jan 21, 2019 at 9:24 AM
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    8. Clothing & Footwear

      Shells, mids, bases, boots, shoes, socks ...
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      Latest: Montane Hydrogen Extreme tallest of pauls, Jan 21, 2019 at 8:43 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: Fenix 5 (and inReach Mini) Arne L., Jan 15, 2019
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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: MYOG - 'Ikkle' 5g and 15gm meths burners Whiteburn, Jan 22, 2019 at 9:42 AM
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    13. Kit Lists

      For the gram weenies, let's have your lists
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      Latest: Google Docs Kit List LighterHiker, Dec 23, 2018
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    14. Shopping

      Shops, cottage industries etc
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      Latest: Tread Lite Gear - New Products thread paul, Jan 21, 2019 at 7:41 AM
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    15. Reviews & Previews

      Long term testing reports or out of the box looksees
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      Latest: MLD Cricket Review MyHatGandhi, Nov 30, 2018
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  4. Out There

    Your adventures
    1. Hiking Chat

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      Latest: Comfort/survival benighted in extreme weather Enzo, Jan 20, 2019 at 10:25 AM
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    2. Trips Reports

      Share your backpacking adventures here
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      Latest: Langdale Weekender Jan 2019 Rog Tallbloke, Jan 22, 2019 at 3:38 PM
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    3. Places & Planning

      Going somewhere, need help?
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      Latest: La Gomera Mox, Jan 21, 2019 at 9:48 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 at 9:58 AM
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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: Montane Featherlite 7, 45g windshirt oreocereus, Jan 22, 2019 at 2:44 PM
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    2. Wanted & Swaps

      You might as well ask here first
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      Latest: Sleeping Mat oreocereus, Jan 19, 2019 at 9:33 PM
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