Hello from California and New York!

Discussion in 'Intros & Welcomes' started by mountainwalker, Mar 28, 2019.

  1. mountainwalker

    mountainwalker Trekker

    Greetings Lite-Trekkers!

    Learned about Trek-Lite from members who posted in my Backpacking Light forum. Impressed by your welcoming and knowledgeable community.

    Called to hiking by love of nature, following flora and fauna into their worlds to watch them up close. My wife and I love human-powered adventure, from 4-season hiking and backpacking to kayaking and canoeing, biking, skiing and snowshoeing. We’ve both traveled in the UK and Europe and enjoyed trails infused with history, archaeology, local foods and customs, a nice contrast to our big wilderness areas in the U.S.

    Looking forward to getting to know you, sharing experience and tips and hopefully trekking with you one day!

    Ethan
    Jon jons, Bopdude, Balagan and 2 others like this.
  2. mountainwalker

    mountainwalker Trekker

    And a first question...is there a way to insert photos directly without having to host them somewhere else?
  3. Michael_x

    Michael_x Ultralighter

  4. Diddi

    Diddi Thru Hiker

    Hi and Welcome :D:thumbsup:
  5. Shewie

    Shewie Administrator Staff Member

    Welcome to the forum Ethan, good to have you here :)

    You would need to become a supporting member to be able to upload pictures directly to the forum server.
    As I’ve chosen to keep trek-lite ad free it’s the generous donations from members which keeps this place up and running, being able to upload is a perk of donating. Originally uploading was available to all but it quickly became clear that it wouldn’t be sustainable and bandwidth was being consumed too quickly.
    I don’t expect new members to donate but I hope you’ll stick around and enjoy the friendly atmosphere and maybe give it some further thought one day.
    Chiseller likes this.
  6. fluffkitten

    fluffkitten Moderator Staff Member

  7. Tartanferret

    Tartanferret Thru Hiker

    Hi Ethan and welcome to the forum :)
  8. MartinK9

    MartinK9 Section Hiker

    Hello and welcome to the Forum. :)

    Thanks for the reminder Boss. :)
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  9. Henry

    Henry Ultralighter

    Welcome Ethan:)
  10. Enzo

    Enzo Thru Hiker

  11. tom

    tom Thru Hiker

    Hi Ethan and welcome :)
  12. mountainwalker

    mountainwalker Trekker

    Thank you Michael, Didi, Shewie, flufkitten, Tartanferret, MartinK9, Henry, Enzo and Tom for the warm welcome! And thank you Shewie for managing this community. Happy to support the site now - thank you for explaining how.
  13. DuneElliot

    DuneElliot Section Hiker

    Welcome...another American here (Wyoming) although moved to the UK in October last year.
  14. Chiseller

    Chiseller Thru Hiker

    Nah then, (Yorkshire greeting) welcome to the forum, find a rock pull out a sit mat and enjoy :thumbsup:
  15. Ken T.

    Ken T. Section Hiker

    Hey stranger. Nice to see you here.
  16. Henry

    Henry Ultralighter

    And still recovering;)
  17. Bopdude

    Bopdude Section Hiker

    Hi and welcome aboard :)
  18. Jon jons

    Jon jons Ultralighter

  19. DuneElliot

    DuneElliot Section Hiker

    Absolutely...culture shock.
    Ken T. likes this.
  20. FOX160

    FOX160 Thru Hiker

    Hello and welcome

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