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  • Missing Persons Alerts / SAR Updates
    Use this forum to stay informed on missing persons alerts, active SAR's and unfortunate hiker accidents we can all hopefully learn from. Any information you may have on a missing person, including first hand weather related information or any other insight (however little) may prove to be critical information to Law Enforcement / SAR in locating the person in question.
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  • No unread posts Conditions Reports and Information
    Discussion related to Sierra Nevada current and forecast conditions, as well as general precautions and safety information. Trail conditions, fire/smoke reports, mosquito reports, weather and snow conditions, stream crossing information, and more.
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    Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:40 pm
  • Find A Partner / Form A Group / Join A Group
    A forum to initiate member meet-up. Looking for a hiking/climbing/fishing/skiing/etc. partner, or are you planning a trip where you wouldn't mind having some company? Last minute invites can be just as fun as a well-planned group trip (sometimes even better) so don't be shy! And be sure to post a trip report to the appropriate forum when you get back.
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    Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:49 am
  • Transportation To & From
    All discussion related to transportation to, from and within the Sierra Nevada. Need directions or flight information? Info on road conditions? A ride to the trail head? Can you offer a ride, or do you run a transportation business or shuttle service for the Sierra Nevada? Come on in and post the details!
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    Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:03 am
  • Peak Bagging / Rock Climbing / Bouldering
    Topics related to peak bagging, rock climbing and bouldering in the foothills and high country of the Sierra Nevada. Be sure to also check out the Information Booth forum category to learn from / see if you can contribute to a profile for High Sierra 13'ers, 14'ers and cross country passes.
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    Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:19 pm
  • Backpacking / Hiking / Camping
    If you've been searching for the best source of information and stimulating discussion related to Spring/Summer/Fall backpacking, hiking and camping in the Sierra Nevada...look no further!
    Subforum: Backpacking / Camping 101
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    Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:20 pm
  • The Fishing Hole
    Like the Backpacking forum, the collective knowledge of members who frequent The Fishing Hole rivals anything else you'll find on the internet covering this topic. If it's related to fishing in the high country of the Sierra Nevada, this is the place to come. And if you have a fishing report, come on in and cast it in The Fishing Hole.
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    Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:19 am
  • Winter Sports
    Discussion about winter adventure sports in the Sierra Nevada mountains including but not limited to; winter backpacking and camping, mountaineering, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, etc.
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    Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:58 am
  • High Sierra Photography / Videography
    Topics covering photography and videography of the flora, fauna and landscape of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Show off your talent. Post your photos and videos here!
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    Sun Apr 23, 2017 9:28 pm
  • Other Wicked Sierra Nevada Sports
    A place to discuss any High Sierra adventure sport not covered by the other forums. Whitewater rafting, mountain biking, geocashing, cliff jumping, base jumping, 4X4 off-roading...and the list goes on!
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    Tue Jun 28, 2016 12:42 pm
  • No unread posts High Sierra Topix Map
    This map contains information specific to the High Sierra which is added and edited by curators, taking advantage of the wealth of knowledge HST members have to offer. Map layers include: 13,000 and 14,000ft peaks, cross country passes, hazardous creek crossings (seasonal), shuttle services, non-maintained trails/routes, fishless lakes, hot springs, 7.5' USGS topographic maps, resupply points, ranger stations, and more. Information threads for some of these layers are located in the forums below.
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  • No unread posts Cross Country Passes
    Member descriptions, photos, and map locations of Cross Country Passes in the High Sierra. This forum is for information only - discussions should be kept in the appropriate categories.
    This forum is a component of the HST Map. We need your help to complete the database, so please contribute!
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    Last post by sekihiker View the latest post
    Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:24 am
  • No unread posts 13'ers and 14'ers
    Member descriptions, photos, and map locations of peaks above 13,000 feet in the High Sierra. This forum is for information only - discussions should be kept in the appropriate categories.
    This forum is a component of the HST Map. We need your help to complete the database, so please contribute!
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    Mon Nov 14, 2016 6:34 pm
  • Outdoor Gear Topix
    Share your advice and personal experiences, post a gear review or ask any questions you may have pertaining to outdoor gear and equipment.
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    Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:40 pm
  • Backcountry Food Topix
    Have a favorite trail recipe or technique you'd like to share? Please do! We also like reviews of various trail food products out there. The Backcountry Food Topix forum is the place to discuss all things related to food and nourishment while in the Sierra wilderness (as well as favorite trail head eateries).
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    Last post by zacjust32 View the latest post
    Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:10 am
  • The Campfire
    Grab your bear can or camp chair, kick your feet up and chew the fat about anything Sierra Nevada related that doesn't quite fit in any of the other forums. Within reason, (and the HST rules and guidelines) this is also an anything goes forum. Tell stories, discuss wilderness issues, music, or whatever else the High Sierra stirs up in your mind.
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    Last post by Jimr View the latest post
    Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:50 pm
  • Outdoor Boot Camp
    How do you prepare for the rigorous physical requirements of high elevation adventure? Strength and endurance are key, but are only part of a more complex equation. How do you prepare for changes in altitude, exposure, diet, etc.? How do you mentally prepare? Learn from others and share what you know about training in advance for outdoor adventures.
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    Last post by oldranger View the latest post
    Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:47 pm
  • Sierra Nevada History / Natural History & Setting
    A place to explore the natural setting (geology, flora & fauna), people, constructed infrastructure and historical events that play and have played a part in shaping the Sierra Nevada as we know it today.
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    Last post by dave54 View the latest post
    Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:33 am
  • Literature, Poetry & Quotes
    Discuss your favorite wilderness related books. Share your favorite poetry, quotes and folktales. Here's your chance to showcase your creative side!
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    Last post by zacjust32 View the latest post
    Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:12 pm
  • Beyond The Sierra Nevada
    A forum that'll feed your need for exploring the limitless adventure possibilities found in "other" places. Post trip reports or ask questions about outdoor adventures beyond the Sierra Nevada here.
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    Last post by rhyang View the latest post
    Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:54 pm

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