1. Travelers Tavern

      Come sit back with a cold one around the camp fire and relax with general conversations.
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      Latest: Mermorial Day Weekend lenny.helms.1, Sep 1, 2014 at 10:48 AM
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    2. Trip Reports

      Share pictures, journals, and trip reports of your latest conquests!
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      Latest: A little R&R with Grandma Grandpa, Aug 18, 2014
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    3. Introductions

      New to OBC? Introduce yourself here by telling us a bit about yourself and your interests.
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      Latest: New Life ponderosa, Jun 11, 2014
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    4. Site Feedback

      Feedback, and announcements for the site.
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      Latest: Lets Discuss Links!!!!! Pathfinder1, Jun 6, 2014
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    1. General Camping Talk

      Lets talk about the love of camping
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    2. Tent Camping

      Lets talk about tent camping
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      Latest: kodiak or copper canyon Pathfinder1, Jul 24, 2014
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    3. Gear Talk

      Talking about camping gear
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      Latest: Camp kitchen (chuck box) options/suggestions ppine, Aug 27, 2014 at 10:42 AM
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    4. Trailer and popups

      From Airstream to teardrops, lets talk about them here.
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      1,593
      Latest: Pop up Camper Air Conditioner Agfadoc, Jun 14, 2014
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    5. Wilderness Survival

      Lets talk about preparing for surviving in the wilderness.
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      Latest: Heat an entire room with a single candle LonShi, Sep 1, 2014 at 6:07 AM
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    6. The Campfire

      Share recipies, discuss cooking techniques, and become the gourmet chef everyone always talks about.
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      Latest: Sunday BBQ ppine, Aug 27, 2014 at 10:46 AM
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    1. General Trekking Talk

      For all those that love the trails, and love to find new trails.
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      Latest: Movement Efficiency ppine, Aug 26, 2014 at 12:47 PM
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    2. Hiking

      Hiking is an outdoor activity which consists of walking in natural environments, often on hiking trails.
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      Latest: Hiking Stick or Trekking Pole ppine, Aug 26, 2014 at 12:28 PM
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    3. Backpacking

      Backpackers hike into the backcountry to spend one or more nights there, and carries supplies and equipment to satisfy sleeping and eating needs.
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      Latest: Chicago Basin Area IndianaHiker, Jun 4, 2014
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    4. Spelunking / Rock Climbing

      Spelunking is the recreational sport of exploring wild caves. Rock climbing is a sport in which participants climb up or across natural rock formations or man-made rock walls.
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    1. General Fishing

      General Fishing Chatter.
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    2. Freshwater

      Freshwater fishing talk
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      Messages:
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      Latest: Trout Baits Simplify, Jun 13, 2014
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    3. Saltwater

      Saltwater fishing talk
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    1. General Hunting

      Guns, safety and hunting in general
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      453
      Messages:
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      Latest: assault revolver? Grandpa, Aug 25, 2014
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    2. Big Game

      For those who love the big gaming hunting
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      Messages:
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      Latest: Big Bear wvbreamfisherman, Jan 3, 2014
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    3. Small Game

      Small Game hunters
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      Messages:
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      Latest: Overrun By Wild Turkeys ppine, Jan 21, 2014
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    1. General Water Talk

      General talk for those that love the water
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      Messages:
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      Latest: Water that kills swimmers Grandpa, Jul 16, 2014
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    2. Boating

      Power boats, sail boats, or yachts, let us talk about it here. Also jet ski's and other boating related activities.
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      Latest: Yacht Dreaming Woodland, Jan 24, 2014
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    3. Scuba

      Scuba diving talk
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      Messages:
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      Latest: Swimming With A Hammerhead ppine, Jan 24, 2014
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    4. Paddling

      If you need a paddle in your hand to feel at home, this is the place for you. Talk of Kayaking, River Rafting, and Canoeing here.
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      Latest: Canoe or kayak? ppine, Apr 21, 2014
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    1. General Riding

      For all those who love to get there faster then walking
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      Latest: Blue Ridge Parkway ppine, Feb 19, 2014
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    2. Biking

      Mountain, road, or BMX. Lets talk about it.
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      Latest: I miss mountain biking IndianaHiker, Jun 16, 2014
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    3. ATV

      ATV chatter
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      Messages:
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      Latest: Youngest ATV Rider OutdoorMomma, Nov 23, 2013
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    4. Equestrian

      For those who love to get there via horseback
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      Latest: Height ppine, May 28, 2014
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    1. General Bushcraft Discussion

      Let us talk about the art of bushcraft
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    2. Bushcraft Skills

      Fire craft, shelter and container construction, tracking and foraging.
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      Latest: Cajun Long Horn Okra Cappy, Aug 25, 2014
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    3. Hand-Made Gear

      The construction of handmade gear to be used in bush craft activities.
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      Latest: Solar Phone Charger Newanderthal, Jul 1, 2014
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    4. Tools

      Knives, axes, machetes and carving tools used while practicing bush craft skills.
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      Latest: Victorinox Swiss Tools Cappy, Aug 26, 2014 at 7:08 PM
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