Sparkies (Novice/First-Time Hitchhikers)
New to digihitch or first-time hitchhiker? This is your place. Post your questions/ concerns. (A sparkie is a new member or a novice hitchhiker full of ideas & questions.) Need regional/ destination tips? Post in a regional forum, not here. This forum is for tips about general hitchhiking aimed at beginners.
Promote a Trip
Planning a big trip and want to tell the world? Well, start here... let us know when you're going, where you're heading, and why. Also, give a little background about yourself. Need tips or a travel partner? Post in a regional forum, not here.
Last post by Monetravel January 25th, 2014, 5:57 pm
Research and Road Terms
This is the forum for discussion on current research and development of resources for hitchhikers, including laws and planned projects.
Hitchhiking Tips & Techniques
Discuss tips and tricks you've learned for better (and safer) hitchhiking. Also see Sparkies forum for new hitchhiker advice and Vagabond Techniques for more general budget travel ideas.
Hitchhiking Signs & Attention Methods
What works for you? Share info about past and future signs, and ideas for catching a driver's eye. (If no sign, explain your gestures or methods for getting attention while hitchhiking.)
Bushcraft/Survival Skills ***NEW***
Here you can post anything to do with Bushcraft, Survival, Homesteading skills. You can post links to Youtube videos or photos but please do NOT post videos or photos directly to the site as they will be removed.
Post a call out to a friend or family member you are looking for. Reply with help to find someone. NOTE: Posts are viewable by everyone. Do not share extremely personal info. Moderator:Moderators
Discuss teen runaway issues and resources. (Also see Find Someone forum in Road Resources category.)
Last post by Lightfoot December 5th, 2013, 6:25 pm
Before beginning any trip, post your general plans here and let us know when you think you may resurface on the web. This way, we can help watch out for each other. (Registered digihitchers only, for privacy.)
Last post by WildWill September 28th, 2013, 10:39 am
Trains & Hopping
Discuss trains, railroads and freight hopping experiences. NOTE: How-To information is NOT acceptable. Moderator:flatcar
Share your politics, frustrations or any idea too controversial for other forums. (Remember, challenge ideas and <b>not</b> people.) Topics auto-deleted after 60 days if no new replies.
Creative & Volunteer Projects
Discuss ideas for road-related film, music and writing projects. Find collaborators or announce your vision. Also a forum for related volunteer opportunities.
digihitch Article Discussion
You can comment on articles and stories that have been posted to digihitch by searching for the story title in the list, or start a new topic about a story by posting to the article itself.
Traveling with Pets/Pet Care
Hitting the road with your dog or another loved animal? Discuss your pets both on and off the road, and how to offer a good, healthy life to them while still a nomad.
USA - Sidekicks (Road Travel Partners)
Looking for a hitchhiking partner for a USA trip? Post here. Tell us who you are, where you want to go and what type of partner you prefer. Include a departure date, even if flexible.
Last post by Monetravel January 25th, 2014, 6:13 pm
Round the World or Multi-regional
Hitchhiking around the world or spanning several continents? Share travel tips and trip resources, or ask questions of others who've traveled your route. (Please only post topics not covered by other regional forums.)
Last post by tellious September 6th, 2012, 2:29 pm