Appropriate for questions about planning or preparations for outdoors activities.

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First time camping, need advice

Me and my wife have never done camping before and always wanted to do it. This time we are planning to go for a small camping trip but have no idea how to prepare for it. We like to hike and are ...
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How do you determine how long a hike will take?

Is there a general rule of thumb for converting miles to hours when looking at a potential hike? For example, how long does it take an average person walking at an average speed to walk a mile on the ...
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Indicators of good Atlantic Ocean surf conditions

When researching surf conditions, what weather cycles indicate good overall conditions for a North American Atlantic Ocean-based break?