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Questions relating to any physical gear for engaging in those activities discussed in The Great Outdoors. Examples include packs, knives, bikes, kayaks, and climbing harnesses.
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any outdoor walking activity - usually along trails and across unmarked wild country.
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The art of staying safe, through the treatment but above all the *prevention* of injury and disease.
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Hiking with camping in the backcountry, carrying all necessary equipment in one's backpack.
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Sleeping and living outdoors - in or out of tents, on licenced sites or in wild country locations.
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an activity in which participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls.
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Questions relating to climbing can include any activity that require the use of your hands and feet to move vertically up an object, obstruction or terrain. This varies from tree's to boulders to clif…
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Questions relating to staying alive in the wilderness and learning survival techniques. Please **do not** use this tag for questions about general survival that are not related to the outdoors. Sur…
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Getting to the peak of a mountain including both hiking and technical climbing means.
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Questions about the use, selection, and care of portable shelters consisting of poles for support and some form of fabric to protect from the elements.
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Specific concerns to transporting, preparing, and consuming foods during excursions into the great outdoors.
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Question about choosing proper clothes for outdoor activity and repairing/replacing them while being outside.
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a useful and versatile material in the outdoors that can be used for all manner of tasks, from tying up a bag to constructing live saving structures.
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defined as temperatures that are mainly between the freezing point of water and where someone sitting around needs at least three thin layers to be comfortable in the absence of aerobi…
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Questions relating to obtaining, carrying, or purifying water for use during outdoor excursions.
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The cold season - depending on the climate this can be simply mild to posing life threatening conditions, and especially in the latter case preparation is essential.
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Questions about caretaking of your equipment. This can be cleaning, maintaining and storing.
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Starting, maintaining, controlling, or stopping a fire in the wilderness
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Anything on boots (not shoes) used for outdoor activity including hiking, trekking, fishing etc. It could be anything related to brands, maintenance, correct use or their accesories.
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Anything on this essential item. Questions on models, types, modifications, hacks, maintenance and correct use.
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Travelling on snow using long, parallel pieces of wood, fibreglass, composite or other material to slide across the surface, rather than have to step through it.
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Appropriate for questions about planning or preparations for outdoors activities.
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Questions about preparing meals during outdoor activities, such as camping or survival.
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often an adventurous and arduous journey on foot, through jungles, marked or un-marked trails, and the areas where common means of transport are (generally) not available. P.S: The term T…
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Questions related to staying healthy or dealing with health issues during outdoor activities. Answers given here are not intended as a replacement for professional medical advice.
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Questions relating to the use of knots in performing activities in the great outdoors such as climbing and fishing.
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unexpected and usually dangerous situations that require immediate action. It pays to be well prepared in case they happen, though by far the best option is to try and take as many pre…
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Questions related to camping or staying overnight in the wilderness.
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Geographical Region: United States of America, Country.
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Questions referring to everything related to mountaineering in higher altitudes (generally 10.000ft+/3000m+) like concerns about your health because of the thin air.
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Hiking or backpacking away from general amenities and establish campsites
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A global game where hidden "caches" can be found using GPS coordinates. Caches often contain a log and various items for swapping.
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Questions about bears, either black, polar, or brown (possibly also: panda)
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about treating minor injuries, providing temporary aid for major injuries until care can be reached, and determining which is which and how urgently medical care needs to be obtained. Que…
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Anything on shoes (not boots or sandals) used for outdoor activity.
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Scouting, tracking, pursuing, and killing animals for sport and/or food. Also to include photohunting (where a camera is used instead of a gun).