A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Questions typically related to walking outdoors shall be tagged with this tag.
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Anything on shoes (not boots or sandals) used for outdoor activity.
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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 backpacks, as a piece of equipment, its maintenance, modifications and tricks.
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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).
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Questions about selection of footwear for a specific type of an expedition, terrain, situation, general advises about maintenance and/or repair of footwear should be tagged with question. Kindly note …
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Short for "Do It Yourself". Usually involves building, modifying, or repairing something without professional or paid aid.
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should be used with questions about Geocaching, and information on geocaches.
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vapor frozen forming ice crystals, often lying on ground or falling as a snow flake, often termed Snow Fall.
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both for questions dealing with actual, physical maps and on-line or digital maps.
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for all questions about outdoor navigation with maps, compasses or mobile devices equipped with sensors for satellite based positioning systems.
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Questions referencing the learning or expanding of a skill under the tutelage of a peer, through a course, or through various learning materials eg, books, the internet etc.
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Questions about making the water found outdoors safe for drinking.
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Egg laying, two legged, warm blooded, vertebrates with feathers. Use this tag to ask questions about our feathered friends.
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a style of rock climbing undertaken without a rope and normally limited to very short climbs over a crash pad (called a bouldering mat) so that a fall will not result in serious injury
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for the questions discussing Hygiene (personal as well as public) when being outdoors.
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Questions referring specifically to Kayaks. Kayaks can come in a few forms. There are Sit in kayaks and Sit on Top kayaks, both come single or tandem. You can have kayaks made from plastic or fibregla…
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Questions only specific about the region that comes under Canada, and question related to Laws and Legalities, weather, seasons, etc (relating to any outdoor activity) shall be tagged under this tag.
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Question specifically related to European standards, European languages and Legality and obligations together shall be tagged under this Tag. Questions about a particular region in a country that belo…
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Questions referring to the current atmospheric state of a place, usually temperature, precipitation, wind speeds, etc
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Under the scope of TGO at StackExchange, the range and types of stoves and similar products shall be considered only suitable for Outdoor purposes.
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For questions related to wind-powered boats
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Traditional climbing, as opposed to sport climbing or bouldering, etc.
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Questions about animals likely to be encountered outdoors, whether from the perspective of food (hunting, preparing, eating), shelter (skinning), for avoidance (bears, lions, other dangerous animals),…
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the process of looking after equipment. The form and action of a maintenance act can vary considerably. Use this tag to tag questions where you need help in looking after or fixing a pi…
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a tag that is supposed to be used with questions that require possible options to prevent something (which is strictly in the scope of The Great Outdoors) from happening.
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Questions related to regions that generally appear to have been affected primarily by the forces of nature, with the imprint of man's work substantially unnoticeable.
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Questions relating the the purchase, care, and/or usage of knives in the great outdoors.
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The legalities associated with aspects of the outdoors. Ask questions using this tag if you wish to know if an activity is legal or what legal constraints are associated with a particular outdoor acti…
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All types of creepy crawlies which bite, or just generally agitate, those enjoying the great outdoors.
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Questions on the art of constructing one's own equipment when one does not have access to an off the shelf device.
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Questions referencing Rivers, this may also include springs, streams, tributaries and river mouths.
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a path marked with blazes, to facilitate walking without precise maps and show the most interesting places.
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Questions related to the Global Positioning System (GPS) and its use in the great outdoors.
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Questions including reference to domestic dogs, this may also refer to working dogs or hounds.