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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should be used with questions about Geocaching, and information on geocaches.
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Questions related to the United Kingdom in some form, including England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
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Questions typically related to walking outdoors shall be tagged with this tag.
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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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both for questions dealing with actual, physical maps and on-line or digital maps.
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Questions discussing region-specific as well as generic practices about venturing in wildlife, safety precautions for us as well as inhabitants (animals), legalities and restrictions, etc should be ta…
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Questions about making the water found outdoors safe for drinking.
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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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for all questions about outdoor navigation with maps, compasses or mobile devices equipped with sensors for satellite based positioning systems.
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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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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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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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Short for "Do It Yourself". Usually involves building, modifying, or repairing something without professional or paid aid.
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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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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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Questions referring to the current atmospheric state of a place, usually temperature, precipitation, wind speeds, etc
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Traditional climbing, as opposed to sport climbing or bouldering, etc.
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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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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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Questions relating the the purchase, care, and/or usage of knives in the great outdoors.
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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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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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Questions referencing Rivers, this may also include springs, streams, tributaries and river mouths.
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Questions related to the Global Positioning System (GPS) and its use in the great outdoors.
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Questions referring to the use or care of boats
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Questions related to maintenance, safety in regards with Canoes shall be tagged with this tag.
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All types of creepy crawlies which bite, or just generally agitate, those enjoying the great outdoors.
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For questions related to wind-powered boats
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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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the controlled descent down a rock face using a rope. The words themselves come from German (Abseil) and French (Rappel) but are generally accepted adopted Eng…
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should be used with questions/posts relating to aspects related to purchasing some equipment, gear, etc.
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a basic structure that provides cover in adverse conditions.
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close to or next to your car, common examples would be camp-sites with set pitching and parking.