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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Anything on backpacks, as a piece of equipment, its maintenance, modifications and tricks.
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The most general term - footwear includes sandals, shoes, and boots.
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the activity of trying to catch fish, usually in the wild, using a wide range of techniques
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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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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 making the water found outdoors safe for drinking.
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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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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 referring to the current atmospheric state of a place, usually temperature, precipitation, wind speeds, etc
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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 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 typically related to walking outdoors shall be tagged with this tag.
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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 referring specifically to kayaks.
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The permanent inhabitants of The Great Outdoors can be interesting to meet, but also dangerous.
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an enclosed space in which fuel is burned to provide heating to the items placed on it.
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the second smallest continent among the world's seven continents.
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important when you depart from the structures of civilization and head 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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Questions relating the the purchase, care, and/or usage of knives in the great outdoors.
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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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should be used with questions/posts relating to aspects related to purchasing some equipment, gear, etc.
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Geographical Region: Canada, Country.
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Questions referring to the use or care of boats
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Questions related to the Global Positioning System (GPS) and its use in the great outdoors.
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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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a basic structure that provides cover in adverse conditions.
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a state in the west of the United States. It contains the Sierra Nevada mountains, and several national parks, including Yosemite, Joshua Tree, and Sequoia.
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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 with reference of best practises on storing items. This could be gear or food related.
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Questions about animals likely to be encountered outdoors, whether from the perspective of food (hunting, preparing, eating), shelter (skinning) or for avoidance (bears, lions, other dangerous animals…