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 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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Anything on backpacks, as a piece of equipment, its maintenance, modifications and tricks.
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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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for the questions that discuss about Emergency situations occurred during a Outdoor activity. The term "Outdoor" should strictly be taking in what is in scope of The Great Outdoors ar Stac…
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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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Short for "Do It Yourself". Usually involves building, modifying, or repairing something without professional or paid aid.
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Anything on shoes (not boots or sandals) used for outdoor activity.
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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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Questions about caretaking of your equipment. This can be cleaning, maintaining and storing.
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Questions about making the water found outdoors safe for drinking.
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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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should be used with questions about Geocaching, and information on geocaches.
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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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vapor frozen forming ice crystals, often lying on ground or falling as a snow flake, often termed Snow Fall.
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for the questions discussing Hygiene (personal as well as public) when being outdoors.
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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 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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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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All types of creepy crawlies which bite, or just generally agitate, those enjoying the great outdoors.
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Questions relating to specific or unusual behaviour shown in animals.
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Questions related to cleaning equipment or people during or after outdoor activities.
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Questions referring to the current atmospheric state of a place, usually temperature, precipitation, wind speeds, etc
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For questions related to wind-powered boats
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Questions referencing Rivers, this may also include springs, streams, tributaries and river mouths.
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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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Questions referring to the use or care of boats
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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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a path marked with blazes, to facilitate walking without precise maps and show the most interesting places.
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Traditional climbing, as opposed to sport climbing or bouldering, etc.
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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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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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Refer to Identification of species and sub-species of birds and animals
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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.