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 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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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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precipitation that falls out of the sky in a liquid form. Use this tag to tag questions related to rain.
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Questions including reference to domestic dogs, this may also refer to working dogs or hounds.
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Questions about how to choose, use, maintain, repair, and otherwise deal with fishing equipment should have this tag.
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Questions related to maintenance, safety in regards with Canoes shall be tagged with this tag.
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the sport of hunting game animals and birds with the help or bows and arrows. Bow hunters are further classified into two broad categories....traditional bow hunters and compound bow hu…
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Questions referencing the practice of observing birds in their natural habitat as a hobby. Use this tag for questions asking for help on the practice of bird watching.
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Any questions related to repairing broken or damaged gear or equipment.
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Questions relating to any thing related to scuba diving. Examples include, but are not limited to; diving gear, diving physics, diving injuries, dive sites, diver training, recreational diving, techn…
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Refer to Identification of species and sub-species of birds and animals
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close to or next to your car, common examples would be camp-sites with set pitching and parking.
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Questions related to cleaning equipment or people during or after outdoor activities.
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Questions related to outdoor ethics including considerations for outdoor activities and the impact on the environment. This tag can also be used for questions related to the 'Leave No Trace Seven Prin…
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a basic structure that provides cover in adverse conditions.
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A sport that involves descending a slope that is covered with snow on a snowboard attached to a rider's feet using a special boot set onto a mounted binding.
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Legless, long bodied, carnivorous reptiles.
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Questions with reference of best practises on storing items. This could be gear or food related.
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the human process of moving fast. The difference between a run and walk can is typically speed plus one (or both) feet being off the ground at any one time. Use this tag to ask questions ab…
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Speaking of Waterproofing in scope of TGO would mean packing, wrapping the things in order to isolate them from water and other fluids.
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should be used with questions/posts relating to aspects related to purchasing some equipment, gear, etc.
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Broadly, protection the action of protecting, or the state of being protected.
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Questions with reference to children and possibly younger teenagers.
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the process of obtaining food(s) from the countryside. This often takes the forms of collecting plants, fruits of mushrooms. Use this tag for any questions relating to obtaining wild food …
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Questions about issues connected with outdoor activities in low temperatures.
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a navigational instrument utilising a magnetized needle giving a frame of reference based on North, South, East and West, as well as their intermediate directions such as SE, NW etc. Thi…
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appropriate for questions that are relevant for activities and locations unique to California.
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damage to your body. It is a general term that refers to harm caused by accidents, falls, hits, etc. Answers given here are not intended as a replacement for professional medical advice. …
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specific to the winter season or camping in low temperatures, as winter may not always be cold in every geographical location.
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sports and leisure activities for which water is a major part, usually played on the water itself.
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the sport of standing on a surf boards with the intention of riding the board on sea waves. Use this tag for all questions related to surfing.
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a measurement of a substance and/or atmosphere.
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Questions related to the Gore-Tex waterproof/breathable fabrics.