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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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close to or next to your car, common examples would be camp-sites with set pitching and parking.
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Questions with reference to children and possibly younger teenagers.
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Questions concerning outdoor activities that include the use of a bicycle.
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Questions referencing Rivers, this may also include springs, streams, tributaries and river mouths.
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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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a small, lightweight, narrow boat, pointed at both ends.
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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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a measurement for hot an cold.
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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 about issues connected with outdoor activities in low temperatures.
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a landscape or region that receives an extremely low amount of precipitation, less than enough to support growth of most plants. Traveling in the desert requires different techniques and e…
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Questions related to the Gore-Tex waterproof/breathable fabrics.
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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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Sources of information, whether on-line, books or organizations
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the controlled descent down a rock face using a rope.
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Any questions related to repairing broken or damaged gear or equipment.
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Questions relating to trekking poles or other walking sticks used to assist walking, both fixed and collapsible.
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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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a style of backpacking that emphasizes carrying the lightest and simplest kit safely possible for a given trip.
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hiking a long-distance trail end-to-end as a single continuous hike. It is generally associated with trails such as the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, the Long Trail, etc..…
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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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Questions that ask for exercises to generally train for any outdoor activity or improve certain skills.
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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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specifically about avalanche situations are supposed to be tagged with this tag.
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Questions about preventing, treating, and coping with blisters.
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Questions including reference to domestic dogs, this may also refer to working dogs or hounds.
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