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 related to maintenance, safety in regards with Canoes shall be tagged with this tag.
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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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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 relating to specific or unusual behaviour shown in animals.
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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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close to or next to your car, common examples would be camp-sites with set pitching and parking.
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Any questions related to repairing broken or damaged gear or equipment.
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Questions with reference of best practises on storing items. This could be gear or food related.
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a basic structure that provides cover in adverse conditions.
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should be used with questions/posts relating to aspects related to purchasing some equipment, gear, etc.
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Questions related to cleaning equipment or people during or after outdoor activities.
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Questions with reference to children and possibly younger teenagers.
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Questions about issues connected with outdoor activities in low temperatures.
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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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Broadly, protection the action of protecting, or the state of being protected.
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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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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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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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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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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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sports and leisure activities for which water is a major part, usually played on the water itself.
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likely to be found in the outdoors or the use of plants in outdoor activities, including classification, use as food, use for shelter, medicinal use, etc.
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Questions related to the Gore-Tex waterproof/breathable fabrics.
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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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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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appropriate for questions that are relevant for activities and locations unique to California.
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Questions concerning outdoor activities that include the use of a bicycle.
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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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Refer to Identification of species and sub-species of birds and animals
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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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a style of backpacking that emphasizes carrying the lightest and simplest kit safely possible for a given trip.