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 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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Sources of information, whether on-line, books or organizations
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Questions with reference to children and possibly younger teenagers.
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Questions related to cleaning equipment or people during or after outdoor activities.
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Questions about issues connected with outdoor activities in low temperatures.
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a measurement for hot an cold.
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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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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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All types of creepy crawlies which bite, or just generally agitate, those enjoying the great outdoors.
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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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Any questions related to repairing broken or damaged gear or equipment.
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Questions related to the Gore-Tex waterproof/breathable fabrics.
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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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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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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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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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sports and leisure activities for which water is a major part, usually played on the water itself.
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Questions about preventing, treating, and coping with blisters.
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specifically about avalanche situations are supposed to be tagged with this tag.
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Questions including reference to domestic dogs, this may also refer to working dogs or hounds.
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the controlled descent down a rock face using a rope.
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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…