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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for all questions relating to the usage, acquisition, etc of tarp tents
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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 related to Swimming as an outdoor activity (lesser as a Sports), safety precautions and techniques about swimming, questions related costumes (not the product recommendation ones) are to be …
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Roped up climbing with the aim of climbing as difficult as possible. Mostly done at single-pitch routes on natural rock or in climbing gyms. Different style of climbing than bouldering, alpine climbin…
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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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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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Questions about preventing, treating, and coping with blisters.
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Questions specifically about mountains and their properties, geology, geography and topology should be tagged with this tag. This tag is not to be confused with mountaineering tag.
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a sling between two points used for sleeping. It is usually between two trees.
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Sources of information, whether on-line, books or organizations
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specifically about avalanche situations are supposed to be tagged with this tag.
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a 2,179 miles long distance hiking trail that spans between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine (USA).
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Questions that ask for exercises to generally train for any outdoor activity or improve certain skills.
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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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to tag questions about clothing that is in some way waterproof.
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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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Questions referring to beaches.
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for the questions that discuss about Mosquitoes in Outdoors scope. Example topics include Prevention of bites, Prevalence in a particular outdoor area, Equipment to protect against, etc.
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Questions related to possible outdoors activities that can be done in a Nation Park, Safety precautions and Protocols to be followed when in a National Park, Legalities and Permissions related to a Na…
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one of the great mountain range systems of Europe stretching across eight Alpine countries from Austria and Slovenia in the east, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, France to the west a…
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a portable hand-held source of the light which has a small incandescent light bulb or set of LEDs as the light source.
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the modality of fishing that uses a fly, a fly line, a fly rod, and a fly reel. Questions referring to fishing with fly tackle should have this tag.
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Questions about safety precautions while caving, equipment checklist for caving, possible activities to make caving a better pastime, possible hazards, legalities if there are any for a specific regio…
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often graded. The grade is an indication of how difficult or easier the climb is. Grades are often subjective and open to interpretation.
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