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Questions including reference to domestic dogs, this may also refer to working dogs or hounds.
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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. Use this tag for questions regarding the encountering (positive or negative) of snakes in the outdoors
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Small flies. The females need to drink blood to breed. Responsible for the spread of many blood born diseases. Ask questions with this tag for anything relating to these insects.
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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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battery-operated devices that are carried and used in order to transmit a personalized emergency and/or distress signal.
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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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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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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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when a rock climbing rope is mounted in such a way that the climber is always protected from above. this is typically peoples first experience in rock climbing. Top-ropes can be mounted …
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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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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 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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lost more rapidly than the body can generate.
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a mountain range in Asia. They cross through the following countries: Bhutan, India, Nepal, China, and Pakistan, and include Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world.
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a friction knot used to grip a section of rope. It is typically used for ascending ropes or providing a backup lock to a belay device.