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a measurement of a substance and/or atmosphere.
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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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sports and leisure activities for which water is a major part, usually played on the water itself.
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Questions related to the Gore-Tex waterproof/breathable fabrics.
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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 concerning outdoor activities that include the use of a bicycle.
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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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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 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 that ask for exercises to generally train for any outdoor activity or improve certain skills.
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Questions about preventing, treating, and coping with blisters.
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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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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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specifically about avalanche situations are supposed to be tagged with this tag.
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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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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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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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to tag questions about clothing that is in some way waterproof.
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Sources of information, whether on-line, books or organizations
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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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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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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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the process of holding the end of a climbing rope to catch a climber should they fall. A belay is the stance used when belaying. Belaying requires techniques and equipment to feed (or take…
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Questions referencing the use of a bow, this being a weapon often used in target shooting.
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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 referring to Forests (also, woods)