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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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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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Questions relating to specific or unusual behaviour shown in animals.
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Questions which may reference high mountains, alpine habitats, the Alps, skiing terms or fauna and flora.
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Appropriate for all questions strongly related to book knowledge like specific recommendations.
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supposed to be used with questions that discuss about various methods for belaying, belaying devices used by the climbers.
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Questions referring to beaches.
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Category for outdoor communication gear.
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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 only specific about the region that comes under New Zealand, and question related to Laws and Legalities, weather, seasons, etc (relating to any outdoor activity) shall be tagged under this …
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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 specialist piece of mountaineering equipment used in winter conditions. It is roughly axe shaped but can come in many forms from long handled walking axes to specialist ice climbing ax…
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Questions discussing about symptoms of Hypothermia, how to avoid it, things to be done as a first aid in case of survival in such a situation, etc are to be tagged with this tag.
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should be used with qusetions related to lightning and it's potential threats, safety, etc.
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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.
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Usually a Lightweight-nylon made-stuff sack used to keep things, specifically food items and anything that can have a strong odor and can attract a bear. Any foods or even water bottles that have cont…
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Questions on carabiners of either serious type (mountain climbing, canyoning etc.) or less serious type (backpack extensions etc.)
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Questions about avoiding a bite, first aid in case of a bite (kindly use [tag:first-aid] tag along with this), etc should be tagged with this tag.
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Questions concerning the rights of individuals or groups to access area's of the outdoors. i.e. questions on the "right to roam" or accessing river banks for water activities, etc.
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a traction device used to improve mobility on snow and ice. It generally consists of a series of spikes in a metal frame. These frames are attached to boots using various systems, such as…
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Finding points in terrain, with help of special maps, in form of competition or training.