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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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Questions referring to the process of putting up a tent.
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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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Appropriate for questions about planning or preparations for outdoors activities.
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a tag that is supposed to be used with questions that require possible options to prevent something (which is strictly in the scope of The Great Outdoors) from happening.
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Broadly, protection the action of protecting, or the state of being protected.
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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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should be used with questions/posts relating to aspects related to purchasing some equipment, gear, etc.
the construction on which the trains move. Depending on the situation, it can be an obstacle to cross or the invaluable orientation point. In some situations it…
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precipitation that falls out of the sky in a liquid form. Use this tag to tag questions related to rain.
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the controlled descent down a rock face using a rope. The words themselves come from German (Abseil) and French (Rappel) but are generally accepted adopted Eng…
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a Carnivorous bird. Often referred to as a "bird of prey". They are characterised by keen vision and sharp talons and beaks. Use this tag for questions regarding raptor type birds such as …
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referencing recurve bow.
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Tag relating to old, outdated, or worn equipment- its uses and disposal
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Any questions related to repairing broken or damaged gear or equipment.
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Sources of information, whether on-line, books or organizations
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Questions referencing Rivers, this may also include springs, streams, tributaries and river mouths.
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should be used for all questions about the activity **rock climbing**, books, gear and accessories used or necessary to do rock climbing. The term Rock Climbing is an activity in which partic…
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Questions about a pool of water among rocks, typically along a shoreline. Use this tag for questions regarding rock pool on the coast line
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a useful and versatile material in the outdoors that can be used for all manner of tasks, from tying up a bag to constructing live saving structures.
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for the questions that are about techniques for managing the rope at crucial positions, for example at the top of a climb.
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Roving can be described in the most casual form as wandering across the countryside shooting with a bow and arrows at targets picked from random at various ranges and attitudes. This type of practice …
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