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Questions relating to any physical gear for engaging in those activities discussed in The Great Outdoors. Examples include packs, knives, bikes, kayaks, and climbing harnesses.
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any outdoor walking activity - usually along trails and across unmarked wild country.
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The art of staying safe, through the treatment but above all the *prevention* of injury and disease.
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Sleeping and living outdoors - in or out of tents, on licenced sites or in wild country locations.
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Hiking with camping in the backcountry, carrying all necessary equipment in one's backpack.
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an activity in which participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls.
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Questions relating to climbing can include any activity that require the use of your hands and feet to move vertically up an object, obstruction or terrain. This varies from tree's to boulders to clif…
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Questions relating to staying alive in the wilderness and learning survival techniques. Please **do not** use this tag for questions about general survival that are not related to the outdoors. Sur…
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Getting to the peak of a mountain including both hiking and technical climbing means.
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Questions about the use, selection, and care of portable shelters consisting of poles for support and some form of fabric to protect from the elements.
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Specific concerns to transporting, preparing, and consuming foods during excursions into the great outdoors.
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Question about choosing proper clothes for outdoor activity and repairing/replacing them while being outside.
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defined as temperatures that are mainly between the freezing point of water and where someone sitting around needs at least three thin layers to be comfortable in the absence of aerobi…
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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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Questions relating to obtaining, carrying, or purifying water for use during outdoor excursions.
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The cold season - depending on the climate this can be simply mild to posing life threatening conditions, and especially in the latter case preparation is essential.
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Questions about caretaking of your equipment. This can be cleaning, maintaining and storing.
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Starting, maintaining, controlling, or stopping a fire in the wilderness
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Anything on boots (not shoes) used for outdoor activity including hiking, trekking, fishing etc. It could be anything related to brands, maintenance, correct use or their accesories.
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Anything on this essential item. Questions on models, types, modifications, hacks, maintenance and correct use.
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Geographical Region: United States of America, Country.
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Questions about preparing meals during outdoor activities, such as camping or survival.
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Travelling on snow using long, parallel pieces of wood, fibreglass, composite or other material to slide across the surface, rather than have to step through it.
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Appropriate for questions about planning or preparations for outdoors activities.
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often an adventurous and arduous journey on foot, through jungles, marked or un-marked trails, and the areas where common means of transport are (generally) not available. P.S: The term T…
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Questions related to staying healthy or dealing with health issues during outdoor activities. Answers given here are not intended as a replacement for professional medical advice.
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Questions relating to the use of knots in performing activities in the great outdoors such as climbing and fishing.
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Hiking or backpacking away from general amenities and establish campsites
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Questions related to camping or staying overnight in the wilderness.
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Questions about bears, either black, polar, or brown (possibly also: panda)
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unexpected and usually dangerous situations that require immediate action. It pays to be well prepared in case they happen, though by far the best option is to try and take as many pre…
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Questions about the activity of trying to catch fish, usually in the wild, using a wide range of techniques
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Questions referring to everything related to mountaineering in higher altitudes (generally 10.000ft+/3000m+) like concerns about your health because of the thin air.
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A global game where hidden "caches" can be found using GPS coordinates. Caches often contain a log and various items for swapping.
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Anything on shoes (not boots or sandals) used for outdoor activity.
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Questions related to the United Kingdom in some form, including England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.