A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Whenever applicable use a more specific tag like backpack, shoes, stoves, tents, ... Only questions that do not fit into such a tag and are related to any physical gear for engaging in those activitie…
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any outdoor walking activity - along trails or across unmarked wild country.
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Questions that discuss about precautions need to be taken for ensuring the safety in various outdoor activities that are in scope of The Great Outdoors should be tagged with this tag.
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Questions discussing about Camping as activity, things and precautions that can make camping a better, pleasant and a safe activity, possible campsites and related security and legality for a specific…
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Questions related to backpacking equipment, routes, safety concerns, or issues related to traveling on foot while carrying all of one's equipment (such as accessibility of certain regions to foot tra…
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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 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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should be used with questions that discuss about possible places for mountaineering in a specific region, do's and dont's during a mountaineering expedition, safety and equipment associated w…
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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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Question about choosing proper clothes for outdoor activity and repairing/replacing them while being outside.
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Specific concerns to transporting, preparing, and consuming foods during excursions into the great outdoors.
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Geographical Region: United States of America, Country.
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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 related to camping or staying overnight in the wilderness.
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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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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 relating to obtaining, carrying, or purifying water for use during outdoor excursions.
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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. Please do not use th…
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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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Questions related to building, igniting, maintaining, controlling, and stopping fires. Gathering firewood, suitable locations, fire rings, and more.
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Questions discussing region-specific as well as generic practices about venturing in wildlife, safety precautions for us as well as inhabitants (animals), legalities and restrictions, etc should be ta…
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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 about shooting with a bow and arrows, especially at a target as a sport.
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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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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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Questions about preparing meals during outdoor activities, such as camping or survival.
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Questions about bears, either black, polar, or brown (possibly also: panda)
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Appropriate for questions about planning or preparations for outdoors activities.
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Anything on this essential item. Questions on models, types, modifications, hacks, maintenance and correct use.
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Questions discussing about necessary precaution, safety concerns, required equipment and overall safety measures to be taken into consideration during Skiing should be tagged with this tag. This tag c…
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Questions related to the United Kingdom in some form, including England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
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Hiking or backpacking away from general amenities and establish campsites
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the process of looking after equipment, trails, huts, .... The form and action of a maintenance act can vary considerably. Use this tag to tag questions where you need help for repairin…
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Scouting, tracking, pursuing, and killing animals for sport and/or food. Also to include photohunting (where a camera is used instead of a gun).
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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.