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Jan
27
answered For what it's worth: climbing-tape
Jan
27
reviewed Reject What is the fastest style of sled?
Jan
27
reviewed Reject How do I mount a hangboard in an apartment?
Jan
26
awarded  Yearling
Jan
26
comment Methods for taping hands, wrists, and fingers for climbing?
@manoftheson Now that it's been two weeks and there are no better answer, perhaps you'll consider the Accept?
Jan
25
comment How can I acclimatize to cold?
@theJollySin If you watch the "Daredevils" video you'll see that he sits is very cold water (for about 45 minutes if I recall) as a conditioning method, not just a stunt. He's apparently being doing this for years. He'll slip out at night to soak for a while in the cold river near his house, etc. Sounds miserable to me but apparently it, among other things, has conditioned body and mind in an unusual way. I'll look for some other references to his training a bit later.
Jan
20
answered How can I acclimatize to cold?
Jan
15
reviewed Approve cougars tag wiki excerpt
Jan
15
comment Is cougar hunting legal?
@Don I've since realized that Thomas on some kind of animal rights crusade after seeing other (deleted) comments of his.
Jan
14
revised Methods for taping hands, wrists, and fingers for climbing?
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Jan
14
comment Methods for taping hands, wrists, and fingers for climbing?
@manoftheson I'm glad it helps and I agree with not Accepting too soon.
Jan
12
revised Methods for taping hands, wrists, and fingers for climbing?
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Jan
11
answered Methods for taping hands, wrists, and fingers for climbing?
Dec
23
reviewed Approve Water-resistant shoes for Trekking in New Zealand
Dec
13
comment Are there any exceptions to the layer principle?
From experience growing up with snowy winters I think it would be hard to match the warmth of a down parka with wool and poly layers, and I don't think it would be nearly as comfortable once you did. Based on your profile you live in a place at least as cold. Therefore I ask: (1) What's your experience with down? (2) Do you find that you need to dress less warmly than others?
Dec
13
answered What can I do to keep my hands warm while using touchscreens in the winter?
Dec
11
comment Where can I get Tyvek maps?
@Russell I don't know where I would get images of sufficient resolution for street maps, and I would like both types of maps in color which I cannot print. If I can get the images I could potentially have them printed, but in my experience that will be a lot more expensive than if a general Tyvek map service exists.
Dec
11
asked Where can I get Tyvek maps?
Dec
11
revised What makes nylon an effective material for hiking pants?
correct assumed typo
Dec
8
revised Is it safe to use a motorcycle helmet instead of a skiing helmet for skiing?
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