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comment Wild camping in subsaharan Africa - madness, blasphemy, or bearable?
@tonys, Ghana, Togo, Burkina Faso
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comment Sky map for tropics
thanks Rory, I thought of this, but Android is dead in tropics, since the battery lasts 2 days only and you cannot use normal replaceable AA batteries!
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comment Sky map for tropics
Thank you, @berry.
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comment Sky map for tropics
thank you. I know skymaps.com, I'm looking for something more detailed and possibly (but not necessarily) rotational (2 pieces of paper rotating against each other) so that it shows sky for particular time.
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comment Sky map for tropics
@studiohack, this is really a rare item so it requires a good know-how of where to buy it. And sharing know how is on-topic here AFAIK.
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answered How much water should be carried while hiking in the desert?
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comment How much water should be carried while hiking in the desert?
LBell is right: 99 times you feel like a dumb carrying 2 liters back to base. Suddenly 100th time something unexpected happens and the water saves your life.
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comment Raw meat on hikes
@MatBanik, interesting discussion, especially in the context of our discussion on hunting a moose. In this light it makes much more sense. Please don't delete your comments here.
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comment Raw meat on hikes
The cow will last several years... just take a living one with you.
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asked Sky map for tropics
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comment What pattern for casual planes should a castaway create on a desert island?
why the most stupid question always gets most votes? :-) Compared to the other question I've put, this one is the least likely to be useful :)
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comment What pattern for casual planes should a castaway create on a desert island?
And why 6:1 and not e.g. 4:1? Where is the recommendation from?
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comment Is bear spray effective against other animals?
Wow, is there something that works on bears? I'd expect them just to sneeze and continue.. :-)
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comment How to reduce the annoying sound of falling raindrops on a tent?
Come on, one can sleep soo well hearing this sound! Also because there is nothing better to do. Our skiing teacher called this beautiful time in German: Kindermachenzeit :-))