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Jun
30
revised 6 day trek in Nepal Himalaya
tried to improve English, removed contact information (belongs in user profile, not in answers)
Jun
29
comment Sailing with a child
Also, we have a separate question for infants. This question is about taking a child over 1 year specifically
Jun
29
comment Sailing with a child
I'm going to disagree on the "under 1 year" suggestion. Both my kids were in canoes starting at 6 weeks. A dinghy is surely safer and easier to take a baby in than a canoe is. PFD is, however, utterly crucial.
Jun
29
revised Sailing with a child
the numbering was confusing and repetitive so I redid it in words
Jun
23
reviewed Reject suggested edit on What are the downsides to sleeping in a hammock on a multi-day hike?
Jun
21
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Precautions needed to be taken regarding bee hives (honey) during Climbs
Jun
21
awarded  Custodian
Jun
21
reviewed Leave Open How can I report an emergency via SMS text message?
Jun
21
reviewed Close Two to four day backpacking trip in Washington State for May
Jun
10
revised Sweating in sleeping bag
edited body
Jun
10
answered Sweating in sleeping bag
Jun
3
revised How can I stay warm in subzero weather?
added 5 characters in body
May
30
comment How can I effectively conserve water?
The books I've read about explorers etc often talk about putting a small stone in your mouth. Same concept I believe.
May
21
comment How to prevent bear bag line from tangling?
great answer on a sister site: diy.stackexchange.com/questions/14546/…
May
10
reviewed Excellent How safe is the bowline knot in different situations?
May
10
reviewed Satisfactory How small is “too small” for tent guylines?
May
10
reviewed Satisfactory Logs & Rocks - Step on or over?
May
10
reviewed Satisfactory How can I 'inflate' or plump up my my sleeping bag?
May
10
reviewed Excellent What alternative topographic maps exist in the USA?
May
10
reviewed Excellent Should I re-wax downhill skis after using skins?