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Dec
24
comment Gear storage: what gear that can be safely stocked outside?
Could you specify a geographical region to provide context for the climate?
Dec
20
reviewed Reviewed When is it too cold for Tarping?
Dec
18
reviewed Leave Open What could be a long and scenic two days backcountry ski tour in Switzerland, bivying on the snow?
Dec
18
reviewed Reviewed How can I tell if I am dehydrated or have low electrolytes (need salt, etc.)?
Dec
18
reviewed Reviewed What to look for in a quality tarp?
Dec
18
reviewed Reviewed Are trekking poles proven to be helpful?
Dec
17
comment Is Tyvek 44grs/m2 (Tyvek® Soft Structure Style 1443R) waterproof enough to be used as a groundsheet/footprint or tent bottom, any experience?
@Liam I disagree; I find the question perfectly relevant and would like to see more questions of the sort. Backpacking requires pragmatic answers with hands on experience.
Dec
17
reviewed Leave Open Is Tyvek 44grs/m2 (Tyvek® Soft Structure Style 1443R) waterproof enough to be used as a groundsheet/footprint or tent bottom, any experience?
Dec
16
reviewed Looks OK Is it a bad idea to dry clothes by the fire?
Dec
9
reviewed Leave Open Are camping washing machines actually effective?
Dec
9
reviewed Reviewed Learning to fall when leading: what is good fall technique?
Dec
9
reviewed Reviewed Crossbow draw strength
Dec
8
reviewed Reviewed Should I be using Dyneema slings for lead climbing anchors?
Dec
6
comment How do I fold in / tidy up the straps on my rucksack?
While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes.
Dec
3
reviewed Reviewed Are portable solar panels useful on pack trips?
Dec
3
reviewed Reviewed How to check if a fence or cable has electricity without having special tools?
Nov
29
reviewed Approve What is the point of hiking boots, versus any comfortable walking shoes?
Nov
27
comment Is the “Rule of 3” proven for food?
Also, Robert Bogucki survived without food (~6 weeks) and water (~10 days) in the Australian desert.
Nov
26
reviewed No Action Needed What are areas of the body which lose heat more quickly, and how can I reduce that loss?
Nov
24
reviewed Reviewed Slings for anchoring and lanyard in rock climbing