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Dec
29
comment Blisters on small of back
How much did the backpack weight? Bringing less in the first place is a worthwhile option.
Dec
15
comment Does packing boots with newspaper make them dry faster?
You should repost this as a question.
Dec
3
comment Does it look like these boots are too long for my foot?
@Escoce That comment was auto-generated by the website on my behalf which I'm not particularly fond of. :-) In my opinion, the answer is very short and does not bring much to that table. i.e. it doesn't elaborate on the question. It think it would fit better as a comment because of the lack of substance.
Dec
3
comment Meeting an unknown snake on the trail; what is the best thing to do?
Sometimes people will provide evident/support/references etc. However, it is not required as the answers are peer reviewed by up voting the best answers. The best answer should rise to the top. You will also find people on this website who have extensive experience with their specialized activity (i.e. beyond the 2 week a year). Discussions such as this one are better suited in the chat room or on the meta site. Welcome!
Dec
3
comment Does it look like these boots are too long for my foot?
This does not provide an answer to the question. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post. - From Review
Nov
26
comment Is there a minimum poundage required for bow hunting?
@ab2 your comment could be a question on its own! :-)
Sep
28
comment What do you call the bags which help organize items inside a backpack?
Cuben fiber bags are costly and not durable in my personal experience.
Sep
28
comment What do you call the bags which help organize items inside a backpack?
@WedaPashi I agree that it does answer an other important aspect of the question. In fact I think it would make lot of sense to add this answer to the duplicated question. I don't disagree with the content but rather I think there's a more appropriate location for this good answer. I seldom down vote and usually only after at least a few +1 have been cast. :-)
Sep
28
comment What do you call the bags which help organize items inside a backpack?
@WedaPashi Because it doesn't answer the question What is the name of those bags and where can I buy some?. Instead it goes on a rant about how to pack your backpack.. :)
Sep
22
comment How much should your backpack weigh?
@Roflo I see. I'll answer from the other angle then. ;-)
Sep
22
comment How much should your backpack weigh?
I think many people will have an uncomfortable trip using this rule of thumb.
Sep
21
comment When are the peak seasons for Appalachian Trail though hikers in western Maine?
Someone who either starts in the middle of the trail and return to this point or mid-way changes from NOBO to SOBO (vice-versa). It can help to beat the seasons/weather or the October 15 limit at Kathadin. For example if you are NOBO in Vermont and realize you won't make it in time for October 15, you may want to drive/fly to Kathadin and start going south back to Vermont; that would be called a flip-flop.
Sep
21
comment When are the peak seasons for Appalachian Trail though hikers in western Maine?
@Liam, I agree. I was also thinking that these could also make good questions on their own.
Sep
20
comment Hiking trails in Pennsylvania
The AT in PA is flat and rocky. It can be hard on the feet as the rocks comes out of the ground in weird and annoying angles.
Sep
15
comment How do I achieve/maintain optimal hydration?
@JonathanPatt that comment was auto-generated by SO. Typically we benefit more from more elaborated answers. i.e. one-liners are discouraged and sometimes preferred as a comment instead of a standalone answer. If the answer gets upvoted I can simply delete those comments and move on. :) Cheers!
Sep
14
comment How do I achieve/maintain optimal hydration?
This does not provide an answer to the question. To critique or request clarification from an author, leave a comment below their post.
Sep
4
comment Creek discovery. Two structures at opposing ends of the bank. What are they?
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Aug
31
comment When should you carry a firearm when hiking/trekking?
For long distance hiking a firearm often become less appealing. In many countries carrying is also not an option. One should consider the bigger risk factors; robberies and murders would not be on the top of my list when backpacking.
Aug
26
comment Locating outdoor/hiking shops that sell gas cans / fuel canisters near Ivalo (finland) on a sunday
@ShemSeger I think that kind of information is very valuable for any sort of thru-hiking. The shopping question policy should not apply to this question.
Aug
20
comment What is a Burrito wrap?
Although a Burrito Wrap is referenced in a different question, this question specifically asks what a burrito wrap is. I don't believe this to be a valid use of the duplicate flag in this specific scenario.