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An avid Hiker, Mountaineer, a rookie climber, amateur Mountain-Cyclist, experienced Hill-walker, used to be a trail-runner, an amateur in Star Gazing, used to play a lot of football, a die-hard soccer fan.

Learning to play Guitar (Rather, Playing to Learn) and play a lot of Harmonica, love playing Synthesizers.

Apart from that, professionally, I am just another Electronics Engineer, working as an Embedded Firmware Developer, Huge admirer of UNIX/Linux and ARM, and so other thousand things...


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Jan
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reviewed No Action Needed What can I do to help relieve joint pain in fingers after climbing?
Jan
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reviewed Close Can anybody recommend a good mid-week winter mountaineering course or a good mountain guide in the Lake District, UK?
Dec
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revised Best rope for a rope swing
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Dec
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reviewed Reviewed How to overcome fear of falling in lead climbing
Dec
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reviewed Close What is a good substitute for water purification tablets
Dec
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comment For how long afterwards do we benefit from acclimatization?
Agree with @Ben here. If you're going high in the Himalayas, then realistically you're going to need weeks to adapt, and compared to that, a few days spent in the Alps is probably not going to be significant... +1!
Dec
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revised Backpack strap chafing
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Dec
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comment What should one do when they get a cramp while swimming?
@ShemSeger: Thanks for the edit.
Dec
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reviewed Reviewed What are some good guides to the U.S. national forests, specifically those in California?
Dec
10
comment Should I be using Dyneema slings for lead climbing anchors?
Good one. +1 for "Your rope is designed to absorb the impact of your fall, while a sling is absolutely not."
Dec
10
accepted Tips for camping in the territory of elephants
Dec
10
accepted What should one do when they get a cramp while swimming?
Dec
5
comment Best technique to sharpen a knife using a whetstone?
Nicely put. +1 for "...Don't be discouraged if it takes you a few times to get right. It can be better to start with a cheap knife before using your favourite one"
Dec
5
comment Tips for camping in the territory of elephants
This and the comment by Ben are probably the only helping advice I've received over this topic. Thanks mate.
Dec
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reviewed Reviewed Best technique to sharpen a knife using a whetstone?
Dec
4
revised Walking up the slopes. To walk brisk or to walk slow?
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revised Best technique to sharpen a knife using a whetstone?
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Dec
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revised What makes certain mountains more dangerous than others?
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