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Dec
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revised I never adjust for true north. Is this bad practice?
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Dec
17
revised Does newspaper (in shoes) kill Gore-Tex (breathability)?
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16
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Dec
16
comment How do I rescue someone out of a crevasse?
In addition to @BenCrowell: I see this answer critical in two points. First, it describes the situation as this was the best and/or only technique to get someone out of the crevasse. Secondly, and that's much more critical, it goes deep enough into detail that one could mistake it for a how-to but it leaves a lot of loose ends and issues that are not easily obvious until you try it yourself and suddenly you're out on a glacier standing there and realize "Well, I didn't realize that would be a problem..."
Dec
16
revised Does newspaper (in shoes) kill Gore-Tex (breathability)?
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Dec
16
answered Does newspaper (in shoes) kill Gore-Tex (breathability)?
Dec
14
revised What style crampon should I use for my hiking boots and how do I adjust them?
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Dec
14
answered Lots of birds together at the same time
Dec
12
comment Lots of birds together at the same time
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because is more suitable for Biology.Stackexchange.com.
Dec
10
comment Carrying crampons safely when not using them
I have to confess, I love my crampon safe! It has ventilation holes, some straps on the outside which allow to hang it somewhere (harness, backpack, whatever), does not look like it could be pierced by the sharpest crampon tips (extra reinforcement where the front tips should point to) and although it is quite compact there's room for some two or three ice screws in addition to the crampons.
Dec
9
comment Protect yourself from a lightning strike
Two additional points: If you have, crouch or sit on some insulation material (backpack, sleeping pad...) and avoid having several separated contact points with the floor, i.e. when sitting, keep stand your feet close to your buttocks or when crouching, keep your feet together. This prevents building a bridge-like current path through your body from one floor contact point to the other.
Dec
9
reviewed Leave Open Protect yourself from a lightning strike
Dec
9
reviewed Leave Open Why is the US kill rating so different?
Dec
8
comment How to react to someone measuring distances?
Well, I don't think there's a way to narrow it further down to a stronger focus on archery. In my opinion, the way to go could be to give it a higher grade of abstraction (i.e. remove the archery specifics and describe the problem in general) and transfer the question to sports.SX...
Dec
8
revised How to react to someone measuring distances?
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Dec
8
comment How to react to someone measuring distances?
OK, but there is some entity (typically the organisers) that has set the rules, have means to enforce them (exclude the unfair player from the competition in the worst case) and can be approached to complain to, right? This is a situation that is common in many activities in many competitions that are not ranked high enough that they have to or can provide referees for every aspect of the competition that could be subject to unfair play. Instead the players are expected to behave according to the rules in these aspects to ensure a fair competition.
Dec
8
comment How to react to someone measuring distances?
I've given an answer, however, I'm tempted to vote for an off topic close. This is not specific to archery, not even to outdoor activities but basically it boils down to "How do I approach someone who is playing unfair by violating the written rules of a certain competition?"
Dec
8
answered How to react to someone measuring distances?
Dec
8
comment How to react to someone measuring distances?
Was this in a competition situation or at a random occasion? I.e. is it a situation where such a thing should be covered by written rules that are compulsory to every participant or is it just a matter of unwritten consent not to do so?
Dec
7
reviewed Close What large mammals have become extinct or rare in the Colorado Rockies and Sierra in the past 100 years?