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comment How to reduce the annoying sound of falling raindrops on a tent?
Hike in the desert.
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answered Is there a straightforward way to calculate energy requirements for a trek
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answered I found a Deer Tick on my friend and removed it, what should I do now?
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answered How should I check the anchor is secure when I anchoring a small yacht off unfamiliar land?
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comment How can you navigate / determine your location in thick fog?
Sometimes you can key on the wind.
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answered How should I remove a tick?
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comment How do I take care of Gore-Tex boots?
But I liked them so much I replaced them with an identical new pair.
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answered Should I get trekking poles for snowshoeing, or stick with ski poles?
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comment How do I take care of Gore-Tex boots?
I'm not sure, but I had a pair of Goretex light hiking boots. I found out the hard way they were no longer waterproof, after 5-6 years of occasional use.
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comment What can I do to prevent altitude sickness?
Good answer. I was going to say just about the same thing. Incidentally, I have seen people on diamox have acute altitude sickness after a few days. Maybe it works mostly on the symptoms and is best only for a day or two at altitude?
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comment Where in the Alps is it safe to drink the water without filtering?
(source = spring) That's good to know!
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answered What is the most efficient food to take a for a 12-15 day hiking trip?
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answered How can I stay warm in subzero weather?
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comment How can I stay warm in subzero weather?
I think this is a good, separate question.
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answered Where in the Alps is it safe to drink the water without filtering?
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answered How do I know what size ice axe I should get?
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comment How do I treat hot spots and blisters when I have no moleskin?
+1 for duct tape. It works better than moleskin for me.
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comment What do I do to prevent and treat frostbite?
A very good point. This happens to a lot of people.
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answered What are the critical dimensions to a safe bear-bag?