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Jun
6
comment When is the midge season in Scotland?
I'd agree with Gilad that in general this is correct, however some areas have much longer seasons. Where we are midges start to become too much for sitting outside and having drinks on the patio as early as late April, and even this year was late May. Skye and the west have much worse midges than the east and central areas, and the far north has only minimal areas that suffer from midges, so Gilad's forecast link is essential!
Jun
5
comment How do I help people enjoy camping/hiking (like I do!)?
cold bears really would be a surprise :-)
Jun
5
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Jun
4
comment Training to prepare for oxygen deficiency in the high mountains
Furtive - I have edited out the first sentence of your answer, as the research appears to show that it is false. The rest of the post seems grand. Please comment here if you have any queries/challenge
Jun
4
revised Training to prepare for oxygen deficiency in the high mountains
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Jun
1
comment Stuff or roll a tent for storage?
With most of my tents I fold, but I change the folding pattern each time. This gets most of the benefits of both techniques.
May
29
answered Properly using a Gamow Bag
May
27
comment Help identifying black and white “square winged” bird?
Comments shifted to chat.
May
27
answered Help identifying black and white “square winged” bird?
May
23
comment What refilling material or glue did you chose to resole your trekking shoes? (What works, what doesn't)
Yep - this is the only long term way to do it, and is the way professional cobblers approach the problem.
May
16
revised When should a belay device be replaced?
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May
15
answered How do I make sure my cliff-diving location is safe?
May
13
comment Geocaching websites
I'd have to agree with nhinkle and Aravona here - list questions don't fit on Stack Exchange, so I'll close. I'd suggest looking at Ingress, though - millions of people love the exploring/competitive nature of it (including me)
May
12
comment Why do big wall harnesses have two belay loops?
That's a terrifying picture! My risk management head just keeps picturing a tangle at a critical moment...
May
11
answered How to prevent chafing in my lower regions
May
8
comment How to prevent mosquitoes entering in your mouth while running?
In western Scotland in the summer this is the only possible solution to prevent inhaling swarms of midges. They are so small you can't easily filter otherwise, but a fine mesh net does the job wonderfully, and is not claustrophobic at all.
Apr
29
comment How to carry perishable foods on a multi-day trip, without it going rotten?
Shem - thanks for the edit. The question was far too broad as it initially stood. Personally, I think it is still a cross between too broad, and a duplicate of various other questions.
Apr
27
answered What type of rope should I use for roof work?
Apr
14
answered Best sun protection for swimming
Apr
6
revised What is the most efficient food to take a for a 12-15 day hiking trip?
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