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awarded  Nice Answer
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comment Barefoot Backpacking: Liquid Boots?
Why would you want to?
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awarded  Beta
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comment What do I need to be aware of if I'm considering purchasing a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB)?
Which country? I don't think they're allowed inland in the UK
Jan
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comment How can I prevent batteries from losing charge in cold weather?
@PeterDeWeese Fascinating! I never knew that. So you can allow your batteries to get cold, but you need to warm them back up again before using them.
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answered How can I tie a bowline knot with one hand?
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awarded  Supporter
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comment What things should I look for when buying a compass?
Get one with a Romer scale if you need to plot grid references on a map
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comment How can you navigate / determine your location in thick fog?
@HartleyBrody sorry I've phrased it badly, I meant that you should evaluate things on your map that you'd expect to see within the next X minutes of walking, and if you don't see them then you're not where you think you were.
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awarded  Editor
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revised How do I treat a blister? How can I prevent getting them in the first place?
Forgot socks!
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answered How do I treat a blister? How can I prevent getting them in the first place?
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answered How can you navigate / determine your location in thick fog?
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answered How do I know what size ice axe I should get?
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answered What are essential items in an emergency kit?
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awarded  Teacher
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answered Can/Should I cook in my tent?