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revised What are some ways/devices that I can use to charge my batteries in the wilderness?
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Feb
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answered What are some ways/devices that I can use to charge my batteries in the wilderness?
Feb
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comment Should a hiker be concerned about wolves in the back-country?
Well I intended it to apply to regions where there are wolves ;) - but have added a slight clarification.
Feb
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revised Should a hiker be concerned about wolves in the back-country?
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Feb
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asked Should a hiker be concerned about wolves in the back-country?
Feb
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comment Are Personal Flotation Devices a good idea when rafting?
Not only a good idea, but on some rivers they are legally required.
Feb
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comment Is bear spray effective against other animals?
Wolf attacks? Why do wolves always get a bad wrap? I blame Little Red Riding Hood. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolf_attacks_on_humans
Feb
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answered Barefoot Backpacking: Liquid Boots?
Feb
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comment Are Personal Flotation Devices a good idea when rafting?
+1 for the helmet comment.
Feb
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comment Can I shoot a bear in self-defense?
FYI - I'm not too familiar with different caliber's but have heard that many will just bounce off the skull of a Griz (which is what you will be presented with if one is charging you - not a nice broad-side heart/lung kill shot). To wit, when I worked in Griz country (Alaska) we were required to carry 12-gauge shot-guns loaded with slugs. +1 for bear spray.
Feb
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comment Is it warmer to sleep naked in a sleeping bag?
@david - I believe standard accepted practice now is NOT to buddy up to treat hypothermia. Best to construct a 1-person burrito wrap. Should be its own question on here if not already.
Feb
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answered Is bear spray effective against other animals?
Feb
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comment Should you pop a blister?
Pretty sure this is the recommended approach by just about every wilderness medicine authority these days. If you can keep it closed, keep it closed. Do what you can to protect it. A blister IS a bandage. If it opens on its own, clean and treat as you would any other wound.
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Jan
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answered Good ways to avoid snakes when hiking?
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Jan
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asked How long is too long to suffer from constipation in the back country?
Jan
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comment What fps does a bow need to hunt moose?
I call "photoshop" on this one...
Jan
27
accepted How can I start a fire by rubbing two sticks together?