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Traversing a knife edge ridge

It really depends. Is it a snow or rock ridge, how long is that section, can you place protection or are there bolts? In the alps many popular routes have been bolted to some degree at critical ...
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How much wood can the average person expect to chop in a day?

Let's elaborate on this shall we? A cord of wood is 4ft wide x 4 ft high x 8 feet long. At 53 years old. Swinging an 8lb wedge, between bucking, splitting and stacking. If I haul a lot of butt, a full ...
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Waterproofing my tent

First, wash the tent and fly with soap designed for outdoor gear and rinse well. Apparently, ordinary laundry soap leaves residue that interferes with waterproofing qualities. Second, treat the ...
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How much wood can the average person expect to chop in a day?

I don't know what you mean "chop" no one chops wood anymore. If the timber is already down you should be able to cut 18 inch lengths and split ( with a wood splitter) two face cord in 5 ...
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