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Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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Questions related to regions that generally appear to have been affected primarily by the forces of nature, with the imprint of man's work substantially unnoticeable.
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Questions relating the the purchase, care, and/or usage of knives in the great outdoors. Questions about sharpening knives should use the knife-sharpening tag
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Questions referencing the practice of observing birds in their natural habitat as a hobby. Use this tag for questions asking for help on the practice of bird watching.
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Questions relating to any thing related to scuba diving. Examples include, but are not limited to; diving gear, diving physics, diving injuries, dive sites, diver training, recreational diving, techn…
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relevant to the question and none of the more specific tags concerning water are applicable.
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Questions related to the Global Positioning System (GPS) and its use in the great outdoors.
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Questions specifically about mountains and their properties, geology, geography and topology should be tagged with this tag. This tag is not to be confused with mountaineering tag.
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for identification of species and sub-species of animals. Please add a picture, and write as many characteristic details as possible. Include the geographic location. Describe the environ…
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should be used with questions about Geocaching, and information on geocaches.
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a navigational instrument utilising a magnetized needle giving a frame of reference based on North, South, East and West, as well as their intermediate directions such as SE, NW etc. Thi…
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Questions including reference to domestic dogs, this may also refer to working dogs or hounds.
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Questions specific to California.
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likely to be found in the outdoors or the use of plants in outdoor activities, including classification, use as food, use for shelter, medicinal use, etc.
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Questions about electronic gear, GPSs, watches, etc
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for the questions discussing Hygiene (personal as well as public) when being outdoors.
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Questions about how to choose, use, maintain, repair, and otherwise deal with fishing equipment should have this tag.
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Questions referring to use of firearms.
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safe for human consumption.
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precipitation that falls out of the sky in a liquid form. Use this tag to tag questions related to rain.
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Questions about how to behave during outdoor activities in order to preserve the environment and to protect animal or plant species.
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Questions referring to Forests (also, woods)
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Questions about how to start a campfire/bonfire in the outdoors
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Questions referencing the feeding of birds.
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Questions related to anchors used for climbing sports, such as rock climbing
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Questions related to Swimming as an outdoor activity (lesser as a Sports), safety precautions and techniques about swimming, questions related costumes (not the product recommendation ones) are to be …
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Traditional climbing, as opposed to sport climbing or bouldering, etc.
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Questions about cross-country-skiing
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Questions with reference of best practises on storing items. This could be gear or food related.
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a basic structure that provides cover in adverse conditions.
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Questions with reference to children and possibly younger teenagers.
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Speaking of Waterproofing in scope of TGO would mean packing, wrapping the things in order to isolate them from water and other fluids.
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Questions related to possible outdoors activities that can be done in a National Park, Safety precautions and Protocols to be followed when in a National Park, Legalities and Permissions related to a …
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the sport of hunting game animals and birds with the help or bows and arrows. Bow hunters are further classified into two broad categories....traditional bow hunters and compound bow hu…
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Questions on the art of constructing one's own equipment when one does not have access to an off the shelf device.
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Questions referring to beaches.
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May refer to how to safely sleep or rest in the outdoors, as well as for questions about sleep gear.