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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 about the history of things in the Outdoors
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Questions about identifying bugs or insects. Please describe it in the title. Post at least one picture and add detailed physical characteristics in the question. Geographic location is important, as …
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Questions about obtaining food(s) from the outdoors. This often takes the form of collecting plants, fruits, or mushrooms.
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A sport that involves descending a slope that is covered with snow on a snowboard attached to a rider's feet using a special boot set onto a mounted binding.
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Legless, long bodied, carnivorous reptiles.
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Questions specific to the country of Germany
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specific to the winter season or camping in low temperatures, as winter may not always be cold in every geographical location.
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Roped up climbing with the aim of climbing as difficult as possible. Mostly done at single-pitch routes on natural rock or in climbing gyms. Different style of climbing than bouldering, alpine climbin…
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Questions asking about the proper technique to do something
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Questions about protecting yourself from harmful ultraviolet radiation which causes both sunburns and snow blindness
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Questions that require possible options to prevent something from happening.
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Questions about dealing with ice
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a sling between two points used for sleeping. It is usually between two trees.
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the act or process of firing firearms. Use this tag for questions relating to the shooting for sport or shooting for hunting purposes.
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close to or next to your car, common examples would be camp-sites with set pitching and parking.
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the human process of moving fast. The difference between a run and walk can is typically speed plus one (or both) feet being off the ground at any one time. Use this tag to ask questions ab…
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Questions about identifying birds. Please use a descriptive title. Repeat the description in the question and include as many details as possible. Geographic location is very important, as is environm…
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the modality of fishing that uses a fly, a fly line, a fly rod, and a fly reel. Questions referring to fishing with fly tackle should have this tag.
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for questions about lakes and ponds. Use it for activities in the water, like boating, swimming, scuba diving and others. Also for viewing and/or learning about birds, animals, ecosystems …
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sports and leisure activities for which water is a major part, usually played on the water itself.
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Questions about rain gear
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for all questions relating to the usage, acquisition, etc of tarp tents
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hiking a long-distance trail end-to-end as a single continuous hike. It is generally associated with trails such as the Appalachian Trail, the Pacific Crest Trail, the Long Trail, etc..…
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damage to your body. It is a general term that refers to harm caused by accidents, falls, hits, etc. Answers given here are not intended as a replacement for professional medical advice. …
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Refers to the different kinds of chemical fuels used with outdoor appliances. Use this tag for questions about specific fuels.
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Questions specific to the alps
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Questions about outdoor activities done partially or entirely between sunset and sunrise.
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Questions about staying hydrated or avoiding dehydration
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Questions referencing any type of glaciers, safety precautions to be taken while on Glaciers, etc are supposed to be tagged with this tag.
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should be used when asking question about types of arrows or how they should be used.
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Questions about alpine touring
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Questions about firewood such as gathering, energy content or what types to use
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Questions about jackets
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Questions related to the Gore-Tex waterproof/breathable fabrics.
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when a rock climbing rope is mounted in such a way that the climber is always protected from above. this is typically peoples first experience in rock climbing. Top-ropes can be mounted …
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Questions about rescuing someone in the Outdoors. Do note that self-rescues have their own tag