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.
Questions about obtaining food(s) from the outdoors. This often takes the form of collecting plants, fruits, or mushrooms.
Questions that require possible options to prevent something from happening.
specific to the winter season or camping in low temperatures, as winter may not always be cold in every geographical location.
close to or next to your car, common examples would be camp-sites with set pitching and parking.
a sling between two points used for sleeping. It is usually between two trees.
Questions about protecting yourself from harmful ultraviolet radiation which causes both sunburns and snow blindness
should be used when asking question about types of arrows or how they should be used.
for all questions relating to the usage, acquisition, etc of tarp tents
Questions about outdoor activities done partially or entirely between sunset and sunrise.
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…
the act or process of firing firearms. Use this tag for questions relating to the shooting for sport or shooting for hunting purposes.
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…
Questions referencing any type of glaciers, safety precautions to be taken while on Glaciers, etc are supposed to be tagged with this tag.
Questions concerning outdoor activities that include the use of a bicycle.
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..…
sports and leisure activities for which water is a major part, usually played on the water itself.
for the questions that discuss about Mosquitoes in Outdoors scope. Example topics include Prevention of bites, Prevalence in a particular outdoor area, Equipment to protect against, etc.
Questions about rescuing someone in the Outdoors. Do note that self-rescues have their own tag
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. …
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…
Questions about firewood such as gathering, energy content or what types to use
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 …
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 …
Questions about ultralight backpacking