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 on the art of constructing one's own equipment when one does not have access to an off the shelf device.
Legless, long bodied, carnivorous reptiles.
Questions referring to beaches.
specific to the winter season or camping in low temperatures, as winter may not always be cold in every geographical location.
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 the history of things in the Outdoors
Questions about protecting yourself from harmful ultraviolet radiation which causes both sunburns and snow blindness
Questions specific to the country of Germany
Questions asking about the proper technique to do something
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.
Questions about obtaining food(s) from the outdoors. This often takes the form of collecting plants, fruits, or mushrooms.
sports and leisure activities for which water is a major part, usually played on the water itself.
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.
Questions about dealing with ice
a sling between two points used for sleeping. It is usually between two trees.
close to or next to your car, common examples would be camp-sites with set pitching and parking.
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…
Questions referencing any type of glaciers, safety precautions to be taken while on Glaciers, etc are supposed to be tagged with this tag.
the act or process of firing firearms. Use this tag for questions relating to the shooting for sport or shooting for hunting purposes.
Questions that require possible options to prevent something from happening.
Refers to the different kinds of chemical fuels used with outdoor appliances. Use this tag for questions about specific fuels.
for all questions relating to the usage, acquisition, etc of tarp tents
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 …
Questions about outdoor activities done partially or entirely between sunset and sunrise.
Questions about staying hydrated or avoiding dehydration
in some way waterproof.
Questions about alpine touring
Questions about firewood such as gathering, energy content or what types to use
Questions about jackets
Questions specific to the alps
Questions about sleeping pads
Questions about rain gear
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..…
Questions about ultralight backpacking
the sport of standing on a surf boards with the intention of riding the board on sea waves. Use this tag for all questions related to surfing.
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 …