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.
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.
a landscape or region that receives an extremely low amount of precipitation, less than enough to support growth of most plants. Traveling in the desert requires different techniques and e…
Questions related to the Gore-Tex waterproof/breathable fabrics.
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. …
should be used when asking question about types of arrows or how they should be used.
Questions seeking to know whether or not an item may be safe to eat. This is a general tag and should not be used alone. Always include at least one or more specific tags regarding the item or the rea…
Questions concerning outdoor activities that include the use of a bicycle.
Questions on the selection and use of carabiners, either as part of a safety system or simply to attach gear. Also spelt "karabiner".
Questions about rescuing someone in the Outdoors. Do note that self-rescues have their own tag
Questions relating to trekking poles or other walking sticks used to assist walking, both fixed and collapsible.
Questions involving fish in outdoor activities. Includes fish as food, as potential danger or as observation object.
Questions about safety precautions while caving, equipment checklist for caving, possible activities to make caving a better pastime, possible hazards, legalities if there are any for a specific regio…
Questions about canister stoves
Questions about hydration bladders (such as Camelbacks).
Questions about black bears
Questions about human waste, including urine and feces, during or preparing for outdoor activities. These can be about location, such as areas where bathrooms aren't available; the best way to dispose…
a traction device used to improve mobility on snow and ice. It generally consists of a series of spikes in a metal frame. These frames are attached to boots using various systems, such as…
Questions about flashlights (torches) in context of outdoor use. A flashlight is a portable hand-held device which has a small incandescent light bulb or a set of LEDs as a light source.
Questions about liquid fuel stoves
Questions about sunglasses
a measurement of a substance and/or atmosphere.
Questions about the Appalachian Trail (AT)
Questions about search and rescue
Questions relating to interacting with ruminants of the family Cervidae in the outdoors (including hunting)
Cougar, puma, mountain lion, panther, or catamount. Large cat living in the Americas.
Questions that ask for exercises to generally train for any outdoor activity or improve certain skills.
Sources of information, whether on-line, books or organizations
should be used with questions related to lightning and it's potential threats, safety, etc.
Category for outdoor communication gear.
often graded. The grade is an indication of how difficult or easier the climb is. Grades are often subjective and open to interpretation.
Questions specific to Yosemite (Yosemite National Park)
Questions about acclimatization
Questions about climbing shoes
Questions about rifles
Questions which may reference high mountains, alpine habitats, the Alps, skiing terms or fauna and flora.
Questions referencing or requesting standards for safety in a given field, such as diving, rock climbing, kayaking etc.