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.

Questions specific to the alps
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Questions involving fish in outdoor activities. Includes fish as food, as potential danger or as observation object.
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A top rope is 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 rain gear
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A desert is 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…
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Questions concerning outdoor activities that include the use of a bicycle.
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Questions about rescuing someone in the Outdoors. Do note that self-rescues have their own tag
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An injury is 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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should be used when asking question about types of arrows or how they should be used.
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Questions about canister stoves
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Questions about hydration bladders (such as Camelbacks).
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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…
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Questions on the selection and use of carabiners, either as part of a safety system or simply to attach gear. Also spelt "karabiner".
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Questions about liquid fuel stoves
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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.
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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…
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Questions relating to interacting with ruminants of the family Cervidae in the outdoors (including hunting)
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Questions that ask for exercises to generally train for any outdoor activity or improve certain skills.
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Questions relating to trekking poles or other walking sticks used to assist walking, both fixed and collapsible.
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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…
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Questions about black bears
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Questions about acclimatization
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Questions about sunglasses
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Questions about ticks and especially the prevention of tick bites
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Questions about the Appalachian Trail (AT)
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Questions about search and rescue
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A crampon is 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…
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Relates to the expected behavior of individuals to one another. Examples include trail and camping etiquette. Use this tag when asking about proper etiquette of an activity.
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Category for outdoor communication gear.
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Questions specific to Mt Everest
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Finding points in terrain, with help of special maps, in form of competition or training.
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Questions referencing or requesting standards for safety in a given field, such as diving, rock climbing, kayaking etc.
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Climbs are often graded. The grade is an indication of how difficult or easier the climb is. Grades are often subjective and open to interpretation.
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Cougar, puma, mountain lion, panther, or catamount. Large cat living in the Americas.
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Sources of information, whether on-line, books or organizations
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should be used with questions related to lightning and it's potential threats, safety, etc.
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