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.

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Questions discussing about symptoms of Hypothermia, how to avoid it, things to be done as a first aid in case of survival in such a situation, etc are to be tagged with this tag.
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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 liquid fuel stoves
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a specialist piece of mountaineering equipment used in winter conditions. It is roughly axe shaped but can come in many forms from long handled walking axes to specialist ice climbing ax…
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Questions specific to Mt Everest
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Questions which may reference high mountains, alpine habitats, the Alps, skiing terms or fauna and flora.
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Questions specific to Scotland
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Questions about ticks and especially the prevention of tick bites
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Questions specific to Yosemite (Yosemite National Park)
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Questions relating to forest fires
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Questions specific to India
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specifically about avalanche situations are supposed to be tagged with this tag.
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Appropriate for all questions strongly related to book knowledge like specific recommendations.
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Questions in regards to outdoor sunlight or solar related questions.
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battery-operated devices that are carried and used in order to transmit a personalized emergency and/or distress signal.
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Questions about insulation or the insulating properties of gear
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Questions about dealing with wind in the outdoors
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Questions specific to the country of Iceland
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used to attract fish and entice them to take the hook when fishing should have this tag.
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Questions referencing the use of a bow, this being a weapon often used in target shooting.
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Questions about aid climbing
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Questions specific to Colorado
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Questions about paddling, i.e. the use of paddles
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Questions about walking in winter conditions
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Questions about bivouacs or camping with bivy sacks
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Questions about canyoning
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Questions about things with down insulation
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Questions about scaling ice with crampons and ice tools: Technique, material involved, ice characteristics and whatever else one needs to know to climb ice.
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Questions about permits like for back country camping
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Questions about paracord (parachute cord)
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For questions regarding bees, of any species.
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Questions about alcohol in the Outdoors, including consumption and use as a fuel or a disinfectant.
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Questions about identifying plants. Please write a descriptive title. Include at least one picture, more if possible. Include identifying features of the plant in the text. Please also add details suc…
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Questions about identifying man-made objects in the outdoors, please use a descriptive title and include a picture.
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Questions about water bottles
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Mobile camping/sleeping places with wheels, with or without an engine.