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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.

Hiking is any outdoor walking activity - along trails or across unmarked wild country.
687 questions
Questions that discuss about precautions need to be taken for ensuring the safety in various outdoor activities that are in scope of The Great Outdoors should be tagged with this tag.
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Whenever applicable use a more specific tag like backpack, shoes, stoves, tents, ... Only questions that do not fit into such a tag and are related to any physical equipment for engaging in those acti…
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should be used for all questions about the activity rock climbing, books, gear and accessories used or necessary to do rock climbing. The term Rock Climbing is an activity in which participan…
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Questions discussing camping as an activity, equipment and skills that can make camping safer and more enjoyable, possible campsites and related legal and security issues for a specific region should …
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Questions relating to climbing can include any activity that requires the use of your hands and feet to move vertically up an object, obstruction or terrain. This varies from trees to boulders to clif…
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Questions related to backpacking equipment, routes, safety concerns, or issues related to traveling on foot while carrying all of one's equipment (such as accessibility of certain regions to foot tra…
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Questions specific to the United States
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Questions relating to staying alive in the wilderness and learning survival techniques.
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should be used on questions that discuss possible places for mountaineering in a specific region; do's and don'ts during a mountaineering expedition; safety and equipment associated with moun…
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Questions about the use, selection, and care of portable shelters consisting of poles for support and some form of fabric to protect from the elements.
181 questions
Specific concerns to transporting, preparing, and consuming foods during excursions into the great outdoors.
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Questions about the activity of trying to catch fish, usually in the wild, using a wide range of techniques
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Questions about animals likely to be encountered outdoors, whether from the perspective of food (hunting, preparing, eating); shelter (skinning); avoidance (bears, lions, other dangerous animals); en…
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Egg laying, two legged, warm blooded, vertebrates with feathers. Use this tag to ask questions about our feathered friends.
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Rope is a useful and versatile material in the outdoors that can be used for all manner of tasks, from tying up a bag to constructing live saving structures.
147 questions
Questions relating to the use of knots in performing activities in the great outdoors such as climbing and fishing.
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Question about choosing proper clothes for outdoor activity and repairing/replacing them while being outside.
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The cold season - depending on the climate this can be simply mild to posing life threatening conditions, and especially in the latter case preparation is essential.
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Questions referring to the use or care of boats
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Trekking is often an adventurous and arduous journey on foot, through jungles, marked or un-marked trails, and the areas where common means of transport are (generally) not available. P.S: The term T…
122 questions
Questions related to camping or staying overnight in the wilderness.
117 questions
Scouting, tracking, pursuing, and killing animals for sport and/or food.
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Anything on backpacks, as a piece of equipment, its maintenance, modifications and tricks.
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Questions related to staying healthy or dealing with health issues during outdoor activities. Answers given here are not intended as a replacement for professional medical advice. Please do not use th…
115 questions
Questions discussing necessary precautions, safety concerns, required equipment and overall safety measures to be taken into consideration during skiing should be tagged with this tag. This tag can al…
115 questions
All types of creepy crawlies which bite, agitate, or fascinate those enjoying the great outdoors.
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for questions about boots (not shoes) used for outdoor activities including hiking, trekking, climbing, fishing etc. It can be anything related to maintenance, correct use or their access…
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Questions specific to the United Kingdom, including England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
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Questions relating to specific or unusual behaviour shown in animals.
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Cold weather can mean a period of specific low temperatures, frequently the freezing point or below. It also describes atmospheric conditions, including wind and factors which lower temperature. It's…
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Questions about bears
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Questions about shooting with a bow and arrows, especially at a target as a sport.
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Questions about DIY (Do It Yourself) projects
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For questions related to wind-powered boats
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for all questions about outdoor navigation with maps, compasses or mobile devices equipped with sensors for satellite based positioning systems.
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