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34 votes

When hiking, why is the right of way given to people going up?

20 votes

In outdoor sport climbing, why are bolts placed so far apart?

19 votes
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What extra gear to take up a multipitch climb?

18 votes
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Compromised Ropes in Retail Stores

14 votes
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How to progress in rock climbing after grades v4 / 5.11+?

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How do choices in design of a paddle-craft influence its handling characteristics?

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Is there a utility / method to organize trad gear so that each piece is immediately accessible?

12 votes
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When did indoor climbing gyms start to become popular?

11 votes
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Why do almost all backpacking packs have top compartment ("brain compartment") zippers facing backwards?

11 votes
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Relation of ski edge sharpening to skiing ability and snow conditions

9 votes

How to begin trail / fell running?

8 votes

Origin of the "bell curve" for rock climbing route setting

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How does ski binding height affect skiing off-piste?

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What are the effects of biking on hiking trails?

7 votes

Which gym workouts are beneficial for improving rock climbing skills?

7 votes

What type of jacket can I wear to prevent my back from getting sweaty while also wearing a backpack?

6 votes

When backpacking, what gear should go in the brain(top most compartment) instead of the main compartment?

5 votes

What kind of ropes are used for very long sport routes (like Chilam Balam)?

5 votes

Crevasse rescue with knots in the rope

5 votes
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How do you get bear spray off skin and or gear?

5 votes
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How long should a down sleeping bag last?

5 votes

Do you need to purify all mountain water sources

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Use of high altitude (8000 M) boots at lower altitudes (6500 M)

5 votes

Is there a technique for downhill skiing with heavy backpack?

4 votes

Making a (retrievable) base in soft snow using a pair of ice-axes

4 votes

Are there any handy gadgets to increase visibility range in whiteout conditions?

3 votes

What crampon front-point setup options are specific for various types of ice climbing?

3 votes

What is the longest dead end road on US public land?

3 votes

Rafting - Oar Locks vs Oar Rights vs Pins & Clips?

3 votes

What do I do if I lose my belay plate?