Russell Steen
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How to avoid exploding rocks
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How to treat a severe allergic reaction while hiking?
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What is this knee pain when going downhill?
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How are sleeping bag temperature ratings determined?
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What should I do about large trash left by others on USFS land?
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Tent and sleeping bag: pack inside or strap outside a backpack?
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Will Black Bears actually follow you up a tree
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What types of resources are best for identifying trees while hiking?
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How to cheaply introduce someone to backpacking
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What are the key differences between Mountaineering and Rock Climbing?
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How can you prevent kids getting lost at night while camping?
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Is it safe to use denatured alcohol as an antiseptic?
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What is a buff?
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Raw meat on hikes
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Does packing boots with newspaper make them dry faster?
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What do you do if the fire does get "out of control"?
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Is the "Rule of 3" proven for food?
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Washing clothes on long hikes
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What proven alternatives are there to DEET?
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What is the proper tension for a tent line
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What natural (non-synthetic) fabrics are good for the winter?
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How do you safely cut wood with a knife?
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What is the proper way to tarp tent to avoid condensation?
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How much gear will the AT eat?
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What's the best way to store/carry olive oil for hiking?
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How do I test my water filter?
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Do kevlar sacks work against bears?
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What are the advantages of different locks for collapsible trekking poles?
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Storing Headlamps: With or without batteries?
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What is a good tool for minor trail maintenance while hiking?