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Russell Steen
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55 votes
2 answers
161k views

How to avoid exploding rocks

42 votes
4 answers
7k views

How to treat a severe allergic reaction while hiking?

39 votes
12 answers
165k views

What is this knee pain when going downhill?

33 votes
1 answer
2k views

How are sleeping bag temperature ratings determined?

31 votes
5 answers
33k views

Tent and sleeping bag: pack inside or strap outside a backpack?

30 votes
8 answers
4k views

What should I do about large trash left by others on USFS land?

29 votes
7 answers
1k views

How to cheaply introduce someone to backpacking

26 votes
4 answers
515 views

What types of resources are best for identifying trees while hiking?

26 votes
5 answers
8k views

Will Black Bears actually follow you up a tree

25 votes
5 answers
4k views

How can you prevent kids getting lost at night while camping?

25 votes
7 answers
26k views

What are the key differences between Mountaineering and Rock Climbing?

24 votes
2 answers
30k views

Is it safe to use denatured alcohol as an antiseptic?

23 votes
5 answers
30k views

What is a buff?

21 votes
2 answers
12k views

Raw meat on hikes

21 votes
7 answers
26k views

Does packing boots with newspaper make them dry faster?

20 votes
3 answers
11k views

Washing clothes on long hikes

20 votes
4 answers
28k views

Is the "Rule of 3" proven for food?

20 votes
4 answers
5k views

What do you do if the fire does get "out of control"?

19 votes
2 answers
2k views

What is the proper tension for a tent line

19 votes
8 answers
2k views

What proven alternatives are there to DEET?

19 votes
9 answers
13k views

What's the best way to store/carry olive oil for hiking?

17 votes
3 answers
19k views

How do you safely cut wood with a knife?

17 votes
2 answers
480 views

How much gear will the AT eat?

17 votes
5 answers
11k views

What natural (non-synthetic) fabrics are good for the winter?

17 votes
6 answers
13k views

What is the proper way to tarp tent to avoid condensation?

16 votes
5 answers
2k views

How can rope/cordage be packed to minimize tangles?

16 votes
3 answers
13k views

How can I locate the leak in a inflatable pad

16 votes
2 answers
2k views

Storing Headlamps: With or without batteries?

16 votes
3 answers
2k views

What is a good tool for minor trail maintenance while hiking?

16 votes
1 answer
3k views

How do I test my water filter?