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Gabriel
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  • Quebec, Canada
5 votes

Why is it acceptable to belay from above with a grigri but not using the same movement from below?

2 votes

Good open source Android GPS apps showing topographic lines and remote roads in the US?

11 votes

Just how dangerous is it to refill fuel canisters?

4 votes
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Where can I purchase a quality compass?

17 votes
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What purposes does a physical compass serve better than a compass application on my cellphone?

3 votes

Can a floating foam pad be used as a cottage swim platform?

2 votes

Is Sleeping Pad R-Value Misleading for Winter Camping?

13 votes

Trumpeting while backpacking?

1 vote

Can putting nails in trees cause longterm health problems for the tree?

15 votes
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Trail marking material that will last a few years

2 votes

What are these grayish plants with little white "hair" in Joshua Tree National Park?

5 votes
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What kind of Rope for a Bosun's Chair

6 votes

Topo map server out there somewhere?

1 vote

How to split 3-5 people into rope teams for glacier travel?

1 vote

How can I reduce the pressure of backpack straps on my collarbone, perhaps by fixing padding to the strap?

2 votes

What’s the main appeal for climbing outdoors?

2 votes

Risk of category three sunglasses when skiing

23 votes

As of 2019, why do mountaineering courses still teach how to use a paper map?

4 votes

How warm should a down jacket be in a layering system?

44 votes
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Is sleeping on the ground in cold weather better than on an air mattress?

2 votes

Systematic and random error of GPS or barometric altimeter. How to optimally use GPSMAP 66s?

3 votes

Fact or Fiction: "If you want to keep your feet warm, wear a hat." (and the various explanations for it)

7 votes

First Time Skiing - Only my feet were freezing

1 vote
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Is a slackline, ratchet, and tree protector alone enough equipment to setup the slackline?

6 votes

Is there any evidence that the small canisters (10 liters) of 95% oxygen actually help with altitude sickness?

1 vote

GSI and similar plastic camping cookware: safe to use over fires?

31 votes
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Require advice on power conservation for backpacking trip

16 votes

Does an ice chest packed full of frozen food need ice?

2 votes

Can butane be transferred from one pierceable canister to another when its below the boiling point of butane?

17 votes

Boots: Does light damage affect waterproofing?