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As a tall female should I be looking at male or female backpacks?

32 votes

Can removing dead wood harm the ecosystem?

18 votes

Flashlight or headlamp for night hiking?

16 votes

Can I use ear plugs while ascending or descending a mountain?

15 votes

How dangerous is a band of coyotes to a lone, unarmed human?

12 votes

Are bears attracted by Lotions and Perfumes?

12 votes
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Why bring a multitool on long treks?

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How do you keep the inside of your backpack organized?

12 votes

Should I close a cathole (toilet-hole) at night?

11 votes

Is it ever safe to let a hypothermic person sleep?

10 votes

Climbing Mount Teide from sea-level

10 votes

Which gym workouts are beneficial for improving rock climbing skills?

9 votes
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What kind of bird is outside my window?

9 votes
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Strengthening exercises for a backpacking trip?

9 votes

What is the best mountaineering quote that you have ever read?

9 votes
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Trekking solo in Western Ghats, India

9 votes
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Venomous/Semi-Venoumous Snakes at Higher Altitudes

9 votes
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How to realize/judge/assume if one has now fully acclimatized?

9 votes

What are the benefits of saving bats?

8 votes

How do I avoid leeches?

8 votes

How can I boost morale on long backpacking trips?

8 votes

Are headaches a bad sign at altitude?

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Effective measures to minimize the damage due to Snow-blindness?

7 votes

Splitting up weight hiking as a couple/mixed gender group

7 votes

How do I fold in / tidy up the straps on my rucksack?

7 votes

How can I conserve water over long treks?

7 votes

Can microspikes replace crampons when crossing ice in summer?

6 votes
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Could Les Stroud have used guitar strings for rabbit snares?

6 votes

Are there any exercises that will strengthen my back to prepare for a day hike?

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How do mallard mother ducks tell their ducklings from others?