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29 votes
2 answers
4k views

At what angle should an ice screw be screwed into the ice?

23 votes
5 answers
2k views

Walking up the slopes. To walk brisk or to walk slow?

22 votes
6 answers
54k views

Should one buy a higher shoe size while buying hiking shoes?

20 votes
3 answers
9k views

Do birds eat chillies? Do they feel the chilli heat?

18 votes
2 answers
3k views

What are the first aid precautions to be taken in case of a snake bite?

16 votes
2 answers
661 views

Cutting snow steps on slopes

15 votes
3 answers
18k views

Does low blood pressure have an effect on Acute Mountain Sickness?

13 votes
1 answer
5k views

Do leeches have a preference?

13 votes
2 answers
337 views

Trekking in the himalayan region

13 votes
6 answers
960 views

Trek-able peaks in the himalayan range

12 votes
1 answer
270 views

Climbing volcanic mountains

12 votes
3 answers
1k views

Effective breathing techniques for high inclination, tougher hikes

12 votes
5 answers
2k views

Is it possible to acclimatize to a cold weather in a short time?

11 votes
1 answer
694 views

Eating ants/termites on outdoor expeditions

11 votes
2 answers
414 views

Can overexertion cause AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness)?

10 votes
1 answer
846 views

Are nutrition bars/energy bars good for high altitude treks?

10 votes
4 answers
646 views

How to grade a trek?

10 votes
4 answers
2k views

What shoes to wear while climbing monolithic granite rocks?

9 votes
5 answers
713 views

Can the sheer existence of snow lead to dehydration?

9 votes
3 answers
5k views

How to prevent metal eyelets from rusting?

9 votes
1 answer
265 views

How to find water in thick tropical forests?

8 votes
2 answers
354 views

Covering up ears at higher altitudes

8 votes
1 answer
708 views

Should one deliberately eat more and put on weight before going on long treks?

7 votes
1 answer
7k views

What is the minimum grade of the routes set in the IFSC world cups?

6 votes
4 answers
1k views

What is the use of the saw blade on a swiss knife?

6 votes
1 answer
4k views

Is it easier for shorter people to walk the slopes of a mountain due to a lower center of gravity?

6 votes
2 answers
237 views

Accessibility of hiking trails in Nepal during December

5 votes
1 answer
180 views

What rockfall protection equipment are there other than helmets?

4 votes
2 answers
85 views

Possible resources to identify birds while outdoors (preferably in the Indian subcontinent)?

2 votes
3 answers
266 views

What are the possible risks of exercising at high altitudes?