mattsolar
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Dog Breeds for Backpacking and Trail Running
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I'd need to know a bit more about your winter hiking conditions and duration. If you're erring on the side of active, I'd suggest a Labrador. If you're doing colder and shorter, something like a ...

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Where can I hunt wild boars for free in Southeast Texas?
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Short answer: there's a lot of public land, most likely state owned (not federal), that's available for hunting. (source: state.tx.us) 1 There might be limitations for nonresidents and/or based on ...

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IOS Map App that creates routes by tracing a path?
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4 votes

I have the $0.99 app, "Footpath Route Planner - Running / Cycling / Hiking Maps". ref: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/footpath-route-planner-running/id634845718?mt=8 I end up using RideWithGPS on ...

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Why would I want a pressurized hydration pack?
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1) Can rinse items off. 2) A dog can use it. :) Someone gave one (Geigerrig "Rig 500") to me as a gift since he had leftovers from an event. The reservoir had a traditional water reservoir (clear) ...

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Old fracture starts to hurt
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I'm not a doctor (just a runner) but there are too many scenarios that could be factoring in. My top three guesses, would be the following: 1) Get a lot of rest. It's surprising how long some ...

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What is the best mountaineering quote that you have ever read?
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Neither of these are directly related to the sport of mountaineering (more general outdoor passion) but both amazing people who paved the way for many of our mountaineering pursuits... A true ...

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Outfitter does "game prep but not processing"
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Processing would be turning the field dressed animal into freezer size portions (e.g. like what you'd find in the grocery store at the butcher counter). Field prep (aka field dressed) would be just ...

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Keeping water from freezing while cross country skiing
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Here's my personal heiarchy; Camelbak-style bladder (I prefer Platypus), tuck the nozzel into my shirt and blow water back into the reservoir between drinks. Above, but start with warm/hot water ...

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