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fgysin
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  • Berne, Switzerland
41 votes
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Given limited space and weight what should I carry to get a fire going with damp wood?

35 votes

Are there any situations while backpacking that would require a watch?

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Surfacing out of a sunken ship/submarine - Survival Tips

27 votes

When should I avoid geotagging?

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Does a life-straw replace my water while hiking?

22 votes

Modern equivalent of a flare gun?

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How to deal with hordes of flies in outdoor toilets?

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Can I record my route electronically when underground?

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Are there any general rules of thumb for route finding up a mountain without any trails?

20 votes

How to keep paper from being damaged by water in the outdoors?

19 votes

Is it significantly faster to hike along a river bank?

17 votes

What type of fires/stove can I use in Germany?

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What could possibly go wrong in Sarek?

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Sleeping in an inflatable boat

15 votes

Would there be any practical uses of a geological map for a hiker/backpacker?

14 votes

Can you notice a waterfall in time to get off the river?

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What do I need to do to a tent that's been stored for a long time?

14 votes

How are camping fuels named in different languages and geographies?

13 votes
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Any rational reason to pick a spear to hunt?

13 votes

How do you lower a backpack over a cliff without damaging it?

13 votes
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Rain soaked leather jacket- how to repair?

12 votes

What is the best type of shoe to wear for crossing deep rivers?

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What are some simple tasks to teach knife safety?

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Nails in an emergency/survival kit

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How can a barbed wire fence be crossed safely?

10 votes

Should one store a tent loose for prolonged periods between uses to maximize its lifetime?

10 votes
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How to find natural sulfur sources?

10 votes

What is the fastest style of sled?

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How should we protect ourselves from a lightning strike?

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Fending off a boar with an axe?

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