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74 votes
18 answers
71k views

Which will keep my food colder longer, draining the melted ice water, or leaving it in the cooler?

57 votes
8 answers
58k views

Does eating snow help dehydration?

39 votes
6 answers
10k views

If I'm caught in lightning above tree-line, what should I do?

32 votes
5 answers
52k views

Does hiking with a dog in bear country increase or decrease your risk of a bear encounter?

29 votes
4 answers
75k views

How can I start a fire by rubbing two sticks together?

29 votes
6 answers
6k views

Do bear-safe rules still apply in the winter?

25 votes
4 answers
8k views

Is my tent pole a lightning rod?

24 votes
5 answers
3k views

Which stove fuel has best weight to bulk to heat ratio?

22 votes
5 answers
4k views

Selecting backpacking cooking pot – teflon, aluminum, steel, titanium, or cast iron?

21 votes
4 answers
1k views

How do you properly dispose of human waste while snow camping?

20 votes
3 answers
6k views

Should a hiker be concerned about wolves in the back-country?

19 votes
2 answers
892 views

How long is too long to suffer from constipation in the back country?

19 votes
9 answers
49k views

How do you stop blood-flow from a leech bite?

18 votes
2 answers
10k views

How do I tie a slackline with only carabiners and webbing?

17 votes
6 answers
56k views

How long does mayonnaise last unrefrigerated in the back-country?

17 votes
9 answers
14k views

How can you make a MSR WhisperLite stove simmer?

17 votes
3 answers
26k views

Does whiskey help keep you warm in winter?

16 votes
3 answers
6k views

How can I prevent snow-balls building up in my dog's paws?

16 votes
3 answers
23k views

How much heat can a candle lantern provide while winter camping?

15 votes
1 answer
3k views

Mountaineering / glacial traverse: rope-up or go it alone?

15 votes
2 answers
365 views

Is it better to camp in a disturbed area, or pick a new spot and let the first rest?

14 votes
3 answers
4k views

What is the true risk of suffocation from different combustion sources in a tent? (CO2, CO)

13 votes
1 answer
3k views

Does having sex in the back-country attract bears or other critters?

12 votes
1 answer
606 views

Are bears more attracted to menstruating females?

12 votes
1 answer
459 views

Which will drain less body heat: lying on bare earth or bare rock?

10 votes
3 answers
2k views

Are 35mm film canisters safe for holding spices?

9 votes
2 answers
718 views

What is the best way to break up a fight among dogs on a sled line?

8 votes
2 answers
720 views

Recipe for backcountry ice cream?

7 votes
1 answer
329 views

Are there performance differences between lead and lead-free ammunition?

6 votes
1 answer
616 views

Should I re-wax downhill skis after using skins?