Charlie Brumbaugh
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Why would one aim off when navigating with a map and compass?
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Are there any advantages while backpacking to hike during the night and sleep during the day?
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Why would a seal be flinging an octopus around above the water and then slapping a kayaker with it?
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Is it warmer to sleep with an empty bladder?
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Is it poor etiquette to ask fellow backpackers where they have been/where they are going?
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How to test the sharpness of a knife?
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How dangerous are kangaroos?
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How would you help a snapping turtle cross the road?
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How do you aim a signal mirror?
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What should one do when climbing if someone above you yells ROCK?
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Are there any tips for preventing a vehicle from being broken into while parked at a trailhead?
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How to temporarily mark a trail?
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Are there any situations while backpacking that would require a watch?
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How do you remove a fishhook from a human?
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22 votes
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How far above a waterfall should you be to safely cross?
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How can I find north from the stars without recognizable constellations?
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How to melt snow without fire or body heat?
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Are there any modern advantages of a fire piston?
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What is the Leave No Trace way to dispose of coffee grounds?
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How long does it take for trash to become a historical artifact (in the United States)?
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Which animals would kill porcupines?
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Are there any general rules of thumb for route finding up a mountain without any trails?
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What are the pros and cons of ice axe leashes?
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What is the use case for non-breathable waterproof pants?
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What is the relationship between altitude gain and temperature decrease when mountaineering?
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If you are canoeing on a lake when whitecaps start happening, what is the best direction to get off the lake?
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What are some good foods for recovering from calorie debt?
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How can I backpack further without resupplying?
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How to assess the likelihood of a tree falling in a forest?
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If I have extra space in a backpack, am I better packing it short and fat or tall and thin?
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