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Are wheelchairs allowed in US Wilderness Areas?

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Overtreated a backpacking outfit with permethrin. Safe to wear?

28 votes

Trumpeting while backpacking?

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Does acid rain somehow directly harm human beings?

12 votes

Can one distinguish between a venomous snake and a non-venomous snake, and if so how and with what degree of confidence?

9 votes

What is the species of this green and orange spider?

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What kind of toad is this 2.5 inch (6.5cm) one yellow with brown spots and a white back stripe?

8 votes

How can I clean teeth in the backcountry?

7 votes
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How do I know the local ettiquete on lowering vs. rappeling?

7 votes

How frequent are encounters with bears/mountain lions/etc?

6 votes
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Why is it considered good practice to not remain attached to just a Personal Anchor System?

6 votes

What sleep quality do you get in the outdoors?

5 votes

Does an ice chest packed full of frozen food need ice?

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How much different was camping before “leave no trace” took hold?

3 votes
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Daily distance estimation AT Maryland

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How much water filtering is necessary in the USA?

2 votes

Is belaying a lead more difficult than a top roped climber

2 votes

Tying a loop on a bight to a ring or rail without the ability to go 'over' the ring

2 votes

How poisonous is DEET-based mosquito repellant?

1 vote

Self-diagnosis of hypothermia onset