Quinto
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How to stow backpack and boots whilst in a hammock?
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It depends largely on the hammock size and personal preference. My friend's hammock has mesh gear pockets on the underside for storage, but he doesn't mind sleeping with the boots on or inside the ...

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What's meant by F.O.C.in archery?
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FOC is "front of center", which is a term for how far the center of mass is relatively from the midpoint of the arrow. There doesn't seem to be a consensus on what an "ideal" FOC ...

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What are these numbers on the back of a pocket transit for?
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They're quick reference tables for sines in trigonometry. The first number is degrees incline/decline (measured by using your transit), and the second is the actual value. Multiply that by the ...

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What foods attract mosquitoes to your body, and what can you eat that will repel them?
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Sure, potassium (and salt) secreted by the skin will attract mosquitoes. However, it's a step removed (ingesting food -> nutrient absorption -> physiology -> mosquitoes) and there are so many ...

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What are ways to reduce swinging momentum when climbing?
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Cliffs LIC! Tucking your legs in would indeed reduce the angular momentum and help control the swing, as would working on upper body and core strength. For that route I would say the swing is ...

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Synthetic breathable fabrics vs natural fabrics for 'live-in' hiking clothing?
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The odors probable came from your shirt clinging on to all the perspiration, and not having a chance to dry out. If you can afford the weight of a spare (or sleeping) shirt, spring for it so your wet ...

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Bouldering, improving and getting up grades
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To complement the other answers, I'd recommend drills and climbing with handicaps. If you're climbing a route that's normally very doable, try it with a few variations: quiet feet (using footholds ...

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How to follow the movements of a player while remaining unnoticed?
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A smartphone would solve this. Make a video call so that you can listen/watch their interactions. Of course you'll have to make sure they can't locate you by the surroundings in the video. As far ...

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Are there plants (for instance berries) which lead to dehydration if eaten?
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Plants can indirectly cause dehydration if you get diarrhea. The game mechanic can be an oversimplification of reality, or doesn't look at the big picture. Or this could be a detail that the game ...

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What to look for in eco-friendly sunblock?
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Sunblock comes in two variants- physical and chemical. Physical ones work just by being present on your skin, and and usually contain a mineral like zinc or titanium. Chemical ones are the ones to ...

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Why not use a cotton base layer?
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The point of a vapor barrier is that it doesn't allow any moisture to escape. A middle ground role would mean that it's not good at doing either job: cotton would soak through, and the moisture would ...

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