Tag: gear

44 Why do I always wake up freezing? 2017-02-07T16:15:14.073

29 How are sleeping bag temperature ratings determined? 2012-03-19T00:22:12.597

28 Are there any situations while backpacking that would require a watch? 2017-02-22T04:59:19.083

25 What equipment do I need as a beginner outdoor rock climber? 2012-01-24T23:47:35.477

25 Hiking: How to start? 2015-08-12T21:24:00.953

25 Do electronics interfere with avalanche beacons? 2018-01-25T14:25:09.990

24 Putting in contact lenses when outdoors 2012-03-13T13:02:13.203

23 How should I check climbing equipment to tell whether it is still safe to use? 2012-01-27T15:29:18.163

23 How to inspect climbing bolts? 2012-08-29T16:10:25.753

23 What's the best way to carry a dslr camera when rock-climbing? 2012-12-19T08:21:09.647

23 What can I do with a retired rope and harness? 2013-04-12T03:33:38.453

22 What are creative uses for retired carabiners? 2014-07-14T23:16:16.993

22 Am I packing too much for a 2-3 day hike in the forests? 2016-06-04T19:16:45.080

21 Chalk: pure, plus drying agent, liquid? 2012-02-16T06:51:44.920

20 How do I know what size ice axe I should get? 2012-01-24T20:11:43.113

20 Plastic or fiberglass for a kayak? 2012-01-26T04:53:36.703

20 How to choose a fire steel and use it most effectively? 2012-05-06T01:18:31.037

20 Using a Girth Hitch in Alpine Draws 2012-06-16T04:03:00.103

19 What style crampon should I use for my hiking boots and how do I adjust them? 2012-01-25T02:20:19.047

19 Why does my belay device have two holes? 2012-01-26T03:40:43.543

19 Selecting backpacking cooking pot – teflon, aluminum, steel, titanium, or cast iron? 2012-02-25T01:25:50.133

19 Things to consider when buying sunglasses 2012-03-13T12:52:33.717

19 The best solution for carrying a D-SLR when hiking 2012-06-12T15:07:59.043

19 What can I do to keep my hands warm while using touchscreens in the winter? 2012-12-13T00:56:14.630

19 Why do many climbers appear to not trust their belay loops? 2013-07-20T19:50:16.650

19 How to make DIY ice axe protectors? 2014-10-16T09:49:07.213

19 Dropping gear: Where did the hairline/micro fracture urban legend come from? 2014-12-13T05:45:54.043

18 What to look for in a quality tarp? 2012-01-27T15:43:22.570

18 What do I need to be aware of if I'm considering purchasing a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB)? 2012-01-30T22:06:11.963

18 What makes a good head lamp? 2012-02-13T00:00:58.887

18 What are the key features to look for in mobile device apps for hiking/camping? 2012-03-07T19:08:58.683

18 What should a rescue team be equipped with? 2014-07-17T04:44:34.137

18 How much does a full/empty jetboil canister weigh? 2015-01-21T04:14:25.977

18 Is there any practical use for a grappling hook? 2015-11-30T16:09:20.920

18 Is there a type of binoculars to view both nature reserves (birds, etc.) at a distance, and airplanes? 2016-03-27T12:31:41.293

18 How to keep small rocks and stones out of hiking boots? 2016-09-01T10:46:57.333

17 Starting cross-country skiing off trails 2012-02-27T20:27:41.930

17 How can I prevent my sun glasses from fogging up when skiing? 2012-03-31T01:06:55.263

17 Minimum equipment recommendations for hammock camping 2012-04-05T04:26:36.067

17 Apart from down, is there any outdoor material that should not be stored stuffed? 2012-12-05T22:57:09.437

17 John Muir's Gear List 2013-10-14T17:03:05.553

17 Micro-Fractures in Climbing Equipments 2013-10-23T14:24:26.367

17 How precise is a pedometer for estimating on a backpacking trip? 2014-05-10T21:04:55.187

17 What is the loop on the finger of my winter gloves for? 2014-10-25T12:04:16.553

17 Diving mask colouring 2016-02-18T14:13:16.767

17 Difference when using twin or half ropes 2016-05-17T20:58:14.747

16 Is it practical to get a satellite phone for communication from remote areas? 2012-01-26T20:27:06.527

16 How to sail a packraft 2012-02-09T15:22:44.473

16 How much gear will the AT eat? 2012-03-14T20:30:45.300

16 What is the ultimate car camping bed solution -- for two people? 2012-05-29T14:54:25.413

16 What is the fastest style of sled? 2013-01-05T00:34:01.137

16 How bright a flashlight would I realistically need for searching through terrain? 2013-09-05T14:03:52.080

16 What factors should I be aware of when storing a kayak? 2014-07-14T13:16:22.657

16 Making a Make-Shift harness from Tape-Slings 2014-08-01T09:08:58.220

16 Tips and tricks for backpacking with a guitar 2014-11-18T16:49:10.933

16 How do I attach a hammock to trees? 2015-05-21T16:56:52.497

16 Any reasons not to use 30-year-old ice axe? 2015-08-23T13:40:45.190

16 What equipment is needed for glacier hiking? 2016-05-12T10:51:44.560

15 What should you do if you are bitten by a rattlesnake? 2012-01-25T19:38:45.413

15 How does the Esbit stove perform in cold & wind? 2012-03-26T00:54:06.877

15 What is the proper way to tarp tent to avoid condensation? 2012-05-13T19:39:44.967

15 How can rope/cordage be packed to minimize tangles? 2012-06-01T18:37:16.033

15 Where can I find an iodine crystal water purification product? 2012-06-19T16:01:21.417

15 Features to look for when buying a stove (for car camping) 2012-08-31T10:33:08.080

15 How should I correctly use poles and other equipment to avoid back pain on long hikes? 2012-09-21T20:40:57.417

15 How do you know if smaller brands of climbing equipment are safe? 2012-10-24T15:50:59.230

15 Kayaks vs canadians (canoes) from a beginner's perspective 2014-07-30T11:48:34.207

15 Is there any difference between a harness used for rock climbing vs for mountaineering? 2015-04-05T02:48:59.763

15 When to use a static rope? 2015-04-29T19:13:00.697

15 Why do big wall harnesses have two belay loops? 2015-05-11T04:05:19.333

15 How did people make topographical maps in the pre-modern? 2015-06-20T00:19:58.513

15 What is the best type of shoe to wear for crossing deep rivers? 2016-04-23T11:59:44.277

15 What are the advantages of different locks for collapsible trekking poles? 2016-09-02T14:38:09.343

15 What role does information about atmospheric pressure play from an outdoor perspective? 2017-02-24T10:27:07.500

14 What is the difference between Gore-Tex and Mountain Hardwears DryQ? 2012-01-26T04:50:07.847

14 How can I make/improvise a rope on a trip? 2012-02-01T16:59:43.763

14 How effective are portable electric fences? 2012-03-26T20:30:19.517

14 What are the benefits of a baitcaster over a spinning reel for bass fishing? 2012-05-23T01:13:41.167

14 How do I mount a hangboard in an apartment? 2012-12-31T14:32:47.340

14 Safe way to mark a carabiner gate? 2013-02-06T23:01:32.043

14 Travelling and taking climbing chalk through customs 2014-06-19T18:40:59.870

14 How to go about replacing sport climbing bolts? 2014-09-04T14:47:03.487

14 Why would I want a pressurized hydration pack? 2014-10-22T20:03:49.457

14 Best rope for a rope swing 2014-12-29T14:06:07.893

14 Why might one need a 2000 lumen headlamp? 2015-04-30T17:34:27.150

14 Why bring a multitool on long treks? 2015-07-07T12:14:15.010

14 How do you tie your shoes one handed? 2015-09-04T16:44:37.933

14 Possible to transform (at least two) smartphones into walkie-talkie like devices? 2015-12-10T08:54:07.430

14 What wetsuit thickness is recommended in which temperatures for diving? 2016-02-22T16:03:30.627

14 Lead shot vs Lead block weights 2017-06-23T13:26:12.987

13 How can I prevent plantar fasciitis? 2012-01-27T07:28:42.967

13 What are the advantages / disadvantages of a rock climbing hat made from hard plastic to one made out of carbon fiber? 2012-02-06T16:11:25.960

13 Thinking about a road trip out West 2012-03-01T15:02:44.310

13 Kilimanjaro expedition - trousers - softshell vs. gore-tex 2012-03-11T23:22:06.927

13 What qualities should I look for in a good walking pole? 2012-07-13T10:49:55.487

13 What to look out for when buying used backpacks 2012-07-16T17:21:41.913

13 What characteristics should I look for in a good torch/flashlight? 2012-11-01T16:32:24.673

13 Does skiing over things like sticks, leaves, roots and tree needles damage the skis? 2013-04-05T08:21:58.807

13 How to select a good GPS receiver? 2013-04-27T13:37:19.570