Tag: terminology

29 What does it mean to cross load a carabiner? 2012-04-23T17:34:54.420

18 What's the difference between a fjord and a fjard? 2016-05-29T20:04:34.707

18 Terms for different parts of a mountain 2017-01-25T10:35:30.290

17 What is the difference between a Pass and a Col? 2017-01-25T11:07:59.853

16 What is "Isolation" and "Prominence" in mountain terms? 2015-10-19T11:05:29.967

16 What's the difference between an oar and a paddle? 2016-11-08T22:26:41.787

14 What are "Aggressive" climbing Shoes? 2012-09-12T14:01:54.070

13 What is Geocaching? 2012-06-09T10:16:37.953

13 Where does the name Deadman come from in mountaineering gear? 2016-03-10T07:29:53.453

12 What do the climbing terms "Redpoint", "Pinkpoint", "Flash" and "Onsight" mean? 2014-09-04T14:40:30.493

12 What's the difference between frontcountry camping and backcountry camping? 2015-05-16T13:17:47.880

12 Difference between a "path" and a "footpath"? 2016-11-16T14:54:04.320

12 What is the warning call for falling rocks in your area? 2017-04-05T17:49:49.973

11 What does glass mean in the context of hunting? 2012-10-21T00:15:43.637

11 Difference between a Fingerboard and a Hangboard 2013-01-15T18:01:21.810

11 What do you call the criss-crossed elastic strap on this Northface backpack? 2015-07-27T17:45:28.733

11 Is "scat" used to describe the droppings of any animal? 2016-08-26T22:15:22.980

11 What are opposite and opposed carabiners? 2017-03-12T18:40:16.907

10 What's the difference between a National Park and a National Monument in the United States? 2017-08-10T22:11:05.743

10 Does "Sport Climbing" refer to bolted climbing outdoors only or both indoors and outdoors 2017-09-14T04:44:43.490

10 What is a dish or dish-like hand hold in rock climbing? 2017-10-07T12:33:23.633

10 What are the different techniques to jam in a crack? 2017-11-14T17:46:06.637

9 One-sided overhand bend 2015-08-26T06:08:06.760

9 Is there a difference between Trail and Fell running? 2015-09-22T08:42:22.933

9 What is a tent skirt and what is its purpose? 2017-10-10T15:32:34.113

9 What is a nose-hooked carabiner and why is it dangerous? 2017-10-31T04:06:58.540

8 What does "expedition-weight" mean with regard to clothing? 2013-05-13T20:29:11.933

8 What is a "shooting jacket"? 2014-07-23T10:09:04.287

8 What's meant by poundage or weight of a bow? 2015-11-27T07:27:58.387

8 In orienteering/navigation, what is a handrail feature? 2017-12-03T23:43:04.360

8 What is a catch feature in orienteering? 2017-12-03T23:59:53.937

8 Is the correct term Canada Goose or Canadian Goose? 2018-01-09T02:40:48.783

7 What do you call a small backpack? (so I can search for it) 2014-10-03T06:35:08.273

7 What are the wall-cleaners in climbing called? What equipment/gear do they use? 2016-06-02T01:13:26.237

6 What is Arc'Teryx Technical down? 2013-07-25T18:52:35.753

6 What is the Origin of the Word "Sendtember" in Rock Climbing? 2017-09-11T19:20:57.373

6 What do surf report terms like "fading WNW swell" mean? 2017-12-04T16:46:08.733

6 What are "minimalist shoes"? 2018-01-31T23:30:06.690

5 What is this miniature backpack called? 2016-05-02T16:13:26.287

5 Why are large/pear shaped locking carabiners called HMS carabiners? 2017-11-16T04:15:02.887

4 Terminology and cues for reading river water when fly fishing 2015-11-20T13:36:11.750

4 What is an alpine start? 2017-08-29T17:25:55.717

4 What is a lava tube, as a place to see bats? Are there any in the United States? 2017-09-18T18:15:27.457

4 How to describe a trail well for others in a systematic way? 2017-11-02T15:51:40.950

4 What is the meaning and proper usage of the term "irruption" in bird behavior? 2017-11-29T01:10:13.710

3 1000 names for snow 2015-01-09T14:20:00.097

3 What do you call a long-handled hatchet? 2016-03-05T22:11:46.493

3 In orienteering/navigation, what is an attack point? 2018-02-16T03:21:25.390

2 What is the English word for this type of run/race? 2015-11-19T12:34:52.083

2 When does a Rope become a Line? 2016-10-21T15:04:32.190

2 What is a top strap on a revolver? 2018-01-15T05:46:50.840

2 What is the difference between single and double action revolvers? 2018-02-05T17:09:20.467

0 In rock climbing what does the term "Flash" mean? 2018-01-09T15:11:40.013

0 What is the difference between single action (SA), double action/single action (DA/SA) and double action only(DAO) semi-auto pistols 2018-02-09T05:26:51.173