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What is the effect of food taste better when you eat it outdoors? Does it have a name?
Why does eating outdoors while camping / backpacking makes it taste so much better.

Image somewhat related; eating outdoors, with the added benefit of triggering non-normies.
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I pack in asparagus.

Fight me.
>Someone strumming a guitar or jamming on the harmonica around a fire is never unwelcome.
Bullshit! Go practice your mad coldplay guitar skills somewhere else asshole.

i hate it when photos of people "camping" are just models with no dirt or anything on them
I mean it's pretty easy to keep dirt off you if you're camping, you don't really need to stick your hands in the dirt for anything besides maybe pegging out your tents, and if you're somewhere very grassy or mossy it's almost hard to get dirty.
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I carry homemade biltong with me and it's a delicious snack.

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I just got to denver from the Midwest and im feeling all goofy. How long did it take you other/out/ists for your altitude sickness to settle down the first time?
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I’ve hiked for 6-8 hours at a time at 8,000 feet ascending to 10,000 feet and I get symptoms pretty much every time. I bought an oximeter to figure out whether or not I was just being a pussy and I hover around 80%-85% after exertion. Shit sucks. I’m 98% at normal altitude.
Go see a doctor for those saturation values. I guess is the crappy equipment, but 98% rested is not normal for a healthy young male.
80% to 85% with less than 4000m high is weird too.
On average, it takes 2 weeks for your body to effectively compensate by making more hemoglobin, ie, it makes more red blood cells.
Sounds like you're confusing altitude sickness with something else, like taking poor care of yourself. Take it easy, eat healthy, stay hydrated and unless something else is wrong with you, you'll be fine in a week or so.
Altitude accommodation doesn't happen overnight, your body has to make more rbcs, which takes time. This is why people who hike everest have to stay at base camps at progressively higher altitudes to adapt. Even though they bring supplemental oxygen.
I live around 2000 ft and I camp and hike at 10000 ft in the Utah mountains. I usually feel short of breath and tired while setting up my camp the first day, but by the morning of the next day I feel completely normal. I can hike just as far and as quick as I do around home.

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Didn't see one up.

Is there a fabric that lets water wick through but not air? There are a lot of waterproof breathable fabrics, but I need the opposite - a water wicking air tight fabric.

Here's a picture of a sunset.
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What you're describing is an osmotic process. There are certainly rubbers that exist for this purpose, but not in the manner you intend to use it for I promise you.
Can I store pasta sauce in a 1.5L Water bottle for a week or so and not have it go off? Any light weight 'DIY' alternatives to storing pre made pasta sauce for hiking/backpacking.
Also to clarify if I have to, the water bottle WILL be empty beforehand, though I've heard lightly coating the inside with lemon juice could help
Yeah that would be pretty useless. Most of the people posting here would be too salty and their osmotic layer would explode in the presence of water.
dehydrate it in your oven:
>spread sauce real thin on foil
>bake at 170° for 3-4 hours
>keep the oven door propped open with a wooden spoon to allow airflow
>peel off foil and shred
>blend into powder in blender so it reconstitutes more easily
i've done it, it works great. way lighter, smaller, and no spoilage. there are videos on youtube if you want more detail.

Deer and farmers can fuck off. How to we get these majestic creatures back into the area?
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I would like to see more natural predators in the world, I think it'd do more good than harm over long periods of time.
fuck you fur faggot. and every other FUR fag that thinks he is somehow an ecologist after reading a damn book.
you are clearly not an ecologist my guy. stop larping, furry
You don't even have real forests.
Just let the population shift occur naturally. In the Upper Midwest they're actually starting to become a nuisance.

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> who will win?
> what are your 10 items?
> who will go first?
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>lasted an entire year.

The interesting thing about Mongolia is that the environment appears to be easier to live in right now, but once Winter comes things will get exponentially more difficult. I doubt any of them will last long once the cold weather arrives.
>lasted an entire year if he finished the cabin and learn how to fish
Not sure if you were being serious but you can't live on fish
>what are your 10 items?
I'd need some sort of book on indigenous vegetation/wildlife so that I'd know what to eat and what to leave alone. Yes, it's possible to make an educated guess based on color/shape/size/texture but there are some things in nature designed specifically to deceive so they they'll be ingested.
Failing that, is there some sort of safety lecture beforehand?
Holy shit the notching on that thing is horrendous. I get that you don't have a set of carpenter's tool out there but come on, that thing's barely going to protect against predators or the elements. You could fit your whole hand inside the wall easily.
Why can't you live on fish? They contain protein and fat and are rich in nutrients. In fact, the eskimo and inuit tribes of America, who's skin tone doesn't allow them to synthesise vitamin D from sunlight as effectively as North Western European Caucasoids are nevertheless able to remain healthy above the Polar Circle in Winter thanks to their fish-based diet. There are numerous wild plants that can be eaten to provide modest amounts of carbohydrates.

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>You don't need bear mace, they said.
>You don't need a .45, they said.
>It will be fine. Just puff out your chest. Brown bears are pussies, they said.

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>"Bear" attack
That was skinwalker attack, not bear
what video is this from? I've been looking for this for months
Obviously he was a manlet and didn't puff out his chest big enough
Discovering Bigfoot

>tfw they can never ever ever get the hair to look right
wicked, thanks

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Yo Finnish brethren! I've moved to Helsinki and im curious what some of the best parks are. Im from Washington State and am used to off trail camping in the Olympic National Park. Im just hoping for some suggestions. Kiitos!
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Check out google maps: green stuff is forest ":D". The central railway station is 15 km away from first proper trails.
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This, You live in America and on top of that Washington fucking state one of the best /out/ destinations. If you don't like what you have try driving to your neighbors Alaska, Oregon or Utah. If you really wanna get out of the country drive to Canada right next door. But if you really are set on Finland for whatever reason, go to Lapland.
you can camp almost anywhere thanks to the "joka miehen laki"
I cycled and camped trough Finland for about a month. Lapland was the most beautiful part by far, lots and lots of reindeer and lots of beautiful desolate places. If you go more south, take some really good mosquito repellent with you, DEET or something stronger cause the amount of mosquitoes are fucking insane in the woods.
>go camping in the land of ten thousand lakes (and a trillion mosquitoes)
you go camping in lappland during spring or autumn, rest of year you say on the inside

Does anyone here collect random stuff around the house that can come in handy for /out/ activities or generally shtf stuff?

I've been keeping dryer lint for a while now. Great source of tinder to help get fires started.
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>oak pallet staves
wut. all i've ever seen is shitty kindling-tier softwood.
I collect socks which have recently received some manly loving.

They make for good fire starter.
We deal in pallets weighing up to 6 tons (12,000lb). They're pretty necessary for some applications. But yeah, not super common.
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Pic related. Top one is a half-pallet our rock comes on and is white oak. Bottom is a fullsize generic white pine pallet.
my sides are in orbit

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Post the picture of your dog
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How bout one i took this arvo after we hung out in town all day
aww shit it's professor patch
didn't /k/ put you in your place for this autistic getup?
different anon here but...

>put you in your place
fucking kek. /k/ is literally more autistic and inept than /mlp/.

A general discussion thread for your batonning device.

Discuss all kinds of knife-related stuff like sharpening and buying guides for newcomers etcetera.

Prev. thread: >>1279084
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You're also obligated by law to ostracize anyone who carries a knife.

>be company
>offer warranty
>customer ask for warranty
are you an idiot?
Ontario RAT I in D2 is the best cheapo non-Chinese folding knife
yeah, where the fotos buddy
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I could justify the purchase by using it as a mushroom knife? Right guys? ... right?
>dat curve

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>hikes in bear country
>brings bear spray instead of a gun
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actually i sell umbrellas
Run like the wind bullsye
All these cucks. Uhhm you guys do know Shot gun Slugs that can kill bears exist right?

See bear, one good slug to his head or even his shoulder will make him slow down. And thats if he is charging you.

If you dont see a bear and he attacks you from behind. You better hope regardless of what gun you have you are lucky enough to fire off a round into him.
>see it
>shoot it
I bet you have tiny hands
at least im not white.

you probably will end up like the Bear man.

"HHURR thhese animals know me they would never hurt me" OMG WHY AM I BEING EATEN ALIVE!

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So /out/ what equipment would I need to Survive in a Post-apocalyptic world?

I don't want some neckbeard fantasy. I want something Plausible.
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A killdozer.
So should I go to the big cities or rural towns?
Food, water, seeds, lots of farming and logging tools, have a bit of land for crops and animals, ammo, guns, silver coins, bleach to clean water, household items, alcohol, and etc.
You can rotate the food so that your supply is always fresh.
Knowledge, and being built to survive will very likely be the most important factors in your survival.
I would fight to the death.
>post-apocalyptic world
>not a neckbeard fantasy
You get nothing. Crawl up your own ass and die
An ANime GF to cuddle with. and stay warm at night.


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Ok, we all know that it's illegal except in very specific areas. Do you flout the law and go wild camping regardless of the risk?

I am tempted to give it a try and am looking for some tips. I live close to Brecon.

Have any of you had any problems from park rangers or land owners when wild camping?
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Found that one 28 year old boomer.

Look up the word scared and it's meaning you insufferable foreigner.
Wot. I was 17 then.
kek dude's just casually talking about having been mates with british equivalent of sasquatch absolutely based

Oi mate, do you have a valid camping licence?

Have any of you ever just gone full John Muir and walked off into the most brutal fucking mountains with nothing but a loaf of bread and some tea? Slept out in the elements? And looked so goddammed /fa/ while doing it?
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Went on a hike like what you're saying on father's day, made a thread on it. No trail, just two bottles of water per person, and a small bag of trail mix. Not really /fa/ tho. I prefer function over form. Ascended over 2600ft from the back of the girlfriend's property. Pic related terrain and her dad at the top for scale.
>choosing to be a bum
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A truly patrician Scotsman
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What’s the best gear for innawoods/Bushcraft??
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This is exactly what I use them for. PERFECT tinder/charcloth tin.
Because that’s where I bought them, dumbass.
does anyone know if you need a ground sheet for a swag? got one of my brothers' was thinking of taking it camping. (and do mean a propper swag i'mAustralian)
>does anyone know if you need a ground sheet for a swag?
Is it made of the lightest material possible that will disintegrate if you fart too hard?
No? That's a good sign it doesn't need a ground sheet.
But you can use one if you don't want the thing to get dirty or whatever.

So, it doesn't NEED one, but you can use it.
There's no need to be upset.

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