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We encourage you to have a look around the catalog first to see what we’re all about before posting your first thread. Topics typically posted here include:
>Outdoor recreational activities (Hiking, trail running, bushwhacking, camping, spelunking, geocaching, orienteering, expeditions, urban exploration, backpacking, etc.)
>Gardening, farming and related activities
>Hunting and fishing, and other activities involving the stalking or taking of game (including bird-watching)
>Outdoor survival, bushcraft, foraging, self-sustenance in nature, train-hopping, hoboism, etc.
>Outdoor destinations and exploration (specific trails, parks, regions, etc.)
>Water-related activities (boats, diving, etc.)
>Outdoor philosophy (conservation, Leave No Trace, protectionism, etc.)
>Outdoor building and living (cabins, huts, treehouses, etc.)
>Outdoor social activities and organizations (meet-ups, Scouts, NOLS, etc.)
>Gear related to any of the above topics

Most topics related to the outdoors are fine. Write properly, behave politely, encourage a respectful community, and most importantly, GO OUTSIDE!!
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Just a friendly reminder that threads about weapons which do not pertain to their use in outdoor activities should be posted on /k/ instead. Thanks.

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>two and a half times smaller than the US
>Over twice the population
Jesus Christ, yurop is overpopulated as hell. How does /out/ing even work on a continent like that?
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>>1319544
And now we get back to the >>1319530. I understand that large human societies need more rules to work, but we don't. Cops aren't above the community, they are part of it.
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>>1319547
>large human societies need more rules to work, but we don't
You're acting like there's no law, but that's why I am arguing with you, from blade forums (translated by a finn, not the best but I don't speak spurdo):
>Text is mostly clear: possession of edged weapons, capable of being used to slash or stab and other items that can be used for harming others is prohibited in public places, unless they are needed for work or there is some other acceptable reason. "Public place" means street, sidewalk, park, marketplace, sports ground, buildings, offices, public transport, restaurant etc.

>So in short: no knives in urban and populated areas. Legally, it doesn't matter what type or what blade length even though many people are under the impression that there is a mention of acceptable blade length.

>Penalty for possession is normally a fine and confiscation of item

Now just because when you act like a gud boy they don't enforce it, doesn't mean they can't or won't if you do as much as slightly piss the side of the toilet. I would totally would agree with you if there was no law at all, it's not the case here.

>Yeah but no one cares
Until the day they do.
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>>1319554
That dates back to the 70's-80's when every urban centre was filled with youth gangs armed with everything from knives and blackjacks to golf clubs and were just randomly robbing people and nobody could do anything unless they were caught from the spot. That way the authorities could even disarm them legally.
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>>1319558
>Earlier there was a specific law about edged weapons, however that was replaced in 2003 with Public Order Law (my translation, originally Järjestyslaki).
Not according to this but you're the finn here so I will not argue.

I would say that in most countries, besides britgongistan and NY, you can probably carry whatever you please without getting in trouble because they're not actively stopping and frisking people, it doesn't mean you won't get fucked if for some reason they find you carrying an extendable baton or knuckledusters, for example.
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>>1319562
>Earlier there was a specific law about edged weapons, however that was replaced in 2003 with Public Order Law (my translation, originally Järjestyslaki).
Laws get updated all the time.
>it doesn't mean you won't get fucked if for some reason they find you carrying an extendable baton or knuckledusters, for example.
Are you saying that you'll get fucked up by the police for doing something that isn't against the law, and if they can't they'll just make something up? Sounds pretty bad desu. I wouldn't want to live somewhere like that.

A young woman live streams her experience of being inside a plastic bubble at a Chinese water park. Pretty cool if you ask me
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>>1319484
yas

also: where can I find the /out/ bear vector graphic?
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>>1319484
And this is /out/ how? I guess that's the closest you can get to being /out/ when you overpopulate your country with 1.3bn of mongoloids and destroy the nature with industry and rice fields
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>>1319533
It's outdoor at a water park... And it looks fun. Way to escalate a picture of someone having fun
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Give link to her stream, sounds comfy as fuck

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How hard would it be to sail across the ocean solo?
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>>1319397
how much time and money do you have?

if you have a few years to learn sailing, practice regularly, and crew someone else boat for the crossing, the Atlantic shouldn't be to much of a problem skill wise. same for the Pacific but ad a decade of practice. A boat to do the Pacific and keep you alive will also cost you $250,000-500,000 and maybe more once equipped with supplies for the trip.
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people do it regularly so it's obviously not beyond the pale of possibility like morons in this thread are suggesting
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>>1319545
>people do it regularly
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>>1319559
>implying people don't do it regularly
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any of yall been to wilderness? Bet it is harder than any of the shit you do
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>>1317806
last time i went into the wildness i got PK'd and lost my rune scimmy
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>>1319177
comfy. i like.
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>>1319524
Thanks friend. That's actually me and two friends, and it resembles the woods at the edge of a field that we camp out in frequently. I drew that pitcher to try and convince them that we should do a winter campout. it didn't work.
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>>1317806
Yep, lost my addy scimmy there

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My gf got this for me as a gift for the next time we go camping. First axe I've ever owned. Can you guys give me any pointers on how to use this as safe and whatever as possible?
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>>1315821
His info may just be out of date. My grandfather gave me this held tight-ish to a decaying handle by a landscaping nail through the eye calling it a "re-handled Husqvarna". You can still see remains of the orange paint. If you see an old safety-orange axe at a yard sale or something it's definitely worth a look.
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>>1315352
I almost did that too once, if my leg would have been 2 cm closer. I was splitting this massive log and the axe head slid off on the side. I made a huge ass cut on my boot but at least it didn't cut my leg.
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>>1317349
i was learning to split logs wanted a bit of workout and help out my girls family. "father in law" sees i'm not really struggling enough he thinks he is clever. finds me the thickest gnarliest hardest wood in the pile with a huge fucking know. puts it down slyly so that i hit the knot. thinks i will struggle with it a lot and he can make fun of the city boy. so i'm like fuck this! channel my ki and fucking split the entire thick ass log right though the biggest fucking knot actually the thing exploded. biggest chunk hit him square in the shin. he says something about cutting smart jumping on half leg and blinking heavily. fun times.
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In my experience, anything with a fibreglass handle is shit because in my line of work they break like plates at a greek wedding.

Either get a wooden handle with a nice head or weld the head onto a steel pipe and hope you die before you need your bones to live
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>>1319518
destruction tests show wood breaks way more easily than fiberglass unless it's retarded heavy and thick hickory handle with impeccable grain alignment and choice.

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Sooo, I plan a short trip next month - 3/4 days, walking ~9 h per day, no camping, sleeping in huts.

Terrain is small mountains and hills, with grass and stones. Windy weather and rain quite possible (and so mud on trails as well).

Was seriously thinking purchasing hiking sandals but never had any of these before, always using running or hiking shoes... not sure what to expect.

Any opinions?
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>>1319044
enjoy rubbing in between your toes.
Sliders are the superior choice over flip flops.
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>>1319005
never in the rain, but now that I think of it, I've crossed some streams and didn't seem slippery over grass/dirt after so you should be alright I think
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>>1319134
wrong.

>>1319091
anon pls. pic related is the state of mine after a decade.
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>>1318818
Check out chacos. Pretty popular in South East us
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>>1318833
>delicate skin
Typical shoecuck

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>want to start going more /out/
>friends only want to do day hikes and parents worried I'm going to hurt myself
Why do people hate nature so?
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>>1319318
Dude... gnarly. That does not sound like a healthy setup, have you considered leaving and striking out on your own? At 20 your parents shouldnt be controlling you that much, you gotta get out there and live. Life is all about collecting experiences and memories, you cant do that without taking some risks.
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>>1319318
nigger get the fuck out of there you're 20 years old my god
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>>1319384
What if I'm a sissy who doesn't deserve life experiences?
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>>1319503
Then kill yourself and stop stealing oxygen
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>>1319259
>Row across lake Mendota to my buddy's house
>We get there and his parents treat us with hospitality
>Ready to set off across again
>Buddy has to grab some stufff while we're at the lakeshore
>Buddy's mom comes by and tells us we can't go because the water is too cold and it's getting dark
>We're all college graduates and i great shape
>Reluctantly agree because it's his mom
>He comes out and they argue in front of us for 30 mins
>Stand awkwardly
>Dejectedly drive out to get a meal

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How do I live by myself in the middle of nowhere in the UK for under £30,000? It seems near impossible here for many reasons and I've only ever seen that one welshman build a roundhouse
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>>1319213
Moreso than most other countries, the freest of which are still quite regulated, yes.
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>>1319213
Continuous cruising licence makes it a national pastime
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>>1319212
I think that's a euphemism for Wales or something.
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>>1319189
I think you can have a shed of a certain size as permitted development on your woodland if you claim you store tools or camping equipment there. As long as it looks like a shed you could pretty much live in it but it would be extremely small. You could collect rainwater off the roof and I'm guessing you could build a well on the land if you claim it's for watering plants. You wouldn't be able to get electricity on the land though, you'd have to use a generator. No wifi either.
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You don't.

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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: >>1295875
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>>1319385
Which one? The bushlore or the kukri?
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>>1319468
Pretty decent workhorses
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>>1319525
Both
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>>1319468
that mall ninja on the right tho
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>>1318268
>kukri

General experience with hiking and camping in the beach/by the seashore. Is hiking barefoot a good idea?
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>>1319105
Great experience here in California. Where shoes, because the sand gets hot. And you’re never truly alone on the greatest beaches in the world. Plenty of water because you can’t just set up a tent overnight outside designated camping areas. Oh and good luck getting a reservation for a camping spot.
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Put two bottles together and heat one to collect the purified steam in the other to get freshwater from salt, mon ami
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>>1319118
>I live in a shitty country: the post
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>>1319279
Deet and mike a fire close to your sleeping pad, if you are sleeping without tent
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>>1319105
Have you considered the affect of the salty sand on your tent and backpack? The salt will cause the zips to seize up a year or so down the track, unless you lubricate them immediately after your trip.

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>>1319404
>things that won't happen in your lifetime
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So there's no basic guide on how to grow stuff? Is it really as simple as plant seeds give it sun and water? I want to have indoor plants as well as outdoor
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>>1319138
How old is that dionaea?
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>>1319417
Sounds like some sort of rot or the tops were "done" Did you dig up the bulbs? Were the bulbs rotted? Were the cloves in the bulb tightly packed or starting to separated from the bulb?
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>>1319498
Light, water, air, and fertilizer. Beyond that you need to research the individual plant species for finding out their special needs.

https://www.almanac.com/vegetable-gardening-for-beginners
https://www.todayshomeowner.com/beginners-guide-to-caring-for-houseplants/
http://www.springpot.com/blog/indoor-vegetable-gardening/

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Are you ever tempted to follow this guy's example and just live in semi-suicide mode out in the woods?
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>>1317243
Nah he mentioned that he did that every time, but never found a pair with a better description. They lasted so long because they're thick as fuck, also he admits that they've gotten pretty shitty, so he's almost blind after a few dozen feet.
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>>1317115
underrated
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>>1317200
being indifferent is fine, but being glad is weird
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>>1317039
he really stuck with it
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>>1317061
This was my plan for the last few years but I've realised how boring it would eventually get. I would save enough to buy a new book every now and then but it just seems like there's not much to do apart from that. Do you have any ideas?

Greetings freinds
curious question, anyone here got any good experience about camping around Tassie?
I know you need to buy a parks pass to access the national parks but what is it like really?
Im finishing up my camper van and plan on doing a van life extended live in my van type camping thing. Kayaking, fishing, hiking and chilling in nature are what ill be doing.
So just wondering if anyone has and insights, ? can recommend places etc
peace
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>>1317718
Salamanca, thats the one i meant
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>>1317718
meet you there

got my van and i'm tripping from byron to taz.
hopefully I've lined up some WOOFING on an organic farm, and I can live there for a while
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>>1317718
sweet setup. it being tassie when i see the van i'll say hi
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Since Tas is such a small place, can we organise some kind of semi-anonymous chatroom for /out/ists in the state? I'm buying 122 acres of rainforest there getting finalised now and i wouldnt mind meeting new people.
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>>1309729

Definitely park up and do some of the bushwalks. Frenchmans Cap and the Wineglass Bay circuit are pretty easy and worth it.

Also spend some time on the west coast. It's super speccy and unlike any other part of Australia. Check out Strathgordon and Scott's Peak Dam. Drive your van from Corinna to Smithton on the western explorer track to acquaint yourself with the tarkine.

Pic from Frenchman's Cap last year.

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> who will win?
> what are your 10 items?
> who will go first?
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>>1318886
This aint stardew valley nigger
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>>1318884
Theyre not allowed to hunt big game or cut live wood
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>>1319436
All these dudes are bawling their eyes out before one week. Jesus tons of people camp for longer than that. Theres no way this is unscripted. If it is im gonna apply. I could win season 6 with 3 items and one arm
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>>1319441
>If it is im gonna apply. I could win season 6 with 3 items and one arm
How would you do that?
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>>1319536
3 bullets and one firearm to plunder the supplies of up to 3 other participants.



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