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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.

Say I'm going out to the woods for a week possibly 2, what would be some of the best foods to pack with me? Also best things to possibly forage. Hunting and fishing is obvious so I want some other thoughts
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Guiness is the best warm beer (that is commonly avalible everywhere)

Your water beers like Corona, Heinekin, Stella, etc are also tolerable warm, but at least drinking warm stouts is actually a thing.
If its only a few days I pre-cook and pre-portion in ziplocks.

Like for breakfast I'll get a serving of oats, throw in whatever nuts, crasins, brown sugar, etc that I want while at home then just dump the bag into the pot/cup while /out/ and just add water. Or just put the bag in the cup as a liner and pour hot water in bag depending on how much heat said bags can handle.

Or pre-cook potatoes, sausage, etc then just crack an egg over it while cooking in camp.

You can get single serve cups of "just add water" mac and cheese, throw in a bit of protien powder and/or powdered mashed potatoes when you add your water and it makes it much heartier.
wtf that shit looks cursed

If you're going to drink warm beer, might as well just sue up that pussy and bring hard liquor.

Both taste like shit, only one will actually get you drunk.

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Anyone have any tips on finding liberty caps in the UK? I have scoured every bit of grassland in my vecinity, every cow and sheep pasture, every football field, every meadow and turn rup empty handed each time.
Look harder
>can't find liberty in UK

Where abouts are you ? I've not seen any yet (not particularly looking mind you) and I'm north England. Stick to sheep fields and they won't be long now mukka, the cold wind is blowing around in the hills .

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72-Hour Emergency Kit, Weekender, Bug-out Bag, TrunkJunk.
This is not Trolling. I <think> the 4channer who posted this pic was serious. They seemed proud of their hard work assembling this emergency kit.
If it is a joke, it is pretty funny. Otherwise, it is hilarious.

In spite of that, it does attempt to build a 72 hour/bug-out kit.

I did look through the very nice sticky on this board. Thank you to whoever made it.

This is applicable.

This seems to be perfect for roughing it Innawoods 125 feet from Mom's back porch.
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The whole setup is about 25lbs. I try to keep the pack under 10% of my body weight. The pack is a cheap "Outdoor Products Quest Day Pack", which run about $25 but have a lifetime warranty and hold up incredibly well for the price.

As for the time I actually needed it: I was in a very rural area in a valley when a blizzard came out of nowhere, compressed in on itself in the valley and dumped snow fast and hard, visibility was zero and while attempting to pull onto the shoulder to get off the road, I inadvertently drove *off* the road into a deep rocky ditch. My phone was broken in the process so I was in the middle of fucking nowhere that is seldom used when the weather isn't garbage, with no way of calling for help. Leaving my car and trying to climb out seemed like a recipe for mechanical injury and death from exposure so I decided to sit tight and wait it out. It was 4 days before they started plowing and the plow driver found me, but I was just fine. I kept warm by wrapping myself in an emergency 'space blanket' from the first aid kit, then the fleece blanket, then the whole hammock and used the camp stove to cook the freeze dried meals and to melt snow to fill the water bladder. Honestly, it was actually one of the best camping trips of my life.

I camped on weekends with a historical group for years, and some of the best ones were when there was a tornado or 9 inches of rain.
Everybody helped each other out and we laughed in the face of adversity.
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Bepis, you are a mad genius, thanks for all the pics and comments.
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Is dog included in pack?

If so pack is perfect as is and requires no further changes.

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Okay so I know a lot of anons must be wondering if I'm dead or not since my last thread (>>1307572) died but I've been a bit lazy and so much has gone on so here I am.

If you don't know I'm from London, England and I'm hitchhiking from NY to LA with no money. Previously I was a neet and decided to embark on this adventure while contemplating my flight back to London while staying in NYC.

If you have any questions, please ask and if you have any hitchhiking tales and tips of your own, do share.
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But where do I find the locals? I fucking hate tourists
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I'm a NEET hikki virgin and I too would like this. But for a different reason.

-Do you have some kind of electronic device to listen to music, audiobooks, whatever while traveling?
-Do you carry books? How much space do they take up?
-Where do you get water?
-Is it necessary to carry a weapon for self defense?
-How much Human interaction is necessary?
-How much calories/food do you need a day?

My dream is Europe:
>no modern transportation, walk everywhere
>ideally only physical books, but this limits me to carrying what can fit, don't wanna get some electronic device I have to rely on charging in some library near people
>stay away from people as much as possible. ascetic hermit style
>not wear shoes maybe
>no electronics
Oh and:
>spend all time off from walking reading all the books on my list
>visit various historical and holy sites
>do what water fasts are feasible
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Forgot the last question, how long/hard is it going to get a NEET sedentary body to hiking across continent? Is there a chance that my body/legs get damaged by the stress?
It's good to have a dream but cheese and crackers maybe start slow and try walking to McDonald's or the grocery store. Something achievable to build your confidence and knowledge

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Outdoor Research? Meme or should I get a pair?
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t. la creatura...
t. Stage 4 terminal beaner
t. 56%
I know both of my parents

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Post /out/ picture, and guess the state
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This is phenomenal; the sort of place I visit in my most peaceful of dreams.
Thas PA
Whatever state has the highest density of homosexuals
You weren't invited, and you have a grand total of zero friends, not because you're an ugly manlet Jew highschool dropout, but because your personality is absolutely toxic and nobody can stand to be around you.

Why haven't you killed yourself yet?
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This is him btw

he wasn't invited to LARP with them because he can't afford a nice rifle or gear with his high school dropout job and because he's an annoying faggot

Trying to put together a lightweight set-up for short/easy expeditions.
Has anyone used a Snowpeak No.1 kettle? 250g, stainless steel.

I've swapped out my tent with a hammock & tarp and was gonna change out my sleeping bag for a fleece blanket for warmer weather.
Also getting one of those wood-burning collapsible stoves cos they look nifty af.

What do you guys use for cooking?
And does anyone have any advice for putting together a compact/relatively lightweight pack?
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>More weight to carry
I would rather not anon.
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Get gud and learn to make cowboy coffee. If you follow the turkish coffee style of making it where you don't let it burn, it can actually taste better than regular drip or french press coffee
I have an aluminum mess kit. Is it not worth using?
Why wouldn't it be?

Hitch hiking stories.
I only have 2 worth telling
>be me 23 at the time and own a old van. Just had left big sur and was making my way to Yosemite when I saw a hot girl hitch hiking in Santa Cruz. Of course I pull over and ask her where she’s going and return she asked where am I going. Told her I’m heading to Yosemite for a week and she says she’ll join me. Turns out she’s backpacking alone which is nuts since she was pretty good lucking. So on our way we had gotten to know each other better so now we feel like old friends. Once at Yosemite we set up a campfire and have ourselves some food and beer. End of the night we bang it out. It was great for that whole week we just drove around to different trails and banged at different campsites. Once I left back home ahe stayed there said she was going to try to hitch to San Francisco or Boise. Stayed in touch for a bit then just lost complete connection with her.

>second experience
>picked up hitch hiker in kern county and she joined me for a weekender at Joshua tree. Same thing we drank beer had fun and banged it out as much as we could. And then ended up dropping her off in Los Angeles on my way back home.

I feel like i haven’t seen as any hitch hiker chicks like I used too, and hardly ever even see a guy hitching now.
It’s been 4 years since the last time I picked up a hitch hiker because I got a girlfriend and married her.
Do miss the characters you would meet on the road though
Has anyone had a similar experience? Either hitching a ride or picking up a hitch hiker?
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Unless you just wander around with a big bag of drugs like Ian.
>Hitch-hiking in Australia
>Some hippie looking guy pulls over, huge bushy beard and an open shirt with stains on it.
>He comes out and looks me and my friend up and down, then says
>"I'm only gonna ask you boys one question... have you got any pot?"
>I say yes and my friend says no simultaneously
>He frowns and stares at us for a minute then says
>"Now today I'm gonna teach you boys a fucken lesson! I aint driving you nowhere cos I'm fucken true-blue and youse are not!"
>He points to an animal turd on the ground
>"That is shit on the ground! I tell it how it is boys. I'm a fat cunt!" He points to my friend and says "You're a tall, lanky cunt!"
>He points at me. I have a pretty average build so he just says "You're a not so tall, not so lanky cunt. And tonight, youse are gonna learn a lesson about being true blue, because no one else is coming through here and you're gonna be sleeping by the highway."
>He walked back over to his car, opened the door and said "Now are you gonna get in and roll a joint or what?"
>My friend and I shrug and get in. He tells us he's gonna take us to Jamaica and we hotbox the car listening to reggae.
>He gives us a bottle of whiskey, and we drink all of it on the drive.
>It's nighttime when he drops us off at our destination - we're both shitfaced and looking for a spot to camp.
>"Here is nice and discreet" we say.

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Same trip on the way home
>Get lost on hiking trail
>Find a road after walking all day
>Follow it to a highway and try to thumb a ride
>A bus pulls up and this arabic dude with a huge beard sticks his head out the window
>"You boys want a lift?"
>We get into the bus, it turns out to be a muslim camping trip run by one of the mosques in our city.
>They give us boiled eggs and perfume
>They hijack the buses PA system and do Turkish karaoke
>Teach us about Islam
shit was cash
Fornication reduces man.
You mean weight loss?

> /out/ related car stuff
And basically where you can ask “Is this car /out/ approved?”
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>spend $20 a month on gas
With what fucking bike? I have a klr650 and while its better than my truck its still only like 30mpg. On top of that the fuel tank is so fucking small that if I wanna ride pretty much anywhere west of Kansas City I need to take a jerry can with me because gas stations are more than 150 miles apart.
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After I sold my Tacoma I was eyeballing the FJ. But the prices on them are ridiculous. So I wound up with a wrangler instead.
I have no ragrets
Damn brother that's the same experience I got from it I have 101k on it rn and exactly as you said speaker sterio sucks ass but I deleted with it and yes I have stains all over the damn fucking floor from that fucking cup holder. Had to replace radiator because of a crack in the bottom but other than that absoutely amazing no problems yet but I will keep my eye on that water pump
Thoughts on Honda xr’s? Either gonna get an xr, crf, or Suzuki dr-z

Also, anyone done winter camping or riding on bikes?

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I'd like to get into hunting with my son (8).

I never hunted growing up but have plenty of experience with weapons (10 years in the Infantry).

I live in South Carolina and Deer hunting and duck hunting are very big here. Unfortunately it seems to have always been something that has been passed down within families.

Do you have any advice on getting into this?
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Find a hunting forum in your local area. 4 Chan isn't the place for those specifics
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Anyone got advice for someone similar to OP but who is noguns??
Buy a gun, duh.
Actually know girls that hunt .. though this one is definitely a model and didn't bag that deer herself, most girls that hunt actually fucking put on makeup. It's baffling. Like, I would get it if they were interested in fucking any of the dudes they're hunting with, but that's usually not the case so who the fuck are you trying to impress, bitch?
It’s just habit without any thought to it, like brushing your teeth or putting on socks. Some leave that shit on 24/7.

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Any other females here and if so, care to share your /out/ experiences? I feel like I'm the only femanon on this board. Even when I go /out/ it's usually either solo or with my guy friends, my girl friends never want to go hiking/camping. I don't mind though I like solo
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There is nothing good in this thread
This is actually a good way for the government to waste money for a good cause and provide free bjs for the actual workers but could be better if they get some quadrapalegic female downies to do the trail work. They just need a chance after millennia of discrimination
Nope. You could try one of the TAG caver gatherings though?
>Later on I'll usually go back with a crew
You mean men
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So funny, see you in the MGTOW thread later <3 *kisses*

ITT: post your shitty caravan and it's specs

Condition - No leaks but very rusty, pinhole leaks in tires, holes everywhere, floor on verge of collapsing, probably won't move again.
Berths - 1 or 2, bed is extendable and have enough mattresses to sleep two people comfortably or one very comfy boi.
Heating - Wood stove, made from broken gas stove
Facilities - aqua roll, sink (waste pipe goes to ????) portable bucket loo with that blue shit in it.
Axes - one hatchet and one large
Residents - mouse, ate my fucking cornmeal and shat everywhere
Etc - chopping block, chairs, cable-spool tables, moss.
Price - You can only one-up me on price if someone PAID YOU to take yours away, because mine was so shit that someone gave it to me for free.

When I got it it was leaking pretty bad down one side but I sealed it up with bitumen tape and it's been good for years.
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>Be Aussie
>Nicknames are generally chopping the last syllable off and replacing it with "o" or "za"
>All me mates are dazza bazza shazza davo stevo stubo
>Except that one fuck, Greg
Fuck you Greg
That dude is so cool and has a ton of friends
why not "grego" or "greggo"?
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You're not in Wales though are you? I was going to spell it Daffyd but didn't as that looks like a gay way to spell it. desu my gut feeling was to use Mark but the odds were better for finding a David in Wales

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new official map
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Mississippi has the Natchez Trace Parkway, with lots of hiking trail along the old Natchez Trace. Thats worth a 2. I have hiked and camped a few days on it, and its worth a 2
Northeast/flatlands are too high. Nothing east of the Rockies should be above a 2.5.
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Sorry, not a good way to do it.
>the state I was born in and never left is a 10!

The original map has little to be improved upon.
You are having a conversation with yourself at this point because of your utterly terrible comprehension of grammar, and this is coming from a Kentuckian.

For fucks sake. Nothing at all wrong with going /out/ in extreme conditions, you just seem to be in heavy denial that your entire state is in an alcohol induced coma inside of their cabins for 6 months out of the fucking year, meanwhile that's 6 months that the rest of Americans enjoy.

Sure, I would go /out/ in that weather, your hilarious rhetoric implies you would do the same, but that isn't fucking true for the population. You braindead fucking mongrel.

Alaska is for pedophiles and socially inept white dudes who prefer to stay inside 80% of the year, with little to no human interaction.

Don't even get me started on the women. 90% of the time they resemble men more than the actual males that live there.

Let's settle this once and for all.

Best handgun for /out/ stuff?

Criteria- something light, reliable, easy maintenance, can put down a cougar or a tweaker. Think backpacking in the west If you want to recommend something for bears feel free as well.

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>.454 casull
>snake gun
nigga you wut
99.999% of firearms are for outdoors.
.454 is floating near .500 s&w sonny. .460 is another option if you want rifle-ish velocity
Prob a 329pd in .44 coustom shop is what it sounds like you are looking for

>Ultra light for it's round
>Muh .44
>Vary nice trigger and hammer follow through.

Ah yes very out

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