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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.

What kind of music does /out/ listen to? Looking for something to put together for backpacking through the Sierras.
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Bluegrass and synthwave man.
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I don't really like listening to music when I hike even though I'm otherwise almost always listening to music. Here was my Spotify year in review.

For /out/, check out Sturgill Simpson

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Heilung when in the woods is kinda fun. On a tough uphill it works well. Watch the youtube of them live. Quite enjoyable.
I'm a huge Marty Robbins fanboy.

The whole album is special to me.

Why aren't you homesteading?
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Because I live in the burbs. Soon as I get out of this place I will have a homestead complete with chickens for eggs and goats for milk.

pic related is my sad little 12x12 garden. Its the only thing that keeps me going year to year.
>Soon as I get out of this place
You won't. It's too late. Everybody spends a lifetime talking about leaving and doesn't. Living there in the first place demonstrates a timid, submissive personality. You will go on choosing the easy route, as you always have.
I'm far too lazy. I would have to be a wage slave for ages to save up enough.
nah, i did.
i had a small garden in my house in the suburbs.
4 years ago i moved from a big ass capital, a 20M people hellhole to a small rural town.
i've bought a patch of land on the outskirts and started an organic garden that is growing year by year. i have the help of a couple of hippies that work theyre asses out (just as i do) in exchange of food, learning and shelter.

planning to move to the site as soon as i finish the house that is being built there (starting in a week, really).

in the meantime, i keep working as a graphic designer for my clients in the capital, but i think i can live that shit in a couple of years.
>She will get tired of your shit or bored and cuck you literally
i honestly feel sorry for you, anon. i hope you find a better way to live life without envy and anger. have a good life, unironically.

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Show me them pics. Been out camping inna woods this weekend, first time in a tarp. Got to make prints in the fresh snow. Feels good man.
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Yeah, its still around.

Butte county, near Chico. People call it the flumes
u’ll need tuh find a area wiv 2 trees arond 10ft aprt depending on tha size iph u're tarp. Tie 1 guy line arond each tree roughly 4-5ft from tha grond (depending on tha size iph tha tarp). mece shore tha line iz tight tuh prevant anny sagging. through tha tarp over tha line soo tha midle iph tha tarp meets tha cord. Hammer in tha stakkes on each corner macking shore it iz tightly secured. iph u haf mor stakkes ans available straps u kan re-enforce tha shelter.

duh location ya chose n were ya set p ya're shelter a important. ya shld study duh weather in duh area n choose ah configuration daf wood best suit it. idearlly ya shld build on grond daf slopes soo iph there iz ray duh's iz duh direction duh water wiil flow. iph there a knw slopes ya shld dig trenches 2 a low duh water 2 flow of threw dhemm n away from ya. idearlly ya wiil wont 2 find flat grond wiffout anny rooks or objects daf wiil mece ya uncomfortable 2 lay on. Choose duh right desine depending on duh activity. por example iph ya wont a area por multiple peppl 2 eat or sit arond duh Dining fly iz ah gud option. iph ya wont 2 mece ah shelter por ah hammock duh diamond tarp setup wood bee best.
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It might be the shittest tent around but you can't argue with that face.

Summer, lots of rain previous week. The usually rocky dry ground is covered in patches of lush grass and there's cool little streams flowing down all around the mountainsides
Hey /o/, could any of you recommend me a reasonably priced silnylon tarp?

This isnt the vehicle board nigga

But more info on your question is this a fly for a hammock?

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Last one is dead >>1136744
Knife thread general: Grail edition
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Early to the party this time.
>Gee Bill how come your mom lets you have two kukris

Previous thread: >>1154036
>Kris Kremers and Lisanne Froon were Dutch students who disappeared on April 1, 2014, while hiking in Panama. After an extensive search, portions of their bodies were found a few months later although how they died could not be determined. The circumstances and aftermath of their disappearance have resulted in much speculation about the cause of death.

After reading >>1153799 → post on another thread I got curious and started searching for more info about the story since that at the time seems like it was something big and I had never heard of it before or seen it discussed here so I think it's worth to discuss it now. We can also have some talk about jungle survival if someone is interested or has significant knowledge.

Anyway, what do you think that happened to them?
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So did we resolved the mystery or are there still answers to be found?
the mystery refuses to be solved and there are no answers forthcoming.
The girls got lost and were unable to return. Perhaps one of them got injured. They didn't have a cell signal and were unable to call for help, so they turned their phones off to preserve their battery charge. They managed to stay alive, and probably together for more than a week until one night disaster strikes and they lose each other. Panic sets in and the phone gets turned on again so the flash can be used as a flashlight. Afterwards they die of starvation or exposure.
I can't even begin to think of the shit those girls experienced. Absolutely horrifying way to go.
They are dead. Stop talking bout deads.
I wonder if they were surviving by snuggling up with each other at night, so when one died the other one didn't stand a chance.

Assuming you really like the /out/ life, why aren't you saving every penny to buy a decent piece of land rather than spending your shekels in stupid and useless gear?
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Fucking racist.
>The difference between owning a piece of land and living in someone else's apartment is huge
it's not nearly as huge as you'd think, but I'll let you figure that out on your own.

on the plus side you don't have neighbors banging on your walls, and your landlord isn't likely to come inspect the place at odd times. They can, but they usually don't.

well in this thread people are talking about how it's impossible to buy land and build a house without spending hundreds of thousands, where I live you can buy a 5 acre lot for a couple grand and live in whatever you want to, there's a lot of freedom in that, I could be living a couple hours from here in a city and would be hating my life
where I live you don't even have to have a septic system if your lot is bigger than 5 acres
where I live you were able to camp year round on your land until this spring when some jackass camping on his land lit the forest on fire and the county passed laws against it.

how long before some jackass shitting in a waterway or at the edge of his lot forces your area to pass laws requiring septic systems?

I'd guess not long.

#202-“White Powder" Edition

Previous Thread:

It’s getting about that time... Fry that turkey, get drunk with your uncle who molested you as a child, and wait for those Bass Pro gift cards! If anybody wants to celebrate the holidays with fellow fish-minded anons, get in on the 2nd Annual F&T Secret Santa!
>Send email to GetSomeMemes at Gmail dot com
>Include your shipping info and what type of fishing you typically do
>Closer to Xmas, I will draw names to match Santas up with their Anon
>Everybody will get an email with the shipping info for the person they will shop for along with the type of fishing that person enjoys
>Go on your favorite website, spend around $25, send your anon a few pieces of tackle you think they will like, and wait for your gift!
It worked out well last Xmas and Easter. A few people have added homemade lures or gifted stuff they already had and that’s fine as long as it’s fair for everybody, but ordering directly from one of the big online retailers seems to be the easiest. Don’t use a burner email because I need to keep in touch with people to send them the person they shop for, exchange shipping info, etc. For the paranoid anons, the only people who will see your info are me (I have yet to rape anybody from 4chan yet) and the person that shops for you, so either relax and have fun or quit bitching and don’t join in.

Thinking about picking up a new hobby? Want to get a memecaster? Haven't mastered the Palomar knot? Click here!

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Damn those things are chubby
I use bombarda floats for gulp sandworms and sandeels. Nightfishing in the summer I can get away with threading the sandeels like a thruline lure, but I can cast 20-30m max.
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>Live in country with most freshwater lakes in the world
>Shit fishing where i live. Fucking GTA.
>only river near me opens after fish migrate away. Open all summer then and closes in october, before the fish migrate back.
>immigrants dump their relatives ashes in the river while im fishing 10m away

GTA sucks for freshwater fishing lads. (unless you have a boat to go on lake ontario) Any Canada anons know any good places along the credit or any lakes in the Halton/Mississauga area? Ive heard that there is good trout fishing in erindale park. There has to be some 905 anons here
416anon here. Im not the greatest fisherman but a buddy and I spent the whole summer finding spots in and round Toronto. Humber, Don are shit. Rouge is garbage except for salmon run. Best luck we had was out in oakville on sixteen mile and further towards Bronte on the creek.
Anyone have that realllly old baitcaster chart that was made a long time ago? You know, the one where it said pepsifag will give out sexual favors.

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Feel free to post tobaccos (no weed allowed), pipes, collections, pics of favorite combos for going /out/, pics of what you're doing with your pipe and any questions you might have.

Want to get into smoking pipes without spending too much cash?
Get a Missouri Meerschaum Legend corncob pipe and a pouch of either Prince Albert, Carter Hall or Half and Half tobacco, available at most drugstores.
What you'll need: pipe, tobacco, lighter or matches, pipe cleaners, and either a regular old nail or a pipe tool (combination tamper, scoop, and small pick).
All of these together should run you less than $20.

Having trouble keeping your pipe lit? Fill it with less tobacco and smoke it slower than you think you need to, lightly tamping as needed when the smoke starts thinning out.
If you're still having trouble, try filling your pipe this way:
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Yeah, I got one from a bag of MM seconds and fitted a straightened diplomat stem onto it for a longer stem. Can't take any pics atm but I'd def reccomend it (even with the dagner name) as a relatively cheap poker, as I liked it so much I bought a second with the short bit which is made of acrylic and much better than the usual plastic bits MM pipes come with.
smoking is bad
no shit, now please leave
They probably remember some of the old OTC cherry tobaccos like Paladin.
Those are still around, and smell great if you can smoke them right, but they don’t taste as great, or at least not for me.
Lots of modern cherry aromatics out now (even the OTCs) are better tasting than many of the older ones. Casey Jones’ Last Ride, Cult Blood Red Moon, CAO Cherry Bomb, MAC Baren 7 Seas Red, and Captain black cherry are all pretty good. For bulk, Lane Very Cherry is the basis for a lot of pipe shop cherry blends.
Why no weed? It's way better than smoking tobaccos imho

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Do you think it's lame to get a climbing related tattoo?

I'm considering to get a small tattoo on either inside of my forearm or my shoulderblade. I'd appreciate any idea or suggestion.

Also rock climbing general.
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keep in mind leather will stretch, synthetic will not.

>size 8
you better be a woman or underaged b&
Nope, 23.
I do wear women's climbing shoes though, I use the rogue 5'10
I'm looking at the low profile women's anasazis at the moment.

"The Anasazi LV features a lined synthetic upper"
Most people size down but it really depends what type of climbing you do. Overhanging you want tighter shoes, for crack or multi pitch you may want slightly looser fitting shoes for more comfort. I wear 10.5/11 and wear 9.5/10 or whatever the euro equivalent is (I’m a La Sportiva guy)

normal shoes: 42
la sportiva otaki: 39,5

dobt know what those sizes are in freedom values
I'm British anyway so we're 10x more weird with our sizes
I find scarpa force shoes extremely tight even in its appropriate size.

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How do I start camping and backpacking like you guys? I'm a city slicker, camped a few times when I was a kid, recently felt the urge to distance myself from civilization little by little to become more human.
What gear is essential? Where do I start, do I set myself some sort of goal along the way? What dangerous stuff can happen?
I live in Russia, so you can't really recommend me any places to go to.
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what would you reccomend as a lightweight fire starter? A ferro rod?

A bic lighter or a ferro rod.
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>what would you reccomend as a lightweight fire starter? A ferro rod?
>A bic lighter or a ferro rod
Yes on both.
cool small sample here. easy to make. :)
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>guy in OPs pick has an unloaded gun

A racing paddle, in case you hear banjos.

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The last one 404'd, so I figured I'd start one up, since the weather is FINALLY cool enough to do some serious /out/door adventure.

I haven't seen any threads including weird shit you've seen on the water, so fishermen and sailing enthusiasts feel free to tell your tales as well.
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so Canada has mermaids now
>be me, solo hiking in Massachusetts
>following what appears to be a deer trail
>pretty late in the day, sun is going down
>come across a tree covered in vertical slashes, like somebody was pissed off and decided to just hack away at the tree
>kinda weird, but ok
>keep walking down the trail, basically dark at this point
>notice a small, makeshift shack out of the corner of my eyes
>using my phone as a flashlight, decide to go inside
>nothing interesting, just a bed, some shelves, and a miniature wood burning stove
>start to hear footsteps outside
>oh shit
>bolt out of the shack
>hear somebody yelling at me
>run even faster until im out of the woods
you broke into some homeless dude's shack man, not cool
there are guys out in the woods living in old abandoned hunting shacks, beats sleeping on the street
Thats literally ripped out of an old /k/ greentext
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Haha, sounds like you had a good hunt, wendigo poster.

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What's the deal with buying overpriced shit when great and proven useful military stuff is available for cheap?
Really, when i look for some tools:
>If you want to go /out/ you need this knife, it cuts slices of tomatoes 0.0005mm thinner than any other knife and it's only double the price...
>You need this hatchet because it's able to split wood and it's only the same price as a chainsaw...
meme shilling all over the place. Why?
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I saw Kelly Kettles being made on the television program "How It's Made" and you post this.

Coincidence Maybe.
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Get out of here stalker.
>middle schoolers routinely get pregnant in public school
>home schooled kids are the perverts

Enjoy your degeneracy. I'm glad you don't mind the ZOG programming your kid to love nigger cock and accept transvestites as normal.
+1 for the chad luring in the background
gorka is really overrated. and not toleran at all compared to my classic army uniform

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What kind of swag does /out/ leave?
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Is poo a type of swag?
If so , then poo
No, it's really not.
Oh, then nothing i guess.
For i am a geopooper.
I take only trinkets, i leave only poo.
It is our way.
I used to geocache, left all kinds of dollar store toys behind but only ever took 2 or 3 trinkets total. One was an old-school MMPR toy, the other was a laser pointer.

I stopped geocaching when I broke up with my last gf, it was something we did together so when we split I didn't want to go any more for obvious reasons. Now I just take the kayak and dog down the local creek in the summer time and drive the dogs out to the woods for a few hours in the winter.
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Did you were geocucked?

post 'em
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>kansas not at least 3
>iowa and nebraska not 0
Really shiggys the diggy
Right here my man
Is this bait?
this would be a good /out/ collaborative project for overall outdoor ratings. is there a way we could host one of these and anons could fill it in?
The best way to do it is to come up with an objective set of metrics which can then easily be calculated, combined and mapped.

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