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can you be fat and /out/? or what is the best way to get healthier not locked in the gym but in the great outdoors?
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>>2715114
>can you be fat and /out/?
no
humans only
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>>2719078
Yes you can. Half the numales in Boulder have a potbelly and still go outside enough to swarm the trails.
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>>2719084
>Boulder
Those are probably trannies
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>>2715736
This is /out/. It's important to know you can't freeze an apple because you might reasonably want to store your own produce.

It's much better to freeze your fruit stewed or chopped, and you'll only be able to use it for cooking because it will be mushy. You can't easily replicate the cold storage process supermarkets use and get the same lifetime.
>I'm very sorry for saying "frozen" instead of "months in cold storage". Please forgive me.
No. You are hereby sentenced to buy and plant at least one apple tree and learn how to store and preserve its fruit.
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>>2719125
You need at least 2 apple trees to produce fruit, faggot.

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>be dumb girl (pic related)
>get lost in the woods for 28 days
>somehow live
>lose 40 pounds and get more attractive
Is /out/ ketomaxing a valid weight loss strategy? I want to lose 20-30 lbs.
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>>2718953
my wife actually just did read a bed time story. Goodnight.
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>>2718964
That's not a tan, that's skin dye. She prolly stopped washing her hair and then dyed her skin and told everyone she had been lost in the woods.
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>>2718837
You'll never guess what the primary point of the McCandless threads is. Are you ready for this? The dude is dead. Did you know that? Because anons will post it until the thread maxes out, every single time.
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>>2718837
Trollpost
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>>2718712
skinwalker

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Just got an REI membership and all I want to do now is consooooom
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if i remember right REI was some trendy dollar store walmart equivalent american chain store but solely for outdoors stuff
they have low low prices for bad products and this is why everyone who shops there is either poor and have no idea what he is doing or someone larping with bad gear just for clout
did i get that right
t. some anon explained REI to me some 5 years ago and this is basically what i remember
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>>2718849
No, it's all high dollar libcuck gear with no fishing or hunting section. Mostly they sell fashion products like patagonia and fjallraven. They have the usual citycuck staple of a bicycle section and they have gay pride outdoors and trans rights gear.
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>>2718903
>Mostly
my local store is about 30% clothing and 70% gear. My local one has a decent ski/bike shop inside as well but I dont think they all do. The funny thing is this one is right next to Sportsmen Warehouse...I go to both but most in my town go to one of the other.
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>>2718846
I've never actually been to that store, but I'm glad they're pretty good. Most REI's do hire well.
>>2718849
Nah, used to be upscale camping gear for cheap, now it's upscale clothing and gear for expensive. It's also a cooperative and you get money back for becoming a member blah blah I'm not typing out my membership pitch

Your pay raises and (secretly) hours are determined by how good you are at converting non-members to members. Along with helping to get promotions, which is retarded, because managers don't sell memberships. Recently, REI corporate has been trying to get employees to push the credit card, which really only benefits super richfags. Some employees drink the kool-aid, many do not. Membership *is* worth it if you go more than once a year and like the coupons.
>>2718903
To be fair, REI never sold hunting gear, it was invented for a bunch of hippies to get cheaper alpine climbing gear. They expanded on that. Most (If not all) REI's have a really good bike selection, and if it's not in stock, even nicer bikes can be ordered. Even specialty mountain bikes. The bike shops are also excellent, you can get a pretty cheap tune up and the people will usually fix simple issues for free if a manager isn't hovering. Some stores also have a ski shop.

REI used to sell some fly fishing gear, but I guess it didn't sell well. It's a progressive company, and has been long before it went woke, so they would never full-dive into fishing, let alone hunting. They'd make a killing but lose half of their customer base in the process over the horror of dead animals.

Also, Fjallraven is probably one of the better brands we sell. I like how sturdy the clothing is. Outdoor research is weird but also great. Patagonia is for prestige, Arc'teryx is hit or miss. Their super technical stuff is great, their normie stuff is kinda lame.
>>2718907
Some stores are more clothing than others, it all depends on the demographics of the customers.
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>>2719100
>Outdoor research is weird but also great.
just like me for real
no wonder i like them so much

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do you bring your guitar when backpacking, /out/?
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>>2717508
someone quietly plucking a guitar is way more tolerable than someone blasting music from their some cheap speakers to be fair
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>>2717516
>>2716324
I want to go back
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>>2717238
>>2717328
>>2717508
based snufkin chads
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I want to pick up a native american flute and jam out in my lonesomes
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Got bored on a stormy day on a steep bush clad mountainside once and started making up Native American sounding chants with my dad. Real fun desu, we were pretty stoned though.

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>Wear generic no-name Molle daypack while hiking because cheap and easily replaceable
>Some boomer fuck at the trailhead fucking takes me aside and tells me he doesn't like "Soldier-wannabes ruining the trail for everybody"
I was even wearing a bright red jacket, what the fuck is wrong with boomers in europe, fucking christ
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>>2717922
yeah, I consulted your last image which showed a load of forest
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>>2714672
You are generally right. It is really hard to live self sufficiently in Europe, though not impossible especially in the Balkans. And yeah overpopulation is an issue, but guess what? Second world nations are experiencing a mass exodus of people and villages in hard to access areas are dying and nature is taking over again. In a couple of decades it'll become wilder than Muttmerica where the population density will continuously rise. So yeah it is fucked, but in the near future it'll become a true paradise.
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>>2715297
>for me, it's the servile mentality
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>>2714257
lel, I literally walk around everywhere in mismatched camo and surplus gear and nobody ever says shit to me, nobody gives a fuck.
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>>2714257
>a man took me to the side
You're a bitch. If a strange man wants to go off to the side with you, tell him to talk to you here or ignore him.

Monocular or binoculars, /out/?

Also, dedicated general questions thread.
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>>2703952
>Good non micro plastic pant recs for the summer?
Icebreaker
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>>2710174
Do not bring people in situations they can't get out of on their own.
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>>2703952
>Good non micro plastic pant recs for the summer?
5.11 taclite
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>>2701599
With zero experience, I think linen foot wraps sounds like a solid first step. Good wool can be made quite thin and breatheable though.
>>2717934
that's synthetic. 511 make good pants though.
>>2703952
anything linen, that's pretty much your only choice at that point. a bit more durable than cotton and most importantly they are usually cooler.
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I'm looking at the fire restrictions for Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest and saw this regulation:
"Campfires are prohibited above 4,000 feet on the west side of the Cascade crest in Alpine Lakes Wilderness on Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest". What exactly defines the Cascade crest in this case?

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>every survival bushcraft channel
>set up shelter
>eat
>sleep
>eat some more
>go home
>thanx gaiz fur wotchin'
bonus round
>walk 10 feet away from the trail
>set up your camera
>go back and nonchalantly walk as if you just arrived
>run back to fetch your camera
>repeat for another hundred "cinematic" shots
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>>2713931
How about you point out the post where anybody told you that you should enjoy those videos, champ?
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>>2713825
He's funnier than you and also more eloquent and his logic is more sound.
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>>2713893
My man
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>>2713142
This board would probably be dead without all the spammy daily /out/tuber threads.
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>>2713147
Is that legit a thing?

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I don't go outdoors much but i have been lurking this board for a while,i went outdoors on my own for the first time today i even brought my cat along, i didn't even have the proper gear or shoes but i still had a lot of fun
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>>2717736
That's begging to be fished lad, get you a hook, some worms, some line and tie it to a stick
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>>2717657
>i didn't even have the proper gear or shoes
You were fine, I reckon most people my age have their first and fondest /out/ memories in jeans and skate shoes, just climbing rocks and going off-trail 15 minutes after getting off the train.
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Glad you and your friend got /out/.
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>>2717657
Did you hike like a Bond villain? Walk around while stroking your pussy?
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>>2717657
>i didn't even have the proper gear or shoes but i still had a lot of fun
Congrats! You're inherently more of a real outdoorsman than most other losers here.

Lots of people can run (Americans u can ignore this) but a few people know that when you run, or walk you get tired. And that by the time you realize it you're too tired to go back where you came from.
In an emergency situation spanning weeks, many people would simply die due to exhaustion. Underestimating distances, overestimating capabilities.
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>>2706027
What do you think the vax is for?
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>>2699197
How the fuck do stuff like this happen? a bunch of soldiers are herding people that outnumber them 10 to 1, how the fuck do they manage to give up?
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>>2699197
Rent free you miserable Eurotrash.
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>>2699197
> Americans
Rent free REEEEEEEEEE
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>>2703644
Jokes on you I will massacre and fuck my way into being the top warlord of Los Angeles. Don't need to stock shit.

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Spring is here.
Hope you got to enjoy the eclipse.
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>>2718306
You're so fucking early on this bake, other thread hasnt even broke 200 replies
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>>2718487
wheres the other one i didnt see it. i thought the last thread got archived a couple days ago.
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>>2718487
It's no big deal. The threads are moving much faster now that spring is here!

Just be patient. This one, too, will grow.
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>>2718665
well then,
/HGM/ - Homegrowmen 388
Spring is here early and so is the next thread.
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>>2718688
It can just be 387 part 2 :)

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I want to literally LARP as Big Boss. As in, I want to do a several day backpacking trip while wearing milsurp fatigues and exclusively rationing on MREs; with everything else being the normal backpacking fare. What is/are best website(s) to get these items?
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>>2718821
They still make everything that was in them. Which was kinda the point, make meals from prepackaged readily available stuff. Army biscuits, bouillon sachets, instant coffee packs, sugar packs, cigarettes, tinned beef loaf, a hard candy of some sort and chewing gum (preferably with xylitol).
They'll stop up your guts something fierce, but it'll keep you fed.
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>>2718878
Having it all prepackaged is part of the fun! I get what you're trying to say, though.
Besides, the description they used in Peace Walker literally referred to them as MREs.
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>>2718881
That's Konami being gay. Kojima knows better.
MRE's didn't exist till the 80s. Technically it's the "Meal, combat, individual ration"after Korea, but everyone still called them C-rations. Or K-rations for the smaller transportable kind.
That's alright though, MRE's are plenty good.
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>>2718636
Don't forget extremely overrated story writing
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>>2719028
Don't worry, I'll be sure to frame my walk in the park into some epic adventure through the Vietnamese jungle when I do my writeup.

Man I liked his stuff but he really comes off as a prick
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I liked his videos of course.

The meaning of the statement the guy said is completely rational and fine. The way he phrased it came off like a prick. Still, he has a right to sound like a prick if he wants.

Just for common courtesy he could have said all his points in a more polite way, but the guy is not polite, so whatever.
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>>2703630
Was it ever fully confirmed he was svc?
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>>2716081
I think you meant to Bump this thread.
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>>2716081
Yes a long time ago
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>>2719003
Why are necrobumping?

Why would you want other people to see you before you see them? That would make me very uncomfortable, like sitting at the very first table in the break room with your back to entrance. I don't own a single piece of clothing or gear that is any color except Earth brown, olive drab green, and stone grey. The whole point of going out in the woods is escaping humanity and becoming invisible and being left the fuck alone.
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>>2718758
What if I'm doing a common but potentially dangerous from weather and terrain back country mountain ascent like King's Peak in Utah?
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>muh West
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>>2718923
>Alpine and scree terrain confuses the easterner because his mountains don't go that high.
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>>2718923
>muh West
lol
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>>2718923
Colorado isn't the West, faggy.

Why is /out/ such an expensive hobby?
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>>2717627
every board is /pol/
-t 2007 oldfag
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>>2711477
I got a deer last season, and while I was in there field dressing, some squad fully kitted to the teeth like PUBG characters walk up and introduce themselves with "was that you shooting?"
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>>2711477
So it is, even in NZ. I cringe at how they look in photos and videos but tbf the gear does get them through some shit weather in hard places. Goddam bino harnesses though, fuck they're lame. My favorite thing is when you see a LARPer at a trophy ranch in all that gear mate you could literally do that in your pijamas.
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>>2718937
/pol/ exodus to eightchan was 11 years ago
let it go already
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>>2716728
Just go to Whistler, they all try to snowboard in jeans and black puffer jackets with fur collars. Ofc nogs and wogs gravitate to snowboarding.

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What drinks do you take with you when you go /out? What container do you use?

I normally carry 1 litre of water in a plastic bottle and a 8oz flask with single malt whiskey.

Picrel.
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>>2718605
That's a lot of water Anon but normal for a full day's hike I suppose. A few years back I went on a hiking exped in Kenya with some friends. One of them drank over 9 litres of water within 4 hours and collapsed. Turns out he flushed his system out too quickly. Poor fucker took 2 days to recover. Was a good exped though.
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Aside from water, of course, I'll sometimes bring a small flask of whiskey, usually Irish, or Bourbon. I have a tendency to drink way too much in my normal day-to-day life, usually in an effort to disassociate, but after spending an entire day hiking 20 miles, talking to no one, and being surrounded by beauty, I feel that I don't really need it the same way. Just a nip or two to help warm up my appreciation of my surroundings, rather than a half liter to completely numb my senses.
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Don’t care if it’s heavy, I’ll bring a 12er of beer or a box of wine if I’m going to be out a couple of days.
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>>2718860
>wake up
>we are out of alcohol
>there is a store 30 kilometers that way
>but our destination is 20 kilometers that way
>beer store it is
every single time
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Milk powder and coffee


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