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Are CRISPI boots any good?
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if your looking for that kind of model look the Cosmas Tuscania one which is basically the same, probably cheaper, still good
Italian boots tend to be too narrow for me.
If I was going Italian I'd go for Zamberlan. Look for something with the least amount of stitching.
If I was going German I'd go Meindl albeit Lowa is fine. Same principle applies. Also don't use wax conditioner on rand or it will delaminate.
Now I just use the vivobarefoot esc models and add an insole.
>Italian boots tend to be too narrow for me.
yeah I'm italian and I would love to buy local hiking shoes/boots for the convenience but they are all so fucking narrow and I have wide feet. I always resort to buying online from english or american brands instead since they are seemingly the only ones with a good selection of actually wide fits
For German, I’d look at Hanwag. They have wide lasts. Ditto in minimal stitching.

I’ve had Lowas, wouldn’t again. I’d stick to Zamberlan or Hanwag.

What do you guys think of camping solo?
I went to camp for the first time with my gf and enjoyed it a lot. This may become a lifelong hobby but I'm also a loner sperg with few to none friends so I may want to go by myself sometime.
Do you guys think its worth it? I can see myself high on drugs going for some gooning session before lighting up a campfire and cooking something tasty to ease the munchies before some kindle reading by some river or maybe going for a hike.
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then you would be me, and sure anon id love to camp with you
im the opposite lol. lot's of friends and a career. but no balls/ability to chat up irl women and dating app encounters always have me running for the hills.

honestly if I had to choose, I'd keep the current situation. At least until all my mates partner up and i'm left never seeing them lol. :/
>What do you guys think of camping solo?
There are other kinds of camping?
Campfire, smoke, listen to music, sleep and wake up early
OP here. A single gf is easier to entertain with couple stuff compared to a bunch of fags each one with their own unique shit to handle.

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Dads back with the milk. On topic with the video.
What are some dumb mistakes you've made while /out/, I'll start.

>be me
>live in desert state
>wash my hydration bladder with soap and water before hike
>drive out an hour and a half to trail with friend
>dude only brought a kirkland water bottle
>start hiking down and notice my water tastes like chemicals
>ask friend for some water
>he forgot it in the car
>tfw we have to hike all the way back from the end of the hike
>tfw its almost 100F and the only water you have is soapy cancer water
Once during a week long camp I didn't use the hood of my rain jacket when it was pouring heavily. Instead I used some retarded gore-tex hat. So the rain kept building up in my hood and every time I bent down to perform some task or look at something the water from my hood went right down my spine. Luckily it was summer so it wasn't that cold.

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The purpose of this general is to encourage people to go /out/ and find cool fossils and artifacts. This thread is also a place to share our own collections and things we find when we are /out/ hunting.

Rules are as follows,
>To just post and discuss fossils and other related geological subjects.
>When you post about a fossil in your collection, please label it with what formation it is from, what it is, and where in the world it is from.
>If you don't know where it originated or the species that is ok, just label it as so
Helpful Links
Geologic maps of US states (usgs.gov)
A Beginner's Guide To Fossil Hunting - Fossil Hunting Trips - The Fossil Forum

classes have finished for the year and work has slowed down so hopefully I can keep this one alive. I've made some amazing fids in the past few months that I have been gone and I hope to see what all you have found since the last thread as well. First fossil of this thread is a Placcticeras sp. about 9.5 to 10 inches in diameter was super stoked when I found it. Upper Britton Formation of the Eagle Ford Group, Denton Co. Texas
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>BX-15 and a 3-9x40 VX Freedom in Leupold rings
Based setup. Silenced?
t. unpaid Leupold shill
Trust me, you don't want it faster. I remember when it got faster during covid. It turned to shit. People took allllllll the fucking bait. It fucked the "board culture" or whatever you want to call it with all the tourists and trolls outnumbering the actual users. It's slow, sure, but you don't want to have it faster with more retards. It just buttfucks the usefulness and frankly how nice it is here. More people and faster is not always better.
the number of people interest in something is inversely proportional to the iq it requires
Yea, silencerco spectre II
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Found many trilobite bodyparts but never a complete one sadly.

i understand everyone on this board is TOTALLY EQUAL ORGANIC PERMACULTURE HOMESTEADERS, but i gotta water well nigga just to water my garden your water catchment aint shit your plants will be dieing when the soil harden. fuck now water fags
anyway no well having larpsteaders btfo, eternally
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post pics of your land then rentoid
No. This isn't a dick measuring contest. Learn how to take care of your property.
Lot's of permacultures have wells and cisterns. I don't think you know what permaculture is... Water management is as much about groundwater recharge which feeds the aquifer your well accesses as it is about "watering plants."
Permaculture focuses what the watershed is doing and what the aquifer is doing and how to maximize that water.
if you don't own land, a well, and a firearm, are you even a man?
nice. how did you locate the water source? how did you drill it. One day I'll have some property with my own water source so im not forced to drink this estrogen enriched jewish dogshit water that comes out my tap.

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>i really like williamsport
Same dude, ever since my grandparents died I don't really have a reason to go there anymore tho. Sux
I fantasize about getting a few acres north of Montoursville and trying my hand at homesteading but i'm too big of a puss to pull the trigger.
oh i see thats east of williamsport I don't think think I've been that way
I tried to get to Laquin but the road was gated apparently you have to go all the way around from the west and there's not much there anyways
also there's a jeep trail to a view above jersey shore I think that I found on flickr and drove to, terrible road, awesome view of west branch susquehanna, the real pretty part is up further north near wellsboro but there's not a lot of people or towns there
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Not him but i was there in february.
didn't notice any funny smells or sunbleached jawbones or anything?
Cuck mentality

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>america has no cultur-
America has a culture. And it's beautiful.
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>Hello anon, welcome to my fart box :)
>Make yourself at home! Don't mind the stale french fries on the seat, let me get that for you...
>What's that, front seats a bit tight? No problem, I'll just pop open the trunk so I can move my mattress that's blocking your seat
>Did you know I don't have to pay rent?
Cool, thanks for posting, you just wanted to be contrarian, huh faggot?
I'm gonna level with ya, bud. You sound faggy.
There's the Adirondacks and the Catskills, most of Maine looks undeveloped as well, but yeah a lot of urbanization on the east coast.

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Seriously why tf are people like this on the LT and AT. I tell people my legitimate name and they always surprised when it’s my real name.
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I wish I was cool enough to befriend someone on my trip and get a wholesome nickname :(
this doesnt happen unless youre one of those insufferable tramily assholes that carries a bluetooth speaker. just pick a name and lie about how you got it if it matters to you.
For people that've achieved legend status the names are warranted, guys like Baltimore Jack who've hiked 20,000 miles or more on the same trail year after year
>uses his government name.
you know that is how they like, track you man.

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I have a dream to see the Wollemi pines in the wild. But the actual location of the valley containing the trees within the national park is a closely guarded secret. Wollemi NP is massive and almost entirely wilderness; I'm pretty sure I could search for years without ever finding them.

Does anyone have any leads or know anything about this?
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Any plant-bros know what this could be if it isn't Wollemi?
Along Ovens creek in Wollemi is where they all reside
shut uppa your mouth
From talking to people in the NPWS there are several strands, but I don't think they're that distinct that you could spot them on a map like that.

Maybe with very high res aerial photos.
there are between 200 and 60 in the wild (its hard to count them apparently). a photo showing more than 200 trees isnt going to be it

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what's your gaymen/entertainment setup when backpacking, /out/?
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Sometimes I bring ketamine and a movie on my phone when I am settling in for the night and maximum cozy.

Also books.
Not a zoomer but it seems like the moment I put my head down in the mountains I get congestion and cannot fall asleep. The sleep is fine when I eventually do pass out but it takes a while.

Any suggestions?
My man servicing fixed wireless for yokels to post on facebook
Just get a retroid pocket 4 or whatever the newest one is
You can drink or take a benedryl
Its worth putting some effort into the design. It's rolling out something we'll-made and aesthetically pleasing for game at the end of the day.
She did the chessboard one with six celtic knotwork and runic memery and took some inspiration from link related for the backgammon board.

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What's the most based swing/hammock/pod? My tree is about 100 years old, the branch is 12" around so plenty strong. It snapped this winter however from a wet snow, so I cut it about 4' from the trunk. It would have to be a single mounting point.

I ask because there's so many options and the prices are all over the place, kinda overwhelmed with it.

Would spend up to a few hundred bucks.
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Also looking at this style. I really just want something to sit in for an hour or so at a time and read a book or just stare into the woods. This type intrigues me because I could get one maybe with a screen to keep mosquitos away.
i would go for something like this. Just imagine hanging there into the night, even in rain etc. that would be sweet.

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In America is it legal to start a makeshift mine in the woods? My city owns the land but they don’t do anything with it.
You have to buy a claim or something iirc.
I've been watching "Ghost Town Living" lately, and its all about mines and history.
To know if you can mine, I'd check with your county/local government or something like that.
There’s a river close to my house with a bunch of stuff like agate and arrow heads. Could I dig that for free? Or do I still need a license?
I work in mining in the Eastern US. You nead to own or lease the mineral rights. The government isnt the worse when it comes to leasing the mineral rights but if there is ore in your area the leases may already be held by another company. Also, I havw no fuckin clue how claims and shit work out west if you are there.

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starting this because i don't want to clutter the catalog with my dumb ass question. i am trying to plan an /out/ing, 4-day weekend type deal. i would ask my best friend who i usually camp with for advice but he's deployed. i'm planning on getting a tent, foam pad, sleeping bag, and solar phone charger. i already own clothes, lighter, water bottle, plenty of packed food, and a mora companion (it was on sale for like $14 and i like to get plant and mushroom cuttings) and flashlight. do i need anything else, or is it all just consumerist memes? forgive me if i forgot anything super crucial, i'm retarded (89 IQ). i don't plan on making fire. i just want to hike and sleep. it's a normie campground so i don't need water purifiers, i think. it'll be in southeast oklahoma, sunny and hitting 60F at night. good weather to not go missing? thanks in advance! :)
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>End up sleeping in wet gear nonmatter what
I live where it rains allot--this isn't true at all.
Get a freestanding tent that has mostly external clips. I can have my tent up with the tarp on in less than 4 minutes and my pack has a pack cover. I've never gone to bed wet.

You also want to "read the storm." If you can (which is more common than not) you can wait for the lull in the rain and set up then.
I wouldn't overthink it, any U lock is going to be pretty hard to cut without huge, heavy duty bolt cutters, if you need more flexibility and range for whatever you're chaining up to then get a metal chain made out of marine grade stainless steel and a big, tough padlock.
Like this guy says >>2720471 kryptonite is a good brand but if you can find a cheaper U lock at a hardware store or online then get that.
Another option is a 'fly-first' tent. They tend to be not free-standing trekking pole tent. There's also always tarping as an option.
How do you get the courage to camp alone?
I'm too worried at night about dangerous animals or other people to enjoy it
>dangerous animals
check if there are any first, then worry later
>other people
they arent going to rob you dude
just go out slowly, do a 1 nighter a few times then a 2 nighter etc

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/out/ music
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Modest Mouse first few albums on the drive there
No music once out of car

I just fucking love country swing, man
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>Modest Mouse first few albums on the drive there
>No music once out of car

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Why haven't you /out/ed in the windows XP background yet?
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near my ex gf house there was some rolling hill onion fields and we would joke about how it looked like the windows xp wallpaper
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Have you forgotten what website you're on?
Which style uses blue bans? I've legitimately never seen that.
I've never seen an actual (USER WAS BANNED FOR THIS POST) in the wild. It's always in screenshots but from everything I've seen after over 10 years on here, posts that get a user banned just get deleted. Was it an extreme oldfag thing?
this website used to have a little soul, sonny boy

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