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Who makes good base layer gloves/glove liners for winter?
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>>1649931
Correction, the merino ones for $10.
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Serius heatwave are pretty legit. Super thin and adds a lot of warmth
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>>1650096
They also do silk for a simliar price
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>>1650099
Are these legit? or are they a meme. What's the underlying technology for muh "serius" heat that any other liner wouldn't have?
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Milsurp wool gloves, cost about 5 euro. American, Belgian, etc. Thick enough to use by themselves in chilly weather, thin enough to put bigger gloves over in cold weather.

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Is skateboard/longboard a viable mode of long distance transportation? How long of a distance could a normally fit male cover in a day without killing himself, with a light backpack, on a flat road with equal stretches of uphill/downhill/flat surface? I used to skate as a teenager, although obviusly in parks, so I'll probably recall the technique quickly.
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>>1654099
I didn't skate in almost a decade, just go an itch to travel faster that normal hike. I don't plan on ever bombing hills and going fast.
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You can probably do alot if you learn to push normal and with the other leg. Also, you will experience tons of cramp, get used to it. No idea about distances. I can guess you can do 60 km per day if you are trained, maybe 80.
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>>1654094
Biking is better is pretty much every way. Skating long distances kinda sucks. It's doable, but suboptimal. There are just so many reasons to go for a bike instead. If there's a blip in the pavement, bad day for skating, the motion is much more tiring, it's a bloody pain to carry around when you're walking. OP, if you really want to skate long distances, google "skate pumping" and browse the forums at silverfishlongboarding. Long-distance skating is definitely doable.
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>>1654203
A pair of rollerblades are better for easy all day cruising than a skateboard, bike is best tho'.
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>>1654235
see easy peasy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xn87-mcnoVc

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What should I know before climbing Mt. Fuji?
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>>1654155
Snowmass Resort (Aspen, Colorado)- 12,510 feet.
Highlands Resort (Aspen, Colorado)- 11,675 feet.
Breckenridge Resort (Breckenridge, Colorado)- 12,841 feet.
Lake Tahoe Resort area (border of California and Nevada)- 10,891 feet.

Interestingly, at Ski Resort Arlberg (massive collection of individual resorts in the Austrian Alps) the highest point is 9,222 feet.
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>>1654155
Fuji is steeper and has a higher prominence though.
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>>1654162
Point is that millions of people ski at the same or higher elevations every year without issues.
If you can't do a slow walk up Fuji, you need to reevaluate your lifestyle.
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>>1649258
You can definitely navigate Japan without knowing Japanese. Especially if you're just hitting major tourist destinations and not trying to live a quiet life in the countryside or something gay like that.
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>>1649228
Not to do it.

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What's a good knife for batoning? Thought I'd check it out this winter in the woods.

pro tips appreciated.
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>>1654130
It is a saying since forever from just about every sage-type character in books, shows, and movies that are about to teach the main character for whatever reason. There are many variations of, "How do you fill a cup that is already full?" It is attributed as being an ancient Chinese proverb.
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>>1654142
>emergency skill
No, don't use it during an emergency. That is the WORST time to abuse your tools. Once they break your emergency situation gets far far worse. Literally everyone who does not batonny chop chop knows that it wears you out more, can break your tools, and can actually injure you so badly that you can die. It isn't simply coming back and saying something like, "well any idiot can use an axe incorrectly and injure themselves," because the very act of batonny chop chop is an incorrect use of a knife in the first place.
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>>1653961
>pic
Well, that is what you get when you have a tool that has a logo stamp right where there's a high stress point and a difference in tempering and possible forge welded edge. kek
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>>1654190
If the choice is risking injury and tool breakage to have a fire in a situation where I'd freeze to death otherwise, I'm making that fire,

The rest of the time, I'm using an axe.
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>>1654186
They bit off the “Bowl is most useful when it’s empty” quote?

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Going to be moving from Seattle to Los Angeles and I really despise the drive down so I am looking to break it up by planning a bunch of hikes/trail runs to do along the way in the various regions.

I'll be taking i-5 almost all of the way so I am looking for suggestions primarily in Western Washington, Western Oregon, and the Western parts of Northern California (Redding/Eureka/Shasta/etc)

Prefer to keep it under 10 miles and 4500 feet of gain but I am open to anything if you think it's worthwhile enough. Any thoughts?
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Don't take the 5 for starters. Go up the PCH.
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>>1653997
>>1654009
already discussed, retards. read the fucking thread before you bump it without contributing anything new or helpful after three days of inactivity.
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>>1647810
>California
>we're full
You've been exporting your brand of minority worship for decades now. Only thing you're full of is niggers
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>>1647837
I live in Seattle, was born and raised in San Diego. If it wasn't for the fact that I much prefer the climate and wilderness here, I would probably have moved back. Lived slot of places in my life, but San Diego is pretty great. Anyway, parts of Washington (small cascadian towns, Olympic peninsula) are still really nice. Northern California is cool too. Absolutely anything would be better than LA
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>>1654147
Nice delusional and arrogant post. Yeah you totally settled it. No one can chime in otherwise.

Post em
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>>1653950
>"instant classic"
Almost without exception, damn near everyone who uses that phrase is somebody that needs to be gassed, especially those that work for commie-libshit rags.
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When I was a kid, this book had me chasin' butterflies.
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>>1653986
I concur

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for cheap holidays in nature I was suggested "taking a 9 Euro flight to krakow, stealing a bike and keep cycling until its quiet enough".
so..
Will people stop for you when hitchhiking? How serious does the police take wild campers? Would locals provide shelter if some serious bad weather happens? Does hitchhiking work? Will a sleeping bad and a tarp suffice?
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>>1650267
>>1650476
thanks guise
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>>1649898
>stealing a bike
Go away, nigro. We're full.
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>>1649938
Actually you couldn't be more wrong. Poland is almost like Scotland when it comes to camping. Camp anywhere as long as you are respectful and the private land owner doesn't kick you out. It's better to ask for permission first though.

By the way if you went to Poland there aren't many Muslims because Poland is not one huge fucking "asylum" like Germany, so we get no terrorist attacks or sheep fucking either.
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Don't listen to those mutts saying its a third world country. You're not gonna get stabbed. It's cold now, around -5c at night and it's getting colder every day. Hitchhikinh is possible, not reccomended unless ur a chick. It's easy to hitch in the mountains where a lot of tourists do it. I'd get a bus from Krakow and go to Bieszczady Mountains (u wanna get to Wetlina or Ustrzyki Górne). See me for a beer, maybe i'd hike with u for a bit. Also there is hiking shelters that have cheap beds, less than 10$ a night
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>>1653425
+5C today, meh....

You guys jelly?
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Nah bru
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>>1648864
I bet this isn't even above 5k feet
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>>1650945
Not going to lie, I go out in the woods to get away from people. While I’m friendly to people I see when I’m /out/, I don’t want to see you.
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>jelly of some dead rocks that dont even move

naaah
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No.

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4 me its antartica pole of inaccessibility or mary bryd land in the dead of antarctic winter at -80c
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If i had the brass to live the rest of my lire in svarbald....
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>>1653847
Ask the guy in this picture, he said he used a cross-country skiing motion exclusively to get around, and that next people we send up there should unironically have skis.

You can get speed but I think it would be impossible to actually fall down those slopes, people who went to the moon said you could catch yourself if you were falling cause you fell so slowly
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>>1653177
>>1653469
until you get stabbed by an injun
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>>1653842
>>1653847
>>1653863
Hammock-fags eternally BTFO´d
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>>1654002
Ironically, they slept in hammocks inside the LM, which is that dot I circled five miles away.

He lived more in his short life than you will in your entire life.
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>>1648902
It means you are a casual. The more extreme the better. The moment people praise mediocrity over extremism is when the hobby/interest/ ideology dies. At that point nobody even cares to improve their skill and the hobby/ interest becomes casual. This has always been the case.
>but why do you care what others do
We live in a society. Fuck newfags. Fuck normalfags. Fuck casuals.
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>>1650668
I've been having to wait to say I find this to be a most excellent view upon this. Many seem to be unforgiving of his final mistakes and a few character imperfections, but he still began with at least some respectable intentions, and had many great adventures along the way. His chosen path was certainly more interesting and worthwhile than the usual. At least he had the stones to give it a go.
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>>1646494
When some one says, "yada yada more than your life time" bravo
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>>1654090
>do more than superspeeder in only 5 years than he did in how short life
>still alive
>have children
superspeeder BTFO
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>>1647398
But it says 4chan right there in your image, desu ne

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>too warm for snow, but too cold for summer /out/ing
>everything is gray and lifeless, but you still have to watch out for ticks
>warm enough for rain, but cold enough the rain is uncomfortable
>forest floor is constantly damp and and brown, mud never dries
>daylight hours are just as short as in proper winter /out/ing, but there's no snow so it's hard to navigate in the dark

pic related, late fall is the worst of winter outing with none of the advantages

>inb4 muh deer season
yeah, that's 2 weeks I have to stay out of the woods because there's a bunch of fudds shooting anything that moves
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>>1648853
Add January, February and depending on the year, half of March to it, and it's like that here
>>1651466
That one is the best though. Trees start flowering, days are longer, temps may exceed 20C every now and then, ground may finally be dry again...
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>>1651695
there will still be snow at higher elevations
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>>1653975
>No butterflies
>No crickets
>No fireflies
>No snakes and lizards to catch
>No wildflowers
>No berries
>Hurts to breathe
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blue ridge niggas be like
>november
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>>1649068
The Ozarks are garbage mountians anyway. Colorado and California are the only real outdoor states.

Why is this becoming so popular? It's kind of feels nice going out into nature wearing traditional wear rather wearing nylon jackets. Making your own fire and building your own shelter, instead of using tents and electricity.
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>>1652943
Cromwell.
I don't like the whole royalist aesthetic.
London & Liberty!
Freedom and Prosperity!
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>>1653996
>Cromwell.
>I don't like the whole royalist aesthetic.
Faggot
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bump
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>>1653209
thank you
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>>1652074
>>1652087
Can't post it. It's freaking gone, seems my roommate borrowed it with out telling me and then lent it to one of his friends... I'm making him buy a replacement.

>>1652945
>Where you out of?
Atenveldt, not as active as I used to be.

polite sage

What should I wear for cloudy humid and coolish (42f) weather?

I’m thinking ski pants And a long sleeve base layer thermal. Rain coat in the backpack if I need it
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>>1652474
that pic is the worst thing i've ever seen on 4chan. reminds me of a story from a guy i went climbing with: his daughter thought a full tick they'd pulled off the dog (she didn't see that) was a raisin. i want to fucking kill myself everytime i think of one of those popping in my mouth.
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>>1652477
You haven’t seen the maggots in the dick gif then, have you?
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>>1652805
Don’t tease me like that
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>>1652477
>worst thing i've ever seen on 4chan

newfag detected
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>>1652381
Get yourself a pair of milsurp wool trousers, and like $40 online. I have a set of old british battle dress trousers and they’re extremely well made and durable. Good for blocking wind too.

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How do we reduce the amount of these deaths?
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>>1653550
>How do we reduce the amount of these deaths?
Why?
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>>1653584
Make it a game. Have these "Selfie check points" every time you take a selfie in that spot, upload it onto "Outdoor selfies" (Outdoors Selfies is a registered trademark) you get points based on the spot. Just put these spots in more dangerous areas, let the game begin.
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>>1653550
>How do we reduce the amount of these deaths?
by letting them continue
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>>1653584
Guarantee them 50 extra likes on each post from a risky location. Bonus incentives, such as comments and shares, will be awarded the closer you are to the edge/moose/grizzly.
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>>1653584

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Found this in sssscomic. What does the /out/sdoorman read for fun?
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>>1650805
Unironically I've been following this series a while now. Is a good take on the old "Zombie apocalypse"


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