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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.

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Not a larp thread. My family has about 23 acres of 85/15 mixed pasture/woodland in the countryside in the south, that is currently being leased to a cow farmer. It is already surrounded by barbed wire fence, so no costs there. I want to try my hand at animal husbandry. I know I won't make a fortune but apparently there could be enough to get by. Especially given that I don't need to buy land or put up a fence for the most part.

What steps should I be taking to get into this? I'm tired of waging and want to retvrn to the land.
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Make a living? Not on that sized acreage. Reduce cost of living? Yes easily. You will have to put up more fence to rotate them for grazing and a pole barn would be a good investment for kidding but frankly a few cows would be a better investment. No pole barn or extra fencing necessary. Especially if you live in a country with higher regulations and a smaller muslim population. The goat market just isn’t great. Buy a few black angus heifers and inseminate them each year. Castrate the bulls and feed them up to steers for your own consumption and market sale to cover costs. After a few years cull the older cows and replace them with younger breeding stock. Cull nonproducers immediately. If they aren’t making more calves they are a liability.
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>>2143902
Where in the south? Know your market
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>>2143902
>make a living from sheep
>lose money every time your shear them
>they eat so fucking much
>lambs sell for less than a tank of gas
Shepard's only exist because of government subsidies and having other profit makers on their farm
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>>2143902
Hello Anon goat rancher here! You can make a living but chances are you will use the goats for supplemental income and make your land multifaceted, or like many goat rancher you will do it “part time”. I would be mindful about barb wire fencing for a couple reasons goats can get tetanus, and small goats and kids will just go under the fence. I would suggest range wire with barb wire on top, or electric high tensile fencing at least 42” tall preferably 48”. I recommend Going to OSU Goat Boot Camp YouTube, and Wild Onion Creek Ranch’s website for Articles. I will try to answer basic questions it has been very profitable for me. Here is a sample budget I used to get started.

https://sfyl.ifas.ufl.edu/duval/agriculture-and-agribusiness-management/livestock-and-poultry/goats/enterprise-budgets-for-meat-goats---25-does/

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Fuck bros I hate it when im out hiking in my brand new Goetland 5 PCS Camo 3D Ghillie Suit Kit Camouflage Clothing Woodland Forest Tactical Hunting Wargame brand Ghillie suit and some faggot ass Osprey wearing yuppies start making comments and looking at me funny.
Anyone else experience this or what?
Where are my Ghillie hikers at? Any tips and tricks for navigating the trails while seamlessly blending into the surroundings?
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make sure you roll around in shit for several minutes so they dont smell your humanity
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>>2144693
hey im this fellow ghille anon >>2144668
im in position monitoring this thread for advice, as they say in the military, two is one and one is none.
over n out. over
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>>2144699
U just gave away position bro but okay settle down for now
over and out out and over out over
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>>2144702
sorry bro over I was never in the military but I heavily identify with this meme I spend all my money on hypebeast patches and go outside twice a year over
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>>2144693
>Ghillie suit and some faggot ass Osprey wearing yuppies start making comments
If they see you, you'Re doing it wrong...

Is tarp suitable for mountain(10kfeet+) camping? What would be the best setup for rainy and windy weather? Ground sheet, yes or no? Square or rectangle design?
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It's not gonna fall
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I had a similar question and will post here rather than make a new thread-

I was thinking of one of these hammock shelters for a backpacking trip. Are they any good? I’m more concerned about mosquitos than I am rain, I figure a tarp over top should be good and comfy.
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>>2144208
The bug nets work well. Make sure to have a proper underquilt if the temps are below like 50f.
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Is tarp+bivy peak?
also, on bivy sacks. All the sites seem to say the goretex ones are the best, but all the places around me sell non-goretex ones.
Even the military goretex ones aren't on Amazon anymore (canada)
Is it even worth getting a non-goretex one?
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>>2143823
>Is tarp suitable for mountain(10kfeet+) camping?
Yes, but only with closed setups that are close to the ground. Otherwise, strong winds will blow it away. And a closed setup is inferior to a tent.

>>2144717
>Is it even worth getting a non-goretex one?
Goretex was the first membrane, but it's far from the only one by now. The other membranes work just as well.

#396-“Snook’d” Edition

Previous Thread:
>>2137010

Thinking about picking up a new hobby? Want to get a memecaster? Haven't mastered the Palomar knot? Click here!
http://www.pastebin.com/u/fishingandtackle
https://imgur.com/a/1Xw3N

First for best telescopic rod is the one you exchanged for a 3pc.

Talk about fishin
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>>2144692
you mean a uni-knot? I haven't had one fail yet.
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>>2144692
Palomar, loose enoughdrag, and check your line/leader after a good fight
all you need
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>>2144692
Single Uni Knot is stronger then a Palomar.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_J-_KAdALc
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Another PB with shitty night pictures. This time it's a 42lb blue cat caught by myself with a medium rod, 30lb braid, and had to be netted to be landed.
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>>2144728
Yiu gonna say what you caught it on?

>inb4 "you don't need a whole thread"
Mkay whatever.
Anyways, I recently acquired a large Alice pack for $20 just like pic related. I was wondering how I should go about putting a 2.5 liter hydration bladder into it? Is there a simple modification I can do, and if it's not so simple, what's a better way to carry water? I don't want to use those Bpa filled GI issue canteens.
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>>2144270
Take it, soak it in gasoline, and then put a 5gal jug under it.
Problem solved, you're welcome
4thPBP
/thread
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>>2144270
That pack is chink shit and will fall apart
Get the orginal surplus pack and thank me later
Pic related is mine
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>>2144270
There's a pouch inside the main pocket Inside that pouch is a strap meant for holding a radio
Get a source bladder and rune the strap through the eyelet at the top
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>>2144723
Pic rel
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>>2144396
>OP asks about useable gear instead of titanium memes
>REEEEEEEEE!!!!!! He's larping!!!1!
QTDDTOT qould be the right place, though.

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Please feel free to post your own recent outdoor outings.
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>>2144062
5
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>>2144066
6 /6
Yesterday was rainy after the morning, but morning sun had baked the exposed rock and the water steamed off and the rock dried between rain spells.
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>>2144081
thanks for sharing fren!
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>>2135276
Jesus Christ man, these redneck boomers just dont die off fast enough.

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*gets out of puff walking two miles*
*buys another £1000 of equipment*
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>>2143815
how can you do this for a living and so often but still be so fat?
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>>2144091
No, it's those baller patriot Crocs.
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>>2143833
>t. landwhale
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>>2144091
Because he bought them
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speaking of fat people going /out/ I found this and thought it was hilarious.

Are we going to have anyone near as based as Roland this year?

Season 8 of alone is set in Chilko lake BC.
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>>2128246
Fowler won because his fat ass was just burning off his fat storage, Roland and Jordan actually went out and took down big game.
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>>2128336
>Survival
>Can't Hunt
Jesus Christ Europe
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>>2128336
You can't hunt as a dane? What the fuck?
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>>2128864
I work as a Wilderness EMT and you get a lot of Heart attack scares form people who have had one before that end up just being AP.

He was probably experiencing Angina Pectoris, since he had a heart attack previously he must have a partially clogged artery and when he was exerting himself the heart got a decrease in oxygen supply and began to send pain signals to his brain, it's the exact same form of pain, crushing pressure which is why he recognized it from his heart attack. Which is why they show the medic give him Aspirin, Aspiring and Nitroglycerin can actually help with AP but won't do shit to a heart attack. The most common time people experience AP is if they have had a heart attack or weakened heart and then go out and do something physical, I noticed him talk about his chest pain after he had gone hiking around looking for gourse, that plus the stress of being alone and worrying about food 100% gave him AP.
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>>2144550
>>2144586
This is what happens when agoraphobic Jews try to dictate "balance with nature"

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Are heavyweight merino buffs any good, What are the pros and cons?
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I don't need it to be too long, Just to pull up to about my ear lobes.

good luck kicking this over you bitter faggot
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>>2144554
Hey, cool it with the anti-semitic remarks please. I for one have seen a huge wave of antisemitism on the internet recently and I won't stand for it. Never again.
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>>2144600
kek
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>>2144412
It's cool, I go around and chisel rocks/boulders w/ occult symbols I see in books and the gps coordinates to the beach where I throw my used car batteries into the ocean
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>>2144412
LESS GOOOOO
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>>2144600
Darn, how many boards has this pasta hopped?

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Post the pretty pictures you've taken while /out/.
That's it.
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>>2144644
u 2 np
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>>2138098
Very beautiful anon! Looks like colorado/ wyoming
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>>2139152
this near horseshoe mesa?
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>>2139155
incredible
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>>2144706
Yes!

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Thread for Swiss anons or anons who've been to Switzerland or want to go there.
Post pictures you took, places you recommend going or what your upcoming trips will be.
I'll start by posting some of the pictures I took on my outing a week ago. Was just a day trip, but 20km with 1400m elevation.
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>>2144710
My trip started down at this hotel.
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>>2144711
Walked upwards along these waterfalls
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>>2144712
Had to cross this snow field on my way to the top
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>>2144718
The forest floor was covered with blueberry bushes (no berries yet though) and sometimes also with lingonberry bushes (or whatever it's called in English, it's the European cranberry I guess).
Last picture for now.

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What's the best place to practice ambushes in the woods? pic related is me with my super awesome AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle. Looking to train and get sweaty with like minded guys. >inb4 LARPer
serious inquiries only the hardest core can reply to this thread
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>>2144668
just stab em and they will stop laughing
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>>2144566
bro wat im calling your school i know who you are...
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>>2144607
wtf is that
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>>2144610
mega insane larp holy shit
>>2144668
this should be the new troll thread theme, ghille hikers lmao
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ITT: nothing but haters. stay mad as me and my bros slot floppies in our sick milsurp bagging peaks and doing drills scaring away noguns calicommies lmfao

So I need advice for spots to backpack and/or camp near & around Shenandoah county VA (specifically mount jackson. I am being my friends from northern VA: a fat Mexican, a West Virginian, an Eagle Scout, and me (a Eagle Scout)

> background
I am from NoVA and am in mount Jackson to work for the summer, my friends and I have already done 10 mile day hikes around here but would like to do some camping. I’m looking for new spots. The fat Mexican has all the gear but little experience. I am the pack mule ( and ironically the skinniest). I have an off-road capable f-150 (mud tires and a skid plate).

Any ideas?
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>So I need advice for spots to backpack and/or camp
>Shenandoah
>I am being my friends from northern VA: a fat Mexican
>I am from NoVA
>I am the pack mule
>I am from NoVA

No.
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Reposting my question from the campsite rate thread.
I want to get /out/ but everyone I know is to busy, or wants to do designated campsite shit. My only options are solo-camp (which I'm currently leaning towards), or finding a stranger. How do you all find someone, or do you just solo camp? If you solo camp, how do you determine a trail to take?
I'm in Northwest Oregon if that helps. I haven't solo camped before, and I haven't really camped traditionally, but my last two units in the NG and USMCR loved field drills, so I'm very familiar going weeks without comforts, in a two-one man tent.




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