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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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Noggler
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What grows well in the east coast climate? Looking to start gardening on my apartment balcony
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Just got bit by this lil niga. I think it's a huntsman but not entirely sure. Can anyone id?
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>>2290899
Its a death spider. You have 2 hours left to live
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>>2290903
Well fugg :D

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anyone else thinks that woods look all the same?
pic related could be anywhere really
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>>2290309
why do allot or most forest in germany have cleared undergrowth
is it really all cleared by humans for hunting and to stop wildfires?
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>>2290431
funnily enough theres a lot of it where I am but I guess old ass beech trees and half dead spruce plantations dont get much of it so its mostly in younger growth areas
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>>2289945
You absolute mongoloid
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>>2289452
Some forests look all the same, especially homogenous secondary forests in certain regions and those with many invasive species, but other times they can look quite unique.
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>>2289452
I'm glad the woods where I'm at don't look as shit as where ever you are. I wouldn't even neck myself on one of those trees.

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was cleaning out in the barn and found these two haglöf external frame packs, orange one is an alaska i think but the small green one i dont know what it is
gonna try it out as oposed to my regular jääkäri s next time im packing
orange haglöf alaska is pretty rare if im not mistaken
anyone know anything about the smaller one?
aluminium frame on alaska and either aluminium or steel as best i could tell on the smaller
thanks for reading my blog
resume backpack thread
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>>2289712
Normies are willing to pay extra to look normie.
No experience with that pack, but with similar.
The straps look comfy, hopefully not too wide to cut into neck
the compression is done in a smart way
>>2289893
post your's
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Fjällräven Singi 48 vs Savotta Jääkäri L.
Help me!
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>>2289898
apparently the stench is deeply rooted, even though it went a bit away. once we have minus degrees i will put it outside over night, alternatively repeat the process but with a cap or two of bleach
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>>2288608
The M is 1230g while L is 2400g, what are you talking about.
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I just bought the blue one a few days ago, fielded the Bora 65 in Milsim west which held up and kept my gear comfortably on my back during ruck outs. My red alpha is nice for ultralight outings of 2-3 days spans.

>I use a speaker on low volume to play my music since ear buds suck
>I can’t make a reliable fire from scratch
>I use moss to wipe my ass because it feels better
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>>2289977
What a fuckin dick you are. Remind me to never go anywhere with you.
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>>2290766
working on it, but I get really discouraged sometimes..
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>>2289966
>I don't like camping, it's uncomfortable and I don't like not having electronics and other civilized amenities
>I mostly do day-hikes and stay at hotels and motels when I travel whenever possible
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>>2290755
I have a good setup with my therma rest and winter sleeping bag I just always pick shitty spots to sleep.
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>>2290763
Where is that?

>>2290789
You can bring your electronics with you. At least a laptop with movies, tv series and other things to watch during the nights and also speakers to listen to music. I know there are some very isolated places where there are no internet but that will change soon when Elon Musk finish building that Starlink shit and you can have internet everywhere in the planet so you will be able to shitpost on 4chan from the top of Mount Everest.

Why there are no farmers on 4chan?
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>>2271589
>Versatile
Oh man the "crash box" transmissions in pic-related-era are awful and dangerous. Driving them on the open road feels like playing a Daytona USA arcade machine with that big metal 4-speed H shifter you bash into gear with no clutch and zero force feedback. You just go CLUNK from second to third and pray that you've matched the revs right, because you won't know until 5 seconds later if it's successfully shifted or if the second and third gears have seized together on an angle causing the whole 10 ton piece of shit to screech to a halt. Fuck Versatile my dude.

Luckily I don't have to stress about the particular tractor I'm talking about anymore because it sat parked in a field in the rain for a few days and just caught fire out of boredom
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>>2272118
Man livin the dream
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Bump
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>>2266326
They're too busy farming to waste time on some Mongolian basket weaving forum.
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>>2290772
Some of them have few others to talk to as well. Im sure they have a couple of hours to shitpost

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What, are you scared of a little cold?
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>>2290833
atleast 40% of them do
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>>2290854
With Cummins diesel, it's 100%
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>>2290751
I wish it was colder.
Just tested my snow making setup but didn't get any snow. I'm hoping it gets a little colder tonight and it works.
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>>2290751
It's 43 degrees celsius outside at the moment, went to the beach this morning and now amhiding inside in the aircon waiting for a sea breeze to cool things off...
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>>2290878
Just tested again, still no snow forming from the sprayer.
Kinda sucks. It's 28°F right now and I was hoping that would be cold enough. It might not get any colder this winter.

Welcome to /wood/

Post your saws, hatchets, axes, forestry, felling, milling or other activities here.

I’ve been cutting ponderosa pines on my property. Can anyone recommend a good gas woodsplitter to get through 10 cords of wood?

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The board is named /out/ - Outdoors, but I don't see any evidence that anyone here actually goes outdoors
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Yup.
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>>2282917
I have never been outside in my life. I am bubble boy.
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Got out today, it was fantastic.
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>>2282957
>going camping for the first time during the thaw.
Ok enjoy that mate kek.

Why cant mountaineers just blast their way up instead of wasting days waiting for avalanche gods to calm down
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>>2290671
I wish that was my job
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>>2290770
That'd be pretty damn sweet.
Here's another pic. This one from Alaska, which is being used by the railroad company.
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>>2290671
>>2290807
Ski resort clearing some snow.
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>>2290671
Any redlegs here? What piece is this?
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>>2290880
M101 Howitzer.
Shoots 105mm round.

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Ask anything from a Finn who is /out/ spending two nights in deep forest

>Are you a Finn spending two nights in forest?
<Yes

>Can I ask anything
<Yes
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OP here. This is my second last post to this thread, as I am going to a new two-night trip. I will make new thread for it, as this is somehow run over by few anons with /pol/ tier discussion.

>>2288643
Activity was training for recce-style work. I will do this new trip with semi-military setting too, meaning that I will train similar skills but I wont be full-larp this time.

>>2288774
Not this time. If I see something interesting, I will.

>>2289115
>Below 8

Anon I dont know if I can help you. If finnish autumm temperatures are too cold, I dont know how I could help you with winter. Multiple layers of clothing, warm footwear and movement is warmth. There is no motivation really, as it us just useless feeling. Self-discipline will keep you going.

I remember once when it was almost too cold, as I was in the military. Temeoratyre dropped below - 32° celsius and I was cold. We got our tanks to start their warmup, but I was amazed to see that the hot exhaust gasses just floated few meters up and "froze", they chilled so rapidly that they ended up forming cloud barrier just few meters from ground. That was cold.


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Finn canteens are pretty good. Shape and mouth are improvements, and the clip is nice.
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>>2290186
Multiple layers of clothing is shit-tier advice that gets you killed.

I used to have fuckloads of layers on and was so cold while homeless in the winter.

Then I just bought a thermal base layer + a cover all rated for -40 and ever since then I've been really warm and that's it.

Layers restrict movement and squeeze heat out of you.

Better to have only two layers but you pick the right things for those layers.
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New thread

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>>2281426
face at least 9/10
height 6'5
frame 1/2/3/4

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Do you forage anything in the spring - morels, ramps, ferns, nettles?

What are you looking forward to doing when the weather finally warms a little in March?

How do you handle the snow - micro-spikes - special gear/shoes?
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>>2290025
nice, i love woodlands like this.theres always little nooks to explore and every season it changes and evolves
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The general formerly known as /lcg/ LARP Containment General edition.

This general is an effort to consolidate topics generally considered to be “LARP” on boards including /out/, /an/, /k/, /diy/, /pol/, and others:

Some examples of topics:
-Homesteading
-Microfarming
-Where to buy land
-Prepping
-Natural Disasters
-SHTF
-Self Sufficiency
-“Survival” Skills
-Homelessness
-Running away from home

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>>2277217
Anything state other than Alaska being 1st is generally BS. Although AZ, UT, NM, and OR are acceptable in the top 10.
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>>2290299
Hope it works out for you Anon
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>>2275592
I've been interested in sustainable living for a while. I live in a city, but I'm slowly trying to incorporate aspects of it into my life. When the pandemic is over in my country, I'm hoping to buy a small block of land in the bush, and head there on weekends, and slowly live out my irl minecraft dreams by building a small, self sustaining cottage from scratch where I can larp as a homesteader for parts of the year. My current projects:

>Balcony garden for herbs and fruit
>Currently getting to the exciting part of making a sourdough starter; going to start baking with it in the next few days, hopefully leading to a constant source of fresh bread
>Getting really interested in shurbs (the drink) as a way or preserving fruit
I'm currently making the shrub with store brought fruit, but mint I grew myself, and my short term goal is to make one entirely of produce I grew myself
>Building a very small foundry to start converting my waste metal into metal ingots for future projects

Any other projects I might be able to start, lads? I really enjoy pursuing knowledge, and I think that this entire range of topics is a fuckload of fun. I'm thinking finding a way to produce my own sugar and vinegar might be a nice way to expand my options.

As an aside, I'm glad I found this thread; I've been searching forums, but the vast majority of them either descend into literal neo nazism within like a month, and haven't been touched since 2012, or they're the complete opposite and just a bunch of hipster people talking about getting in touch with nature by managing to not kill a monsterra that they then proceded to take a million insta pictures with.
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>>2279078
I'm definitely larping, but I'm pretty honest about it and preface my posts with it. I'm an apartment dweller, but I'm still trying to incorprate bits of sustainable living into my life, like gardens to grow my own produce, or trying to make my own shit like bread to reduce reliance on supermarkets.

Can post pics of my precious herby bois or my sourdough starter as proof, but they're underwhealming as fuck. Other shit like my preserving projects are basically just fruit in liquid, so wouldn't really prove shit either. I think anybody who is legitimately homesteading is most likely out doing their shit, not itt. That doesn't mean it's worthless though; the concepts seem to be pretty similar to small scale shit, just scaled up massively. Plus it's gonna be pretty good as a containment thread.
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>>2279459
No it isn't, and everybody on this board despises the threads that you start or the topics you want to discuss. Either assimilate, or go back to /pol/

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Hey /out/ I know some of you have chickens here.

What do you do for water? A buddy of mine just recently got these water bucket things with little pockets. It looks nice in theory, but they fill up with so much gunk and dirt, and we've got missy pictured jumping all over them which probably isn't helping.

I get out there pretty often and clean them out, but I don't feel like I'm out there enough, and because of their small size it's going to be easier if I just drop the whole system and give them a regular bowl or something (much easier to clean).

What do you guys use?

Sorry about the angle on the photo, I had to poke my phone through fence panel.
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>>2290829
That's why you just kick it over and refill it every morning
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>>2290866
>just dump it all and refill it
>with shit dripping off the top lip into it
>for them to shit in again 5 min later
Genius
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>>2290655
Screw a bolt into the old holes with some rtv/silicone to seal them and drill new holes.
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I use pic related.
I have hardline pvc into the pens with a spigot and hose.
I originally had these mounted to the wall and such but they were too much work to clean.
Now I just bolt them to a scrap piece of 4x4. When they get dirty I just pick it up and dump it and then set it back down and they refill themselves.
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My set-up is a 4 litre icecream container with a dripper from the retic into it. There are two different drippers from two different retic circuits to make sure they get water even if one fails. The retic overflows the container ever so slightly and the container is up against the fence on a slab so the amount of dirt that gets in is limited. Still need to look at it every other day to make sure they have water. If you can't go and give your chooks fresh water each day anon, maybe you shouldn't have them?

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I laid this monster earlier today on the side of a mountain. Unfortunately it snapped in two as it came out of my ass.
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>>2280757
6/10, good consistency but the colouration is a bit too light and the break in the middle indicates poor technique.

>>2281132
4/10, decent texture but too many pieces and worrying colouration. Also somewhat lazy composition.

>>2282067
The actual turd is a 2/10 but the technique and composition is 8/10

>>2282127
>>2282128
5/10, respectable girth but the colouration is still too light and the TP on the turd ruins the composition. Also lackluster texture and technique but I'm giving you style points for the TP holder.

>>2288453
Absolutely rancid turd but the composition is very nice and it radiates a Chadly energy. 7/10.

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>>2280757
now THIS is what i call /out/
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>>2290426
A shitpost is the perfect representation of this board.
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the only way
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