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Do any of you do this? How is it?
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how come prema vanlifers have hotdog skin like Joe Rogan?
what is hot dog skin?
hot dog skin is the semi-perm red-colored skin that, if left untreated, turns skin into leather carapace
But rogan is not red in any way
You're fucking kidding me right? Are you literally the color of Dana White or something that you can't see that Rogan is quintessential red-blood cell'd out of his mind from the TRT?


I've found some outdoorish uses for plain old black landscaping fabric and am interested in reading creative repurposing ideas for utilizing this cheap material.
A 3'x50' roll costs less than ten bucks. I used some to fashion blackout curtains for my vehicle while camping in the northern territories (24hours of daylight in summer months). I attached stick-on velcro squares to the fabric and around each rear window corner so the curtain can be easily taken down and stored away. This also makes it possible to unroll a window partially without allowing horseflies to enter the car but still have darkness and airflow.
I cut another eight foot piece that folds up small and light which I carry in my backpack to use as a groundcover when I want to chill out on the grass or whatever.
This fabric could make a good bugnet for a rope leanto shelter maybe? It's very packable when folded up, and surprisingly strong/light.
It’s black though... isn’t it extremely hot
I've had no issues with that color. It's all good, bud.

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CUT it out edition

There are always multiple threads up about machetes, hatchets, and knives at any given moment. Why not have a general for it? Now we do. This thread is for discussion and advice regarding cutting implements of every kind. Post yours, ask questions about, and discuss various different brands and types of cutlery.
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What spyderco should I get for an everyday camp carry?
Anyone familiar with Steel Will?
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Sometimes you must even cut the earth itself.
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Is this the ideal knife or a meme?
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Recomend sites to buy knives for those in the UK, I only know of, Heinnie, and knivesandtools

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These are Morchella conica (as far as I can tell) an edible and quite delicious Morels mushroom. I harvested these on a couple of acres after a heavy rain with dividend payout to neighbor for foraging them. It took about an hour. These are priceless gems. Wild forage my fellow /out/doorsman.
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Local parks are filled with pheasant back. Have eaten like 10 pounds of it this month alone. Skunked on morels but I know where a load of summer edibles will be spawning this season so I'm excited
Only two mushrooms I even bother with are oyster and morels. Let me know if there are any other mushrooms that taste the same (in the PNW)
How do I preserve mushrooms? I dont mean for long periods but whenever I get home they are all sweaty and fallen apart
For transportation? Just like any plant, dig around them and carefully move them with the soil and put them in a plastic container with a lid.
breathable cloth bag

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Having trouble finding good open country to explore. I'm somewhat stuck down in South Ontario and it's a drag knowing there's not many good open places to go and get lost. Any anons know good places?
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Not OP but thanks. this is what I though
been doing uni in south Ontario and fucking hate the place. the GTA to London is pretty much hell on earth.

>Crown land.
>a noticeable cityfag.
how do they feel about city dwelling rednecks from Alberta? so far the only hate I have got in Northern Ont is from quebecois scum
Protip everyone looks at everyone sideways in the bush because they're there to get away from people so you're unwelcome from go, conversely everyone has a right to it so you are just going to need to deal with that if you're going to the easy spots where everyone goes
Kingston is east Ontario
>east Ontario
is that even a thing? or just some wigger shit?
Pretty much anywhere along the Niagara escarpment, Nottawasaga lookout trail is kino.
Tobermory/ the grotto/ teapots is like the best Ontario has to offer.

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Yes I fucked up.
>Questions that don't deserve their own thread
There are no wrong questions. Be aware it's summer and corona has bought even more retardation to the board.
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Use Google, I'm not even joking. Just search for the park you're going to and open the website, that'll give you more info than anyone here could give.
that's fair, im mostly gonna be stealth camping so ill just try research by a general area
I don't know, crush up bark I guess.
My friend dyes yarn she spins. she says makes pink with avacado pits. That's all I know, just giving you things to google, really.
Crazy Creek hexlite is a roll up lightweight chair that spreads out into a 3/4 sleeping pad. It'll add a bit of extra comfort to your sleep setup, and if your inflatable fails on you, you have a backup until morning
Anyone else have the side of their hips get rubbed raw after big mile days (15+). Trying to figure out if this is normal or if there’s something wrong with my pants or hip belt arrangement. Pants have an integrated belt so it’s not a belt issue. I think it’s maybe when it gets moist from sweat, and then something starts rubbing. Leukotaping my hips I think would fix it unless anyone else has some protip I’m missing. Pic related - it’s a partial nude

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My friends have been looking for some cool places to explore in socal since we dont have school. Are there any cool/unkown spots you guys know about?
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Fair enough
Thanks for typing out what I felt
Cedar creek falls, Ramona (everyone calls it devils punchbowl).
We used to cliff dive when we were younger.

Mission trails regional park in Santee has some nice hikes.
You can go check out the ventilation towers for the military tunnels that catacomb mt. Fortuna.
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Where it says "government property" is where the ventilation towers are.
You can't miss them, it looks like they started to build supports for a freeway overpass to now here on the top of the mountain.
I can also tell you were there's an entrance but you're probably a pussy and wouldn't go anyways.
I'd say they can explore your anus but I dont thinks it's very unknown.

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Looking to invest in a cooler for some upcoming camping trips, planning to be out and about for 3-5 days at a time. Does /out/ have any cooler opinions? I don't wanna just pay for a brand name.
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I can’t carry 30 Busch lights that far though...
might as well drink fucking hamms ya cheap bastard
damn, not ending up with a cooler full of melted ice sounds nice
it really is nice, makes shit a lot lighter too
you can also pour ice on top anyway if you wanna and it'll stay cooler for longer
they also have a reverse function and can keep things warm

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I don't know if this is the appropriate place to ask this, but why is the Eastern US mostly deciduous while the west is almost entirely evergreen? Any explanation?
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do you know why the east has better soil?
It is older and wetter
The Appalachians used to be a mighty mountain range, maybe taller than the Himalayas, but have been wearing down for over 400 million years
Sand Diego, California and Savannah Georgia are at the same latitude.
Both are on the coast.
San Diego averages 7 inches of rain a year.
Savannah averages 49 inches of rain a year.
Read a book bitch.
Volcanoes. Conifers grow faster.

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2 Days after opening a woman is attacked by a bison in yellowstone.

When will you urban fags learn that real animals don't act like the squirrels and pigeons in your city park?
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>being against neo liberalism ,repeblican/democtarism/ and faggot society is super left wing
its confirmed you are a retard probibly you think niggers are better than indians you city faggot
That reminds me, if anyone here is making a trip to Yellowstone and driving through Nebraska, there's the Hudson-Meng Bison Killsite that takes a bit of effort to get to. Nice views of the plains and the site itself is cool. It's maybe 2 hours from Rapid City.
>being an expert in what reddit thinks.
you have to go back.
also, assuming reddit would be for noble savage is absolutely intuitive if not true.
why would a politically correct soicreature want to suggest that non-white tribals were/are feral animals?
I've went to one in Montana when I was a kid
It contradicted romantic ideas about American Indians with the reality of indiscriminate mass slaughter
No wonder I'm such a skeptic

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Karl and Gaby in Australia take their Jeep out into the outback but their vehicle got stuck in the sand and the guy was not smart enough to let out enough air from the ties to get them unstuck. Despite leaving a note with the hotel to call for help if they were not back in a couple days after waiting two days (while next to a shelter by their campground with 300 liters of water) they decided to out into the 40c (104F) heat carrying with them 17 liters of water and leaving 348 liters of water behind.

After 5 hours of walking in the heat they had finished half their water and Karl is too weak to make it so Gaby takes his boots and water then leaves him and continues onwards. Gaby was found dead 5 days later having collapsed after having walked past troughs of water for cattle and dams containing water.

Karl survived as he returned to their campsite and waited for the promised help to arrive. RIP Gaby Grossmueller. Pls don't bully I know this story is from 3 years ago. Link: http://monumentaustralia.org.au/themes/people/tragedy/display/111067-gabriele-caroline-grossmueller--
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If it's any consolation, I think you should kill yourself.

Built for ___
>Jeep girls are the reason santa has a naughty list
So she's christian but she'll do doggy and maybe let you pull her hair. OOOOOOo VERRRRY NAUUUGHTY!!
"jeep girls" don't exist
they're all lesbians
good company and very outdoorsy, actually, but not for fucking
>all that sand inside his car
>hell just get his bagladeshi slave to clean it out later
>will get whipped if one grain left

lucky bastard.

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What kind of animal makes this den? Minnesota USA, west of the twin cities
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fucker cuck
considering the amount of hmong in Minneapolis, definitely a possibility
its a gopher hole
ur a gopher

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Why so many people go missing when /out/ and what is the cause of it?

What do you do to make sure you come /out/ alive every time you venture into Nature's realm?
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>t.retard who has never felt the disorienting feeling of being lost while /out/
If you stay put you're at least fairly close to where people are going to be looking for you. If you start wandering off in some random direction it's less likely anyone will ever find you.
That was a good kek!
Did you end up taking her somewhere else afterwards? Another reservation?
Forgot santiago once, almost died.
G Men used to kidnap kids off of college campuses. National parks are for more discreet and hikers are physically fit for whatever it is they plan to do to them.

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I am a Hike-Junkie, boys.

In both meanings of the word. I love to hike. I love to be out in nature alone.
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So do many of us here
Why did you feel the need to start a thread about it when it is neither unique or interesting?
Is this a thread for us to open our hearts?

I'm so fucking tired o urban life and being an apartment cuck. It's pathetic.
A couple hours ago got into a major, white trash tier disagreement with a neighbor all because people can't respect other's space.
Police got called and everything, neighbors were looking on their windows, some were shouting. A shameful display that could have gone really badly had I not regained some conscience of what would happen had I open the door during full blown rage.

I keep to myself and like to lay low, earphones also help a lot but it's becoming harder and harder to cope with stupidity.

Living like rats on top of each other is absolutely foreign to men, it's soul crushing, it's sad.
Shut up social media whore.
i don't even have a Twitter though
i do use Facebook admittedly but that's to keep track of family events
we just moved up from Hamilton to Huntsville and i honestly feel less depressed
dropped 5mg on my dosage and I've been mighty fine

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The Dark Star cave seems to be one of the most fucked up places on the planet.
>unknown size, unexplored cave system
>at least 900 meters deep, at least 17 kilometers long
>to access the cave, you have to climb a 4.5 kilometer tall mountain range (pic related)
>in the middle of fucking nowhere in Uzbekistan
>large parts are submerged in water

So basically you have to transport all your food, gear, air supply and so on for hundreds of kilometers in middle fucking nowhere to get there, days away from any civilization. Then you have to climb a huge fucking mountain range to get to any of the entrances so you need to be a great rock climber. At this altitude the air is already thin and exertion becomes much more difficult. Then you have to go cave diving in an unexplored huge cave system with some very narrow passages. Didn't carry enough heavy as fuck diving tanks with you? Too bad, nobody can help you out here.

Would you be willing to explore the cave?
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Well played
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Have you seen the video of this dive? Truly scary. One of the survivors had to drop 2 diving cylinders because he could not fit through a narrow part at 130m depth. Then he discovered his dead friend ahead of him blocking the path. Because his dive was delayed by several minutes at such great depth, even though he decompressed for 8 hours in 2°C ice cold water in complete darkness (battery was enough for either warming his suit or light, not both) he still had to spend weeks at a hospital because of severe decompression sickness. And those 8 hours he had to worry that everyone else died, that he would die too because he had to drop 2 tanks earlier, that he would never see his wife and kids again.
I'd take a crack at it. Assuming I had a proper guide, considering I've never gon spelunking before.
It can be tons of fun but you definitely have to be prepared for it. Going with experienced cavers is #1, the majority of people who die in caves just wandered in willy nilly. Like those Thai kids, how the whole soccer team got that far underground baffles me.
That sounds horrifying.

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