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I suck at fishing and I suck at hunting. I've never killed anything bigger than a squirrel in my life despite my best efforts. I'm a failure as an Alaskan.

Where should I move to fit in better? New England?
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KEK. That would be if OP sucked at hiking.
Somewhere within a couple miles of a grocery store. Fishing is gross. Hunting is gnarly. I'm happy to pay for the privilege of not having to slaughter animals myself. You should be, too.
>Where should I move to fit in better? New England?

Forget about broader regions and just move to a large city in any region. You will fit in just fine with the rest of the casuals and normies who live in cities.
Fuck the city, I value my personal space either way
>casuals and normies

Anybody know what type of bug this is? I’m in Miami, Florida. It was smaller than a penny. It stung or bit me about 20 minutes ago and I have about 2 inches of redness surrounding the bite. I would say the pain/discomfort is above mild but not severe.

I swiped it off me then It was moving very slowly on the ground kinda like an inchworm. I didn’t see how many legs it had.
It’s a centipede. You will live.
Sorry anon, it's over.
That looks like the stuff that comes out of my belly button sometimes.

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Wildfires are really starting to piss me the fuck off. So far 3 of my favorite campsites in 3 different places have burned up. The smoky air is awful too.

Have you guys been affected by this year's fire season?
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Fire suppression over the last century primed forests to be tinder boxes, and extreme drought and heat (read: climate change) has pushed us over the edge. Forests need to be burned and thinned more often.
>financially-motivated leaders wouldn't be less efficient if it meant more money
okay, man
-fire camp supply worker
Yes, but wasn't it climate change activist who are the cause of the forest not being burned and thinned more often? The road to hell paved with good intentions and all that...
of course not. controlled burns have been put off because a) it's more expensive than fire suppression, b) complaints from locals, c) it's a liability that can be avoided, d) it's a tough sell
in the long term there's a net gain from doing controlled burns but in the short term it's a lot cheaper to ban camp fires. you're gong to hear from anyone downwind of a controlled burn and they're not going to be happy. despite best efforts controlled burns turn into uncontrolled burns and people have lost their homes and lives. add ignorance on top of that and it's a tough sell
it's not the fault of climate change activists. in the US from the late 1800s to i think the mid 90s the procedure was to fight all fires (i just checked and it was 1905 when forest fires fell under the control of the forestry services and 1935 when it became policy to fight all fires. that carried on until 1995 when they changed the policy to assess whether they should let it burn and then reassessed in 2001 where they confirmed that was the way to handle it.)
All of this is right but one thing to add on is picking which areas get burned. A lot of people are coming around to the idea that we need to be doing controlled burns in more places more frequently but no one wants it done in their forest, always someone else's. Especially for people that have vacation homes in these areas or people trying to flip real estate the sight of a charred forest is unappealing cosmetically and for home values. This means that the more remote places are the ones getting burned and the problem of fuel accumulation near populated areas still goes unsolved

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are you guys carrying radios on your hikes? during the last trip felt like a radio would've made the evenings much cozier
I remember seeing a youtube channel reviewing outdoor radios for hiking but that was years ago and a lot has probably changed since then

can you recommend any radios suitable for taking them on a trip?
Cell phones have radio apps
>cell phone
>radio app
radio thread, not app
Baofeng UV-5R is an affordable FM transceiver with replaceable batteries. I use it to listen to park ranger chatter or the local FM stations. Gets really good range too even in heavy tree cover.
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>can you recommend any radios suitable for taking them on a trip?
Eton FR250, or something similar to it. I've had this kind of radio for about 16 years and it still works great. Has a siren and flashing lights, too, besides the FM/AM/shortwave and hand crack capabilities. Newer models probably can charge your phone.

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Post OC, preferably include location.
Pic is Lake Lucille, Sawtooth Range, Idaho
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Yes anon: many of the places that we deem worth protecting, coincidentally, we also deem worth visiting. Not being king emperor his holiness, I share the planet around me with the other animals that live on it.
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Mount Timpanogos, Utah. Back in May.
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based Yellowstone bro
Here's a panorama I took at Grand Prismatic
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Very pretty. This picture >>2180728 is grand prismatic, that morning. It was really foggy. But we hiked the fairy falls trail and the fog had burned off by the time we reached the overlook.

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I unironically believe third wave feminism is a threat far greater than global warming
Yes but no.
Perhaps global warming will solve the issue of third-wave feminism as people will have bigger issues to worry about than who uses what pronouns.
But also third-wave feminism cannot phyiscally destroy environments, just make them obnoxious to live in.

On the upside, if global warming does wipe out feminism we'll get some sweet extreme climates to larp in.
wastefull nigger
probably very comfy for long distances with little elevation.
Yeah and what? How much maintenance does that wheel require?
Wood wheel? Stone wheel? Copper wheel? Ceramic wheel? Bone wheel?
Axel and hub? Friction vrs lubrication, open hub vrs closed hub, dust, dirt, temperature, humidity. Axel material vrs hub material vrs friction vrs time vrs distance vrs travel route condition vrs wear and maintenance and material for maintenance or replacement.
Even with a modern shit the fucking wheel will crap out and then what?
You may end up having to drag that shit and all you will want is a clean smooth light buttend of a stick framed to drag easy.

Left for a while and no more seamen edition. What happened bros, it’s high season. Just got done sailing in Costa Rica. What adventures have you had or are planning this summer?
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If you hang around the docks at night, your boat can pay for itself!
Boats don't save money. Live in a van.
not at weird shitty wheather
It works, just don't be stupid.
I love those little boats so much. On nice days it can go on the sea and if the weather is bad just pin the trailer and go on a lake. Easy to maintain and so fun to sail

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Have any of you frens explored the countryside/mountains of central appalachia recently?
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>"Hiking" a board walk instead of fording the creek a dozen time

You goofed
>Not properly rotating image

You goofed
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finally posting the final swimming hole of that trip, along horseshoe run at the campground, not super deep at low water, but a very nice and quiet area

this is just the grassy field to get to it from the parking area
Holy shit that's amazing, just endless rolling forest... what a amazing place bro.

Oh what a lovely day. Nothing could spoil this beautiful evening.
But wait. Is that?
But I destroyed them last year.
This can't be! They've returned!
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And we're laughing at you because it takes you a lot longer to make it than it takes me to kick it down.
>a childish destructive act takes less time than a thoughtful creative adult act

Gee you don't say...
>stacking rocks
Please stay in your cage
>immaturity at it's best.

I recently had a friend tell me about hydrating 72hrs before a hike with a lot of water. Are there any definitive guides to hydrating before your hike, and during? I was under the impression that drinking too much water could be bad for you. How much water should you drink before hiking?
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you'll never be a woman afoot
72 hours is a bit extreme, usually I do the day before and especially the night before
same rules with running; but you should always be hydrated if you can help it
Googled a picture of water, but couldnt google how much water to drink?
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How much should trans-persons drink?
I'm trans btw.
Bring water. Drink water when thirsty. Eat when hungry.

It's "going for a walk." There aren't secret knowledges or special skills. Go outside and walk around. Holy fuck.

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Post a pic from your recent /out/ings and guess each other's locations

pic related, let's start off with a comfy picture of Conifer Country
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literally anywhere eastern deciduous woodlands
>live in SEPA
>the only reason i ever willingly go to new jersey is to go to cape may
are you me?
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From an /out/ing I did the end of May. I'd be impressed if you can guess the mountain.
Eastern washington /p/hriend :3
Close - it’s way up north WA, lake crescent

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You have been out looking for mushrooms lately haven't you /out/?
Got any good pictures of fungi from your hikes? Post 'em here.

Asking for an ID? For starters, please provide:
>pictures of the underside
>where they were found (part of the country, on wood/ground, what kind of tree)
>a cross section with the color of the flesh
>spore print

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Dunno of they get you high but I love seeing them. Feels magical.

Dumping some fun guys I found in northwestern MI this week.
Found a hill absolutely lousy with these yellowfeet.
they are colloquially referred to as spirit pipes but moreso due to their indication that spirits are present, not that they engender communication with said spirits. try amanitas instead

I’m tempted to just do a fuck all leave behind my old life and live out in a van or a small cabin in the woods. Cant do this anymore
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Don't end up like this retard alexander superfag
based, keep up the good work anon

So is this just a whiney blog post or did you want to discuss something?
Not sure why someone would just make a new thread with no purpose.
I guess we will never know since the thread was immediately derailed like so many are these days. OP probably just noped the fuck back to wherever he came from. So , a win I guess?
unless you are a pro mechanic and have unlimited sorosbux TM to buy gas i dont see how this is feasible. when your van breaks down then what, sleep in some alley until you can scrounge enough cash to get it fixed by a mechanic? the only people who can actually live this life are just larping on mummy and dadddys paycheque

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Do you trespass onto private property? Why or why not?

I live on the outskirts of a decently sized town and there are several large parcels of woodland (10+ acres) that are completely untouched. They are private property and there are POSTED signs but I'd be a liar if I said I never went trespassed there. I understand they don't want people to hunt or kids to destroy it with ATVs but is it really a problem if I just go and check it out?
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No fucking way lmao
>not training to squat innawoods like a hunter gatherer
Keep seething, civtards. I'm gonna piss and shit in your imaginary lines.
>say privately owning /out/ is cancer
>get called a communist
You are a fucking faggot if you support privately owning a stretch of a river or a mountain. Fuck communists and fuck you.
>you can't own this land because it's tall/wet!
I'm guessing you don't actually go outdoors, but if you've got a brain you should be able to figure out that giving somebody control of one section of a river can damage all activities on the river along with the river itself. Owning a mountain is absurd but it really isn't as bad imo and is not really different than owning an island.

>Don't see an /ssg/ thread up? Make one!
Not only does it bring a feeling of creation, but it also can bring you peace of mind, exercise, and relaxation.
Start stacking rocks, white man.
Quite the journey we've been through lads.
>Niggers can't stack rocks
to uncovering the hiking community being astroturfed against cairn making is a literal Jewish conspiracy, shills and all, against white European outdoorsmanship.
>Who told you to not stack stones?!
All eco hippy faggotry about "muh microbiomirinos!!!1!!" and "the hekkin bugs and salamanderinos!!!1!!" and "nooooo 15 stones will cause erosion noooo1!!!1!"?
>It's literally shills.
There is a concerted cross platform effort to relate rock stacking and cairn making with "Stacy and Chad" Instagram hikelets to divide the "real" hikers against rock stacking. They write thousands of opinion articles about why you shouldn't stack rocks, then treat them as authoritative sources for why you shouldn't stack rocks.

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I made a cairn the other day solely because /out/ hates it so much.
Felt good man
Hurr durr look I stack rocks
Lot of butthurt faggots in this thread.
You have ten seconds to prove you aren't a larper.
Ready... go

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