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how do i memorise tree id
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>>2075640
Pro tips for red vs silver maple:
1. The underside of a silver maple leaf is gonna be white ish
2. The petiole vs leaf length is going to be equal, if not the petiole much longer than the lead length on a silver maple
3. Take off a leaf and see if the petiole has ((nut)) in it. If it does, it’s silver

Buds and bark are pretty similar, so you have to look at other IDing features
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>>2074713
learn to recognize genuses
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>>2075635
He's saying you can use the app in lieu of a book
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>>2075654
I mean literally even dried and fucked old samaras on the floor will still have red on them..
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>>2075615
Forest tree here, can confirm.

/out/ painters list (fill it if you know someone more)
-Albert Bierstadt
-August Friedrich Schenck
-Caspar David Friederich (my favorite)
-Tomas Cole
-Winslow Homer

If you dont have anything to contribute, a quick google search would be very apreciated
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some of these look like photos
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>>2075466
Where can one see these Albert Bierstadts in person?
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Check out shishkin if you haven't already op
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>>2071605
Phillip R. Goodwin
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>>2072512
For anyone wondering, this is Sirmione in Italy, on Lake Garda

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Camping hammock recommendations? Going /out/ with some buddies and looking for something that's durable, not chineseshit, and comes with a mosquito net. Been doing research but can't tell which reviews are legit and which are shills.
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>>2075628
serious question, how tall are you?
the vast majority of hammock campers consider eno hammocks to be way too short for camping
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>>2074231
>>2075461
>>2075623
Yeah, they have a pile of "Thru-Hiker" Chinesium for 120 dollars. It's Chinesium but fairly cheap so if you're not totally committed to hammock camping just yet, it's probably a good place to start.
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I just ordered this cheap amazon shit. When it breaks I'll get the overpriced cabellas shit.
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>>2075538
What’s the point of the timeouts on the sides?
Worth including it I’m sewing my own hammock body?
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>>2075936
>>2075538
Meant to say tie outs, not timeouts
You use them ever?
>>2075736
>ultralight
Not really ultralight since what you’re looking for will be two layered and have extra channels sewn onto the sides to add width to accommodate two people.
There are lots of cheap two person hammocks, but they are usually only 9’
You’re best bet for one with an integrated bug net however is probably to make your own
>http://jellyfishreport.blogspot.com/2017/05/super-nova-extra-wide-jungle-hammock.html?m=1

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What /out/ books have you guys been reading lately?
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>>2075735
>>2075754
reminder that nudism is not sexual, and the fact that you're taking it as such is a perfect example of why spreading nudist is important
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>>2075709
>Yes because a labor force that can be banished at any time, high unemployment to drive the gibs demographics, more spics to finish off our social benefits so in a couple decades when soc sec goes tits up they can jack up taxes and totally rape our economy while they implement more socialist policies to tank our quality of life, and dependence on foreign powers for basic needs is obviously a net benefit.
yeah the capitalists will indeed rape all countries eventually in their accumulation of capital
>Bush was a cuckservative retard that set the party back twenty years and he still built a fucking fence. Reagan let in a bunch of commie hating Cubans and fucked us over with the rest for political capital.
ok but literally no one calls them 'leftists'
>Chimps dont burn loot or riot! BLM nigs and CNN totally aren’t driving down the economy everywhere that votes blue to raise demand for free gibs!
who are you quoting here?
>We can argue the chicken or the egg all day but there is a literal cabal of faggots working at the behest of foreign interest against Americans and they’re all pushing socialism and social justice autism against whites. My narrative has more evidence than yours at this point.
still waiting for an actual socialist policy beyond 'gibs' which is not in an of itself socialist
>Stalin literally did all the same shit you autist.
im not a commie, and yes, communism was rife with corruption as well
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>>2075756
>spreading nudist
like butthole sunning? nice
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>>2044969
Oy vey my ears!
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>>2030008
>his mom cooked and delivered his meals.
I thought it was his friend's mom

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>Aaah! Finally out here in the great outdoors
>Nothing but serene nature the sounds of birds singing and the wind blowing
>But boy I sure could go for a cup of coffee right now!
>There we go, here let me just *pshhh* *click* *click* fuowFUROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSH!
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>>2075143
muh heckin science!11!!1!
yeah retard I can pull up a dozen articles about how it is linked
but mainly don't use it because it's dogshit for cooking and i dont willingly put heavy metals into my body
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>>2075198
I can't be arsed to look for any links about this so will just speak from my experience. I find red light has little to no impact on my nigth vision compared to the white light on my head torch. I star gaze a fair bit (not in any sophiscated manner, just with my eyes and trying to learn constellations) and and do my camp chores, make hot drinks ect,with my red light on and star gaze at the same time. If I use my white light then I have to turn it off and wait for my eyes to readjust to the dark.
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>>2075200
>m-maybe if I call him reddit other anons on this anime website will think I'm cool and forget that fact I'm making basless mom-science claims.
>I should turn on my salt lamp and use some essential oils.
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>>2075198
https://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/showthread.php?287859-Is-using-red-light-for-quot-preserving-night-vision-quot-simply-a-myth

it's not a meme but it's overexaggerated. red lights tend to have simply way less lumens, which is the main factor
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>>2075198
You don't have to perform science experiments for this. It's already well-known that red light won't blind you when your eyes are already dilated and adjusted to the dark.
In heavy traffic at night, you are blasted by a gazillion red brake lights, but you're still able to see. This is intentional.

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Are these a meme or actually worth the price?
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Can someone post alternatives?
-Polycotton pants
-Cordura reinforcements
-No stretch inserts, ten thousand pockets or similar stuff
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>>2075274
yes its fine. mexican made workwear is as good, and often better than the kind of crap passed off as made in usa. i have mexican carhartt and mexcian wranglers that have lasted multiple years of fairly heavy abuse
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>>2075422
Scruffs - They're a workwear brand.
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>>2075363
There’s a guy with an axe in the woods in that photo. Checkmate atheists!
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>>2074511
Duluth firehose

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>hehe nothing personnel kid
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>>2074462
literally has none cunt
ticks are purely a New South Welshman problem
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>>2074821
No worries anon. I have questioned the whole 24 hour thing myself. Good to know.
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>>2074819
I'm glad it worked out for you. That's some heavy shit. I had no idea you can have a reaction like that. I'm pretty diligent about the lil buggers, but after seeing that I'm going to step up my game.
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Just pulled this off, how fucked am I
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I got two ticks on my eye lid when I was a kid. Used to love running around and playing in the high bracken. It wasn't fun having them removed.

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Not the semi-regular OP but still consider it my duty

>>2042220
Old thread kind of related thread since Nobody Goes Out Anymore

I took my ex on some kayaking trips this easter long weekend. I live on the river in an alpine part NE-VIC in Australia in a bit of a confluence where we can drop in behind my house and float ~25km downstream, or go 10-15km along different creeks up-river back home. Autumn colours but still very hot during the day

It's getting warmer for most of you now. What are you up to? What have you done or are doing? What are your plans?
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>>2074879
what tarp and sleeping bag is that it looks like a comfy set up anon
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>>2074130
Where?
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>>2069129
>made a semi-fictitious story about hunting a monster known as "The Coomer"
>semi-fictitious
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>>2075684
what did he see?
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>>2075298
shelter is a hexamid
quilt is a western mountaineering astralight
I used a borah bivy as well.
It's a great set up.

I've used a tent for all my life for backpacking, but needing to waterproof it every month or so has gotten tiring. I want to try tarp camping, but I don't know which tarp to choose. What inexpensive and extremely waterproof (not needing to waterproof it at all) tarp do you recommend?
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>>2075801
>smelly
Your fault for not drying it properly
>cold
What kind of tarp traps heat better than a tent?
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>>2075749
>but needing to waterproof it every month or so has gotten tiring
Buy a good tent ?
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>>2075749
>inexpensive
Price range?
Without knowing your budget it's hard to recommend anything specific. I would say though that you'd want to look for a few features:
>square shape
>multiple tie outs on each side
>centre loop
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my tarp is rectangle shaped, what do?
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>>2075908
G-go camping...

Is a compact 9mm enough to stop a pissed off black bear or mountain lion?
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>>2075860
Not sure if ESL or dumb.
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>>2075853
Yeah, we don’t have moose but feral hogs are very aggressive and fuck people up pretty regularly
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>>2075883
Some absolute retard let a bunch of russian boar loose in Michigan and they bred like rabbits. They are much larger than you would assume and have a terrible temper.
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>>2075885
They’re mean as shit. I don’t think they actually kill a lot of people but I do know a guy into deer hunting and it took him six shots of.357 to kill one. He carries a .44 as a backup now...
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>>2075889
I killed a deer with a .22 once. It was a hollowpoint though. Yes I shot it illegally. The statute of limitations is up on it though.

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Let's have a thread dedicated to posting your secret scenic spots in west virginia!

Bonus points if they are listed on alltrails and near airbnbs. No multi-day hikes please, that is larping and doesn't count

Aren't you excited for spring!
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>post lots of OC
>obsessed mentally ill OP is just going to reference that I sometimes use google images for places I have not been yet because I have not traveled EVERYWHERE in appalachia yet
>no comment on me posting OC + actually going /out/
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byumpy
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How do i make ranger beads so that the beads stick to the cord instead of moving around? What cord? Will any bead work?
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>>2075023
Just make the hole of the bead smaller than the cord.
https://youtu.be/pZL_fZZaBOQ
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>>2075064
Ty!
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>>2075023
I just used some nuts on paracord, the Threads keep them nicely in place. Took like 2 minutes to make and ive had no reason to change it yet
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>>2075895

Also great for checking for graviconcentrates.
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>>2075898
>graviconcentrates.
They aren't real. Ever seen one? No of course not because they are not real. Don't go throwing away valuable bolts in vain.

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Have some of you East Coast losers ever even been west of the Mississippi River?
Why are you wasting your time in the destroyed nature of the east when there's so much untouched land just waiting for you to explore out west?
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>>2075809
Thank you
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The American West is some of the most beautiful country in the world. California alone has such an incredible diversity of biomes that not matter what your /out/ preferences are you can find something to scratch your itch.

>pic related Mt. Shasta
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>>2075857
Yeah but it's in california.
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>>2075859
The best part of going out in California is avoiding Californians.
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>>2075892
California would be great if it weren't for californians.

I’m thinking about getting into photography and documenting my adventures more than snapping off a couple phone pictures. Any photobros around?
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>>2070997
I have a Canon EOS 4000d for two years now. I use it mostly for documenting my hiking trips and it's great. It was around 600 euros at the time, it should be cheaper now. I also bought an used Sigma 70-300mm lens. It's not so good, but it serves the purpose.
If you don't know the basics of photography I suggest you to watch Wolfgang Amri's tutorials: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dwrGAoZIrOw&list=PL7W5udALs-AlIByQQ8KnleHQdKq_9m0vD they're really simple, and very few people explain the basics as good as he does
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>>2070997
Sony a6000 (most bang for buck) + Sony E 10-18mm f/4 OSS (wide angle) or Sony E 35mm f/1.8 OSS (50 mm full frame equivalent). You can step up to a6400 for shooting video but for photos it's not really worth it.

The GRII is great too and reasonably priced.

Avoid full frame cameras. They weigh a ton and aside from having a bigger lens selection and a very narrow segment of specifically designed low light cameras they don't offer any advantages to APS-C mirrorless. The bulk alone will make your photographs worse.

If your phone is fairly new and flagship then you can download an app that will shoot in RAW. Editing RAW files in Adobe Lightroom will do wonders for your photos and will look better than unedited photos from a "real" camera. The "pop", contrast, and other stuff associated with appealing photos all comes from Lightroom editing. If you need your photos to be bigger for prints then you can always get an AI photo enlarger like Gigapixel AI. Low light situations are handled fairly well by modern low light modes.
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>>2074784
Based. Now enjoy getting called a larper because you don't take pics to document everywhere you've been like all the millennials and zoomers do
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Anyone got experience with the G5X? Thinking to make this my /out/ camera.
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>>2070997
I carry a Canon M50 when I'm out hiking. It's light enough to carry comfortably and the EF-M lenses are all relatively compact and lightweight. My default lens is the 11-22mm F/4-5.6 which works really well for landscapes. The 28mm Macro lens is really fun for doing botanical stuff if you're into that kind of thing too.

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what is the biggest butte you ever saw on the trail?
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>>2075880
ur mum
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>>2075880
I was on a little waterfall trail one time and saw this lady with an enormous butt.
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>>2075880
Why is that even called a butte? It's a volcanic dome and looks noting like a butte...




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