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what do you have to expect when you go hiking with a human female?
will she ruin it?

what do you think? in which country or US-state can you find the best /out/ girls?
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Oh, mostly this pissed me off because she went the wrong way and ended up having to split up the group, one guy goes for the car, others go looking for her. And we got stuck in a snow drift with the car because of this. 0/10. Would not repeat.
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What do when you walked on all the interesting paths and you can't go elsewhere to hike because of the flu ?
Pretend you are with a child. Take charge and be proactive about her comfort.
Most of the girls I went hiking with were into nature and camping so they didn't ruin it, what's more they made the trip more pleasant, you don't think women are all city dwellers """""npc""""" do you anon? That's really incel thought
Just go for a short hike with her and see for yourself. It's not like there is one model of human female with hiking sliders set for the same values.

Why does /out/ hate this? Seems fine to me.
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What makes urbanoids so incredibly awful? Why do they insist on not packing out their trash, and leaving their shitty tags on landmarks?
stereotyping all urban people together is just blind ignorance; shitty people exist that do things like litter in every community, even rural ones
yeah the irony is a lot of rural people - I'd assume teens and young people especially - are the ones leaving trash and tagging rocks and stuff.

City people are just the easiest thing to blame I guess and it reinforces their preconceived notions that they are good stewards of the land and everyone else but them is the problem.
i do agree it is fun to blame them, though
It just degrades the quality of discussion here. There's a few people here who are adamant that we not talk about which trails are nice because that's "spoonfeeding" - so any attempt to discuss specifics gets derailed by hostility.

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hiking project has nothing to offer for many of the lesser known trails I see on topo maps in WV but that there's no other information about.

These areas are very rural.
emotions strong here
keep bumping your shit thread, ban evader
just download alltrails retard

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Talk about states, post your rankings:
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FOB brit detected
I grew up here and have been here for 30 years. I've seen other great outdoor places, but to say IL doesn't have a decent share of outdoor stuff is ignorant. If you're in Chicagoland, I could see it. We have the best deer hunting in the midwest, maybe even the country. Fishing is debatable.
>Illinoisans are up there with Californians and Texans, absolutely dismantling the culture here
The only ones from IL dismantling your culture are Chicagoans.
Based. IL prairie is beautiful for what's left of it. There used to be a beautiful clearing with a small hill and a single tree on top of it surrounded by woods you could see from Route 48 just outside Palmer. Someone decided to farm it and now it is no longer beautiful.
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found the jew
remember when someone poached a black bear and hung it up on the smokies national park sign
Found the incel failure whose family doesn't acknowledge his existence anymore

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well /out/?
you're not just a bunch of gearfags, are you?
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OP is retarded because identifying plants solely based on leaves, not even using the trunk, location, size, color, latitude... is meaningless

really hard to believe desu, probably another kind of acer
could be elder tree for all we know

coleman i think
some kinda pine
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This thread again?
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I can't do either
I can't name any on either

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Lets say i bring girl /out/ with me. Estimated 3 days. What food would she want to eat?(will ask). Anything to think of?
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>Bro, she’s giving YOU that impression because she’s into you
found the incel
don't do it. don't combine women with your hobbies, they ruin everything.

t. married 7 years
This is true. Never was more miserable than dating a girl who wanted to golf with me all the time. Like bitch I want to go golfing with the guys and smoke cigars and talk shit not babysit some cunt around the course.
Women like to eat cat food
good luck anon

You don't need a hammock.
You DO need to get off the ground.
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>You DO need to get off the ground.
if you take the time to knot a hammock using the rope between 2 twigs you can lie in it.. it would take extremely long and be very cold but yeah..
440lbs=5 normal people or 1 OP's mom.
>60% feral hogs
wish we had that many where i am desu, ive never even seen one but i want to hog hunt

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got a better pic also can you pull up and take a pic of the roota?
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That there is the Devil's Grass. Do not consume unless you want to experience sweet dreams, nightmare, death.
Grass. It's grass.
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This, I know from experience
>find patch of green grass
>ask /out/
>"it's just normal grass haha nothing to worry about"
>I touch it
>it was actually death grass

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What kind of dog is this? I kept trying to throw it sticks but it wouldn't play fetch with me?
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I'm immune faggot
It’s actually not a dog but a Great Blue Heron—a type of bird
Dude don't bully op
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Is that why he flew away?
next time try to catch it and break its neck they’re endangered because they are weak and frail and deserve to die, I’ve probably killed a dozen of these so far

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I am wanting to get into using a bivy and the part I like is the little to no setup. I was thinking of something lightweight with no poles. I saw the snugpack SF bivy and like how compact it is. Do any of you guys have any experience with it? Is it actually waterproof? I cannot find any videos or anything of anyone actually using it in the rain as a stand-alone option. Is there something else you guys would recommend that is better but still lightweight and compact? I already know about the MSS and am not I want to know if there is a lighter option.
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Oh I forgot a recommendation. Borax Gear or Mountain laurel design. Generally because pairing it with a tarp is the preferred option for days with wet weather, I would say the bug net head options.
Thanks, everything I have actually seen about this bivy is guys under tarps.
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I thought about getting one to put the sleeping setup (ground layer, camping mat, sleeping bag) into a big bed roll, but so far the opinions vary a lot. With the cheaper ones you will have a lot of condensation.
there's a sleep system general you stupid poltard tourist
literally just get a tent, bivvies are for queers
Get out of our slow board

Every week seems like someone posts a new thread asking what dog they should get to hunt what. Below is the /out/ approved tier list of hunting dogs and their purpose.

Upland Birds: Pheasant, Quail, Grouse, Prairie Chickens, Ptarmigan, Woodcock, Snipe, Chukar, and Partridge

Pointing Breeds: Dogs that track and point birds. All inherently superior to Flusher Breeds except for Pheasant hunting.

Top Tier: English Pointers, English Setters
Mid Tier: Gordon and Red setters, Brittanys
Shit Tier: All novelty breeds/imports

Flushers: Dogs that scent and flush game at closer range than pointers. All inherently inferior upland dogs to pointers except when hunting pheasant. All Mid Tier and above breeds are Mid Tier retrievers as well.

Top Tier: English Springer Spaniels, Boykin Spaniels
Mid Tier: English Cocker
Shit Tier: Everything else

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Damn 20k? I thought yall mostly had 40-200 acre plots in the south?
GSPs dominate the NAVDHA game. They make up like 50% of my chapter. I would have gotten one, but Viszlas are just so damn handsome. I do the NAVDHA thing as a way to keep my dog sharp in the off season. I look at it as a bar to aspire towards and as a community to network with.

I’ve also heard that Vs can be soft. I didn’t get that. I’ve shocked my dog on full power and watched him twitch as he chased a rabbit till it went to ground. Thankfully I’ve broke him of that habit, and now points every thing. I had a pro-trainer who was impressed enough with my dog to tell me that this will be the dog that I judge all others against. Which is great cause I got my dog from a backyard breeder who just wanted to make some money off of their Vs.

>how does your V range?
In open prairie he works out to 200 yards. In the woods he works closer. And he will check in with me about every 2 minutes. Yesterday I went scaled quail hunting, I walked 6 miles and he did 18, he covers massive ground.

Idk why everyone say the Drahthaar is the chad of the versatile dog world.
Because those dudes are absolute nazis about their breeding standards. Hard to argue with the results. They follow the German doctrine of breeding and cull pretty ruthlessly. Not the behind the kennel way like the old timers did but their club won’t register a litter unless the dam and sire meet their relatively strict standards. AKC breeders can be pretty clownish in their form over function philosophy. Even us AF guys don’t really give a shit about conformation. Seems like the draht, kurz, and brittany guys strike the best balance between the two. The former two being more versatile and the draht having the more functional coat. Thats the logic behind the reputation imo.

Glad to hear the Vs doing better. They are a good deal more aesthetic than a GWP lol. Sounds like you got a great one. When I was in NAVDHA we only had two in our club and they were both boot polishers. That was when I learned you can reel a horizon chasing dog in but getting a closer hunting dog to range out is a bigger challenge.
Loads of lurcher type crosses here in the UK. A friend of my gf was walking her three whippet crosses when they took off after a deer. By the time she found them they'd caught, killed and eaten it with basically only the head of the deer still more or less intact.

Great dogs. Perfectly calm and gentle 99% of the time, until they spot something they want to chase, at which point they instantly transform into a horrifying 40mph death machine.
Wooosh. The joke was my V was jumping a Draht. And yeah, those guys are nazis about their dogs. That’s why the breed is so good. I’m strongly considering adding one to my string.

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>be the only guy confirmed camping in vicinity and at the same time as hiker goes missing, alone
>be of military background, know how to plan and execute shit
>had at least 1 day to coach the gf on the story
you're pretty sus, anon
me too XD
>no photos from hike
Good story though anon, I liked it
Are those really free?
Asking for a friend.
Nice story anon. Do you think the fantails were possessed by the spirits of the fleeing defeated Maori, and that they protected you from whatever was after you?
Maybe all those digsites you saw could have been Maori grave sites?

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what's a good pair of snow proof pants to go over over the baselayer and insulation layer?
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I want to get a higher end bivi like the Rab Ridge Raider.
I like that it's 4 seasons, very low profile for multiday, and quick to setup. Also, I would think that something smaller would insulate better.
Any thoughts or suggestions?
Is MSR Reactor 1.7L Stove System too prosumer or is it worth it? This is a lot for a cooking system
How does a two layer sock system work without bunching up?

Same subject, how do Injinji toe socks stack up to Darn Tough mid weights?
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>sage isn't a downvote
Functionally it is the exact same thing.
>muh reddit

Bros can i go camping using only a smersh system. Because it is pretty large and if i get the pkm model it has 4 large molle pouches. So will it work for ultralight hiking for a few day trips?
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NotOP here, how does one tell true SSO/SPOSN gear from fake shit? Greyshop was the first site I had seen with Russian web gear on it, but I appreciate the heads up
To be entirely honest I'm not sure if I would try doing this with Russian webgear primarily because its easier and cheaper for me to get US webgear where I'm at, but I am interested in trying this idea of camping using web gear (plus STALKing sounds pretty fun, so I'd want to get some for that at least) cool loadout picture by the way, if you've got any pictures if your current loadout I'd love to see it
>how does one tell true SSO/SPOSN gear from fake shit? Greyshop was the first site I had seen with Russian web gear on it, but I appreciate the heads up
Honestly just airshit forums there are plenty of airshitters with autism who spend considerable amount of time getting authentic gear.

By western standards the gear is cheap as shit however so you might as well just go on ebay and buy from the first seller with good reviews.
shut up nigger
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yes you can, smersh is good.
>he hasn't gone conscriptmode
>Pic related its me with the bag and smersh

What should I name my fishing boat?
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Dubs says do it
The Minnow
S.S. Jerk Bate

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