"/out/ - Outdoors" is 4chan's imageboard for discussing survivalist skills and outdoor activities such as hiking.
Welcome to /out/!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
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Archives, 1-191: https://www.mediafire.com/file/5e8dcue3a9e1wzg 192-201: https://www.mediafire.com/file/2i45hpg3h46rrawNo titlehave you ever reached a point where you only think in terms of /out/?Boat campingA long distance boating trip has been on my mind lately, anyone else? River trips sound especially appealing: Missouri river, Allegheny river, Ohio river, Ottawa river, Lake Champlain and its waterways, etc. I'm new to this and keep running into hypothetical scenarios that make it prohibitive. The persistent challenge is logistics planning.
>road travel Do you have a buddy drop you off upstream? Go downstream in the same boat? (ideally separate boats). Or hire a local to drive your truck/trailer hundreds of miles to the planned ending point? Best Idea I could come up with is if you travel downriver far enough there will be a Marina you could arrange to have safe parking spot at. >camping riverside Laws are all over the place, it could vary from town to town. Nothing really wrong with tying up to a tree and sleeping on your boat. There's also no stopping you from setting up a hammock on a steep riverbank between two trees.
Looking for stories, tips, and experiences.
resources: https://www.windfinder.com/ http://www.opennauticalchart.org https://www.marinetraffic.com/ https://earth.nullschool.net http://www.nationalrivers.org/index.html http://www.atlanticintracoastalwaterway.com/navigating-the-ICW.html http://www.coastalboating.net/Cruising/Seamanship/Radio/RadioBasics.html https://www.usharbors.com/2019/06/boating-101-boat-launch-safety-and-etiquette/ https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/prog/nexus/application-demande-eng.htmlNo titleThoughts on first Nations people? Past or modern. Based environmental stewards, and keepers of a proud and noble naturalist tradition? Or hypocritical dindu's, only flexing their heritage when there's a chance for petty personal gain?
Sure to be /pol/ bait, but I'd honestly like to know what /out/ thinks.No title>you were not born in the 13th century >you will never experience sword combat >you will never look up at the night sky with amazement at a true mystery >you will never forge bonds through battle with your brothers >you will never speculate about the gods and your purpose >you will never live a short sweet and fulfilling life Can't even buy a sword and go LARP in the forest here ;-;/Out/ings With a Pipe Thread #37Feel free to post tobaccos (no weed allowed), pipes, collections, pics of favorite combos for going /out/, pics of what you're doing with your pipe and any questions you might have.
Want to get into smoking pipes without spending too much cash? Get a Missouri Meerschaum Legend corncob pipe and a pouch of either Prince Albert, Carter Hall or Half and Half tobacco, available at most drugstores. What you'll need: pipe, tobacco, lighter or matches, pipe cleaners, and either a regular old nail or a pipe tool (combination tamper, scoop, and small pick). All of these together should run you less than $20.
Having trouble keeping your pipe lit? Fill it with less tobacco and smoke it slower than you think you need to, lightly tamping as needed when the smoke starts thinning out. If you're still having trouble, try filling your pipe this way: https://youtu.be/0XHYPso7TXs
why such a divide?No titleWhat is your preferred instant coffee brand for camping? I usually just buy Folgers or Nescafe, but I'm tired of using half the tin to get the to the level of caffeine needed just to take a quick shit, and the taste of mud-sludge on my tongue for the next 4 hours. Any suggestions?No titleso, solomon make some pretty dank running gears but what about their hiking product lines?What would be essentials for surviving in the woods for 2 years?I'm looking for most needed and necessary items.So....what is your base and total weight?I cant seem to get below 9.5kg/21lbs. And that is with no first aid or guns, and only one set of spare clothes. I don't buy UL stuff, but i'm careful of what i do buy. I wouldn't even complain except that: >i hate cold and my summer bag is already insufficient even for April >i'm a big water drinker and i have a thirst fobia, so i refuse to bring less than 3L >and i consider that a 1 day worth of water >i have a 2p tent as i like some room for stuff and headspace for chilling
All of that brings my total to 13.5kg/30lbs. Not bad but i would like a little less. The only way i see that happening is by switching to some shitty single person bivi tent, and dropping a liter of water.
What's your base and total?No title12,4 miles trekking what take to eat as a vegetarian? eating breakfast at camping and returning to eat diner also at campingFuck Ultralight GearThis is a heavy thread. Post heavy gear, historical gear, or LARP gear. What is a lightweight mountaineering/bush rifle? The Mauser 98k, pic related.Euro Fags Rescued from Chris McCandless Bus>ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An Italian man suffering from frostbite and four other tourists were rescued in the Alaska wilderness after visiting an abandoned bus that has become a lure for adventurers since it was featured in the “Into the Wild” book and movie.
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/italian-hikers-rescued-alaska-after-trek-wild-bus-n1142266Saws GeneralI'm in the process of replacing some items with lighter and/or less bulky ones. I presently own a Sven Saw 21" which weighs 1 lb 1 oz. I'm looking at the Silky F-180 (5.3 oz. / 7.1" blade) and Silky Gomboy Curve (8.2 oz. / 8.3" blade).
Firstly, what's with this nip shit of cutting on the pull? Isn't cutting on the push more efficient/effective because you can also put your bodyweight into it? Is there another saw out there that is comparable in weight/size/quality but cuts on push?
If cutting on the pull is just fine and dandy, are there any reasons for going with the F-180 over the Gomboy other than the 3 oz.? I'd think the extra inch of blade to be worth it. I've never personally fucked with these little folders but have seen them all over YT for years, and am hoping for some experienced insights into these aspects. Also, saws gen.Going west (Rocky Mountain Country)Is it worth it? >INB4 fuk off we’re full :))))Fishing & Tackle Thread#303-“Strippers & Primaries” Edition
Previous Thread: >>1685249
Thinking about picking up a new hobby? Want to get a memecaster? Haven't mastered the Palomar knot? Click here! http://www.pastebin.com/u/fishingandtackle https://imgur.com/a/1Xw3N
Talk about fishinNo titleHow do i start outing I am city boy. Never been outside. I dunno what to do. I live in a subtropical swamp My parents never really raised me. I dunno how to drive and i have no skills. Figured id try to live outside? How do i /out/ but get started on no money? I dont understand how people go outside and not be destroyed by bugs or catch a virus get coveredbin ticks. I dont understand the concept of sleeping outside and an animal doesnt eat you. Especially when you dont use a tent cause i dont really wanna use a tent it seems like a huge pain and needless for a single person. Ive never lit a fire or cooked before either. I dunno someone help!! Right now im looking at >coleman camp axe >bivvy/swag >sleeping bagEmergency Survival KitsIs /out/ preparing for the corona epidemic?
ITT: Rate each other's emergency kitsNo titlePost freight hopping storiesNo titleAny prepperfags in Wuhan are laughing right now with their multiple months supply of food and reverse osmosis water filter.
How many weeks/months of food do you keep in storage, /out/?cooking heat sourceWood stove or fuel/gas? Trying to shed some weight in my pack. Seems silly to lug around a heavy isopro canister. finding wood isn't an issue where I live, but I do have some concerns over how difficult it is to use these little things.
How about you? Do you use a wood stove or a gas burner? Why?Living primitivelyWhere would be the best place to live primitively. A unpopulated place with a river or ocean right next to it. like those Indian guys who build poolssolo /out/ingsDoes going /out/ alone help ward off the loneliness, or does it make you even more lonely?Moving to the plainsI live in Cleveland, Ohio right now and it's like an actual dystopia. How do you explain to a child why we don't help crackheads? How to you teach your child to resist unending advertising that begs them to just mindlessly take? I want to raise a family on the plainsin Wyoming in a house I built, that we are strong enough together to maintain that home. I don't want my son to fall for the same promises of city life that I have for so long. Have any of you guys done it? How plausible is it for a city dweller to actually make a home for himself and family out in wyoming?No titleis skiing the most normalfag ""outdoors"" activity?GardeningWhat are you growing thread No tomatosNo titleLets hear some stories about stupidity in the outdoors. Either personal experiences or stories you know/have heard about. Together we can learn from the mistakes of others./out/ meetuplet's find /out/ frens in our areas, these threads always get a good response from non asocial anons, gonna copy the last anon's thread template
no /soc/ shit or female orbiting, just nohomo wholesome /out/ companionship
>radius how far you're willing to go on a trail, also how long
>age your age, since many /out/ists are boomers and don't want to hike with zoomers maybe
>interests do you like swamps? winter camping? hiking?
>experience try to have some experience to not drag your partner down, but perhaps some anons will be willing to mentor you in exchange for boypussy, either way start hiking faggot
>trips you wanna tell about your best/worst/most fun/interesting trip
>special skills hunting/fishing/DIY/cooking/herbalism/skinwalker detecting, whatever you care to list of your /out/ wisdom
>contact info you can wait for a reply itt if you're worried about glow in the darks tracking you, or create a throwaway email for anons to get in touchNo titleThoughts on the dry bag backpack things?/put/ Anime Thread?When I was a kid, I didn’t like going outside. Then, my dad showed me this movie, and that was the beginning of a long love affair with the outdoors.
Hangdogging is just multipitch boulderingDoes anyone else do this?I saw pic related while lurking in a stalker thread on /k/. T.b.h. it sounds extremely fucking based. I know some of you will call it weird to hide in the woods but I just like the idea of being invisible to animals. The hiding from passengers part is a bit creepy maybe but still sounds fun. Have you ever built diy camouflage like a ghillie suit? If so post pics plsNo titleGive me one reason why I shouldn’t go to Walmart right now and buy a 50 dollar hiking pack instead of a 300 dollar one from a meme company.Recurve bow for beginners?Sup guys, I don't know shit about outdooring but I want to get a recurve bow to practice archery and eventually be able to hunt small/medium game. I need a hobby that gets me outside instead of just playing vidya all day. Whats a good recurve bow for someone who has never done archery to get into it? I've looked around and people say the samick sage is good but I wanted some more opinions. Budget is ~$200 or less. Thanks lads.No title>halablablablao >dies what did he mean by this?Best survival tool?Axe, knife, or shovel?/ck/ Outdoor Cooking generalAsk anything about cooking, cooking gear, trailfood, whatever Or just post some pics. I've seen a lot of threads about those topics lately and I thought a dedicated general would be neat.
I'll start with a question: What are the differences between different trangias? How am I supposed to choose a high quality one judging by photos on amazon? And what are the downsides of trangias if there are any?Axe ThreadThought I’d repost this U.S. Forest Service PDF and video in the axe thread but there wasn’t an axe thread, so… axe thread.Build muscie /out/I've been going to the gym for around a month or two but don't enjoy it all because it's boring as fuck to me.
>age >gender >ski or snowboard? >where? >skill level >what the fuck are you doing now?comfy winter camping thread>no bugs >no normalfags >free water everywhere >bring whatever food you want, no refrigeration needed >bears are asleep, no need to hang food >campfires are extra cozy >food tastes better >camp anywhere there's enough snow >no bugs and no normies
Why aren't you /out/ camping in the best season? prove you're not a larper and post your comfy winter campsites/fuera/I have come to believe that mexico has some of the best /out/ opportunities left in north america. Everything is a big adventure down there. I went to baja last year and camped on the beach for weeks and caught fish off the beach. Has anyone here done anything like this?Recommend books about understanding natureI want to learn about ecosystems and nature in general because I have often seen anons say that would make /out/ings even more fun. I know that pic related has a video about books but since I'm living in Germany I'm not sure if American books about taxidermy will be that helpful for central european wildlife. I even think about getting a German book because the German names for plants might be more useful. But just recommend anything that comes to your mind. Don't get me wrong tho, I'm not that interested in just learning hundreds of plant names but rather understanding how our ecosystem works.No titleWhat do you guys think of AntsCanada?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DyqaicRRqQHow to fight a BearSo let's say I'm out in the woods, I walk up on a mama bear (hopefully a black bear, but I'm asking in general). I forgot my gun, no bear spray, no weapons I can readily grab for. She's looking like she's about to charge and I have no other option but to fight for my life. What techniques would you use to hand to hand fight the bear? I've always thought I would try my best to get on it's back and choke it out, but there's just too much fat and fur, and there's no way I could get the leverage. What techniques would you use?No titleCursed images. Post them.No titleGot my first tent today (drome normie core)
What are some things I need to survive my first night/ one day in my local forrest? I will buy all the gears I need with time. I don't have afford buying everything at once.
I have -tent -sleepingbag and pad -phone
I will buy a water bottle today. What is the best ones? The military shaped ones or normal round ones?
I will only bring no cooking food.Spore SprayingHave any of you considered throwing some of these in the blender with some milk and spraying the contents around your neighborhood? I feel like itd be real comfy having edible mushrooms growing nearbyNo titlewhat's the best way to use a mylar blanket in your camp?runfagshow do you keep your knee from getting rekt from running downhills
I cringe everytime I saw yousNo titleSo where did you go this weekend?No titleDoes /out/ carry a radio? Are they useful beyond being gadgets?
Specifically, I'm looking into usefulness on longer hikes or canoe trips in NE and QC.WoolBest outdoor wool clothing? I'm leaning towards buying some Filson Mackinaw wool.No titleGoing to be homeles and travel around the whole country from city to city
What shoes should I buy to prevent injuries? I'm gonna be walking mostly on hard surface and be outside when its raining
your uncle dickweed just killed himself and it turns out he is the recipient of $300,000 settlement money from his having been touched as a little boy in the BSA. On account of him thinking you were probably touched by your BSA leader too, he leaves his entire settlement in his will to you, anon. What do you do to honor the sc/outs who have been diddled by their scoutmasters and the memory of /out uncle dickweed?No titleAnyone here a boy scout in their youth? Have any good /out/ stories?2020 TripsWhat are anons doing for major /out/ings this year? Any Canadians here have any spots they know about for a multi day hike?No titleWhy did ultralight threads disappeared from /out/?
Also general light your load thread./out/ plansWhat are your /out/ plans anon? I've managed to get two months unpaid leave, I have enough savings to pay for food, petrol etc. and a car. Where should I go? In Europe fuck flying to burgerland.QuestionI have 10 acres in Tennessee I intend to spend the rest of my days raising critters, growing plants and making shine to pay the taxes with. Give me building ideas in which I can have an open fire in the middle of safely. I figure I’ll do a raised floor/foundation and just leave a spot in the middle I’ll dig down and put bricks around and under. Give me style ideas, I’m kinda thinking a longhouse i guess? My second thought is that I could build a custom chimney above it hanging and have some sort of air shaft at the bottom to push air upwards?QTDDTOTOld one's at bump limit, i'll start.
This is embarrassing, but how do I start a fire with just a lighter/match? Any natural material I try seems to be shitty and not long lasting enough to be tiner - dry leaves are too wet, pine needles have the wrong shape to spread laterally well, same for thin bits of twig. And anything larger doesnt get lit by a lighter easily enough.BSA is OVEREverything the sodomite touches dies in a blaze of fire Even our childhoodsNo titleHow do you tuck your laces? I've always tucked them into the top of the boot in the side facing inside the thigh. That works great on 8'' or 10'' boots but on hiking boots it means the laces are right on the talus bone which makes it uncomfortable.
Obviously you can't just walk around with your laces untucked like a savage, how are you supposed to do it?Boot ThreadDidn't see a boot thread up, so I figured I'd start one with a question of my own. I'm looking for some nice, durable hiking boots that are accommodating for wider feet. Was deadset on getting some Lowa Renegades today, until I tried them on, and they were too narrow (even in the wide size). Are there any durable hiking boots that are a little wider? Looking for something I can wear every day, and still be good on the trail, price is not an issue, as I am willing to save up for a good pair.Rate the options on pic related and tell me what you carryI'll start: >cheapo plastic lighter 2/10 -disposable +affordable +just werks
>matches 6/10 -don't work under all conditions -you only carry a limited amount +have tradition +they don't fill the landscape as trash since they just burn away
>firesteel 6/10 -doesn't create a flame -you're bascially larping at this point +lasts for a very long time +doesn't break easily
>zippo tfw never used one, but still, -I heard it leaks quite quickly +nice aesthetics
Anyways, did I forget anything? What do you use? I carry a firesteel and matches as a backup most of the timeNo titleWhat tent do you use?No titleedc thread?No titlei want to hikecamp from Rome to Hadrian's Wall, tell me how much of a retard i amDying bonsai treeWe have this bonsai tree since August 2019. It appears to be wilting and dying. I’ve noticed 3 tiny green leaves on the branches of the tree. It’s fed water once a week. It was by a window but after it appeared to start dying was move and is now in the middle of a large room next to a succulent plant to give it shade. We’re not quite sure what to do to save this beautiful tree. Does anyone know anything about bindi trees or trees in general and can give me advice please. I’d really appreciate it.Turkey huntingAny fags here getting ready to blow the brains out of a gobbler in a couple months.I murdered an animal>Camping somewhere in Australia, big monitor lizards keep walking around my camp, >I let them be unless they try getting too close, merely standing up usually sends them in the other direction. >i don't have any food scraps on the floor, keep rubbish in a bag hanging off the ground >i think they must have been fed by people who camped there before >one day this big mother fucker arrives, around 6 ft long >he's more confident than the other lizards, it takes more to scare him away >gets into mexican standoff with me instead of being scared away >does a fake charge >I grab my long shovel to scare him off, just by banging it on the ground (never within touching distance) >he fucks off but comes back after 10 minutes >this goes on for 4-5 times >he's refusing to give up >I'm sitting in my tent, chilling >I hear noises, he's returned again >this time I find the fucker climbing on my car >he's half way up (it's a big 4wd) >this time I touch him with the shovel to try and make him drop >he hangs on and runs to my tailgate which was open >in that instance, afraid that he's going to run into my car, I smashed it over the head with the shovel >he was fucked up but still alive >I pushed it off my tailgate and smashed his head until it stopped moving.
I felt bad, but I think he didn't give me any other choice.
What do you faggots think? Was it murder or justifiable homicide../nightwalks/ Gen: Boonies Without Cityboi Lights EditionPost your photos, tell your tales. 40 F, shitloads of wind, and 68% moon through clouds tonight, it was perfect.No titlehttps://www.wymt.com/content/news/Teenager-killed-in-Knott-County-animal-attack-567988171.html
Read this, pretty spooky lads. What do you think it was?Hunting questionSuppose I’m bagging birds. Should they be bled and gutted ASAP, or how long is it okay to carry them around dead? I saw a video of a guy cooking crow breasts and I want to try it.No titlewhat's your favorite watch?No titleA North American came to tecate to hunt a specimen of borrego cimarron even though the hunting of borrego cimarron is illegal in Baja California,Nick Saner showed off the borrego cimarron as a trophy in his Instagram account ,this event happened past week in La sierra of la Rumorosa , where a study showed that there are just 33 specimen leftNo titleDoes out like bikes? >Inb4 go to n Theyre 90% road niggers over there that hate the concept of unpaved surfacesNo titleHey /out/ , new to the board. I’m new to the biking scene, and want to get into mountain biking, but all my bikes are rust heaps/severely bad, looking to get a new mountain bike. Suggestions?No titlecan't wait until the winter is finally overNo titleAnyone else enjoy larping as a treasure hunter? It was my favorite /out/ activity as a kid. I grew up in a relatively historic part of New England and was told stories about how pirate built the old stone walls on my road.
I'm thinking about investing in a metal detector and taking it slightly more serious as a hobby.No titleOC views thread, post some of the best views from your adventures. I'll start with the good ol' Smoky Mountains.No titleWhere the fuck can I find a bivvy bag with a mesh fly that won’t cost hundreds?GONNA DIE! Ate a mushroom. pls HALP!https://imgur.com/a/yKTgfMZ*sneaks up behind u*FalconryAny /out/ists into falconry? I wanna learn more about this hobby.No titleDoes /out/ skate?Living in a tentSoon I'll be living in a tent inawoods because I won't be able to sustain my current way of living. I have 20 days to get everything I can. As far as it goes, I have a tent, a sleeping bag, will soon have a nice backpack (although I'd like to hear what you /out/ists have to say on that matter) and have a couple lighters and flashlights. I won't be going too far away from the city, for I'll still be buying my food here and also I plan to fill up some water bottles every time I come by. I live in Southern Euroop so climate won't be that much of a concern. What are your recommendations, /out/? I know this is straight fucked up but man, I don't have anywhere to go and as I don't have nothing to lose either, I'd give it a try first. I'll look forward to building a cabin in the long run.No titleHas anyone tried camping with a horse? Is there anything that you saw as a glaring oversight half way you wish you'd thought about?No titleI enjoy having little challenges for my /out/ings. For example >spotting as many certain plants or animals as possible >starting a fire with a fire drill only (haven't acheived this yet but I'm still trying) >using only collected plants as food >... This has been a lot of fun already, but my creativity is very limited so I am interested in your ideas. Does anyone else do this when /out/?No titleITT: things that trigger /out/, pic related.No titlecan I make a fortune growing expensive mushrooms?Hiking trails in Africa?Which are the best ones?No titleAre horseflies bigger cunts than ticks?No titleWill seeking sunlight and fresh air cure my condition lads?No titleis there a bigger ecological disaster than pic related?Wakie wakie6 a.m Forecast shifted from blue sky to cloudy, but no rain. A fine day awaitsUSFS + Pipeline vs Appalachian Trail"On Monday, February 24, the Supreme Court will hear argument in U.S. Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association and Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association. These consolidated cases pit a pipeline developer and the U.S. Forest Service against environmental groups that want to halt the pipeline’s construction and protect the Appalachian Trail."
https://www.scotusblog.com/2020/02/argument-preview-justices-to-consider-whether-the-appalachian-trail-blocks-proposed-natural-gas-pipeline/Gas Masks? For prepping and /out/.Greeting anons of /out/ I am well aware that my post may not fully align with the content of this board, but it is an adjacent topic. Prepping and /out/ share many adherents and topics. I wish to discuss genuine gas masks for example are P100 worth it? My purpose in acquiring a gas mask is to lessen the chances of getting infected with an virus, to avoid chemicals such as tear gas and to filter out common substances such as CO2 and sawdust. I understand that they are three letters N , P and R that mark whether they are oil resistant/proof. Furthermore, 95-99-100 have to deal with the particles filter out. My question is where do I purchase a real mask and how do I care for it? How do I make sure the gas mask I intend to buy is genuine and not some LARP costume? To the kind mods of this very fine board I assure you this is fully /out/ related. Gas masks to filter out C02 in case of a fire or something of the sort. If CIA releases a new version of Lymes disease, after all did create the first one, then they would come in rather handy. They could also be used to filter asbestos for those who explore buildings of old. But my purpose is to learn how to procure a decent one for a modest price. I am no niggard with my safety however and would not be opposed to purchase a more expensive product.Outdoorsman FirearmsEverywhere I read and study, it seems more and more that every serious outdoorsman carries a .22lr pistol. From crazy murderous woodsmen, to hermits who have adopted the outdoor lifestyle, a .22lr handgun seems to be the firearm of choice for the experienced. What say you /out/? What is your preferred firearm while /out/ and about?
Personally, I am of the belief that a light weight bolt action .22lr rifle and a 9mm handgun serves my hunting needs and my defensive needs just fine. Eurocucks who have no wildlife nor crazy murderous mountain men need not be a part of this thread.backpack advice?hello /out/, I'm totally new to hiking/camping. Trying to buy my first hiking backpack, what capacity should I aim for? will something around 40L good enough? Prefer to get something under for $100. Thanks.No titleWhere is he?No title>bro we're like, hill people
Is HPG just a big meme /out/?No titleHas a bird ever shit on you/your gear/your tent while /out/? If so, what did you do if anything to clean it? I don't want to set up a tent under a tree because I don't want to risk having shit covered gear to carry around.No titleHe was crossing the road so slowly i had to poke him with a stick to hurry him up.
Any idea what he is?No title>needing anything other than your swag and a billy to go /out/No titleDo you wash your hands when you piss/shit while /out/?No title>2020 >not making $400 a day planting trees in Northern CanadaNo titleWhat's your excuse for not surfing? It's literally the best /out/ activity that exists.Brand new "to me" sc/out/ vehicleJust picked this beautiful old jeep liberty 5 speed as my new scout vehicle I'm very happy how you boys doing?Post dem /diy/ bowsI'm a yuropoor and I'd like to be prepared for a SHTF scenario. To gather food (after my reserves are gone) there are three options: Collect plants, mushrooms, etc., Trapping, Hunting. To be prepared for the last one I need a weapon. It seems that a bow is the easiest diy option available. How would I approach this? How long does it take to git gud at aiming? How do you train this? Bowshooting in the woods also seems like a chill hobby so post any info you have.No titleAs children, was anyone on /out/ ever apart of a Scout program? If so, got any stories to tell about it?Arizona ThreadFellow Zonabros post your best pics from the most based state in the country. The further North the better!No titleare bivy tents a meme when you can just OSP'd the immidiate natural materials and adapt, improve any suitable natural features into one when you need it?ExplorationThe other day I found some cool stuff. There is a fenced in area near my house. Haven't done the math, but it looks like it's a few square miles. Seems like it is commercial, there are no houses on the land. It could be a crash and burn zone for the airport next to it. I found a few things, and they look old. One of which was a flooded bunker.
Exploration thread, I guess.No title>Needing an actual fucking permit to walk on a path of dirt Oh say can you seeNo titleWhat have your experiences been with the National Park Service? What's your favorite park?What's your 'always carry' innawoods?Mine is pic related + lighter, whenever I'm camping i always bring these even if i don't use them.No titleIs camping in spring safe? Isnt that when bears awake and are hungry as fuck?No titleHey /out/, what are your plans for Summer? Any fancy trips planned? Anyone hitting the trails/road solo?No titleAlright if I wanna go hiking to Chernobyl illegally,what would be the best route to take? What should I pack with me other than the basic stuff like a sleeping bag etc and what would be the best time of the year? I would personally want to go there in autumn since none of the wild animals would have young and I think it would be beautiful. What places should I visit?My mom cleared out all the weeds in my backyardSo I was thinking about gardening in it. Maybe growing corn or tomatoes. Is there anything special I have to do to the dirt to make it grow healthy plants?Want to go camping this spring, what should I buy from Bass Pro?Going to bass pro later since it's the only store near me that actually has some camping stuff after the others shut down. I have $250, what should I get for basic overnight camping?
Haven't tried it before and I'm pretty broke, would like to go later this spring. Already have a knife, firestarting stuff and a few thermoses. What else should I get?
- not worried about life or death survival right now, worst case scenario is that I walk my ass back to the car and drive home at 2am if I get too cold. Will probably be in 40 degree temps at the lowest.
Would also happily take any recommendations for stuff I could order online.
Any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks guys. Sorry for the spacing, I'm pretty hung over right nowNo titleAnyone here suffer from a lack of challenge?
I feel like I have nothing to aim for, it's sucking the life out of me. I love the outdoors but I feel like I'm not pushing myself at all, I don't want to live like Thai anymore.
How do I find a challenge that will give me meaning?
How do you guys do it?foraging beginnerjust started foraging, anyone from around London know where is good nearby , what to look out for , etcNo titleIs motocamping /out/ approved or is it just glorified car camping?Nature experimentForever alone complete fucking loser neet here. I have no life outside of the computer and I spend about 1-2 hours in nature each year (only to stop my family members from nagging me to come with them to the beach).
I recently read about the studies that have been done on nature's effect on mental well being and fatigue and I want to conduct a little experiment on myself where I will spend at least half an hour in the woods each day for two months so that I can see if it has any long term effect on me. I want to know if there are any former shut-ins here who as an adult started regularly enjoying going outside (into nature) and what effect did it have on you? Did spending time in nature even have a noticeable effect on you?No titleHow do I convince my wife to buy some land in the middle of nowhere.
My wife and I live in vancouver. My entire life I have experienced the greatest land god created. I take my wife camping but I know she isnt a fan, we use national parks and other camp grounds. I really want to drop 100k on a plot of land 6 hours out of vancouver. I'd like to build a small cabin and just live there on our vacations but she refuses.
Any ideas how I can convince her she would love it. I thought about maybe making the cabin more like a home (pic related) but when I think of my cabin I think of a traditional one room cabin with hides and wood furniture everywhere.
Any ideas would be greatNo titleApplying for an internship in Denali national park this summer. Anything to expect in case I get it?No titleTrees fear him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJ56bB13GM8
Does anyone here own one of these?No title>lived in interior alaska my entire life >almost never went /out/ unless forced to by outdoorsy parents, never appreciated it What's the best way to start reversing my faggotry? Open to almost anything, thinking about hiking a trail tomorrow or over the weekend.No titleWhat kind of landscapes/sceneries do you prefer or find more appealing? Do you prefer rocky mountains, deep and dark forests, barren plains, snowy locations, coastlines, jungles?
Explain your choiceNo titleDo you keep your shoes inside or outside of your tent? If inside: Do you take any measures to prevent them from getting your tent dirty? If outside: Do you take any measures to keep them dry? During winter, do you take any measures to keep them from getting frozen? I am not asking for the right way to do it. I am asking how you personally do it. >inb4 dumb threadIdentifying hardwoodSay I wanted to know which trees are hardwood trees in my woods (Upstate NY) so that I’ll be able to produce activated charcoal post SHTF. What’s the best way to get started? Pic unrelatedNo titleWhat would happen if I camped out on a hiking trail which is closed from dusk to dawn?
Pic unrelated./sig/ Self Improvement GeneralThis is from the /fit/ board, and I figured /out/ would be another board filled with people wanting to improve their lives.
/sig/ is the Self Improvement General for discussions about self improvement both physically and mentally. Share your stories, ask questions, and help motivate each other to be the best you can be.
The sticky on /fit/ provides numerous resources for beginning your journey to /fit/ness >>>/fit/17018018 # Please keep all advice evidence based.
Here's some basic behavioral therapy. Every Behavior has 1 or more of the 4 basic Functions (or fundamental reason). The 4 functions are: Sensory Stimulation, Escape/Avoidance of aversive stimuli, Access to people places thing, and Attention from others. To extinguish an undesired behavior, you must replace it with another behavior that is Practical, Desirable, and satisfies the same Function of the undesired behavior.
People can have different functions for the same behavior, and your replacement behavior is going to depend on what Functions your behavior satisfies. ______________________
here are some resources for self improvement in various ways, compiled from different resources over the last 4 years. https://mega.nz/#F!C7ZwlY4L!DP4JwX2dJWJdmjxbB7b7Lw!qqRVnCKb
Here are some motivational pics to keep you up in certain times. I know discipline and dedication yada yada https://mega.nz/#F!C7ZwlY4L!DP4JwX2dJWJdmjxbB7b7Lw!jzZ1RACY
and here some stuff if you want to get fit. this one really needs some guidance if one has no knowledge about fitness. https://mega.nz/#F!C7ZwlY4L!DP4JwX2dJWJdmjxbB7b7Lw!TqxBRSJB
Previous: >>1660496No titleAny tips on finding a surviving American Chestnut while /out/? I want to see one in person :(BambooHey /out/, I tried asking for advice on DIY but they recommended I come here.
I went to my local county office to pull a permit for a tall fence. Apparently I can't go taller than 7ft and the guy recommended I just plant bamboo or arborvitae. I've done a fair amount of research on bamboo but I still can't find the exact answer I'm looking for.
I'm still not sure if I want pseduosasa japonica or a phylostachys. I'm leaning towards the japonica because they seem to only grow to 10-15ft and their foliage seems to be a bit more dense, which would provide a nice privacy screen and windbreak. I live in USDA zone 7B, about 200ft from the Delaware bay.
I looked into buying a plant online but they seem really expensive and I'm not sure how fast I could grow a nice dense privacy screen from one plant. I've been keeping my eye out for patches of bamboo and I have a few in mind to take cutting from. I've read that you can just cut the bamboo and put rooting compound on it and it'll grow from there no problem. If that's the case I would prefer to go that route.
My property isn't huge and at most I could spare 3-5ft for my privacy screen. Will this be enough to get accomplish what I'm trying to do?
Also as far as containment goes, would digging a trench around where I want it and killing the runners be enough? I'd like to eventually put 60mil plastic on 3 sides and just leave 1 side open to trench to take care of the runners but will a trench all the way around work until then?
ThanksI am a stupid retardWhat kinds of steel have a high enough carbon content to produce plentiful sparks with quartz or flint? I've tried using the tools in my house to no avail.>tfw you will never get to hike like a sirNo titleIm going backpacking for a few days soon and ive got everything planned out except for food, I wanna keep it as light as possible and im not larp hunting. those freeze dried camping food seems overpriced for what it is. whatre some good options?Draw an /out/ duckIll startNo titleI want a pen flare launcher like pic related, but I can't seem to find a reliable source for them. Tru flare sells them in Canada, but im not sure they can be imported into the US.
I have an orion flare pistol but I'd like to have the pen for the /k/ love. Orion makes a kit they sell with three flares at cabelas / bass pro but I cant find the ammo alone like I can with the tru-flares.
What do you guys carry for emergency signaling?No titlehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfqfNUnhRVc&t
Just watched some of this guys videos, do any of you know of something similar only more focused on /out/ traveling?how do i stop being a weekend warrior and start living an /out/ lifestyle?pic relatedNo titleAnyone a little worried about the wildfire potential for this upcoming summer? It's already dry as shit in the PNW, Southwest and Alaska. Not sure about the Rockies. I live in a basin and when the West is on fire we pretty much get socked in with smoke from June to October. It makes venturing outdoors too unpleasant. Hopefully we have a cold, wet spring./lit/ road tripMaybe this is the wrong board, but I figured I'd start here. Does anyone have a map of locations notable for /lit/ types?
With how many writers took roadtrips or at least had specific locations for shit, it's not that far off of an assumptionHelp a retard live outside for the rest of their lifeHello fellow /out/ists, I'm a retard in need of advice.I am trying to permanently live that woodland hobo life, while going to university (for the rest of my life) somewhere in skandinavia. I just want to live in the woods and learn shit.
I need 4 catagories of things to be able to do this, and these things have to be a)light weight enough for me to bring to university and b)help me survive pretty bad winters (-20 c) : >Shelter >food >transport >utility (Clothes washing, showring, phone charging, studying) Now food I can buy everyday from shops, so we can discount that, and mobility is no problem with the amount of public transport that is available to me. I can shower at the gym, and wash my clothes at the laundromats.
My only issue then is with shelter. I can buy a wintertent + stove + winter sleeping bag + cooking ware, which will be expensive as balls and also weigh about 20-30 kilos
If i buy a simple light tent, no sleeping bag, and eat mostly cold food (which is what I do now at home anyway) and just use a blanket and aluminium foil blanket, I will be very uncomfortable (minimum degree -20) and possibly die, but it will be very light weight.
How do I solve this shit? I dont plan on sleeping much nor staying in a tent much. So I only need my tent to be warm for when I'm sleeping.
How do I solve this dilemma of either dieing from hypothermia or having to drag around 20+ kg of equipment?
Any advice is welcome. Please help this future hermit hobo.Creek damAnybody else like building dams? Been working on this for the past week or soNo titleA friend of mine is getting 9 donkeys given to him amd wants to get rid of some. I've been thinking about taking a couple because i have land for it, but don't want a huge expense in it. Currently have chickens and 3 dogs with a fenced in 6 acres.
I'm wondering if hiring a farrier every 8 weeks is a necessity or if trimming the donkeys hooves is a skill easily learned that I could do myself. Youtube videos make it look kind of easy but everywhere online recommends hiring a ferrier and I'm wondering if it's one of those scam trades like A/C repairmen where they refuse to recommend doing things yourself or share information to unlicensed people