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Q&A Is there a reason for the seemingly over labeling gear in the UK with "unisex" ?

From this question and it's answers it looks like a lot of gear sold online in UK is label as "unisex" when it wouldn't be in the United State. For some gear like climbing harness labeling a harn...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How do you become a New Forest commoner?

Exactly that... I've done some searching and it looks like a catch-22 situation: To be able to move there you need to do commoning already. But to do commoning, you need live there already. (Hmm.....

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Heimdall‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭

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Q&A UK Puffball Identification

My wife and I are new to foraging. We recently found a large number of what we believe to be puffballs in a field. They look like this: From the information on the Wild Food UK site it sounds...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by JohnLBevan‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How likely are you to be injured by falling shot from a game shoot?

One of my regular trail running routes goes past a pheasant shoot. The route is on a public footpath and the shooting is usually from the woods nearby towards the direction of the path (ascertained...

7 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Darren‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is a hand chainsaw legal to carry in the UK

I've picked up a hand chainsaw for the woods as it's cheap and an amazing bit of kit. UK law states the legal carry for a knife is less than 3 inches and must be a non-locking folding blade. Wi...

3 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by Chris J‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A OS Map Symbols - Black Dots

Does anyone know what black dots mean on an OS Explorer map? There are a lot of them on the map of Kinder Scout in the Peak District (UK). I know the black dashed line is a footpath, I am asking ...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by MJH‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Could a lamprey attack a swimmer in coastal waters around the UK?

I have seen two articles about bloodsucking lampreys in UK rivers, which warn swimmers about the risks of lamprey attacks when swimming in rivers and lakes. Our river lamprey spend their adult live...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Angela Richardson‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Water sources: which are safe and which should be avoided? (UK)

I have been trying to find a list of water sources that should be avoided. I have checked online and looked at several water companies, e.g. Scottish Water. I haven't found any information on which...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by SweetJhoni‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Difference between a "path" and a "footpath"?

I was chacking a map to see access rights on a particular route I know. I was checking if a path was a bridleway or footpath as I know Mountain Bikes should only use bridleways. Studying the key cl...

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by System‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Species permited for hunting in england

Let me know how many species (birds and others) are permited to hunt in england and wales for the year 2019.

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Daniel Vigneron‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Catch and eat the Fish UK

If I go fishing in the UK (West Yorkshire), am I allowed to eat the fish I catch? I was told that you’re not allowed to eat/kill the fish and must return it to the water after the catch. Any help...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by J86‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Where/how can I catch American signal crayfish in the UK?

American signal crayfish are a delicious invasive species in the UK. I'd love to catch and eat some but I'm unsure how to go about this. Where/how can I catch American signal crayfish in the UK? ...

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by System‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Birds singing and dancing on telephone wire

Location: UK East Midlands, suburban garden. Bird: possible marsh tits, something in that size range with a black cap. Time: late July. Two similar-looking birds were observed making high-pitched,...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Andy‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Latex-free first aid kit

I plan to go on a hike with someone allergic to latex. Usually I would pack small plasters and leukotape, but this is not an option in this case. How can I replace these items with latex-free equ...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by nha‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Climbing guide for the Yorkshire Dales

Can anybody reccommend a climbing guide for the Yorkshire Dales area? I'm off for a weekend trip there in a couple of months but I'm having difficulty finding a guide for the area. Roughly the Askr...

3 answers  ·  posted 9y ago by System‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What's the difference between the Norwegian fjord and the Scottish sea loch?

I want to know the major differences between these two systems.

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Osbert Moses‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How to tell the difference between Lesser and Great spotted Woodpeckers?

Around my work I walk in local parks for a couple of hours a day, and I've noticed we have Green Woodpeckers, and I've seen them quite a few times and can now recognise them rather easily. Recentl...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Aravona‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Wild camping in the Brecon Beacons

What is the legal and practical position on wild camping in England and Wales, specifically in the Brecon Beacons National Park. I think I am right in saying that technically you need to ask the la...

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by bon‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Why does the 528 thickness lines only appear on weather maps in the future?

I've been learning about snow forecasting in the UK. I've learned an important feature is the atmosphere thickness, specifically the 528 line: Pressure decreases with altitude, and thickness me...

2 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by System‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A What are these concrete posts near the Gallow Hill water tower in Dundee, Scotland?

I've been walking my dog recently in the Templeton woods in Dundee, Scotland. When I walked past the Gallow Hill water tower I came across these concrete (?) posts. There were about 20-30 of them a...

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Baz‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Where can I take a dip?

It's rather warm outside (32.6°C or 91 F) and I'd like to go for a swim. Having lived in The Netherlands and Sweden, I'm used to living near lakes and the fact that any surface water is by default...

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by gerrit‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is this fungus on a birch tree Chaga?

Once again found a fungi growing on birch and I'm not entirely sure what it is. It looks quite like the chaga fungi but I'm really not too sure! I have seen chaga in some videos before and it seeme...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by eternalNoob‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is there a reason for seeing a lot of roadkill badgers in the spring?

I spent much of today cycling around quiet country lanes in South Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire, and saw at least 6 dead badgers on the road. I saw a few others earlier in the week on ...

3 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Chris H‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Can you identify this lizard-like creature I observed in the UK?

I was lucky enough to spot an unusual animal in my back yard this evening, here's a photo... ... well I say unusual, but that is because this is the first one I've ever seen in my back garden. T...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Wossname‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Why would one choose to use a Harvey map rather than an Ordnance Survey map?

My wife is due to under take her Lowland Leader course in then next couple of months and she has been advised to gain experience using Harvey Maps as well as the more familiar Ordnance Survey maps....

4 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by BWFC‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Free online UK maps

Can I view OS maps for the UK online for free? I want to see both the Landranger and Explorer maps if possible.

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by MJH‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Camping with a dog for the first time

In a few months my fiance and I will be joining two friends camping. My friends chocolate labrador will be joining us for the weekend. My fiance and I, whilst both dog lovers, have no experience ca...

5 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by Aravona‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it possible to walk from the UK/France to Georgia?

I really want to go to the country of Georgia but don't have enough money to fly there. I had a genius idea and decided that I could hire a boat and get across the English channel to France, and th...

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Daniel Cann‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it illegal to walk on single or dual carriageways in the UK?

We're planning to walk / run the entire 275 miles (443 km) of the A5, from London to Holyhead. On Page 5 of the Official Highway Code, it states that: Pedestrians MUST NOT be on motorways or sl...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by trashpanda‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Alcohol-fuel for burner at the Glasgow Airport

I will travel to the Highlands and have a very quick stop-over at the Glasgow Airport since I have to catch the bus from Daluir. Is there any chance to get alcohol-fuel for a burner? In some countr...

1 answer  ·  posted 6y ago by ruedi‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A How can a Common Kingfisher bird balance on a tiny swaying reed without moving its head?

This is a one minute video of a Common Kingfisher bird standing on a tiny reed swaying in the wind. It's from the BBC Network in England. For much of the video, especially the beginning, the bi...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Sue Saddest Farewell TGO GL‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A What type of Amphibian / Lizard is this?

This morning when out on one of my usual walks I discovered an Amphibian / Lizard on the path - I did not take a picture as it had clearly been attacked at some point, it was not alive at this time...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Aravona‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A How to identify a good location to catch Signal Crayfish near River Don

Would anyone know how to identify a good location to catch Cray Fish at the River Don? I live in Doncaster (UK) and so the River Don would be ideal to catch the American Signal Crayfish. Looking ...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Stephen Hyde‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A How can I photograph a kingfisher in the United Kingdom?

I want to take some photographs of Kingfishers in the United Kingdom. How do I find them, get close to them, etc? Image Source

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by System‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Good places to go potholing in the UK

A long time ago when I was about 10 I went potholing on a school trip in Devon, and despite mild claustrophobia I found myself eventually enjoying it - egged on brilliantly by my friends. I hadn't ...

2 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by Aravona‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Why is it undesirable for the New Forest to convert to a mature forest?

The source, Commoners of the New Forest referenced by @Liam in his answer to the question How do you become a New Forester Commoner? implies that for the New Forest to become a mature forest would ...

4 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by ab2 MonicaNotForgotten‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Hiking/Scrambling Etiquette? (UK Specific)

I'm an American who moved to the UK 2.5 years ago but didn't start doing a lot of outdoor activities until early this year (here, specifically, as the job that moved me over was very demanding at f...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by AHamilton‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A What are the primary considerations for a solo traverse of the Cairngorms in winter snow?

I am putting together my first multi-day winter expedition and am looking for some advice. During Dec 2018 to February 2019 I am planning a solo traverse of the Cairngorms in Scotland, camping wil...

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Venture2099‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is there National Park-equivalent protected nature in the United Kingdom?

In the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, national parks are in IUCN Category V rather than II. Are there any protection levels stricter than what UK National Parks have?

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by gerrit‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Help identifying black and white "square winged" bird?

I keep seeing a particular bird lately and I don't recognise it. Can anyone help? I've only ever seen it from the car and in flight so I have no photo's unfortunately. It's black and white about...

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by System‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A What locations to scuba dive inland in the UK?

My husband and I are learning to Scuba dive this year with a friend. We're doing the SSI courses, which require a large number of dives to progress through each qualification. Open Water through to...

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by Aravona‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Where can I legally go hunting for rabbits with a slingshot in the UK?

Where can I hunt for rabbits with slingshots do I have to ask land owners or could I go into a forest away from people and hunt there?

1 answer  ·  posted 4y ago by Barney‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Which wildlife is it legal to hunt in the UK?

Does someone have a list or a link of exactly which UK wildlife it is legal to hunt &amp; safe (&amp; tasty) to eat? For example, are rabbits safe to eat, or is myxomatosis still a problem? Backgr...

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by kittylyst‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A How late/early should you pitch up/leave when wild camping in the UK/Europe?

When wild camping, the general advice I've heard is to pitch up late and leave early. However, what times are considered "late" and "early"? One thought is that sunrise and sunset would be sensibl...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by exterrestris‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Are there B2 alpine boot brands in the UK besides La Sportiva and Scarpa?

I'm looking at buying some B2 rated alpine/winter boots for use with Crampons, etc. I'm trying to avoid paying full price for them (searching ebay, looking for special offers, etc.) as they are pro...

1 answer  ·  posted 8y ago by System‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Can you identify flying bats?

I've noticed a lot of bats around my house recently. I'd love to know what type of bat they are but all I see is a silhouetted glimpse as they dart past. Is there anyway to identify what types of b...

2 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by System‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A What hazardous wildlife is there in the UK?

And what situations should I try and avoid in regards to wildlife and areas prone to hazards in the UK? Edited my question to cover the other answers more as they were very good additions to the w...

7 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by Aravona‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A What UK carnivores might I find up mountains?

I found some scats that looked a lot like those of a pine marten or otter at 600-700m in the Lake District, UK. The scat was full of white claw-shaped items, possibly bone, and was 10-15cm long an...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by jaypeagi‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Kayaking in the UK

My husband and I are both avid walkers / hikers but for a long time have been wanting to get into kayaking. Both of us have kayaked in the past. Separately we did it on school trips - many years ag...

5 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by Aravona‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A What is this plant in England with large veined leaves and multi-part buds?

I was wondering if anyone could help me identify what this plant is? We have found it growing in our garden in England a few times and are unsure what it could be.

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by John Craven‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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