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Q&A When should I report a potentially injured-looking animal to authorities in a large, monitored, wildlife area?

We prefer watching animals from a distance, to try and cause them the least disruption. Every so often I've seen an animal in a distant part of a large area that doesn't appear to feel right. For i...

3 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Sue Saddest Farewell TGO GL‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by James Jenkins‭

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Q&A How do I make people not be afraid of me and my dogs?

I like to hike, and I have two large dogs (German Shepherd, Presa Canario). After a long hike I look reasonably homeless (long hair, unshaven, muddy). Combined with two large, potentially dangero...

12 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Censored to protect the guilty‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it poor etiquette to ask fellow backpackers where they have been/where they are going?

I got a comment here that said, Please omit the "Where have you been?" part of your social interaction. That is going to set me more on edge, not put me at ease. It sounds "stalker-ish", which ...

12 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A When hiking, why is the right of way given to people going up?

When you're in a path and you encounter another group going the other way, it is said that whoever is going down should stand aside to let those going up pass through. Why?

11 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by user19652‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is the fishermen's greeting "Petri Heil" accepted all around the world?

In Germany fishermen greet each other with "Petri Heil". I asked myself if this is only a German thing or is it kind of universal (at least in developed countries like EU countries, US etc.) for fi...

7 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by OddDeer‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Etiquette of playing musical instruments on popular hikes

I enjoy hiking, but I'm not very well-versed with the general expectations other people have about noise, especially serious hikers. I generally do trails that take between 3-6 hours, usually up hi...

9 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by HammerN'Songs‭  ·  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 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 What kind of mementos, if any, am I allowed to collect from State and National parks in small quantities?

What kind of mementos am I allowed to collect from State and National parks in small quantities, if any? I am especially wondering about: pebbles, shells, sea-urchin-skeletons, sand-dollar-skelet...

12 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by DudeOnRock‭  ·  last activity 4y ago by System‭

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Q&A Minimizing impact of small groups on wilderness areas

I have been given conflicting information for how to minimize the impact of traveling in small groups in wilderness areas. For groups traveling off-trail in areas where it is appropriate I have hea...

2 answers  ·  posted 10y ago by DudeOnRock‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it offensive to "just hike" on a pilgrim's path?

I am considering taking a pilgrim's path - Olaf's Trail - in Norway (about 3 weeks). However, I don't want to do it for any religious reasons. I just saw this trail in pictures and thought: "What a...

0 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by OddDeer‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it offensive to "just hike" on a pilgrim's path?

I am considering taking a pilgrim's path - Olaf's Trail - in Norway (about 3 weeks). However, I don't want to do it for any religious reasons. I just saw this trail in pictures and thought: "What a...

3 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by OddDeer‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A How to deal with unethical campers?

Earlier last month I witnessed someone fell a tree in the Eagles Nest Wilderness while I was on a backpack trip. Its quite obvious that you're not supposed to cut down trees in a national forest, i...

1 answer  ·  posted 7y ago by tsturzl‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Logic behind hikers yielding to horses?

Here in California, a lot of trails have signs with a triangular diagram, showing that cyclists should yield to hikers, and both cyclists and hikers should yield to people on horses. I don't have a...

5 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by Ben Crowell‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A Is it polite to ask other climbers to belay for you?

I'm a beginner climber. There are many climbers all over my area (doing cliffs). Would it be polite, impolite, or neutral, to approach groups and ask them if I could join them? Maybe this is 'ob...

5 answers  ·  posted 7y ago by horse hair‭  ·  last activity 5y ago by System‭

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Q&A How should I traverse fields with horses in?

I am surprised at how many people I see doing this wrongly (my experience being an ex-horse owner and now hiker in the UK). What is the correct way to traverse a field containing horses? Let's ex...

3 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by Aravona‭  ·  last activity 6y ago by System‭

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Q&A How can I vet a hiking partner without potential hard feelings?

I'm planning a backpacking trip with a well-established partner. I would like to invite a third person along, but he has not met the second, and I do not want to extend an invitation to the third u...

5 answers  ·  posted 8y ago by Reid‭  ·  last activity 6y ago by System‭

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Q&A What is the proper etiquette for back country camps with assigned spaces when people take a different site?

Recently, my family hiked in to a back country camp in a national park. We had an assigned space within the campground but when we arrived our space had been occupied by a camper registered in anot...

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

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Q&A Where to store non-food related trash in bear territory?

I know I am supposed to put food-related trash inside my bear canister. Should I also put used female hygiene products and ziplock bags holding used toilet paper inside my bear canister over night?...

2 answers  ·  posted 9y ago by SierraCalifornicus‭  ·  last activity 9y ago by System‭

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