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This was the first cougar related fatality since 1924 in Washington. Running was evidently a mistake. Stand your ground and make yourself look as big as possible...
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Jump to new posts Re: 2018 Tropical Storm Season by hikermor @ 05/23/18 12:46 PM

Can't be a problem. The hurricane season doesn't officially begin until June 1... Is there such a thing as an unofficial hurricane?? Seriously, you all take precautions and be safe in the coming months.
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Do not turn your back if you see them. Do not run. Fight tooth and nail with anything you have.
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Yeah, read about that one! I'm in Washington now but luckily not in cougar country. Probably awareness and a sidearm?
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Jump to new posts Defending against cougars, the bears of the woods by Bingley @ 05/23/18 08:57 AM

Recently someone was killed by a cougar in Washington. Apparently while the cougar was busy attacking his cycling buddy, he attempted to flee. That triggered the chase and kill instinct of the cougar, which then left his buddy to go after him. What
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Jump to new posts 2018 Tropical Storm Season by LesSnyder @ 05/23/18 03:04 AM

it's that time again... looks like INVEST 90 is anxious... time to be thinking about your tropical storm plans http://crownweather.com/index.php/tropical/atlantic-tropical-weather-page/
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Jump to new posts Re: Urban edc - City by katarin @ 05/23/18 01:32 AM

Originally Posted By: hikermorOriginally Posted By: katarinI have a question for you urban EDCers. How do you keep the weight down? Many of us backpack and hike, so we are already weight conscious. In general, you value versatility as well as abs
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Jump to new posts Re: stuff you don't see in EDC... by haertig @ 05/22/18 03:48 AM

Originally Posted By: quick_joey_smallHow are you going to get into your home to reach the spare key cabinet if you lose your house key? I have pushbutton digital locks. The batteries in those things last for years and years. And even if a battery
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Jump to new posts Re: stuff you don't see in EDC... by hikermor @ 05/22/18 03:15 AM

My actual EDC, for normal around town, is carried in my pockets - a keyring w/ small MT, light, peanut lighter, keys (!), spare cash, a wallet w/ usual plus band aids, a bandanna in rear hip pocket, and cell phone. If going on a hike or project, the
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Jump to new posts Re: stuff you don't see in EDC... by ireckon @ 05/22/18 12:42 AM

How about the EDC bag/kit itself? Where do people have theirs? Be honest.
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Jump to new posts 3B, 7L Turks Head lanyard by TonyE @ 05/21/18 01:37 PM

3B, 7L Turks Head knot I combined the 2 ends from the TH knot with an extra cord to make an attractive ending for this knot 3B, 7L TH tutorial
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