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I could have died while hiking today, don't be stupid like me

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rory Bagley on Monday. 10 Replies

I have a cautionary tale for my fellow outdoorsmen out there. I went hiking solo today through some less traveled canyons near where I live. I unknowingly ended up off trail and was aggressively…Continue

Article: Is there anything good about men?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matthew R Jan 4. 13 Replies

http://denisdutton.com/baumeister.htmI'm curious what other people around here think of this somewhat lengthy article on differences between men…Continue

Disaster preparation kit

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marcus Gustafsson Dec 10, 2015. 17 Replies

I just moved to a region that is prone to major earthquakes. As such, I'm working on assembling a disaster survival kit with a focus on earthquakes. About half to three-quarters of the recommended…Continue

Use of online brain training tools to improve 'manly skills'

Started this discussion. Last reply by Max Z Jul 8, 2015. 3 Replies

Does anyone out there has experience using online brain training tools (i.e. luminosity, elevate) to increase skills like concentration, comprehension, vocabulary, etc. Specifically, after staying…Continue

 

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Rory Bagley replied to N Fan's discussion I could have died while hiking today, don't be stupid like me
"Thanks for the wise reminder! Loosing your trail can be scary. Years ago my dad and I were hiking in the Blue Mountains in NE Oregon. We got a little turned around and it was pretty frightening. Large areas of that mountain range look very similar.…"
Monday
Rick Shelton replied to N Fan's discussion I could have died while hiking today, don't be stupid like me
"LOL."
Monday
Rick Shelton replied to N Fan's discussion I could have died while hiking today, don't be stupid like me
"My advice, to any that will ask and my kids all the time, is never get too comfortable that you loose a certain level of concern, be aware of your surroundings at all times, and keep an eye on the other guy's front tires. One of the rules we…"
Monday
Carl Monster replied to N Fan's discussion I could have died while hiking today, don't be stupid like me
"I recommend moving to New Jersey, where aside from the Pinelands (which are flat as a pancake), you are never more than an hour's hike from anything. I've attached a brochure here for your…"
Monday
Liam Strain replied to N Fan's discussion I could have died while hiking today, don't be stupid like me
"It is just when we are confident and comfortable, that mistakes happen. A good reminder, thank you.  Glad you came out of it with only a scare. "
Monday
Mike S. replied to N Fan's discussion I could have died while hiking today, don't be stupid like me
"Good to know. i'm not too far from there and that is likely where I will end up going if I can ever get away to go hiking. "
Monday
N Fan replied to N Fan's discussion I could have died while hiking today, don't be stupid like me
"San Gabriel Mountains outside of LA"
Monday
Old School replied to N Fan's discussion I could have died while hiking today, don't be stupid like me
"You know..danger can hit us in all sorts of places. I remember when i was 18, sailing near my house ...the current under the bridge was VERY strong and you could not sail against it unless the wind was directly behind you.. even in a Laser. i went…"
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Sir replied to N Fan's discussion I could have died while hiking today, don't be stupid like me
"Where were you?  Ish."
Sunday
Salt Dragon replied to N Fan's discussion I could have died while hiking today, don't be stupid like me
"Thanks for the story, I had a similar experience once which was also humbling. "
Feb 7
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I could have died while hiking today, don't be stupid like me

I have a cautionary tale for my fellow outdoorsmen out there. I went hiking solo today through some less traveled canyons near where I live. I unknowingly ended up off trail and was aggressively bouldering to get up and around some obstacles, mainly a decent sized waterfall. I kept pushing because I thought this was my route, and the knowledge that I wouldn't need to go down because I was on a loop. Anyway, I finally got up the bulk of it and couldn't find anything that resembled a trail.…See More
Feb 7
N Fan replied to Justin's discussion Tips on waking up earlier?
"I have another suggestion that I recently incorporated into my morning routine with decent success. First off, I decided I can't stand buzzing alarms. They cause me to get out of bed, turn them off, and then go back to bed without actually…"
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Matthew R replied to N Fan's discussion Article: Is there anything good about men?
"He said he had no interest in science before testosterone therapy and I don't see why he would lie about that. Testosterone can physically change brain morphology in transgender men and the monkey studies show that toy selection differences are…"
Jan 4
Rick Shelton replied to N Fan's discussion Article: Is there anything good about men?
"But they have done studies on T levels at various ages for both boys and girls (human variety).  I would assume, and maybe incorrectly, the difference between someone who has a bent for scientific endeavors would have differences in brain…"
Jan 4
Matthew R replied to N Fan's discussion Article: Is there anything good about men?
"I read his post but you aren't going to find any controlled scientific studies looking at that for a variety of ethical and practical reasons. That's why I brought up the monkey studies, which are as good as it is going to get for…"
Jan 4
Rick Shelton replied to N Fan's discussion Article: Is there anything good about men?
"Kind of like "Boys like things that go boom, shoot, go vroom, etc.  Things that go boom, shoot, and go vroom, etc. are bad things.  Therefore boys are bad." Types of studies."
Jan 4

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