A little outdoor trivia:
1. How many adults in the U.S. have gone on a camping trip in the last 5 years? 1/3
2. What is a recommended remedy for poison oak/ivy? Boiled Pine Needles
3. Which side of a tree does moss grow on? North Side
4. The Largest Bird in North America is the bald eagle.
5. A Fall Line is the most direct line to the bottom of a hill.
6. Kerosene burns hotter than white gas.
7. A Noggin is a cup made from the burl of a tree.
8. Baffling is the inner construction of a down sleeping bag used to keep the down from shifting.
9. Cardinal points are found on a compass.
10. FALSE! Dew actually appears when the atmosphere is dry.
11. A piece of rope is always 6 inches shorter than what you need!
12. A puddling stick is a short emergency paddle.
13. Eating chocolate tends to make you thirsty. True!
14. Bannock is fried or skillet bread originally prepared by the Bannock Indian tribe.
15. A beeline is a line drawn on a map from your location to your destination.
16. An “obsidian” is a glassy rock.
17. A search plane will wiggle or tilts its wings to signify that you have been spotted.
18. Indeed! Proteins are necessary to maintain and to repair the body condition. So, put peanut butter in your Biscuits on a Stick and you have your proteins!
19. Condensation is less likely to occur on the walls of a tent on a breezy night. True!
20. True. Lofty clouds generally indicate good weather.
21. If smoke from your campfire hugs the ground, you should prepare for rain!
22. The Helve of an axe is its handle.
23. A haversack is what kids take to school… a backpack!
24. The slant-tube construction is the warmest style sleeping bag.
25. An air flow cushion keeps the fuel tank from overheating.
26. The “bow” of a canoe is its front.
27. A wild carrot is aka: Queen Anne’s Lace.
28. A “toque” is a knit cap.
29. It is TRUE. In fair weather, air currents drift up hillsides in the afternoon.