Quiz: How Many Backcountry Words Do You Know?

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Test/quiz about backcountry slang. Mountain climbing. Skiing. HACE. Snow. Hiking and summiting peaks.

 Aug 17, 2016
1 of 10What's "Church"?
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A place with a steeple and sanctuary meant for praying
A place of magical significance, usually the peak of a mountain
A cat
2 of 10What is "Baggin' Peaks"?
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Going grocery shopping
Breathing in through brown paper bags during anxiety attacks
Summiting & keeping track of the peaks you've climbed
3 of 10What is "Pow"?
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0.7 lead
Snow powder
Punches
4 of 10What are "Crampons"?
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Spiky objects strapped to your boots
Tampons
Rhinos
5 of 10What's "Belay On"?
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You'll be a little late to the meeting
You're setting up your tent in a tree
Safe to climb ahead
6 of 10What is a "Beta"?
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A dog
Not the alpha
The need-to-know for completing a route successfully
7 of 10What does it mean when you're "HACE"?
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Your brain is filling with fluid
You're studying education in school
Your lungs are filling with fluid
8 of 10What does it mean to "Bivy"?
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A vegetable only found under the sea
A designer
A lightweight sack that covers your sleeping bag
9 of 10What's a "Biner"?
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An orange trashcan
A serving platter
A carabiner
10 of 10What are "Mashed Potatoes"?
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Food you eat at Thanksgiving
Roots
Wet and heavy snow
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