24 Things All Outdoorsy People Will Understand
*Spends literally hours browsing North Face jackets online*
Your parents probably got you into it pretty young.
And you were definitely dressed like this a lot as a child.
So being outdoors is something you still love to do with your family.
You're not afraid of getting a bit muddy.
Because you honestly feel guilty when your boots are too clean.
And you feel no greater shame than being unprepared for a hike.
You actively choose to go camping.
Because sleeping outdoors is actually excellent.
And you're genuinely pretty good at cooking over a stove.
You've probably inherited some really old outdoor gear from your parents.
But the fancy equipment you bought for yourself is now your most treasured possession.
You really enjoy browsing outdoors shops.
And this is basically porn to you.
You could talk at length about all the relative benefits of each type of waterproof coat.
And you're not afraid to wear trousers that zip off into shorts.
You're always looking for ways to be outside more.
And you're not so keen on the gym, because the outdoors is your gym.
Because a big long walk, whether in the wilderness or your local park, is the greatest stress reliever you know.
Your ideal holiday is one that involves lots of outdoor activities.
And if you see a good tree, you can't resist climbing it.
Even though the weather can be shite sometimes.
There's nothing more satisfying that looking over rolling fields on a beautiful day.
Or reaching the summit of a mountain.
But obviously the greatest reward is a massive dinner and a pint of beer to celebrate the end of a long walk.
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