i helped launch the leading "bushcraft" forum in my country way before it went mainstream, but way way way before that, it became too personal, too judgemental, too serious.
if you have ever been involved with niche forums you know how fun OR cancer they can be
so back to the OP >Are there no better places to discuss going outdoors
if you wanna have fun? no, ""forum"" culture is toxic as fuck, everyone is just there to get internet points,