The 'Outside' 2012 Reader Poll: Lifestyle

It's not that we thought you were all a bunch of tweeting vegans. But the number of you who wield power tools and have had sex in awkward places outdoors is still a little disconcerting.

I PICK AN OUTDOOR DESTINATION BASED ON:

75.4% The terrain
00.5% The nightlife
24.1% The terrain and nightlife

    I OWN:
    37.7% A chainsaw
    12.9% A motorcycle
    09.0% A motorboat
    06.2% An ATV
    05.4% An RV
    52.5% None of the above

      I DREAM OF MOVING:
      37.8% To a small mountain town
      20.1% To a small coastal town
      11.2% Abroad
      01.3% To a big city
      27.4% I'm happy where I am
      02.2% None of the above

      ARE YOU A VEGETARIAN?
      08.3% Yes
      91.7% No

      OF THOSE WHO RESPONDED "NO":
      I HUNT WILD GAME:
      19.7% Yes
      80.3% No

      I EAT:
      99.1% White meat
      96.0% Fish
      94.5% Red meat
      90.7% All of the above

      TWEETING FROM THE OUTDOORS IS:
      05.7% Awesome
      24.9% Annoying
      69.4% I don't tweet

      I BRING MY IPOD, IPHONE, OR LAPTOP WITH ME CAMPING:
      25.5% All the time
      39.1% Sometimes
      35.4% Never

      I SMOKE WEED:
      17.0% Yes
      83.0% No

      HAVE YOU EVER HAD SEX:
      80.4% In a tent
      65.3% On the beach
      08.3% On a plane
      04.6% On a gondola
      03.4% On a portaledge
      15.0% None of these

      WHEN I DRINK AFTER AN ADVENTURE, I PREFER:
      69.7% Beer
      26.8% Wine
      22.9% Liquor
      19.1% Sparkling water
      14.8% All of the above
      05.9% None of the above

      I'VE DRUNK ALCOHOL OUT OF:
      17.9% A shot ski
      04.6% A ski boot
      04.3% A river bootie
      68.9% None of these
      14.0% Other (a belly button, a hiking boot, a scuba mask)

      PARTYING IN THE DESERT WITH 60,000 OTHER PEOPLE AT BURNING MAN SOUNDS LIKE:
      52.3% A great time
      47.7% My idea of hell

      *Results based on an online survey taken June 12-17, 2012, by 2,635 dedicated readers.

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