Outdoorsman is a skill in Wasteland 2.
|“||The Outdoorsman skill determines your squad's search radius on the World Map when traveling, as well as its ability to avoid hostile random encounters. A good Outdoorsman will be able to avoid dangerous enemies and discover new and hidden locations more easily.||”|
|~ Desert Rangers Training Regulations 0.0036
If you want to find water and live off the land in the wastes, this is the skill for you.
The Outdoorsman skill is primarily used to avoid random encounters while traveling on the world map.