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Pitching A Tent in Storm Camping Winter

I discuss some of the issues when you are pitching a tent in a storm while camping. There are a lot of things you need to think about while planning to pitch a tent in a rainstorm. You want to prevent your tent ...

How to Tie Improved Clinch Knot Fishing Knot Hooks

I show you how to tie the Improved Clinch Knot and where to use the Improved Clinch Knot. I also share with you where to use the Improved Clinch Knot and when to use the Improved Clinch Knot. You will also ...

How to Tie Honda Knot Lasso Knot Lariat Knot

I show you how to tie the Honda Knot and where to use the Lasso Knot. I also share with you where to use the so-called Lariat Knot and when to use the Honda Knot. You will also learn where the Honda Knot is not ...

Frozen Tent Zipper Stuck Outside Tent In Storm Denali

How do you avoid a frozen tent zipper. What if your tent zipper freezes while you are climbing? What if your tent zipper freezes and you are stuck outside in a dangerous blizzard? I talk about the experience. ...

Using a Vapor Barrier Liner VBL Cowboy Camping Winter

Is a vapor barrier liner VBL good for cowboy camping in the winter? Will it keep you warmer? Cowboy camping is sleeping in a sleeping bag with no shelter at all. No tent, no tarp, just you and the stars above. ...

How to Tie the Girth Hitch

I show you how to tie the Girth Hitch and where to use the Girth Hitch. I also share with you where to use the Girth Hitch and when to use the Girth Hitch. You will also learn where the Girth Hitchis not a good ...

How to Tie Double Fishermans Bend

I show you how to tie the Double Fishermans Bend and where to use the Double Fishermans Bend. I also share with you where to use the Double Fishermans Bend and when to use the Double Fishermans Bend. You will ...

Avoid Running Out of Food On an Expedition Denali

Running out of food on an expedition is a real problem. If you run out of time or food, you are in for a real experience. I talk about what you need to do to avoid starving yourself. Read about my Denali ...

How Heavy Is A Winter Backpack Snow Camping? Pack Weight

What is the base weight of a winter backpack? How much weight do you need to carry for winter camping with a tarp tent? How heavy will your backpack be with a tent when you are winter camping, backpacking, and ...

How to Tie Tumble Hitch

I show you how to tie the Tumble Hitch and where to use the Tumble Hitch. I also share with you where to use the Tumble Hitch and when to use the Tumble Hitch. You will also learn where the Tumble Hitch is not ...

How to Dry A Sleeping Bag Mountaineering Climbing Denali

Keeping your sleeping bag dry while climbing, camping, and hiking is important. Climbing on Denali, you need a dry sleeping bag. I show you my methods of how I dry my sleeping bag in the field in sub-zero ...

How to Tie Trumpet Knot

I show you how to tie the Trumpet Knot and where to use the Trumpet Knot. I also share with you where to use the Trumpet Knot and when to use the Trumpet Knot. You will also learn where the Trumpet Knot is not ...