AARON LINSDAU

Keynote Speaker

Polar Explorer

Adversity Expert • World Record
Adventurer • Author

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Blog

Essential Snow Gear: Kahtoola Microspikes (An In Depth Gear Review)

Aaron reviews the Kahtoola Microspikes in this video. He talks about fitting, usage, when to and how to use them, and what advantages they give you. Aaron has used the Microspikes shown in this video for ...

How to Choose Between Microspikes and Crampons

Choosing between Microspikes and crampons can be a difficult choice. There are many factors to consider. Aaron talks about the value of each, where they’re both best to use, and how you can more easily decide ...

How to increase sleeping bag warmth – 20 tips and tricks

Aaron shares 20 tips plus a bonus and 2 DO NOT DO to increase the warmth of your sleeping bag. Aaron has camped all around the planet – Antarctica, Denali, Greenland, Patagonia, etc. Learn his tricks ...

How to choose a sleeping bag – 12 considerations

Aaron talks about the 12 different considerations he looks at when choosing a sleeping bag. There are many on the market and choosing between each can be difficult. Aaron breaks down the criteria for you and ...

How to choose between the Puma and Bison Western Mountaineering Sleeping Bags

Aaron shares his comparisons between the Western Mountaineering Puma and Bison bags. These expedition sleeping bags are meant for the toughest conditions around the world. Which bag should you choose? Watch ...

How to Choose Western Mountaineering Bags – 4 Sleeping Bag Roundup

Aaron compares the Western Mountaineering Megalite, Antelope, Puma, and Bison bags. He also talks about the down booties and vapor barrier liner VBL hotsack. He compares the different features, why you would ...

BEST ULTIMATE expedition sleeping bag: Western Mountaineering Bison Review

  Aaron used the Western Mountaineering Bison sleeping bag in Antarctica for three months. It kept him warm and safe in polar storms. It’s rated to -40ºF/C and has all the features that you’d expect in ...

Best Pants for Exploration and Mountaineering – Review ArcTeryx Beta AR Pants

Aaron used the Arc’Teryx Beta AR Pants on his world-record expedition to the South Pole. He used them for 3 months straight in the harshest conditions on Earth. He shows the different features and why they ...

How to Keep Rocks and Sticks out of Hiking Boots – Rocky Mountain Low Gaiters

How do you keep rocks and sticks out of your boots while hiking? Aaron has used these gaiters for decades and has keep junk out of his boots with them. He has worn out several pairs over the years as proof ...

Best Full Gaiters for Everything – Outdoor Research Crocodile Gaiters

Aaron talks about the best gaiters he has used around the world – the Outdoor Research Crocodile Gaiters. They’re great in all conditions from mountaineering to polar exploration. He also talks about ...

DJI Osmo Pocket Unboxing – MOST ANNOYING STARTUP EVER

Aaron shows his unboxing experience with the DJI Osmo Pocket. Even though it’s a fascinating camera, it’s difficult to start up and learn to use. Aaron shows his struggles so you know what to expect. Aaron ...

How to See Working Out Paying Off

  It’s hard to see the value of working out. You get all sweaty, sore, and tired. And there just doesn’t seem to be much change in your body. You have to understand that it takes time to see the payoff ...