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Denali 2 Feet (60 cm) Snowfall Overnight Mountaineering

I show you how fun it is to deal with 2 feet (60 cm) of snowfall during a night while climbing on Denali. Mountaineering is tough and huge snow dumps are an added challenge on this mountain. Read about my ...

How to Tie Flat Overhand Bend European Death Knot

I show you how to tie the Flat Overhand Bend European Death Knot and where to use the Flat Overhand Bend European Death Knot. I also share with you where to use the Flat Overhand Bend European Death Knot and ...

Cold Weather Mountaineering Camp Setup Denali

I share my cold weather camping setup on Denali. Being efficient and having a logical camping setup for mountaineering is important. It prevents wasted time. Complete Denali solo expedition gear list: ...

Pooping on Denali Going #2 Mountaineering Climbing Clean

Denali National Park requires that you poop in a can and carry the waste up and down the mountain. This keeps the mountain clean. It also prevents the transmission of disease. Complete Denali solo expedition ...

How to Tie Clove Hitch When and Where to Use

I show you how to tie the Clove Hitch and where to use the Clove Hitch. I also share with you where to use the Water Knot and when to use the Clove Hitch. You will also learn where the Clove Hitch is not a good ...

Eat Breakfast Snow Camping Tarp No Tent

How do you eat breakfast when you are snow camping with a tarp and no tent? When it is cold, do you want to stand around and freeze while you are eating? I show you how I eat my breakfast when I’m tarp ...

How to Tie Single Fisherman’s Bend When and Where to Use

I show you how to tie the Single Fishermans Bend and where to use the Single Fishermans Bend. I also share with you where to use the Single Fisherman’s Bend and when to use the Water Knot. You will also ...

Cracked Bleeding Fingers Chilblains Mountaineering Denali

When you climb Denali or other mountains, you will develop finger cracks and chilblains. It’s important to know how to handle these. I talk about the experience. Complete Denali solo expedition gear list: ...

Denali Handling Camping Whiteout Snowfall Overnight

When you climb Denali, you need to be ready to deal with multiple feet (30cm+) of snowfall every night. The snowfall is extreme and you must be prepared for a lot of digging. I show my tent and what my campsite ...

How to Tie Miller Knot When and Where to Use

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

Why Test All Gear And Equipment Before Leaving #shorts

I explain why I test all of my gear before leaving on a long expedition backpack trip. You never know what was broken before and you want to figure that out before leaving. #shorts #fail #failure ...

How to Tie Truckers Hitch Knot When to Use Trucker’s Hitch

I show you how to tie the Truckers Hitch and where to use the Truckers Hitch. You will also learn where the Truckers Hitch is not a good choice compared to some other connecting knots and hitches that you can ...