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How to Choose Between Mountaineering Single Double or Triple boots

When you are looking at mountaineering boots, there are so many brands. And then you discover that there are single, double, and triple boots. What does this even mean? Aaron explains the differences. He ...

Chimney Rock Nebraska – Critical Landmark in the Western US

Aaron takes you to a critical landmark for adventurers and travelers over 100 years ago. Chimney Rock National Historic Site is definitely worth a visit. This simple stone pillar in the middle of a pasture ...

Wyoming Colorado Nebraska Tristate Marker – Adventure to a Geographic Connection

Aaron takes you into a farm field to find the Wyoming Colorado Nebraska Tristate marker. There are actually quite a few of these around the country. They are often in remote areas that aren’t heavily. ...

Forty Below Camp Booties – Best Glacier Camp Boots Ever

Aaron has used the Forty Below Camp Booties on Denali for over a month over the last few years. He talks about the feel, fit, and finish of the Camp Booties. He has stood in these booties at -30ºF and been ...

How to Choose the Right Tent for Backpacking Expeditions Camping In-Depth

Aaron shows you three different tents to show you what he’s used in Antarctica, Greenland, Denali, car camping, and Yellowstone. He compares and contrasts the different styles of tents, shows how long it ...

Ultimate Expedition Mittens For Cold Weather – Outdoor Research Alti Mitts

Aaron talks about the ultimate cold-weather mittens. They’re great for Antarctica, the Arctic, Greenland, Denali, Everest, Canada, Russia, or wherever you find yourself in cold locations. They’re great for ...

Best Backpacking Air Mattress – Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xlite Review

Sleeping on an air mattress is more comfortable than a thin foam pad while backpacking and camping. Which air mattress do you choose? Aaron talks about his experience with the Neoair air mat. He shows how to ...

How to Dry Damp Clothes While Backpacking or Climbing for Camping

Aaron shows you how to dry damp clothes while camping in cold conditions. He shows you the best way to dry clothes when you’re on the move. If you don’t have sunny days and hours to dry your clothes, you’re ...

How to Wash and Travel With ONLY 2 Pair of Underwear For a Month

Aaron has traveled all over the world on 6 continents (missing Australia!) and uses only a small pack. He typically only travels with 2 pairs of underwear. How is this possible? Isn’t that gross? Nope& ...

Camping sub-zero in October How-To – Coal Creek Jedediah Smith Wilderness Wyoming

Aaron takes you to a sub-zero experience in Wyoming in October. He hikes on the Coal Creek Trail on the western side of Teton Pass between Jackson, WY and Victor, ID. The temperature drops well below zero for ...

How to Carry an Ice Axe and Use It Properly – Learn at Home First

Aaron demonstrates the proper carry and use of an ice axe is the comfort of his back yard. This is the best place to start learning before you go out on the snow. Aaron shows a glacier and hybrid climbing ice ...

How to Pitch a Tarp Tent With Trekking Poles

Aaron shows you how to sets up his tarp tent. He’s used this little tarp in snowstorms, rain storms, hail storms, lightning, in the Sierras, Rocky Mountains, the desert, and most anywhere else you can. ...