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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 takes to put them up, and what each tent’s strengths and weaknesses are. He talks about multiple factors: Number of people, Capacity winter vs summer, Double vs single wall, Weight, Wind resistance, Tear resistance, Snow skirt, Ease of setup, Ventilation, Vestibule for gear, Internal height, Number of doors, Pockets, Gear hanging, Guy lines, Footprint – (biggest scam ever), is seam sealer required He also illustrates a few
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Categories: climbing, How To, Podcast, Travel, and World Beyond.

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 camping, climbing, hiking, adventuring, trekking, mountaineering, skiing, or just about anything else where you need to keep your hands warm and avoid frostbite. Get items from this video at Amazon: Outdoor Research Men’s Alti Mitts: Outdoor Research Women’s Alti Mitts: Outdoor Research Men’s Revolution gloves: Outdoor Research Women’s Revolution gloves: Outdoor Research Men’s PL gloves: Outdoor Research Women’s PL gloves:
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Categories: Antarctica, climbing, How To, Podcast, and Reviews.

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 maintain, inflate, and fix the mattress. He also shows his fast-inflation technique. He can inflate his air mat in one minute. You will be able too after watching this video. Get items in this video at Amazon: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xlite Ultralight Backpacking Air Mattress: Western Mountaineering MegaLite: Therm-a-Rest Z Lite:
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Categories: climbing, gear, How To, Podcast, and Reviews.

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 in trouble. If your clothes are sweaty and damp in the evening, with non way to dry them, use Aaron’s technique and you’ll have dry clothes in the morning. Dry clothes quickly without a dryer. Get items in this video at Amazon: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xlite Ultralight Backpacking Air Mattress: Western Mountaineering MegaLite: Therm-a-Rest Z Lite:  
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Categories: Antarctica, arctic, climbing, How To, and Podcast.

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…he has freshly washed undergarments every day. Aaron shows his washing, maintenance, and drying techniques in this video. Get items in this video at Amazon: Icebreaker Men’s Boxers: Icebreaker Women’s Underwear: ExOfficio Men’s Give-N-Go Boxer: ExOfficio Womens Underwear | Panties for Women | Give-N-Go Full Cut Brief:  
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Categories: climbing, How To, Podcast, Reviews, Travel, and Trips.

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 backpack. He shares his techniques for limiting weight and making the structure resist rain. He also shows how you DO NOT NEED guy line tensioners. Get items featured in this video on Amazon: Trail Life by Ray Jardine: Beyond Backpacking – Backpacking Light: Tarp tents: Tent stakes: Tent guyline: Leki trekking poles:
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Categories: climbing, How To, Podcast, training, Travel, and World Beyond.

How to Position and Adjust a Backpack Hip Belt for Maximum Comfort – Other Pack Myths Busted

Aaron shows one of the most important features of comfort on a backpack – the hip or waist belt. If this doesn’t fit you properly, you’ll be miserable. Getting the right setup is everything for backpacking. Aaron talks about what matters and what doesn’t. He also dispels the myths about other fit items like shoulder and sternum straps. Get these backpacks on Amazon: Arcteryx Backpacks: Gregory Backpacks:
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Categories: climbing, How To, Podcast, Travel, and Trips.

Teton Photography Club Gallery Opening Nov 1, 2019

Aaron takes you to Jackson Hole for the opening of the Teton Photography Club photo gallery at the Teton County Library. Aaron features the images and several photographers of the club. The club is the largest and oldest photo club in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Visit the Teton Photography Club: Get the camera equipment mentioned in this video: Sigma 150-600mm lens for Canon: Sigma 150-600mm lens for Nikon: Canon 5D IV: Find animals in Grand Teton National Park with 50 Wildlife Hotspots:
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Categories: gear, Podcast, and Travel.

Comparing Sony ICD-UX560 audio performance vs Zoom H5 Canon camcorder iPhone Xs plus lavaliere

Aaron compares the Sony ICD-UX560 audio performance vs a Canon G20, Zoom H5, iPhone, and using a lavaliere in a bunch of combinations. The Sony ICD-UX560 mini-recorder is quite resistant to audible plosives from breath and wind. It’s not completely invincible to outdoor breeze but it does well. The Zoom H5 picks up every plosive. It’s more sensitive but it’s a different class of recorder. Aaron tests in a regular office/room (without sound treatment) and also above a beach bluff for a real-world test. At the beach, he tests regular, focused, and wide mic modes. There was a weird subtle
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Categories: gear and Podcast.

Meshforce WiFi Mesh Review – Best Budget WiFi Mesh Router Kit?

Aaron uses the Meshforce Whole Home Mesh WiFi in his home. He talks about how to set it up and why he likes it as an option versus so many other wireless mesh routers. He talks about it compared to his single-point Linksys RE9000 Wifi router. Get the Meshforce Mesh WiFi here: Get the Linksys RE9000 here: Check out my video on the Linksys RE9000:
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Categories: gear, Podcast, and Reviews.