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Ultimate avalanche shovel – Review Voile Telepro Avalanche Shovel

  If you want the ultimate backcountry avalanche shovel, the Voile Telepro is it. Aaron used this shovel in Antarctica during his record-breaking 81-day solo expedition to the South Pole. Aaron talks about the pluses and minuses of this shovel, why you might want it, and where to get it. You can toss it in your backpack and be prepared for almost any snow event. This is the shovel he uses on Denali. Whether you’re skiing, backpacking, or shoe showing, this is a much better choice than plastic shovels. This is especially useful for avalanche preparedness It weighs 1lb 14oz
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Toughest duffel trekking bag – North Face Base Camp Duffel Large

What’s the best expedition duffle bag? When you put your bag on a plane or carry it up a mountain, will it survive? Aaron has used the North Face duffel bag for a few years, and it’s served him well. He talks about the positives and drawbacks. Link to the North Face Duffel on Amazon.com: https://amzn.to/2uAmQUu ************************************ Aaron Linsdau is a bestselling #1 author on Amazon.com: Links to Antarctic Tears by Aaron Linsdau, Amazon.com #1 June 2015: Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2SJGdoH Amazon Canada: https://amzn.to/2VsBWH4 Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2T6xWzn Links to Adventure Expedition One by Aaron Linsdau, Amazon.com #1 Feb 2019: Amazon US:
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Best trekking white gas stove – Review MSR XGK EX Extreme Mountaineering

The MSR XGK mountaineering stove may be the ultimate adventure stove on Earth. It uses white gas. Aaron has used it in the Arctic, Antarctic, on Denali, in deep, snowy, cold, and high-altitude environments. Watch to see the stove in action and what Aaron’s experience is with it. There are a few maintenance tricks Aaron shares in this video, too. Link to the MSR XGK on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2CK4SU6 Link to the MSR fuel bottle on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2I44K5e ************************************ Aaron Linsdau is a bestselling #1 author on Amazon.com: Links to Antarctic Tears by Aaron Linsdau, Amazon.com #1 June 2015: Amazon US:
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Best INVINCIBLE sleeping pad: Review Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol Ultralight Foam Review

What do you choose to sleep on when you’re trekking, backpacking, camping, hiking, or anything else? The Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol is one of Aaron’s favorite mats to use. It can’t be develop a hole and deflate. It’s great as a seat, too. Get the Therm-a-Rest on Amazon.com at this link: https://amzn.to/2HPjmWW ************************************ Aaron Linsdau is a bestselling #1 author on Amazon.com: Links to Antarctic Tears by Aaron Linsdau, Amazon.com #1 June 2015: Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2SJGdoH Amazon Canada: https://amzn.to/2VsBWH4 Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2T6xWzn Links to Adventure Expedition One by Aaron Linsdau, Amazon.com #1 Feb 2019: Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2tIASTG Amazon Canada: https://amzn.to/2EG0SFD
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Best snowshoes – Review of MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoe

These are possibly the best snowshoes ever made. They’re great on hills, in steep conditions, in deep snow, and even on rocky ground. Aaron has used them in all types of terrain, from Alaska to the Sierras, these MSR Lightning ascents have taken Aaron to some wild places. Watch his review. MSR Lightning Ascent Snowshoe on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2FN1JEQ ************************************ Aaron Linsdau is a bestselling #1 author on Amazon.com: Links to Antarctic Tears by Aaron Linsdau, Amazon.com #1 June 2015: Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2SJGdoH Amazon Canada: https://amzn.to/2VsBWH4 Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2T6xWzn Links to Adventure Expedition One by Aaron Linsdau, Amazon.com #1 Feb 2019: Amazon
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Best Portable hand truck dolly for travelers: Review Magnacart

What’s the best portable hand truck or dolly? Aaron has used the Magna Cart for a couple of years now and talks about his experience with it. It’s small, foldable, and can carry a lot of weight for what it is. Link to Magna Cart on Amazon.com: https://amzn.to/2Unbm5n ************************************ Aaron Linsdau is a bestselling #1 author on Amazon.com: Links to Antarctic Tears by Aaron Linsdau, Amazon.com #1 June 2015: Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2SJGdoH Amazon Canada: https://amzn.to/2VsBWH4 Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2T6xWzn Links to Adventure Expedition One by Aaron Linsdau, Amazon.com #1 Feb 2019: Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2tIASTG Amazon Canada: https://amzn.to/2EG0SFD Amazon UK: https://amzn.to/2NyOoCF Stunning
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Review of Black Diamond Deploy 7 backcountry snow shovel

The medium Black Diamond Deploy 7 is a great shovel for back country snow travel. You can toss it in your backpack and have it if and when you need it. Whether you’re skiing, backpacking, or shoe showing, this is a much better choice than plastic shovels. This is especially useful for avalanche preparedness. Aaron talks about the plus and minus of this medium, 0.7 gallon shovel for snow travel. It weighs 700 grams according to the specs. Get the Black Diamond Deploy 7 shovel on Amazon here: https://amzn.to/2WFR9p7 Get the Black Diamond Deploy 3 shovel on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2WCusll Link
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Review of Black Diamond Deploy 3 backcountry snow shovel

The small Black Diamond Deploy 3 is a solid little shovel for back country snow travel. You can toss it in your backpack, not really notice it, but have it if and when you need it. Whether you’re skiing, backpacking, or shoe showing, this is a much better choice than plastic shovels. This is especially handy for avalanche preparedness. Aaron talks about the plus and minus of this small, 0.3 gallon shovel for snow travel. It weighs 565 grams according to the specs Get the Black Diamond Deploy 3 shovel on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2WCusll Get the Black Diamond Deploy 7 shovel
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What’s the BEST Glacier Ice Axe? Black Diamond Raven Pro Review

Aaron’s favorite glacier ice axe is the Black Diamond Raven Pro. It’s incredibly light and versatile. The head is made out of stainless so it never rusts and it blows most other axes away in terms of lightness and toughness. Aaron has used it on Denali, Elbrus, in the Rockies and in the Sierras to save his life. Link to the Black Diamond Raven Pro on Amazon.com: https://amzn.to/2Yef00z Link to the Black Diamond Venom on Amazon.com: https://amzn.to/2OhJRVm Aaron Linsdau is a bestselling #1 author on Amazon.com: Links to Antarctic Tears by Aaron Linsdau, Amazon.com #1 June 2015: Amazon US: https://amzn.to/2SJGdoH
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