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Hilleberg Keron 3 GT Tent In-Depth Review in the Snow

  Aaron and Dr. Terry Williams provide you with an in-depth review of the Hilleberg Keron 3 GT tent. They show how long it takes to stomp a tent pad, how long the first time setup takes, and various features/measurements of the tent. Aaron points out the highlights, features, annoyances, and flaws of the design while it’s 15ºF (-9ºC) during filming. Get the Hilleberg Keron 3 GT tent here:
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Categories: Antarctica, climbing, gear, Podcast, and Reviews.

Sawyer Filter vs Aqua Mira for Backpacking Water Purification

Aaron compares 12 aspects, saving the best for last, of the Sawyer and Aqua Mira water filtration system. Aaron looks at the key points and comparisons based on his experience with each product. Weight, Speed, Complexity, Failure likelihood, Freezing performance, Long term performance, Quantity of water, Taste of water, Handle gritty water, Maintenance, Versatility, Infectious Vector removal Get items from this video at Amazon: Sawyer Mini Filter: Aqua Mira:
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Categories: How To, Podcast, and Reviews.

Review Limostudio 5in1 Light – Great for Youtube and Photography

To create videos in your YouTube studio, you need light. And a lot of it. Aaron reviews the Limostudio 5-light bulb head for you. He’ll show how it works, what the advantages are, how much it weighs, and why it’s worth considering. This would also be useful for home studio product photography, too. Get items from this video at Amazon: LimoStudio 5in1 Speedlamp head: Feit LED bulbs, 5000k, 17W power, 100W equivalent:
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Categories: gear and Reviews.

Black Diamond Speed 40 Pack Review In-Depth

Aaron reviews the Black Diamond Speed 40 Pack. This is an excellent summit day pack as well as a general adventure pack. He talks about the different features and shows items on the pack to give you a better idea of its fit and function. Black Diamond Speed 40 pack: Black Diamond Venom: Black Diamond Raven Pro: Grivel Crampons: Black Diamond Crampon bag: Black Diamond Half Dome helmet: Petzl ice screws: Camp nano 22 carabiner: Petzl Ascender: Black diamond carabiner: Note – the pack color is slightly different than in
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Categories: climbing, gear, Podcast, and Reviews.

Powerex MH-C980 Turbo Charger Analyzer Review—Charges Fast and Gives Real Capacity

There is a new battery charger that can charge 8 batteries independently and give you real capacity. You can see exactly how much life is left in your AA/AAA batteries. No more guesswork for your critical work. Get items from this video at Amazon: Powerex MH-C980 Charger: Powerex AA batteries: Powerex AAA batteries: Powerex MH-C801D Charger: Eneloop AA batteries: Additional items: Aaron’s MH-C801D review:
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Categories: gear, Podcast, and Reviews.

La Sportiva Baruntse Double Mountaineering Boots Review

Aaron reviews the La Sportiva Baruntse Double Mountaineering boot. He has used these to climb Mt. Elbrus, the tallest mountain in Russia. He’s also used these to climb Mt. Hood in Oregon during a storm. They are targeted to the 6,000-7,000m meter peaks. Aaron has used them to -20ºF in Wyoming and they were warm. He shows the details of these boots. Get items in this video from Amazon: Western Mountaineering down bootie: La Sportiva Baruntse: Get Forty Below booties here:
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Categories: climbing, gear, Podcast, and Reviews.

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 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.