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Best every day carry knife: Zero Tolerance Hinderer Review Carbon Fiber Pocket Knife

Aaron has used the Zero Tolerance Hinderer Carbon Fiber Pocket Knife for a while. The knife is really solid and once opened, feels like a fixed blade knife. This is often the knife I carry everywhere I can. ...

Best mini companion knife – Review BK-13 Ka-Bar Becker Remora Knife

The little mini-knife is the best companion knife to the hard-core Becker BK-7 knife. Even if you don’t have that huge survival knife, the Remora is one sweet little utility and paring knife. Aaron has used ...

Notre Dame Cathedral Paris Lost! What it meant to me

The Notre Dame Cathedral was mostly destroyed on April 15, 2019. Aaron has traveled to France multiple times for travel, holidays, and for work and always made it a point to stop by the cathedral to enjoy its ...

Is TSA Precheck worth it?

TSA Precheck – is it the line for the rich? Is it the line for the first class people? No, it’s the line for people who want to blow past the line. Aaron talks about how to get TSA Precheck, why it is ...

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 ...

Top 3 tips: How To Have an ADVENTUROUS LIFE

People always ask Aaron how he has an adventurous life, like they can’t have it. That’s not true! In fact, you can have a very adventurous life. Aaron shares three of his tips for creating your own ...

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 ...

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. ...

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. ...

Secret Free Transportation at Chicago Midway

If you fly into Midway airport in Chicago, getting in and out of the city can be an expensive hassle. Taxis are expensive. Uber/Lift aren’t hugely cheaper and there’s always a line at the airport. Can you ...

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, ...

Top 3 TIPS: How to Be Courageous

Aaron talks about how to make yourself more courageous. Some people run into a burning building to save others while others run away from the slightest risk. Do you have to be a huge hero to be courageous? ...