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Best bulk AA AAA Ni-MH Battery Charger – Review Powerex Maha MH-C801D

Powerex Maha MH-C801D Review Aaron uses AA and AAA batteries a lot for his wireless microphones, camera flashes, flashlights, and field charging his equipment. Aaron tried several chargers before he found ...

Sony RX100 VA Review and unboxing – Best pocket camera

Sony RX100 VA Review The Sony RX100 VA is one of the best portable pocket cameras on the market. It’s great for Vlogging and adventure filming, too. Aaron took it on his expedition to Antarctica and filmed ...

Best audio field recorder – Zoom H5 Four-track recorder overview

Zoom H5 review Aaron reviews the Zoom H5 recorder and demonstrates its fundamental abilities. This is a great field recorder. It has nearly everything an audio engineer would like in a tiny inexpensive ...

Canon Vixia HF W11 In-Depth Review—Waterproof Camcorder—The GoPro Killer?

Canon Vixia HF W11 In-Depth Review There is a new waterproof camcorder on the market. It’s the Canon Vixia HF W11. It claims to be 16ft/5m depth capable, waterproof, able to handle drops from up to 4.9 feet, ...

7 TIPS – How to Use Trekking Poles Like a Pro

You see people using trekking poles. You see people recommending trekking poles. They look simple enough. But are they? What can they really do for you? Aaron has used them on multiple expeditions and ...

How to make running shoes last 200% longer

Running shoes are expensive. Is it possible to make them last longer? Aaron has literally spent $1000’s over the years running 1000’s of miles. He has learned a couple of tricks or hacks on how to make his ...

End running knee pain with these 2 tricks

Have you developed knee pain from running but somehow want to keep running? Aaron developed this problem over a decade ago. He would be out running and knee pain would hit. He had to walk 5 miles home ...

Sleeping bag showdown – 3 BEST Western Mountaineering sleeping bags

What sleeping bag do you choose? There are hundreds of choices on the market. Then when you choose a manufacturer, which temperature range do you choose? How much loft does each bag have? How will that ...

Best sleeping bag liner – Review Sea to summit Thermolite

Extend your sleeping bag warmth with this liner. Aaron has used his for nearly 20 years and it really does work. It gives you 5 degrees extra warmth so you don’t have to own so many sleeping bags. It can ...

Best warm air mat for backpacking – Review Thermarest neoair xtreme

Aaron has used this air mattress on Denali, Kilimanjaro, Elbrus, and on multiple winter treks. It’s amazingly warm for its weight and compresses down to an incredibly small size. Aaron talks about how to ...

Best expedition stuff sacks – Sea to Summit nylon sacks

Aaron has used the Sea to Summit dry and silicone bags on multiple expeditions around the world to protect his gear and food. He talks about his experience with them and why you might consider using them ...

BEST Computer Audio Interface: Review of Scarlett 2i4

Is the DECEPTIVELY POWERFUL Scarlett 2i4 Audio Interface Worth the Money? The Scarlett 2i4 digital audio computer  interface is incredibly powerful and can future-proof your recording efforts. When Aaron ...