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Best sleeping bag compression sack – Review Sea Summit eVent

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

Best expedition down air mat – Review Exped Air mattress

If you want the ultimate expedition air mattress, the Exped DownMat is what you have to get. Aaron used this mat on his Antarctic and Arctic expeditions. Regular air mattresses “suck” the heat out of your ...

Best security camera system? Review Amazon Blink XT cameras

When you are considering security cameras for your come, there are a huge number of choices. In fact, there are so many that people overload and give up. Consider the Blink cameras from Amazon. They work ...

Best running shoes? Review Asics Kayano 25

What are the best running shoes? There are literally hundreds of options out there. Aaron has used these shoes for over a decade, putting many thousands of miles into multiple pairs. He talks about why he ...

Best tactical flashlight? Review Fenix PD35

What flashlight do you choose? There are 1000’s of options. Aaron has used the Fenix PD35TAC. It has multiple modes, so it can be a little complicated to use compared to a Surefire. Which flashlight should ...

ULTRALIGHT knife field sharpener: Review Smith’s Pocket Pal Knife Sharpener

Aaron has carried this sharpener into the field on multiple trips. It has the features of the larger Smith Sharpener but it also can sharpen serrated edges. This is a great feature for knives with classic ...

Best ultralight big blade knife – Review Spyderco Manix 2

Aaron has used the Spyderco Manix on several climbs and outdoor adventures. He talks about why he likes this knife as an ultralight but a very tough adventure knife. Spyderco is a quality maker and Aaron has ...

TIPS – Traveling with service animals in the airport

Do you need to travel and fly with a service animal? How do you manage their needs? It can be tough to fly especially when they need to answer the call of nature. Several airports now offer areas for them to ...

Best walkie talkie field radio: Review Motorola MS350R

The Motorola MS350 radio is likely the best regular family radio system (FRS) on the market. Aaron has used this radio in the desert and on Denali to communicate with his teams and listen to weather updates. ...

The MOST SOUTHWEST Point in America – US Mexico Border

Travel with Aaron as he visits the most southwesterly point in the continental United States. He shows you what the border looks like, the fence, and some of the nice parts of the area. It’s a bit of a walk ...

What’s the BEST CHEAP adventure knife? Review of the Morakniv Craftline

The Morakniv is one of the best secret survival knives on the market. It doesn’t look like much but it does an incredible job. It’s from Sweden. The carbon steel blade is very tough and it holds an edge., ...

Cute Southeast Washington State City – Walla Walla Tour

Wine, food, onions, and people. Walla Walla is one of the most interestingly named and fun places in southeastern Washington State. Known for the amazing selection of wine bars and tasting rooms, this unique ...