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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 ...

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

The Morakniv Classic 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 and ...

BEST ultralight sleeping bag: Western Mountaineering MegaLite review

This Western Mountaineering Megalite bag has a double layer on the top and a single layer on the bottom. It’s rated to 30 deg F. Aaron has used it in 5 deg F temperatures. It was a little chilly but it kept ...

Great field dressing knife kit: Buck Paklite knife kit

Are you a hunter? Do you want some interesting exotic-looking knifes? Buck’s Packlite knife kit is definitely one of the best knife kits out there. The three blade kit inside of a nylon pouch is everything ...

Best TACTICAL automatic knife: Benchmade 9100 Auto-Stryker review

The Benchmade Stryker is one of the most popular automatic (switchblade) knives on the market. There’s a reason – it’s just that good. The blade is made out of 154 steel which is very tough. It comes ...

AVOID BURNOUT with these SIMPLE HACKS

As a polar explorer and mountaineer, Aaron has to make decisions constantly. This can lead to burnout, troubles, and emotional pain. Aaron shares some of his thought techniques on how you can avoid this ...

BEST light-weight expedition sleeping bag: Western Mountaineering Antelope Review

The bag is great in quite cold conditions. It’s Rated to 5 deg F. Aaron has taken it to -20deg F and been a little chilly but okay. He’s used in the Arctic in Greenland and in the Rockies just under a tarp. ...