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Colorado 14ers: Matterhorn to Wetterhorn Traverse Virtual Trail Guide

There is not a lot of information about the Matterhorn to Wetterhorn traverse on the internet. After hiking this challenging route, I know why. The rock was some of the sketchiest I have ever been on with lots of route finding and class 3+ scrambling. This one will def not be a repeat for me. Read a full trail guide here: Uncompahgre & Wetterhorn Video: Purchase Virtual Sherpa Gear Here! What to Pack for 14er Day Hike: […]

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Colorado Hiking: Tips For Dealing With Spring Snow

In this video I talk about tips, techniques and different gear needed to deal with spring snow in Colorado. Video about Hiking Traction Gear: Purchase Virtual Sherpa Gear Here! What to Pack for 14er Day Hike: Let me know if you found this video by giving it a like below and PLEASE SUBSCRIBE to not miss any future hike reviews! Affiliate links to these popular outdoor retailers. REI: Moosejaw: Backcountry: Steep & Cheap: Black Diamond: DISCLAIMER: Links […]

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Top 12 SAFETY TIPS FOR HIKING & BACKPACKING SOLO

To see more Tips Tutorials, and Hiking Videos do subscribe: HIKING SAFETY TIPS 1. Always carry a cell phone and know the emergency rescue numbers; 2. Before you head out, familiarise yourself with the route, terrain, difficulty and expected time required to complete the trail. Buy a map to be sure; 3. Don’t hike alone. If something happens to you, there won’t be anyone to call for help; 4. Pack a minimum of 2 litres of water […]

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Maintaining Your Hiking Gear 101

So you just spent a weekend backpacking (great!) but now your gear is all dirty and needs to be cleaned up (not so great!) So where do you start? In this video, I go through some basics of cleaning your hiking gear after a trip, including how and why you should air things out, how to get that smoke smell out of your clothes and tent and offer some tips on getting the most out of your […]

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Hiking For Beginners (Day Hike Gear)

In this video, we show you our day hike gear and talk about hiking for beginners. Full time RV living allows us to hike all over America, but living in an RV full time requires us to be VERY selective with our day hiking gear. MORE INFO ⬋⬋⬋ We start our day hike near Mammoth Lakes California. The hiking tips start in the trailhead parking lot. As we progress on up the hiking trail, we talk about […]

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TOP 10 BEST HIKING GEAR ON AMAZON 2020

TOP 10 BEST HIKING GEAR ON AMAZON 2020 Are you looking for the best hiking gear and gadgets on Amazon of 2020? These are some of the coolest hiking gear and gadgets we found so far: ✅1. Osprey Packs Kestrel 48 Men’s Hiking Backpack ✅2. Osprey Packs Kyte 36 Women’s Hiking Backpack ✅3. Vasque Men’s Breeze Iii GTX Gore-tex Waterproof Breathable Hiking Boot ✅4. Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol Ultralight Foam Backpacking Mattress ✅5. MSR Zoic 3-Person Lightweight […]

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5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Hiking Alone (Pt1)

I’ve learned so many things since my first solo hike. Looking back, some of my mistakes are just plain ridiculous. If you’re new to hiking, I’ll make your life a bit easier, because in this video I share five things that I wish I knew when I just started hiking alone. Actually, I have at least 10 important tips that I want to share, but I can’t cover them in a single video, which is why this […]

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My minimal emergency survival kit for hiking and backpacking

Download the FREE emergency survival kit checklist here: My new original acrylic paintings inspired by my hikes all around the world: This is my minimal / ultralight emergency survival kit that I ALWAYS carry when I go hiking or backpacking: 00:00 Hello 00:43 Firestarter 01:30 Dry tinder material 02:15 Knife 02:50 Compass 03:24 Rope 04:02 Needle and thread 04:37 Whistle 05:27 Mirror 06:04 Small plastic bags 06:49 Emergency blanket 07:48 Flashlight 08:16 Hand warmers 09:04 Hard candy […]

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Solo Hiking Safety/Tips for Hiking Alone

After tragedy on the AT, I share my thoughts & top six tips for staying safe (especially as a solo hiker) on trail. Mentioned in this video: -AfterShokz ear phones -Garmin InReach -All Trails App (Lifeline feature) Self Defense Strategies: Source link

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3 skills I learned from hiking alone

In this video I talk about 3 things that I’ve learned from hiking alone that you should be aware of if you’re considering going yourself As quintessentially introvert-like as it is, I looove hiking alone. It’s a bit like a meditation for me because I’m present and absorbing where I am, when I’m there. But while I’ve always enjoyed doing it, I also sometimes felt (and still feel) a bit worried and anxious about going – because […]

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