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Backpacking Basics – 5 Days Hiking in Colorado's Gore Range

I have had a lot of people contacting me asking for advice in regards to a backpacking trip. So my last hike I turned the camera on how I handle all the basics from hanging a bear bag, filtering water to easy meals. This is just one representation of how things can be done but we encourage you to go out on your own and find out what works for you. I hope you enjoy it and […]

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Making Some Black Rifle Coffee On A Hiking Trip (Man Skills)

Oh, look, a video that’s not woodworking! Well, crafting things from a large live oak tree is manly, yes? Damn, right it is! So is knowing how to get yourself out of some odd situations and care for yourself and your family. This new little video shows how I make my BRCC brew in the backcountry. This video was in no way sponsored or meant to represent Black Rifle Coffee or their company. This was an act […]

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How to Stay Safe Backpacking in a Storm | Hiking

Discover essential safety tips to stay safe during a storm while hiking the trail This video is part of the health and safety chapter of our free hiking program. Find all the videos on our website For the full program: Remember not to panic, and to adopt the crouched safety position in the event of lightning strikes The Hiking Program was made in partnership with Decathlon, Sikana’s partner for the Sports program, as well as Xavier Gadat, […]

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Hike Safety: What to Do if You Get Lost | Hiking

Learn about the S.T.O.P method to follow if your get lost while hiking, backpacking or camping This video is in the 4th chapter of our hiking program. All the others can be found both on our YouTube channel and website! For the full program: It’s a useful way to calm down and think of a logical solution. The Hiking Program was made in partnership with Decathlon, Sikana’s partner for the Sports program, as well as Xavier Gadat, […]

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How to Walk Downhill | Hiking

Learn how to walk downstairs safely with this useful hiking video Find the rest of the videos in the free program on our website For the full program: This is essential for any keen hiker or backpacker The Hiking Program was made in partnership with Decathlon, Sikana’s partner for the Sports program, as well as Xavier Gadat, an expert mountain guide who provided his expertise on the subject. Visit our website: to discover dozens of free, online […]

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Discover Breathing Tips | Hiking

This video teaches you how to breathe better whilst out on a hike See the rest of the program available on our website and YouTube channel For the full program: This video is in the chapter on setting off on a hike. Follow on to the next video to learn about walking uphill with a proper technique The Hiking Program was made in partnership with Decathlon, Sikana’s partner for the Sports program, as well as Xavier Gadat, […]

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Top 5 Backpacking Tips I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me

I’ve made a lot of mistakes in life. Luckily for me, most of them have to do with backpacking. So I’m here to tell you the top 5 things that I wish someone had told me when I first started out. Have any tales of woe or mistakes that you’ve made? Leave a comment down below! SUBSCRIBE to BackpackingTV: _________________________ FOLLOW ME Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: Blog: _________________________ Sponsored by: Dermatone: LEARN MORE about Epic Trails: _________________________ Produced […]

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How to Train for Hiking || REI

If you’re just getting into hiking or you aspire to do longer hikes to loftier places, then doing some preseason training can be a big help. The eight exercises Dr. Sam shows in this workout plan are designed to target areas that power you up the trail mile after mile: They increase strength in your core and major leg muscles, and help build endurance in those same muscle groups. In this video, we’ll show you the following […]

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Learn Some Hiking Safety Tips | Hiking

Watch the video to learn some useful tips to stay safe during your hike This video is in our chapter on preparing a hike. Keep going on to the next video for more useful hiking info For the full program: Remember to use your common sense and keep people informed of your trail plans The Hiking Program was made in partnership with Decathlon, Sikana’s partner for the Sports program, as well as Xavier Gadat, an expert mountain […]

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