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Backpacking in a Monsoon, Episode Three: Egg Soup and Hiking the Loop

In this series, I decided to go backpacking despite a huge band of monsoonal moisture that was making its way through Utah at the end of July, 2021. The weather was moody, at times clear with sunny skies, at others a torrential downpour that made me question what I was thinking trying to camp in such conditions. This is episode three, which consisted of eating a pretty nasty breakfast, followed by a hike from Jewel Lake to […]

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TIPS for Backpacking and Hiking THE ENCHANTMENTS | Washington State

In this video I’ll be detailing five major tips that we learned from our Enchantments Backpacking Trip. This was the third time I’d been in the Enchantments, and each time I took away something.. Something I’d do over again, or something I’d change. So I created this list to hopefully aid you in having a successful trip yourself! Five Tips:1.) What trailhead to begin at (Colchuck/Stuart or Snow Lakes). 2.) How to get from trailhead to trailhead […]

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Guide For Thru-hiking The Foothills Trail

00:00 Hey Y’all 00:14 Which Direction Should You Go 02:14 Things I Love About The Foothills Trail 05:30 Best Seasons To Hike The Foothills Trail 06:08 Navigation 08:47 Terrain And Elevation 09:16 Best Hike To Train For the Appalachian Trail? 11:24 How Long Does The Foothills Trail Take To Finish? 12:24 Resupply 14:26 Access Points 15:15 Shuttles 15:48 Nearby Airports 16:23 Permits and Parking 17:24 Camping 18:52 No Road Walking 19:15 Views 20:30 Wildlife 20:56 Cell Coverage […]

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Don't go hiking in Japan's "Bamboo Valley"

WARNING, there is a distressing audio recording starting at 8:33 — I describe it right before I play it, so you can mute the actual recording and still understand the story. Time Stamp: #1 — “S.O.S.” — 0:42 — A distress signal was found inside a deadly valley in Japan Our most popular series: “Top 3 places you CAN’T GO & people who went anyways…” 👇 👉 Our 2nd YouTube channel 👉 @MrBallen Shorts MrBallen merchandise 👉 […]

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Top 5 Tips for Solo Hiking

Five tips to solo hiking. If you’re wanting to get out on some solo adventures but you’re nervous or anxious or apprehensive and need some guidance, I hope these tips will give you the confidence you need to head out fully prepared and enjoy it! My Kit List: Osprey Daylite 13L: Lowe Alpine 24L: Osprey 2.5L water bladder: Anker Power Bank (small): Anker Power Bank (large): Multi-charging lead: Hydroflask: Berghaus Waterproof (in blue) North Face gloves: Patagonia […]

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👉Cual es la DIFERENCIA entre TREKKING, SENDERISMO, HIKING 2021💣

Cuando realizamos algún deporte en la montaña, llámese Trekking, Excursionismo, Senderismo, Hiking, etc; muchas veces confundimos los términos y para ser sincero yo también tenía dudas al respecto, en este video vamos a tratar de diferenciar y ver cual es la diferencia entre trekking, senderismo, excursionismo y hiking, los cuales son los deportes en #montaña mas conocidos. Finalmente ten en cuenta siempre el lema de un buen excursionista: No lleves nada más que fotografías, no dejes nada […]

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Backpacking Norway in the fall, Peaceful 3 day Solo hiking alone in the Scandinavian Mountains

Backpacking Western Norway in the fall of 2020, peaceful solo hiking in the Scandinavian Mountains of Sirdal, Hilleknuten, Bergehei, Fidjeland, a journey through amazing views and waterfalls filmed in 5k on my GoPro Hero 9 and 4k60fps on my iPhone 11 Pro Max. This is a 3 day backpacking loop alone in the mountains around Sirdal in western Norway in the fall of 2020. Music by Melantopia Gear Used: Marmot tent Marmot ball cap Osprey Aether 70 […]

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Backpacking Gear You Don't Need

With the huge amount of gear that’s available today it’s really easy to get caught up in the thought process that you need all the exact right things to go out and enjoy a backpacking trip. This simply isn’t true in most cases. So here are a list of things that you don’t need to go out and have fun exploring. Follow me on instagram Some of the gear I use Sleeping Pad Top Quilt Pillow Water […]

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1,000 SUBS UPDATE | The Outsider MTB | Mountain Biking Trail Guides

I’m so appreciative to all of you who have joined our channel in such a short period of time. I wanted to give a bit more of my life behind the bike to help all of you get to know me better. I hope this will make our new community even tighter. Or… I could just be babbling about stuff noone cares about. You decide. Either way, thanks again for tuning in and being a part of […]

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