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Podcast covers helpful backpacking, hunting and winter camping tips and tricks. Knowledge from decades spent in the forest, rivers and mountains of the Olympic Peninsula (Washington State). Conversations for an audience ranging from the beginner, all the way up to the experienced adventurer. Recorded in the beautiful Pacific Northwest in a little corner of the world, where it receives an annual average of 110 inches of rainfall a year. We hope listening to this inspires you to go outdoors soon!

Podcast covers helpful backpacking, hunting and winter camping tips and tricks. Knowledge from decades spent in the forest, rivers and mountains of the Olympic Peninsula (Washington State). Conversations for an audience ranging from the beginner, all the way up to the experienced adventurer. Recorded in the beautiful Pacific Northwest in a little corner of the world, where it receives an annual average of 110 inches of rainfall a year. We hope listening to this inspires you to go outdoors soon!
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Podcast covers helpful backpacking, hunting and winter camping tips and tricks. Knowledge from decades spent in the forest, rivers and mountains of the Olympic Peninsula (Washington State). Conversations for an audience ranging from the beginner, all the way up to the experienced adventurer. Recorded in the beautiful Pacific Northwest in a little corner of the world, where it receives an annual average of 110 inches of rainfall a year. We hope listening to this inspires you to go outdoors soon!

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English


Episodes

Tent Wood Stove Commonly Asked Questions [Ep. 9]

8/29/2019
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On the hot tent for winter camping topic. We dive into some of the most frequently asked customer service questions about tent wood stoves! “Will my wood stove burn all night?” “Can you cook on top of your stove?” “Is a wood stove safe to use without melting my tent?” “How do I optimize the heat output?” We answer all these and more. So split some kindling, round up a nice pile of seasoned Alder and join us in helping you decide which stove is going to best suit your needs for your next hot...

Duration:00:46:44

Floorless Shelters Pros and Cons [Ep. 8]

8/21/2019
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Joined again by Devin Ashby from Backcountry Exposure, we dive into our thoughts on the pros and cons of floorless shelters. Which tent performs better in bad weather? What options do you have for bug protection? We discuss weight and packability of different shelter types, as well as insights into what tent we would choose for a range of different conditions and locations. We hope this helps you decide which shelter you need for your next big camping adventure!

Duration:00:38:09

Sleeping Bag Down vs Synthetic Tips and Tricks [Ep. 7]

8/15/2019
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Special Guest Devin Ashby from Backcountry Exposure gives his insights on Sleeping systems. From choosing your first sleeping bag, to which bags perform better for different weather scenarios. Down vs Synthetic for warmth, packability price and storage. We hope this helps you decide what you want to sleep in on your next adventure.

Duration:00:39:03

Backpack Elk Hunting Game Plan Early Season [Ep. 6]

8/9/2019
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Super pro backpacking and backcountry elk scouting tips! Going over powerful hunt planning tips and discuss the effects of weather on elk migration, rut and habits. Using satellite imagery and map layers to scout ahead of time can greatly improve the quality of your trip.

Duration:00:45:40

Backpack Packing for Overnight in Bad Weather [Ep. 5]

8/5/2019
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Packing tips and tricks from decades of backcountry knowledge. Learn how to properly load an overnight backpacking, with all outdoor gear needed for an enjoyable night in the woods. Going over sleeping bag waterproofing, food and tent packing, and even clothing layers considerations. We hope you find this information helpful!

Duration:00:40:35

Hiking Remote Locations for Solitude and Health [Ep. 4]

7/29/2019
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Thoughts on seeking out adventures away from other humans, and the powerful mental and physical health benefits of being in nature. Backpacking and hiking in wilderness is such a powerful experience. We hope this inspires you to go sleep outdoors soon!

Duration:00:45:35

Tipi Showdown: Megahorn vs Octopeak [Ep. 3]

7/19/2019
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Luxe hot tent shelter comparison series. We will be going over commonly asked customer service questions. In this episode we talk about the differences between two of our tipi tents, the Megahorn and Octopeak hot tipi tents. We hope you find this information helpful!

Duration:00:47:04

Backpacking - 3 Planning Tips from Pro to Beginner [Ep. 2]

7/12/2019
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The planning stage is one of the most important pieces to a successful camping trip and often overlooked. Come join us to discuss mental preparedness, adapting your gear with possible weather condition changes, and the importance of being familiar with your gear before you leave. Thorough planning makes for the highest chance of having a smooth backpacking adventure. Not to mention the safest. You will find this information helpful on your next overnight camping trip!

Duration:00:42:58

Camping in Heavy Rain Tips and Tricks [Ep. 1]

7/10/2019
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Going over tips and trick for camping in the rain. Covering campsite selection, floorless vs floored tents, prevention, planning and preparation. Things learned from years of camping on the Olympic Peninsula, during all season and weather forecasts. We hope this helps you on your next adventure!

Duration:00:26:32