• How to Pack for a Camping Trip : Choose the Right Camping Stove
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    How to Pack for a Camping Trip : Choose the Right Camping Stove

    Hi! My name is Dan and I am here with Expert Village. Today we are going to be talking about stoves. If you are going camping you don’t want to build a campfire, you want to bring a camp stove with you. There are many different kinds of stoves; there is light weight stoves, slightly heavier weights, there is also can fuel as opposed to liquid fuel stoves. Can fuel stoves tend to perform coldly in cold weather and high altitudes whereas stoves with liquid fuel and a pump on them can perform well in almost all circumstances? There is a variety of different options you can get with a…

  • Camping Gear : Camping Gear Compasses
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    Camping Gear : Camping Gear Compasses

    I am going to talk about campuses now there a handy thing to help you keep on track. There is a number of different styles of campuses and you can really get confused looking at them. But you really need to look at what kind of navigating your going to do. If your going to use a map my preference is some form of a base plate campus. Base plate campus has a little plate and you can use that plate to line up between a couple objects on the map. There are also ones with a sighting mirror that allows you to hold it look through it like a…

  • Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Camping Backpacks for Women
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    Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Camping Backpacks for Women

    I am going to talk a little bit about women specific packs. We all know women are shaped a little different then men and so maybe the pack should be as well. If you will notice on these twp packs here we have an Osprey Aether notice the straightness of the hip belt. Men are shaped like this. We don’t have very much in terms of hips. Women are shaped like this and they need a different shaped hip belt. You will notice here the up swing of the hip belt. The hip belt comes up when it wraps forward and it creates a cone and that places it in…

  • Stealth Bug Out Survival Vehicle Camping Bikepacking Bike
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    Stealth Bug Out Survival Vehicle Camping Bikepacking Bike

    This is a short video (available in 720 HD) where I do a walk around my Stealth Bug Out Survival BushcraftCamping Mountain Bike… at this point in the mountain bike build project I’ve got it to about 50% complete… you can see since the last video, I’ve upgraded the entire drive train and wheel set… to some parts I took off of a Specialized Rockhopper Mountain Bike… they’re a little bit used, but in good shape… they’re much lighter in weight than the old ones and much better quality. The drivetrain includes chain rings (where I only put two on instead of 3), cassete (9 speed), new chain… and then…

  • Camping Gear : Hiking Trail Sanitation
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    Camping Gear : Hiking Trail Sanitation

    Despite popular belief, there is actually sanitation on the trail. A lot of people, more so than getting sick from contaminated water, will find themselves getting sick because their just not taking care of their sanitary needs. Simple things like washing your hands, will keep you a lot healthier than even filtering your water. I would recommend a multi purpose soap, so you have a soap that can do multiple things. It’s much better than having a bunch of different things in your pack. Here’s a couple of biodegradable soaps. They’re very concentrated so it doesn’t take very much, I’d actually recommend maybe even putting it in a smaller bottle.…

  • Camping Gear : Camping Gear Hiking Poles
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    Camping Gear : Camping Gear Hiking Poles

    I am going to talk a little bit now about hiking poles and staffs. There a little bit more useful then you might think this one here being very rustic looking but even this one can take a little bit of pressure off of you knees as you going down a hill. The down side is a little heavy. It looks nice but a little heavy. You get into poles then they become lighter and more compact. There are single pole set ups like these. There nice particularly in groomed trails sense you?re only using one pole you?re not tearing up the ground so much. But on more rugged terrain…

  • Camping Gear : Camping Trip Resupply Tips
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    Camping Gear : Camping Trip Resupply Tips

    If you’re going backpacking for a little bit longer then you’re going to need to resupply unless you’re going to carry all the food for your trip. If you’re going to a particularly remote area then you might have to do that, pack every single food into your pack. What that means is you’re going to have to have a pack that can carry heavier loads, but if you’re able to go into town, say go to the grocery store and buy more food, then you can carry less food and just resupply as you go along. The Appalachian Trail is a trail that you can do that. Hike for…

  • Camping Cooking Set Gear Ideas
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    Camping Cooking Set Gear Ideas

    (down tempo electronic music) – Hello there, just a quick video today to show you how our ultra light backpacking cook system has evolved over the last few years. On the right here, we have the ultra light titanium Snow Peak range, and a bit of Trangia, and some aluminium baking trays from thrift stores. And in the middle here the kind of thing that often just ends up in landfill. Just simple meat trays that you get at the supermarket, that could obviously be used as plastic plates and little bowls to eat out of. The entire three-piece set there only weighs about 50 grams. And another use for…

  • What to Bring on Camping Trips : How to Choose a Tent for your Camping Trip
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    What to Bring on Camping Trips : How to Choose a Tent for your Camping Trip

    Hi, this is Bruce Lessels from Zoar Outdoor for expertvillage.com talking about camping. Your tent is your home for the night, it’s going to be the place you’re going to sleep, the thing that’s going to protect you from the weather, from bugs and its going to be the thing that’s going to be an important part of your camping experience. There are several different kinds of tents and depending on whether you’re car camping or you’re canoe camping or you’re hiking, you may want to choose a tent that’s larger, gives you more space but is heavier and more difficult to carry. Or if you’re backpacking you may want…