Discussion of various Hiking, Camping & Backpacking tips / topics. I guess it’s kind of like a low budget Backpacking Podcast using viewer mail and comments to pick the talking points. Or something like that.
Topics Discussed on this Episode
- Where I’ve been the last few weeks.
- 2017 Deer Camp Cabin Video out now on my dad’s channel, Whiterook85
- Our recent trip to Iceland with a camper van.
- Incorporating viewer comments into Mail Call episodes.
- Carol gives us some life advice.
- Various playlists available on the Sintax77 channel homepage.
- People want to see cheeseburgers.
- Two Bobs on YouTube
- EDC Knives?
- Thoughts on Hiking Poles / Trekking Poles for backpacking and hiking.
- Hiking Poles for 3-Season vs Winter / Snowshoeing Trips
- Water containers for backpacking water filters.
- New Sawyer Micro Water Filter that came with my Saywer S3 Water Filter.
- Gravity water filters vs smaller personal use filters.
- Michael L. loves the sound of my voice.
- Proper use of carabiners, Dutch Clips, etc when setting up hammock suspension straps.
- Subs vs Hoagies?
- Bringing “real food” on backpacking trips for your first meal or two.
- Winter Ultralight Backpacking?
- Gear List Videos
- Finding Trail Maps
- Some viewers think I quit making hiking / backpacking vids? (nope)
- Using the “Subscription Bell” to get notifications for my new vids.
- Winter Survival Topic – Beer Strategy
- Never wear a Pittsburgh hat in Philly
- 2 liter bag options for Katadyn BeFree (HydraPak 2 & 3 liter wide mouth bags)
- Snowshoeing and courtesy to cross country skiers.
- Dealing with “mono-rails” on winter snow hikes.
- Doing a winter summit in 80mph winds (my High Winds Hiking Video)
Items Seen in the Video
- Patch from EDC Packs
- CNOC Outdoors Vertex Carbon Hiking Poles
- CNOC Outdoors Vecto Water Container
- Multi-cam Stocking in background – I got that from Dream Hammock as part of a
- Black Friday promo a couple years back when ordering a hammock for my wife.
- Sawyer Micro Water Filter (doesn’t appear to be for sale by itself yet. Came with the S3 filter below)
- Sawyer S3 Water Filtration System
- Katadyn BeFree Water Filter
- Hydrapak Seeker 2L collapsible water storage bag.
- Also available in a 3L version as well
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