Whether you're flying out to start a major thru hike or walk the Camino de Santiago, there are several opportunities for losing your backpacking gear. Here I break down the three major stages of airline boarding, and offer some tips as to how to navigate each one successfully. Click HERE for full video!
While you don't want to bring too much stuff on your Camino pilgrimage, there are some very useful gadgets out there you might want to consider. HERE are several!
Training for the Camino or just hiking in general can be done at home, work, or work-at-home! Here's what I've done over the last 6 months that resulted in losing nearly 25 pounds while retaining strength, as well as what I am doing now from home. See the video HERE!
After an arduous selection process, miles of testing, and hours of YouTube gear reviews, I have finally done it. I have chosen my Camino backpack! Video HERE!
My search for a completely waterproof, lightweight, minimalist fanny....er....LUMBAR pack is finally over! The Mountainsmith Dry Kick integrates perfectly into my lightweight backpacking system! FULL VIDEO REVIEW HERE!
If you're walking the Camino de Santiago, there will likely be a few times you'll want some supplementary lighting. Here I go over a few of the more popular options. GEAR GIVEAWAY: As a "Thank You!!!" to channel subscribers, I am giving away a VONT Headlamp. Subscribers, simply comment below for a chance to win, … Continue reading Lighting Your WAY
The Mountainsmith Zerk 40 is fairly new on the scene, and it has some unique features created by Tom Gathman ("The Real Hiking Viking"). It's a frameless "fast pack" / "peak bagger" boasting eight reachable external pockets in addition to its large back mesh. Weighing in at under 2 lbs., this pack is designed for … Continue reading Going BerZERK on the Camino!
The Osprey Atmos AG 50 is the latest in my quest to find the perfect backpack! It's a contender for sure - basically a 40L pack with a 10L (removable) lid, it's the size I want but with a suspension system unlike any I've ever tried. Click HERE for the review!
What would it be like to hike in waterproof socks? Do they really work? Are they really breathable? I do some tests to find out. Watch Video HERE! Related Post: Brushy Peak Hike
I've received great advice and tips for my Camino by listening to other pilgrims, but sometimes people can get a little overbearing and even nasty when their decisions do not match those of others. This is rather silly. It's not THE Camino - it's YOUR Camino! Walk it the way you want to walk it! … Continue reading Camino Rant: Walk Your Own Walk!