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Adventure Life with Aaron Linsdau

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Adventure, lifestyle, travel, inspiration, how-to, and reviews

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Best UK Power Travel Adapter With Huge 3,250W Capacity and USB Ports

February 17th, 2020



Aaron shares his favorite UK power travel adapter. It comes with multiple USB ports and US power connections. It looks pretty crazy but allows for …

How to Use Crampons on Steep Icy Slopes

February 14th, 2020


Aaron shows you how to use crampons on steep, icy slopes. He covers multiple fall directions and how to deal with them.

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How to Use an Ice Axe on Snowy and Icy Slopes

February 13th, 2020


Aaron shows you how to use an ice axe on steep, icy slopes. He covers multiple fall directions and how to deal with them.

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Sawyer Filter vs Aqua Mira for Backpacking Water Purification

January 31st, 2020


Aaron compares 12 aspects, saving the best for last, of the Sawyer and Aqua Mira water filtration system. Aaron looks at the key points and comparisons based on his experience with each product.

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You can’t fly after Oct 1, 2020 without this – REAL ID Warning

January 11th, 2020


If you do not have a REAL ID act compliant drivers license, you will not be able to use it to fly after Oct 1, 2020. You must provide multiple …

How to make FCPX Credits and Titles in Indesign

January 9th, 2020


Aaron shows you how to use the text engine in Adobe Indesign to make title or credit sequences quickly. If you need to make a change, you can make changes to the text in one shot. This works great when you have a dozen …

Black Diamond Speed 40 Pack Review In-Depth

December 24th, 2019


Aaron reviews the Black Diamond Speed 40 Pack. This is an excellent summit day pack as well as a general adventure pack. He talks about the different features and shows items on the pack to give you a better idea of …

How to Find Adobe Typekit fonts on Mac

December 23rd, 2019

Using Adobe Typekit fonts in Indesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator is wonderful. There are too many to choose from. However, if you need the font so …

Powerex MH-C980 Turbo Charger Analyzer Review—Charges Fast and Gives Real Capacity

December 19th, 2019


There is a new battery charger that can charge 8 batteries independently and give you real capacity. You can see exactly how much life is left in your AA/AAA batteries. No more guesswork for your critical work.

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Ski and Climbing Boot Backpack – Kemimoto Ski Boot Bag Review

December 13th, 2019


Aaron reviews the Kemimoto Ski Boot Bag at the ski slopes. He shows how much the bag carries, its waterproof shell, the drain holes in the boot …

How to Fix or Remove Missing or Broken Links in Indesign

December 13th, 2019


Aaron shows you five different methods for removing broken links from Indesign. This is especially effective when the original linked document is missing. Depending on the version of Indesign and operating system, each …

La Sportiva Baruntse Double Mountaineering Boots Review

December 11th, 2019


Aaron reviews the La Sportiva Baruntse Double Mountaineering boot. He has used these to climb Mt. Elbrus, the tallest mountain in Russia. He’s also used these to climb Mt. Hood in Oregon during a storm. They are …

How to Choose Between Mountaineering Single Double or Triple boots

December 10th, 2019


When you are looking at mountaineering boots, there are so many brands. And then you discover that there are single, double, and triple boots. What does this even mean? Aaron explains the differences. He helps you …

Chimney Rock Nebraska – Critical Landmark in the Western US

December 9th, 2019


Aaron takes you to a critical landmark for adventurers and travelers over 100 years ago. Chimney Rock National Historic Site is definitely worth a visit. This simple stone pillar in the middle of a pasture was the …

Wyoming Colorado Nebraska Tristate Marker – Adventure to a Geographic Connection

December 6th, 2019


Aaron takes you into a farm field to find the Wyoming Colorado Nebraska Tristate marker. There are actually quite a few of these around the country. …

Forty Below Camp Booties – Best Glacier Camp Boots Ever

December 5th, 2019


Aaron has used the Forty Below Camp Booties on Denali for over a month over the last few years. He talks about the feel, fit, and finish of the Camp Booties. He has stood in these booties at -30ºF and been perfectly …

How to Choose the Right Tent for Backpacking Expeditions Camping In-Depth

November 19th, 2019


Aaron shows you three different tents to show you what he’s used in Antarctica, Greenland, Denali, car camping, and Yellowstone. He compares and contrasts the different styles of tents, shows how long it takes to put …

Ultimate Expedition Mittens For Cold Weather – Outdoor Research Alti Mitts

November 15th, 2019


Aaron talks about the ultimate cold-weather mittens. They’re great for Antarctica, the Arctic, Greenland, Denali, Everest, Canada, Russia, or …

Best Backpacking Air Mattress – Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Xlite Review

November 14th, 2019


Sleeping on an air mattress is more comfortable than a thin foam pad while backpacking and camping. Which air mattress do you choose? Aaron talks about his experience with the Neoair air mat. He shows how to maintain, …

How to Dry Damp Clothes While Backpacking or Climbing for Camping

November 13th, 2019


Aaron shows you how to dry damp clothes while camping in cold conditions. He shows you the best way to dry clothes when you’re on the move. If you …

How to Wash and Travel With ONLY 2 Pair of Underwear For a Month

November 12th, 2019


Aaron has traveled all over the world on 6 continents (missing Australia!) and uses only a small pack. He typically only travels with 2 pairs of underwear. How is this possible? Isn’t that gross? Nope…he has freshly …

How to Pitch a Tarp Tent With Trekking Poles

November 7th, 2019


Aaron shows you how to sets up his tarp tent. He’s used this little tarp in snowstorms, rain storms, hail storms, lightning, in the Sierras, Rocky Mountains, the desert, and most anywhere else you can backpack. He …

How to Position and Adjust a Backpack Hip Belt for Maximum Comfort – Other Pack Myths Busted

November 6th, 2019


Aaron shows one of the most important features of comfort on a backpack – the hip or waist belt. If this doesn’t fit you properly, you’ll be miserable. Getting the right setup is everything for backpacking. Aaron talks …

Teton Photography Club Gallery Opening Nov 1, 2019

November 5th, 2019


Aaron takes you to Jackson Hole for the opening of the Teton Photography Club photo gallery at the Teton County Library. Aaron features the images …

Comparing Sony ICD-UX560 audio performance vs Zoom H5 Canon camcorder iPhone Xs plus lavaliere

November 5th, 2019


Aaron compares the Sony ICD-UX560 audio performance vs a Canon G20, Zoom H5, iPhone, and using a lavaliere in a bunch of combinations. The Sony ICD-UX560 mini-recorder is quite resistant to audible plosives from breath …

Meshforce WiFi Mesh Review – Best Budget WiFi Mesh Router Kit?

November 1st, 2019


Aaron uses the Meshforce Whole Home Mesh WiFi in his home. He talks about how to set it up and why he likes it as an option versus so many other …

How to Learn Survival Skills to Stay Alive

October 31st, 2019


Aaron shares his process of how he learned the survival skills he’s employed on his expeditions. Survival is a messy business. It’s not attractive and the goal is simply to come home in one piece. Aaron talks about the …

How to Join an Expedition – 4 Techniques

October 30th, 2019


Ever thought about being on an expedition. Want to find out great ways to join an expedition. Aaron shares four different techniques of how to start or join an expedition so you can have an adventure all your own. Get …

How to Pull Down Back Into a Sleeping Bag – Pro Technique

October 29th, 2019


  If you own a down sleeping bag, chances you’ve lost some down out of it. It’s frustrating because that down is expensive and you want ever feather inside for the maximum warmth. Aaron shows you the secret trick of how …

Essential Snow Gear: Kahtoola Microspikes (An In Depth Gear Review)

October 28th, 2019


Aaron reviews the Kahtoola Microspikes in this video. He talks about fitting, usage, when to and how to use them, and what advantages they give you. …

How to Choose Between Microspikes and Crampons

October 28th, 2019


Choosing between Microspikes and crampons can be a difficult choice. There are many factors to consider. Aaron talks about the value of each, where …

How to choose a sleeping bag – 12 considerations

October 24th, 2019


Aaron talks about the 12 different considerations he looks at when choosing a sleeping bag. There are many on the market and choosing between each …

How to Choose Western Mountaineering Bags – 4 Sleeping Bag Roundup

October 23rd, 2019


Aaron compares the Western Mountaineering Megalite, Antelope, Puma, and Bison bags. He also talks about the down booties and vapor barrier liner VBL …

How to increase sleeping bag warmth – 20 tips and tricks

October 22nd, 2019


Aaron shares 20 tips plus a bonus and 2 DO NOT DO to increase the warmth of your sleeping bag. Aaron has camped all around the planet – Antarctica, Denali, Greenland, Patagonia, etc. Learn his tricks and techniques for …

How to choose between the Puma and Bison Western Mountaineering Sleeping Bags

October 21st, 2019


Aaron shares his comparisons between the Western Mountaineering Puma and Bison bags. These expedition sleeping bags are meant for the toughest …

BEST ULTIMATE expedition sleeping bag: Western Mountaineering Bison Review

October 18th, 2019


  Aaron used the Western Mountaineering Bison sleeping bag in Antarctica for three months. It kept him warm and safe in polar storms. It’s rated to …

Best Pants for Exploration and Mountaineering – Review ArcTeryx Beta AR Pants

October 7th, 2019


Aaron used the Arc’Teryx Beta AR Pants on his world-record expedition to the South Pole. He used them for 3 months straight in the harshest …

How to Keep Rocks and Sticks out of Hiking Boots – Rocky Mountain Low Gaiters

October 4th, 2019


How do you keep rocks and sticks out of your boots while hiking? Aaron has used these gaiters for decades and has keep junk out of his boots with them. He has worn out several pairs over the years as proof that they’re …

Best Full Gaiters for Everything – Outdoor Research Crocodile Gaiters

October 3rd, 2019


Aaron talks about the best gaiters he has used around the world – the Outdoor Research Crocodile Gaiters. They’re great in all conditions from …

How to See Working Out Paying Off

October 1st, 2019


  It’s hard to see the value of working out. You get all sweaty, sore, and tired. And there just doesn’t seem to be much change in your body. You have to understand that it takes time to see the payoff but it’s totally …

BEST Budget All-Terrain Tire – Review General Grabber AT2

September 30th, 2019


  Aaron has used these tires for several years in the toughest conditions in the lower 48 states. He talks about why he buys them over other competing brands and what his experience has been. Check out the General …

Fit in Your Forties – How to Treat Minor Injuries

September 27th, 2019


After you survive past your 20’s and you’re working out, the chances of you being injured begins to increase. As your body ages into its 40s, you’ll find you’ll slow down and working out becomes more challenging. Minor …

Tour of Taos New Mexico – Unique Southwest Art Town in New Mexico

September 26th, 2019


Aaron takes you on a short tour of Taos, New Mexico. Taos is considered one of the great artist capitals of the United States. Nestled in the northern mountains of New Mexico, this town is unique in its style an …

How to Defeat Self Doubt – Don’t Believe in Your Self Perfection…

September 25th, 2019


Aaron talks about how he manages and defeats self doubt. He talks about why it’s important not to have blind faith in yourself. If you blindly believe in yourself, you will actually run into more problems. He talks …

OSMO POCKET 9 MUST HAVE Accessories for iPhone Users

September 17th, 2019


If you buy the DJI Osmo Pocket as an iPhone user, you’re going want a several accessories to get everything you can out of the Osmo Pocket. Aaron has compiled his list of accessories that he’s used. He explains, shows, …

DJI Osmo Pocket Review – Real-world testing in Salt Lake City Airport

September 16th, 2019


The DJI Osmo Pocket is one of the most unique cameras on the market today. It gives you 4k 60p recording on a very stable gimbal head in a tiny package. There really is nothing else like it. It also has pan motion time …

FASTEST CHEAP Video Tripod— E-Image 2 Stage Tripod In-Depth Review

September 13th, 2019


Aaron unboxes and reviews the E-Image 2-Stage Aluminum Tripod with GH03 Head. It is supposed to be the fastest inexpensive video tripod on the market. He talks about this tripod vs the expensive Sachtler Flowtech …

Best Stainless Coffee Mug – Review Yeti LowBall 10oz cup

September 12th, 2019


Yeti brings out another winner – the Rambler LowBall 10oz cup. Note that this cup doesn’t have threads like the other Rambler containers. Aaron talks about the good and bad of this mug and why it might work for you. Get …

How to Back Up SD microSD CompactFlash to External SSD with iPhone iPad NO COMPUTER iOS 13

September 10th, 2019


In-Depth How to Video for copying files using only an iPhone Aaron shows you how to back up your SD (Secure Digital) or microSD (from GoPro, Osmo, …

Sandisk 2TB Extreme Portable External SSD Review REAL WORLD RESULTS

September 10th, 2019


Aaron unboxes and reviews the Sandisk 2TB Extreme Portable External SSD (solid state drive). He tests it in the following ways: With the USB-C cable …

Best Stainless small Coffee Mug – Review Yeti 12oz bottle with Hot Shot Cap

September 9th, 2019


  The newest addition to the Yeti Rambler series is the 12oz mini-thermos with the Hot Shot Cap. This is Yeti’s take on the classic flip or twist and drink type thermos lids. Aaron talks about the good and bad of this …

How to Get Past Looking Like a Mess Working Out? – Fit in Your Forties

September 7th, 2019


It’s hard to get past perception. Aaron gives you an idea of how to get worrying about what you look like working out. One problem people have with …

Flip Top Lid for Yeti – Review Yeti Bottle Straw Cap Rambler

September 6th, 2019


  Yeti’s flip top lid with a straw is a neat addition to the Yeti line. Designed for cold drinks, you can now flip and sip without worrying about …

How to Copy an SD card to a Hard Drive using only an iPhone iPad iOS 13 NO LAPTOP

September 5th, 2019


Aaron shows you how to use an iPhone through a powered USB hub to copy an SD card to a HDD/SSD without a laptop. It is now possible to use only an iPhone to copy or backup an SD card to a HDD (hard disk drive) through a …

Best Knife Lube – Review Sentry Tuf Glide

September 4th, 2019


Tuf Glide is one of the better products on the market to keep your knives, fishing reels, and firearms lubricated. Aaron has used the product for several years with great success (for guns too). Aaron shows how he uses …

Review Gerber EVO Jr. Folding Knife

September 3rd, 2019


Aaron has owned and used his Gerber EVO Jr. Folding knife for over a decade. He talks about how he uses it, the good and the bad, and how it fits …

Best budget water resistant earbuds for running – Pioneer Ironman earbuds

September 2nd, 2019


Aaron has tried many different earbuds and earphones for running without much success. He found the Pioneer Ironman water resistant earbuds and decided to give them a try – incredible. They’ve weathered the most brutal …

Best Extreme Adventure Headlamp – Review Black Diamond Storm

August 30th, 2019


Which headlamp do you choose for your extreme adventure? Aaron talks about his experience with the Black Diamond Storm headlamp. It has improved waterproofing and has plenty of power for adventures. He shares the pluses …

Podcast Best Rechargeable Headlamp – Review Black Diamond Revolt

August 29th, 2019


Aaron reviews one of the most unique rechargeable headlamps on the market today. The Black Diamond Revolt is a great option for your outdoor …

Podcast Best Inexpensive Multi-Use Climbing Helmet – Review Black Diamond Half Dome

August 28th, 2019


Which climbing helmet do you choose when you start climbing? There are two basic choices – hard shell and styrofoam shell. Each has its advantages and drawbacks. Aaron talks about his experience with the Black Diamond …

Fit in Your Forties – Best Time to Work Out Exercise

August 27th, 2019


What’s the best time to work out for someone in their forties? Early in the morning? At midnight? On your lunch break? Aaron talks about arguably the best time of the day to consistently exercise and work out. He …

Podcast Review Cosori 5.8 Quart Air Fryer – Great for Keto and Carnivore Diets

August 27th, 2019


Aaron reviews the Cosori 5.8 quart air fryer in this episode. He talks about the general usage, cooking, and cleanup of the unit. He tries it for the first time cooking chicken and a rib eye steak. This little unit is …

Fit in Your Forties Podcast – Best Time to Work Out

August 27th, 2019


What’s the best time to work out for someone in their forties? Early in the morning? At midnight? On your lunch break? Aaron talks about arguably the best time of the day to consistently exercise and work out. He …

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