Backpacking & Camping Tips : Buying Sleeping Bags

Backpacking & Camping Tips : Buying Sleeping Bags

Hi I’m Richard Fields and in this clip we are going to talk about how to buy a back packing sleeping bag. There are two basic kinds of bags in terms of how they are built. One is made with synthetic material and the other is made with down. The down bag is lighter, warmer, […]

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Backpacking Equipment Tips : Repairing Inflatable Sleeping Pads

Backpacking Equipment Tips : Repairing Inflatable Sleeping Pads

One of the most common problems with backpacking equipment is that your Thermarest or your inflatable sleeping pad will get a hole in it. So that is really important to know how to fix it because you won’t have to just buy another one every time it gets a little hole so what I do […]

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Backpacking Gear & Tips : Benefits of Ultra Light Backpacks

Backpacking Gear & Tips : Benefits of Ultra Light Backpacks

Now, I’m going to talk a little bit about ultra light backpacking. Not too many people do this, big couple years ago, but essentially what you’ve got is a pack, twenty pounds or less; going under twenty pounds. Don’t necessarily need a frame, here’s an ultra light pack, which is actually, it’s actually marketed toward […]

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Backpacking & Camping Tips : Food for Backpacking Trips

Backpacking & Camping Tips : Food for Backpacking Trips

Hi I’m Richard Fields. In this clip we are going to talk about how to buy food for your back packing trip. First of all you are going to want to calculate how many days you are going to be out and the number of meals you are going to need. The dinner meals if […]

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Backpacking Equipment Tips : Packing Inflatable Sleeping Pads

Backpacking Equipment Tips : Packing Inflatable Sleeping Pads

So once you have one of your inflatable sleeping pads something that you’re going to want to wonder is well how do I pack it up into a small enough space? You can buy a stuffed sack form but this is really really tiny and so you kind of have to know how to pack […]

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Backpacking Equipment Tips : Adjusting Backpack Hip Belts

Backpacking Equipment Tips : Adjusting Backpack Hip Belts

If you have tried changing the straps in your backpack and your backpack still doesn’t feel right, you still feel like there may be too much or too little weight on your shoulders, there is too little weight around the hip belt, you can also make an adjustment on the hip belt and you can […]

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Backpacking Equipment Tips : How to Put on a Heavy Backpack

Backpacking Equipment Tips : How to Put on a Heavy Backpack

Something that seems like it would be easy but is sometimes more difficult than you would expect is actually putting on a heavy fully loaded pack so you can get a friend to help you but one of the ways to do it is to heave it up on to your knee like that and […]

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Backpacking Gear & Tips : Good Boots for Camping & Backpacking

Backpacking Gear & Tips : Good Boots for Camping & Backpacking

I’m going to talk a little bit about boots now. Got three different classifications of boots. This one is one that a friend of mine actually used to start off on his trek of the Appalachian Trail. And he said it was a big mistake. Why was it a big mistake? Because this is the […]

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Backpacking Tips: Planning Your Dream Trip Or Gap Year

Backpacking Tips: Planning Your Dream Trip Or Gap Year

hi YouTube psycho traveler here today I’m going to be discussing how to plan your dream trip first things first set your budget your budget will determine everything from where you go and how long you go and the total experience then you’re gonna get from traveling your budget needs will differ in different parts […]

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Backpacking & Camping Tips : Packing a Backpack

Backpacking & Camping Tips : Packing a Backpack

Hi, I’m Richard Fields. In this clip we’re going to be talking about how to load a backpack. Now I’ve thought about putting the light stuff in the bottom of the pack. I’ve stuffed my down sleeping bag, down jacket, sleeping pad and some down booties in the bottom of the pack. Now up in […]

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