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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Backpacking Europe: Our Itinerary!

Backpacking Europe: Our Itinerary!

Joe: (tsks) Hmmm. Sonnie: Hi, everybody! J: (in silly, snobby voice) Where are my glasses, dear? S: You don’t have glasses. and welcome to the Sonnie and Joe Talk Show. J: Hmm. Interesting. Hello… and welcome to The Sonnie and Joe Talk Show. (Sonnie laughs) S: Is that what we’re calling it? Today we’re going […]

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Backpacking & Camping Tips : Staying Warm in a Sleeping Bag

Backpacking & Camping Tips : Staying Warm in a Sleeping Bag

Hi, I’m Richard Fields. In this clip we’re going to talk about how to stay warm in your sleeping bag. Of course, zipping it up all the way is, number one. Your bag needs to be on a, a good quality pad to insulate you from the ground, where you’re going to loose most of […]

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Backpacking Equipment Tips : Taking Down a Tent

Backpacking Equipment Tips : Taking Down a Tent

When you are taking down your tent it is almost as important to know how to take down your tent and pack it up as it is to be able to set it up because you want to be able to take it out and use it easily. You don’t want it all mixed up […]

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Backpacking Gear & Tips : How to Wear a Backpack

Backpacking Gear & Tips : How to Wear a Backpack

When you go to put your pack on ideally it would be nice to have it up on a bench like this, but you don’t always have that option. When you go to grab it to pick it up you want to make sure you keep your back straight up and down, grab it by […]

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Backpacking Gear & Tips : Benefits of External Frame Backpacks

Backpacking Gear & Tips : Benefits of External Frame Backpacks

I’m going to talk a little bit now about external frame packs. The pack is, you know, everybody remember, “Yeah, when I was a kid in scouts, I had an external frame pack went on great trips.” When you look at our pack wall at Phil Jackson’s school, you’ll notice there’s not quite so many […]

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Backpacking & Camping Tips : Picking a Backpack

Backpacking & Camping Tips : Picking a Backpack

Hi, I’m Richard Fields. In this clip we’re going to be talking about how to choose a backpack. There’s two basic types. One is the external frame backpack which you might be more familiar with the exposed aluminum railing. That kind of a pack allows more ventilation for your back, it’s less expensive, and it’s […]

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