Posts Tagged ‘Tricks’

Flying Backpack

Creating the perfect backpack for a travelling paraglider pilot is a challenge. Manufacturer’s approaches only go so far, which is why globetrotter pilots have created their own solutions. Though I don’t want to dive too much into DIY details how I created mine, I’d like to share my thoughts and experiences for some inspiration. Let’s…

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The Magic Bag

The idea of “survival packets” isn’t exactly new, but I like to put things a bit less dramatic since in 35 years I never got into situations where I had to improvise a fishing rod. I’m not saying that all the tough survival shit is useless – I did learn it myself -, but during…

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4×4 walk

Do you still smirk at hikers who use these trekking sticks? Let me explain why it might be time to reconsider. Sticks improve balance. That doesn’t mean you have to lean on them with your full weight because you’d stumble otherwise, but the feedback from your hands is faster and more intense than from your…

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Natural soothing

Being an outdoor enthusiast comes with a price. Abrasions, burns, insect stings and bites or other injuries happen quickly and they can be very distracting at the wrong moment. If you see an aloe growing, soothing is close in reach. Just cut one of the thick leaves, squeeze it gently at the cut and apply…

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