178-Luxury items and hiking

Show notes

Whenever we go hiking we make decisions about the equipment we carry. These gear choices can be broken into two broad categories; those pieces of gear that we need from a safety perspective (i.e. the necessities) and those that aren’t really necessary but we want to carry (i.e. luxury items).  In this episode we discuss the key luxury items that I see on the trail but having said that this category is endless.

Podcast Overview

  • Podcast Introduction
  • Episode Introduction (time index 0:01:37)
  • Key luxury items (time index 0:03:14)
    • Alcohol
      • Life is to short to drink chap alcohol
    •  Pillows (time index 0:04:53)
    • Chair (time index 0:07:19)
    • Tablet/E-reader (time index 0:09:41)
    • Extra Clothing (time index 0:11:49)
    • Book (time index 0:16:15)
    • SLR Camera (time index 0:17:54)
    • Football (time index 0:21:45)
    • Coffee (time index 0:23:40)
    • Smart speaker (time index 0:09:41)
  • Gill and Tim final thoughts (time index 0:27:46)

Close (time index 0:30:31)

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