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EP 30- Walking On Mars With Dan Becker & Backcountry Exposure- How Planning Paid Off!
In this episode we are on the trail with famous YouTubers Dan Beckker and Devin Ashby of Backcountry Exposure! Tune in to learn how to plan a trip more effectively, how we survived the desert and drank out of puddles, and what our favorite & least favorite gear was on the trip!

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EP 29- Retail Stores Vs Direct to Consumer- Which is Better? 
On today's episode, Tayson and crew sit down to discuss the pro's and con's of Retail vs Direct to Consumer business stores. Some things we cover are pricing models, design concepts, and customer feedback.

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EP 28- Why Slot Canyons Are The Most Beautiful & Dangerous 
In today's episode, the team sits down to discuss a recent backpacking trip through a local slot canyon in southern Utah. They talk about the challenges that need the be taken into consideration when venturing into a slot canyon. 
Canyon Trip YouTube

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EP 27- Why Venture Capital is bad for your Gear 
In today's episode, Tayson sits down to discuss why Outdoor Vitals doesn't take Venture Capital money. He explains how we raise money by crowdfunding and our membership program. He also gives his thoughts on how VC money inhibits the R&D process.
Crowdfunding Project
Membership

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EP 26- Shadowlight Backpack Lanuch
In today's episode we breakdown our long-awaited Ultralight Backpack. Brigham and Tayson talk about all the features and research that went into this sub 2lb pack.
https://outdoorvitals.com/products/ultralight-backpack

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EP 25 - Membership Launch (Giveaway)

Today is the day that we launch our brand new membership program at Outdoor Vitals and give away $1500 worth of Gear! Listen in to find out how to take advantage of this new program and what benefits come along with it.
Become a Member

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EP 24 - State of the Union July 2020
In this episode of the Live Ultralight Podcast, we talk about all things Outdoor Vitals. We discuss how Covid-19 has affected us as a company. We give some updates on our Satu Kickstarter campaign along with new gear for 2020.  


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EP 23 - Thru-Hiking Our Own Backyard! Day 3 (of 3)
In this episode of the Live Ultralight Podcast, the team takes you along on a 3 day Thru-Hike they did in our own backyard wilderness. They talk about elevation gain, planning, cold soaking food and much more! Tune in to learn valuable tips that can help you on your next hike or enjoy their stories and experiences while you wait for your next trip!
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EP 22 - Thru-Hiking Our Own Backyard! Day 2 (of 3)
In this episode of the Live Ultralight Podcast, the team takes you along on a 3 day Thru-Hike they did in our own backyard wilderness. They talk about elevation gain, planning, cold soaking food and much more! Tune in to learn valuable tips that can help you on your next hike or enjoy their stories and experiences while you wait for your next trip!
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EP 21 - Thru-Hiking Our Own Backyard! Day 1 (of 3)
In this episode of the Live Ultralight Podcast, the team takes you along on a 3 day Thru-Hike they did in our own backyard wilderness. They talk about elevation gain, planning, cold soaking food and much more! Tune in to learn valuable tips that can help you on your next hike or enjoy their stories and experiences while you wait for your next trip!
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EP 20 - BEHIND THE TRIP - CANAAN MTN WILDERNESS
In this episode of the Live Ultralight Podcast, the team discussed their recent backpacking trip to the Canaan Mountain wilderness. Canaan Mountain is an amazing hike and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to work hard to see some outstanding wilderness scenery. Canaan Mountain is great as a day hike destination or as a place to go backpacking if you want to explore more thoroughly. https://www.alltrails.com/parks/us/utah/canaan-mountain-wilderness. 
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EP 19 - Behind The Products- Relationships- Touring Factories 
On Today's episode, Tayson and Brigham discuss their trip to Vietnam to find the perfect factory to manufacture the Satu Adventure Pant. 
Details shared here are not available anywhere else! 
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EP 18 - Satu Pants & DragonWool™ Deep Dive
In this episode Tayson and Brigham talk about the designs, fabric and details of the newly launched Satu Adventure Pants and DragonWool™ Baselayers! 
Join them and learn why these are two essential items for your closet!
Details shared here are not available anywhere else! 
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EP 17- Hot Tent Camping
After seeing rain and snow in the forecast, the team decided to take the Titanium Tent Stove out for some cold weather camping. 
A hot tent is a great way to stay warm and dry, even when it is raining or snowing outside. Think of it as a tiny house in the woods.
We break down outdoor gear used and lots of valuable pro tips for your next cold weather winter camping adventure!
Hot Tent YouTube
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EP 16- BEHIND THE DOMINION TENT DESIGN
In this episode of the Live Ultralight Podcast Outdoor Vitals President and Lead Designer sit down to talk about the new Dominion tent updates, Tayson chats with Brigham about their design philosophy and process, fabrics and Outdoor Vitals business journey. 
Ultralight Dominion 2P Backpacking Tent
We break down outdoor gear used and lots of valuable pro tips for your next cold weather winter camping adventure!
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EP 15- OV Wind River Team Trip
In today's episode, the team sits down to discuss our recent team building backpacking trip to the Wind River Range in Wyoming. We discuss what gear worked well and what we would change next time. We traversed beautiful alpine meadows, fished numerous remote lakes, and streams, and descended through lush secluded valleys on our way to the famous Titcomb basin. Outdoor Detour
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EP 14 - How to Use Layers to Stay Warm in Winter Part 2
In the second episode of our winter gear podcast, we sit down to discuss gear for winter camping. We debate LoftTek vs Down sleeping bags. We try to debunk the most common myths about winter camping. We’ll talk about the best shelter, sleep and cook systems enabling you to stay out longer, go further, and generally enjoy just about any type of weather. 
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EP 13 - How to Use Layers to Stay Warm in Winter Part 1
On Today's episode, we sit down to discuss layering for winter camping. We try to debunk the most common myths about winter camping and help you stay comfortable in the worst conditions. We’ll talk about how base layers, an insulating layer, and a shell all work together to keep you warm and dry, enabling you to stay out longer, go further, and generally enjoy just about any type of weather. 
https://outdoordetour.smugmug.com/Outdoor-Vitals/n-5Qj5dw/Wind-River/
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EP 12 - What you need to know to camp above treeline : Live Episode 
In today's episode, the whole Outdoor Vitals team sits down after our recent backpacking trip in the Tushar mountains to discuss peak bagging and what camping above treeline looks like. We talk about what gear worked and what didn’t for each of us. We talk everything from footwear to sun protection and more. This episode was recorded live in the field so please excuse some of the sound quality. This episode also can be found on our YouTube channel if you would like to watch along. YouTube
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EP 11-Backpack & Blisters
On today's episode, we sit down with Carl and Derek from the Backpack & Blisters Podcast to discuss all things backpacking. We breakdown how to plan a successful group trip, why you must bring a toilet seat on your next backpacking adventure and our favorite Disney characters. 
The guys also breakdown the best method for catching sasquatch.
Backpacking & Blisters Podcast
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EP 10-Design Stories and Introductions At Outdoor Vitals
GIVEAWAY WINNERS ANNOUNCED! On today's internal episode, we sit down with our newest design team member about how we designed our newest LoftTek 2.0 products. Tayson and Brigham walk us through every aspect of the design process from the idea phase to the finished product. We'll do a deep dive into our newest Lofttek bags/quilts and tell you how you can get them on a deep discount for the 4th of July. We also announce our sleeping bag giveaway winner from our last episode. If you would like to help us spread the word about the live ultralight lifestyle please give us a 5-star review and tell your friends to subscribe. 
We're available on Apple podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, and every major listening app. 
Outdoor Vitals YouTube

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EP 9- Behind the Trip with the OV Team- Winter Trip
*Giveaway* Today we sit down to do an internal episode about our recent team backpacking trip. We discuss what gear worked well and what we would change next time we head out in the winter. Stay tuned until the end to find out how to enter our giveaway. If you would like to help us spread the word about the live ultralight lifestyle please give us a 5-star review and tell your friends to subscribe. We're available on Apple podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, and every major listening app. 
Outdoor Vitals YouTube

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EP 8- Levi Pendleton, SUU Outdoors Coordinator teaches us how to climb Denali
On today’s episode, we sit down to chat with Levi Pendleton. Levi, a previous whitewater rafting guide in the Grand Canyon, Moab and Jackson Hole, ski patroller in New Zealand and now an overall outdoor enthusiast who currently works at Southern Utah University as the coordinator of SUU Outdoors. We spend time talking about some of his ultimate adventure stories that come from being a member of a Rescue Team in Denali National Park in Alaska. We focus in on understanding what it takes to climb a brutal mountain like Denali (also known as Mount McKinley) the highest peak in North America. We also talk about the shift from a seasonal employee lifestyle where one can “entertain their own passions and hobbies” into a job that requires more administrative tasks in order to get others outdoors.
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@OutsideTBirds
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EP 7- Brian from Colorado Backcountry Adventures teaches us how to live full time on the road.
On today's we talk with Brian from Colorado Backcountry Adventures. He tells us how he escaped the corporate world to live full time on the road. He tells us how he can live for free by volunteering on our Public Lands. We talk about how to plan financially for living on the road full time. Brian recorded from a remote location in Bear Ears National monument so please excuse the sound quality for the first half of the show. If you would like to help us spread the word about the live ultralight lifestyle please give us a 5-star review and tell your friends to subscribe. We're available on Apple podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, and every major listening app. 
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EP 6- Devin Karch Teaches us how to plan your PCT & AT Hikes.
On today's episode we sit down with Devin Karch also know by his trail name of @DarwinTheHiker. He talks about falling in love with the AT at the age of 3. We talk about the differences in hiking the PCT vs the AT and how to plan financially for 6 months on the trail. He also tells a story about his brief run-in with Whitney Houston and how he wound up in the backseat of a strangers car with an enormous pit bull while on the trail. If you would like to help us spread the word about the live ultralight lifestyle please give us a 5-star review and tell your friends to subscribe. We're available on Apple podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, and every major listening app.
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EP 5- Ryan Scavo Teaches us how to Adventure with Children. 
On today's episode, we’re joined by Ryan Scavo). Ryan is a photographer, freelance writer, outdoorswoman and proud mountain mama, who sat down to talk with us about how to incorporate adventure into every aspect of your life--including parenthood. She gives advice on not giving up the outdoors while expecting, and how to continue adventuring as a family by setting realistic goals and expectations for taking the little ones along. She also talks about how to acquire used gear and what works best for outfitting her children.  
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Episode 4: How We Design Product & The Release of A New Product!
GIVEAWAY WINNERS ANNOUNCED! On today's episode, we discuss how we design our products at Outoorvitals. Tayson walks us through every aspect of the design process from the idea phase to the finished product. We'll do a deep dive into our newest one person tent and tell you how you can get it on a deep discount for being one of our listeners. We also announce our pillow giveaway winners.
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Episode 3: Sintax77 Teaches Us How To Camp Better In The Winter
On today's episode, we talk with Syntax77 about how he acquired gear for this first backpacking trip to now filming multi-day winter adventures in the White Mountains of New Hamshire. In this episode, we’ll learn how he got started on YouTube. His preferred shelter system when camping solo in subzero temperatures, how Tayson handles spiders crawling on his face at night and much more.
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Episode 2: Outdoor Detour (Randy) Teaching How To Travel All The Time!
In this episode we bring on Randy of Outdoor Detour! He travels year round and everywhere you can think of! Listen to his tips and tricks that enable him to travel more than almost anyone we have ever heard of, all while working a corporate job!
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Pilot Episode Part 2 - Outdoor Vitals Origins & Future
Today we sit down with Outdoor Vitals founder Tayson Whittaker to talk about his background, the company origins and where they are going in the future! Learn what 2019 holds and how we got there from a mere $500 investment
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 Pilot Episode Part 1 - From Newbie to Guide
Today we introduce what the Live Ultralight podcast is all about and introduce one of our hosts, Dave Kime! Get to know Dave and his outdoor and world travel experiences. @livelife2discover

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