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Butterfly Coil
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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

How to Butterfly Coil a Slackline

Learn how to properly store longer pieces of webbing using a butterfly coil. A great coiling method as it allows you to store and transport long slacklines with or without a bag while reducing the probability of having twists, kinks and turns in your webbing. Plus the skills used to store your gear are the same ones you will use for climbing rope.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

Nomad Life: On Hold

Did you know that there is not a true antonym for the English noun nomad? We learned this the hard way earlier this year, when we were unexpectedly required to “stay put” and stop living nomadically during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

How to Daisy Chain a Slackline

Daisy chaining your line will help keep the webbing free of tangles, compact and easy to transport. This is our favorite way to store a slackline: a quadruple daisy chain.

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Erin Winters

Travel Hacks for Yogis

Think traveling is too expensive for your yogi budget? We do, too! The cost of campsites, eating on the road, and the gear it takes

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

Sam, Tom and Raquel’s First Adventure

It seems like this trio has been together for a lifetime. While we are used to seeing them climbing, running, alpineering, sup-ing across open waters and generally having “fun” together, their adventures as a trio only date back to 2013. But… that was quite an adventurous start.

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Kimberly Margaret

Jedi Power

My first experience with Jason Magness and Jedi Training was in June 2012 at a ten day YogaSlackers Teacher Training. It was my first experience

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

A bathroom with a view

Remember the first time you had to poop in the woods? Raquel sure does. Mainly because it was an unexpected call. Be ready for when nature calls with a few simpe tips.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

Life: A Series of Circles

Sitting on the top of the Maroon Bells she went from sobbing to celebrating. The reason will surprise you as much as it surprised her. Life is uncertain and that can be a good thing.

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Kimberly Margaret

New eLine Kit Unleashed

The YogaSlackers eLine is has been known for years for it’s ease of use and for being a great travel line. It is now easier to use and an even better travel line. If you are a seasoned slacker, you will immediately appreciate the research and intent that went into the upgrades.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

Eat, Puke, Travel

After traveling for over 10 years as a vegetarian, and now as an aspiring gluten-free vegan, I have come up with a foolproof system for how to nourish myself. The following is a detailed Step-by-Step Guide to traveling and eating on a restrictive diet… and fully enjoy it!

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Jameson Henkle

A Grand Canyon Adventure

There are certain adventure’s in nature that have no organization. There is no designated day, time, group, or prize. Just an adventure goal that exists

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

How to Reduce Your Styling Choices

If I learned anything from Einstein, it is that not thinking about mundane stuff allows your mind to focus on greater ideas. I like to think Einstein and I share a few other things in common: an abnormally large head and our lack of interest in clothing.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

This Is What Fun Feels Like

“Why am I here? Why am I risking my life or my health to be here in the first place? Is this worth it?” It is. I am just experiencing Type II Fun. You don’t know what Type II Fun is? Here is a detailed explanation.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

Why Travel?

To us, traveling is like breathing… we can not live without it. We can hold our travels from time to time, but like holding our breath we cannot do it for long and we are always thinking about our next breath of experience.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

Sleeping on Ice

After hours walking on the crevasse infected glacier the wind started howling, rain falling in what seemed all directions and the fear of impending doom took over all of us.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

2013 Patagonian Expedition Race

It took us days to get to the Patagonian Adventure Race. A 10 day race through the Chilean Wilderness… and we almost didn’t made it passed the 1st checkpoint. Here is why.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

Flying with Style

The simple sight of the airport brought a sense of peace to our minds. But we knew our ‘fight’ to get to Punta Arenas was not over yet. We still had to – somehow – check all our 550 lbs of gear into a domestic flight. and we were determine to do that without paying much for it.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

The Bus, The Bike Box and The Truck

Our bike box is very easy to spot. It is a white triangular box that resembles a gigantic piece of cheese more than a bike box. From the first sight into the office we knew it was not there. Fear, frustration and hopelessness flew through my entire body.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

What to do in a bus station

As daylight percolated through the bus station windows, the station guard asked us to rise. We were woken up twice before: with each guard change, to ensure we were waiting on a bus and not just using the station as a bed and breakfast. Slowly we gathered our belongings and headed outside for the first time.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

Please Sell Me a Bus Ticket

So far Sam, Tom and Raquel bought a van, not sold a van and now just need a bus ticket to Punta Arena. But did we mention that nothing comes easy for this crew?

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

Car Trouble

What could go wrong after buying a random car in the internet in a foreign country?

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