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Budget Hiking and Camping Gear Review 2020

Nicole Hikesalot asked some people to review and talk about their favourite hiking and camping gear! I’ll also go over the things I do while oot and aboot. Writing poetry, beers, fantasy novel prep, beers, reading and cooking… all that fun stuff, and beers!

Check out Nicole Hikesalot here:

Timothy Hickson is a brilliant writer, too, and I’ll talk about his book, ‘On Writing and Worldbuilding’. Find his channel here:

This is my Hiking and Camping Gear Review of 2020! It’s all budget stuff, so everyone should get outside and reconnect with nature!

Hope to see you out there!
~AJ Acey, The Friendly Hermit!

Some Product Time Stamps:
3:43 – Coleman Oversized Quad Chair with Cooler –
4:55 – Vintage Canvas Travel Rucksack –
9:48 – Lixada Lightweight Folding Pocket Wood Stove –
10:21 – Wheel of Time Series (Amazon Links Below)
10:48 – Timothy Hickson’s ‘On Writing and Worldbuilding’ –
14:03 – Xcellent Global Camping Stove –
15:52 – Dilwe Camping Cookware Set –


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My Novel – Necrophobia: Echoes of Infinity
Coming 2020-ish (don’t wait up)


1) Alphabetically Speaking by StockMusic, S.I. Publishing (SOCAN), Audio Hero
2) Light as a Feather in My Arms by StockMusic, S.I. Publishing (SOCAN), Audio Hero
3) Book Bag by E’s Jammy Jams
4) Guitar Jack, Abandoned By the Blues, S. I. Publishing (SOCAN)


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DISCLAIMER: By purchasing the following items using my affiliate links, you are supporting The Friendly Hermit with a small sales commission. Please note that some of the items are not identical to the ones I use in my videos. This is due to availability, and where I purchased them originally (not on amazon). In these cases, I have tried my best to find a similar product, and include a ‘*’ next to the item.

I very much appreciate your support! Thank you!

— Camping Equipment —
1) Camping Stove:
2) Stove Fuel – Isobutane Canister:
****NOTE: Fuel canisters are pricey on amazon. You may want to try to find one at your local camping store instead.
3) Cookware Set:
4) Pocket Wood Stove:
5) Canvas Rucksack:
6) *Hatchet:
7) *Hunting Knife:
8) *Fire Starter – Ferro Rod:
9) Fire Starter Sticks (Camco):
10) *Flashlight:
11) Camping Chair:
12) Camping Stool:

I’m Currently Reading: The Wheel of Time
Box Set 1 (Books 1-3):
Box Set 2 (Books 4-6):
Box Set 3 (Books 7-9):
Box Set 4 (Books 10-12):
Book 13:
Book 14:

Timothy Hickson, Hello Future Me:
His Novel – On Writing and Worldbuilding Volume 1:

— Film Equipment —
1) *For Filming – Canon VIXIA HF R800:
2) For Photos – Nikon Coolpix (Waterproof):
3) *Tripod:
4) Lapel Microphone:
5) 32GB MicroSD Card:
6) 128GB MicroSD Card:
7) Micro HDMI Cable:

— Miscellaneous —
1) Mosquito Repeller:
2) Mosquito Repeller Refill Cartridges:
3) Cast Iron Pan:
4) Little Hotties Hand Warmers – 40 pairs:
5) *Hiking GPS:

1) *Brush Set:
2) Paint Set (Acrylic):
3) *Palette:
4) *Canvas (18”x24”):
5) *Canvas 8 Pack (10”x10”):
6) *Easel Stand:
7) *Complete Painter’s Set:

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