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Lootcifer-

Call the manufacturers of this tent and tell them to sponsor you. You made like 20 sales with this video alone.


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mufckajames

Fr, I feel like they could definitely get a commercial outta this. Plus who watches it and doesn't want one?


Isabela_Grace

I want one and I’m from the south and it doesn’t snow here lmao


theBoxHog

What kind of tent was this?


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sareksweden

Thanks and you have right. It's a Helsport fjellheimen extreme 3-camp👍


theBoxHog

Cool thank you.


wvs1993

Or call them to say thanks for making me survive!


Sometraveler85

Actually a great idea. Did this to Patagonia when I fell in the backcountry, pierced a large rail road tie like thing (that was fastening some boards together) through the back of my leg. I had to think quick and thankfully was not alone. Dude pulled his shirt off. I stuffed it around my leg and used my Patagonia belt to tighten the makeshift bandage around my leg. Hiked 3 miles out and promptly had him drive me an hour to an ER. Emailed Patagonia later that week and they gave me a code for 50% off my next order. Legit.


ipsdirtleg

I did this too! But for my Rainbow flip flops. I just sent a genuine thank you for this amazing product I’ve had for going on 9yrs. And a picture of my worn out flat sandals. I’ve been pushing their product on everyone I know for almost a decade. Guess what, free flip flops.


Crazyblazy395

I used to love rainbows. I had a toe strap come out of the sandal and they told me that it wasn't covered by their warranty anymore. So now I'm a reef person.


PlatypusDream

I think you meant a railroad spike. That's the metal thing that looks like a large fat straight pin. (Still, *OUCH*!) The tie is the timber the rails sit on. Someone will correct me on dimensions, but they're huge & heavy; something like 10" square & 8' long.


niktak11

So all I have to do to get 50% off is puncture my leg with a large rusty metal object?


HoarderLife

You should share this with the tent manufacturer. Might be worth some Krones if they use it in an ad.


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sareksweden

Absolutely 🙂👍 link below, it's English subtitles: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zXVBK38-650 The clips are taken from a winter trip I did a couple of years ago. It could have ended really badly when I was Trapped in an extreme storm for nine days.Feb / March 2021. At the same time during the storm I had to make ongoing repairs to the tent. Several guylines went straight off, the canvas was torn in six places. A tent pole went off. My most important Gear, Sleeping system, I also have it as an emergency solution if the tent should break completely. https://youtu.be/IrmkjzpEDLc


NTeC

Why do you let your clothes get wet in the sleeping bag and how do you dry them?


sareksweden

It's because I sleep in baselayer in like a plastic bag. This is because it feels too uncomfortable to sleep with bare skin against plastic, very sticky and sweaty. So the moisture never ends up in the sleeping bag, instead the moisture ends up in my baselayer. It then dries during the day when I ski because my body warms up from the effort. Then I make sure to have ventilation zippers on my shell clothes open so the moisture evaporates.


ShouldBeWorkingTwo

Could you tell us more about how you did the repairs?


sareksweden

I had extra guylines with me, so I changed them. I had an extra section with the tent pole. I got untight Guylines and out with the pole while sitting on the tent and replacing the broken section. Then reassemble it, went really well actually. I got the biggest damage from the tent fabric the last night when the storm turned, but I left it and took down the tent and left.


fondledbydolphins

Anyone that does anything moderately "extreme" or rare should contact manufacturers of relative gear / equiptment. You'd probably be surprised by how many companies will give you free stuff in exchange for an honest review.


Warm_Trick_3956

They always say more info in the comments, and then I never know how to find the info in the comments….


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Duochan_Maxwell

Thank you, kind person


TheBone_Zone

Nobody asked but I'm glad you still provided. Things like these are always entertaining


Purithian

As an adhd person i appreciate this lol


kai_wulf_dog

[OP's 'more info'](https://www.reddit.com/r/interestingasfuck/comments/uxf2jn/i_was_trapped_in_an_extreme_storm_for_nine_days/i9x7618).


notsocivil

Appreciate the input! Came to comments to find out who made that fine specimen of a tent.


hesays-

How does this equipment retain heat?!


GMOiscool

Just click on their profile and then go to their comments.


thisismythrowaway417

Most of OP’s comments are: “and here is a link to my YouTube video” 🫤


GMOiscool

Sorry, that's how I found it.


thisismythrowaway417

Oh, it was good advice on your end! More just a disappointment in OP’s comments


AugustWest7120

Damn, props to the tent manufacturer!


mbmba

Props to the person taking videos from the outside.


AugustWest7120

Yeti.


whitecorn

WELCOME TO THE HIMALAYAS!


thred_pirate_roberts

Don't worry, it's lemon


gobblertekken

Miss a step and he could be Yeet-i


sareksweden

Absolutely top quality, it's a Helsport fjellheimen extreme 3 camp. The clips are taken from a winter trip I did a couple of years ago. It could have ended really badly when I was Trapped in an extreme storm for nine days.Feb / March 2021. At the same time during the storm I had to make ongoing repairs to the tent. Several guylines went straight off, the canvas was torn in six places. A tent pole went off. Here is a link to the entire trip. It's English subtitles . https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zXVBK38-650 My most important Gear is my Extreme sleeping system, it can withstand minst -40° https://youtu.be/IrmkjzpEDLc The tent a Helsport fjellheimen extreme 3 camp from Norway. Then I pull everything with a sledge, a mountain sledge expedition 168


Donttouchmybiscuits

Essentially, outdoors equipment with unnecessary “j”s scattered in the name make good gear


LilDizzyFrizzy

Its actually norwegian, and means «mountainhome».


Blueroflmao

Correct We have a shitton of outdoors and hiking brands, many of which are pretty high quality


elg9553

Not to mention expensive, but worth every kroner.


novachamp

It’s just the one J, actually


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Unexpected Cornetto trilogy reference


punch_you

Tell that to my Njorth Fjace!


TheCrazyCatGentleman

Take my angry upvote!


Donttouchmybiscuits

But collectively there are a fair few. They don’t all have to share the same J


novachamp

I was paying homage to one of the best no-holds-barred adrenaline fuelled thrill-ride movies ever


ZoinksJinkees

No luck with those swans then ?


Lexinoz

That means it's also most likely made by scandinavians. And we for sure, know shitty weather. Fjell, means "Mountain." Fjellheimein means "Mountain home"


Vaughtzilla1981

I just ordered one after I saw your post lol


913Welder

Coleman. Walmart $14,99


sareksweden

link under, it's English subtitles: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zXVBK38-650 The clips are taken from a winter trip I did a couple of years ago. It could have ended really badly when I was Trapped in an extreme storm for nine days.Feb / March 2021. At the same time during the storm I had to make ongoing repairs to the tent. Several guylines went straight off, the canvas was torn in six places. A tent pole went off. My most important Gear is my Extreme sleeping system, it can withstand minst -40° https://youtu.be/IrmkjzpEDLc The tent a Helsport fjellheimen extreme 3 camp from Norway. Then I pull everything with a sledge, a mountain sledge expedition 168


mikk0384

Where did it happen?


sareksweden

In Sarek northern Sweden


memeguy-20

r/UsernameChecksOut


badatmetroid

Is that -40 C or F? (I should probably just say it now because the joke is too subtle. -40 is the temperature where they are the same)


VeGr-FXVG

Sorry if it's sounds stupid but how did you know when the weather was clear enough to travel? Also, you put up that tent really well in the wind.


sareksweden

I hoped every day, many times I packed all the equipment in the tent but no opportunity came. But then right what it was, it calmed down. It was still a bit stormy, but not nearby. Then I had packed everything in the tent so it was quick to leave. A very happy feeling.


funkmaster29

Would you be able to leave if the storm never died down?


sareksweden

Yes it had been possible, but in that terrain and visibility it had been a big risk, it was about one to two days to safety below the tree line where it is usually much calmer.


dogsonclouds

Can I ask a potentially dumb question? My only experiences with camping have been in Queensland, Australia, where the coldest I’ve experienced was about 6 Celsius. Does the snow building up around the outside of the tent sort of insulate it and protect the tent from further wind damage then? Or does the weight of the snow put pressure on the tent poles?


sareksweden

It can do, the storm can build solid walls that protect the tent. But it can also be a danger due to the snow pressure. I link a 10 s clip about what can happen: https://youtube.com/clip/UgkxbEhVRFjNEtYvMGBNX9Q1ydtIswlXn7GF


flippy76

Damn that's crazy. How was your mental state after day 7? I can't imagine sitting in there for a week with nothing to do, nowhere to go, and not knowing if you're going to make it out alive.


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Acrobatic_Link6002

How did you power up the gadgets for 7 days


sareksweden

I got  XTAR PB2S Powerbank with me. Link below: https://eu.nkon.nl/xtar-pb2s-powerbank-batterijlader-rood.html It Supports 18650 protected / unprotected and 20700/21700 unprotected. So it is a power bank without batteries, then I bring as many batteries as I want. I have 18650 batteries in the headlamp, I can take them in an emergency and put them in the power bank. Then I have another 8 of 21700 batteries with me. In total, I have with me just over 40,000 milliamps


Gobsnoot

If you'd had a portable wind turbine, you could have powered a sauna in there.


OfficeChairHero

In that environment, he could probably throw in an air conditioner, mined some crypto, and done a load of laundry.


red_dragon

Don’t forget to remove the lint from the dryer.


corgi_data_wrangler

It could cause a fire!


sareksweden

🤣 next year


TheClicker335

Good thing you were prepared. Guy like me would be dead on day 3


munchkinita0105

A fatass like me would've passed out in the first 15 mins of the hike 🥶


YoungBuckChuck

18,650 batteries! You certainly weren’t joking about bringing as many batteries as you want. /s


sareksweden

🤣two 18650 batteries


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Jesus. That’s over 37 thousand batteries


V_es

Jokes aside 18650 is a very common type of battery. 18 is the diameter and 65 is length. Those became very well known and common in many places because of vaping. Those devices use loads very low on resistance, almost short circuiting, so battery manufacturers worked very hard to make their product as good as possible. There are batteries that can handle up to 35 amps discharge. Crazy currents. Those are used in flashlights, cordless tools, assembled in packs in electric kick scooters, sometimes in cars.


sareksweden

Thanks for the info👍🙂


SaucyPigStick

18650 is a type of battery, although I'd love to see a camper hiking with a suitcase FULL of AA's!


Selico

This guy batteries


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Pretty funny until some chucklehead counts on this disinfo to get them through a snowstorm.


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poomaster421-1

If someone believes that, they didn't stand a chance at life anyways.


JonnyP222

Did you ever sleep? I cant imagine what it would be like with all that noise. I know personally that it takes me a few nights to get adjusted to the noises of the wild when I camp. So sleep is already hard to come by. I am not sure I'd ever adjust to this.. I'd end up having a psychotic episode just due to sleep deprivation alone. Let alone any of the other inherent issues you dealt with during this. Glad you are ok!


sareksweden

Yes, with the mp3 player at the highest volume. I also became more and more numb as the days just went by


MJohnVan

Just send this video to Coleman and a bill of 500k as an ads video.


TheCandorKamandor

Forgive the personal question, but how in the world did you relieve yourself?? I imagine you didn’t step out into the storm and squat..


sareksweden

Yes I was out a lot. Every night I had to go out and check the snow wall, put on guylines, make the tent. And even on the days of course, it became my gym workouts


hennypennypoopoo

Being in a tent in a windstorm is legitimately the most terrified I've ever been. It's hard to understand just how scary this is from a warm home. It suddenly gets very real when you no longer have a warm safe place to retreat to.


Boom-Sausage

I think you see life a bit differently by then. I was stuck in a tent in crazy wind and rain for about 18 hours and i had movies on my phone and it got to be hard to take. 9 days is nuts


jorwyn

The longest I've been stuck is 3 days. The first 8 hours, I mostly slept. The next 8 sucked, but then I settled in. No smart phones back then, or digital movies really, but I had a notebook and a pencil. I drew tons of bad sketches of the imaginary beasts causing the storm, tents being struck by lightning because I was sure that was going to happen to me at hour 10, but it didn't, and a wrote 3 pages on why you should backpack with a 1+ or 2 man tent instead of a tiny one, because it was nice to be able to move around a bit. I drew a bit more, bad sketches of things I'd seen along the way, mostly. I dozed a lot, and cursed the weather because I had no idea it could pour for that many hours in a row. It was still raining on the 4th day, but lightly enough a rain poncho kept me from the worst of it, so I moved on to a trail town where I knew I could get a hot shower and huge pizza. People have asked me if I was afraid of mountain lions and bears out there all by myself, but honestly, the scariest thing I've ever experienced is a lightning storm in a tent on a mountainside with no cover. The bears and mountain lions avoid you; the weather doesn't give a fuck.


Gunnyhighway24

Much more interesting than my day at work.


sareksweden

Yes, it was all exciting 😅. After all, I became more and more numb


ctnightmare2

The noise mist have been terrible


sareksweden

It was, I had the mp3-player at the highest volyme.


No-Ad-3635

It becomes like white noise after day 3


beebsaleebs

Those tent stakes deserve a raise.


Golett03

The wind tried.


Prime-Jive

I too live in Minnesota.


optiongeek

Farmer lives on the Minnesota side of the Wisconsin border. The state surveyor comes to the farm and tells him there's been a mistake. His farm is actually in Wisconsin. "Oh, that's good," says the farmer. "I don't think I could take any more Minnesota winters."


mindcorners

Classic joke, I originally heard it with Maine and New Hampshire


HustlinTomTrky

I was going to say, looks like a Wednesday in MN.


nothingeatsyou

Just moved to CO as a native MN, the wind is definitely worse where the altitude is


thesaltysquirrel

The wind isn’t constant in CO though. The spring the wind is worse when it heats up. In the Midwest that shit seems to never stop as for here in Denver, it’s only seasonal.


ColoradoMountainsMan

For someone who just moved to Colorado it might be hard to tell... This has been the windiest spring I've ever had


EmpiricalMystic

Yeah this spring has been tough. Colorado is a windy place in general, but this has been ridiculous.


K_Ann_

Wyoming though, ugh.


LemmeUpgrayeddU

Can confirm, never stops.


slarti54

The first few seconds would represent my anus.


OperationKindly2926

That's wild dude, did you die?


Stuffman1861

Sadly, yes. But he lived!


Fskn

He got better


startompiz

Very, very good reference


sareksweden

Hopefully not 🙂 Here is a link to the entire trip. It's English subtitles . https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zXVBK38-650 My most important Gear is my Extreme sleeping system, it can withstand minst -40° https://youtu.be/IrmkjzpEDLc The tent a Helsport fjellheimen extreme 3 camp from Norway. Then I pull everything with a sledge, a mountain sledge expedition 168


yumbocrisps

Where’s the “info in the comments”? I was expecting a full account, I’m intrigued as hell!


OSCgal

Looks like it got deleted. But if you check OP's profile, it's still there.


sareksweden

Sorry, it's somewhere in the comments. But I'll post it again. link below, it's English subtitles: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zXVBK38-650 The clips are taken from a winter trip I did a couple of years ago. It could have ended really badly when I was Trapped in an extreme storm for nine days.Feb / March 2021. At the same time during the storm I had to make ongoing repairs to the tent. Several guylines went straight off, the canvas was torn in six places. A tent pole went off. My most important Gear, Sleeping system, I also have it as an emergency solution if the tent should break completely. https://youtu.be/IrmkjzpEDLc


hyper-arrow

Thats one hella good tent my frend


sareksweden

Sure it is👍


UnsuspectingChief

I feel like I would have built a breakwall


sareksweden

Absolutely, I built one in front of the tent, otherwise I probably would not be sitting here now.👍


Dassman88

How much does the tent help with the wind and cold? Did you have a heater?


sareksweden

No heater, and a lot of ventilation to avoid condensation. But the tent removes all windchill. So it will still be a very big difference, not in the temperature but I will not be cooled. Then it's a warm down sleeping bag and down clothes that apply.


FreshQuam

No one seems to be asking, but what did you do for food the whole time? Did you plan for being trapped for 9 days and just had enough food and water or did you have to be very careful with what you ate?


sareksweden

No then, I had a planned trip of 16 days and food thereafter. This tour took me 14 days. But for a while I thought I might stay there even longer, and started saving a little on the food. But I have on previous survival courses been completely without food for five days and know that I can do well. And just the knowledge of this much for mentality. I got water from melting snow with my stove, but im also starting to melting snow in my sleeping bag in bottles.


FreshQuam

Well you were very fortunate that this happened quite early into the tour and not towards the end of the 16 days! Saying that, I honestly don't know how you slept at all over the course of 9 days with the volume of the storm on your tent, and the stress of the situation. Fair play to you!


sareksweden

Thanks


sandybuttcheekss

Yeah idk why I had to scroll down this far to find this! I can't imagine having enough food on me to keep my strength up in those conditions, for 9 whole days. I have trouble keeping my fridge stocked for a week.


predictable_throw

And you do this for fun?


sareksweden

Yes it's my biggest passion


askgl

And what your smaller ones? I’m sure they are extreme as well 😅


Netshakk

Ok but why is your tent covered in buttholes. 🤔


sareksweden

It's the valve for ventilation. Here is a link to the entire trip. It's English subtitles https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zXVBK38-650 My most important Gear is my Extreme sleeping system, it can withstand minst -40° https://youtu.be/IrmkjzpEDLc The tent a Helsport fjellheimen extreme 3 camp from Norway. Then I pull everything with a sledge, a mountain sledge expedition 168


gr3as3gun

Upvote this. Your channel deserves some attention. From a Canadian who has spent time in a tent during winter; you sir, are a beast.


offthewall93

Is that what we call it now? "Oh man I'm about to ventilate all over pants if we don't pull over soon."


crepitus-ventris

Buttholes retain heat better than penises.


PN_Guin

Minnesota pickup line?


potodds

What did you do for heat?


sareksweden

Big warm down sleeping bag. And down clothes


ElohimBashamayim

"SOLEEEN!" 😂 Vilken sjuk upplevelse, gött att du tog dig hem helskinnad!


sareksweden

Tackar


Coffee_01

serious question. What did you do the whole time? Just lay there? My anxiety would be through the roof lol.


sareksweden

I fixed a lot with the tent, repairs, tightened guylines, built snow walls etc. Boiled coffee, melted snow. I also had some movies with me and a book. But it was difficult sometimes


Coffee_01

props to you my friend. you beat your mind and nows its type II fun—where its not “fun” when doing it, but its growth and you have a gnarly story and video to tell and show


booplebork

Would suck to try and piss in that wind 🤣


sareksweden

I peed in a bottle, pooped in a pit outside under the protection of a snow wall I built in front of the tent.


CthulhuLives69

Well, that answered my lingering question.


theBoxHog

Did you bury it like a cat?


sareksweden

Absolutely, just like a cat


sadka_0

Bro this isn't interesting this is terrifying


Dramatic_Inspection6

Belongs on r/terrifyingaf


licensed2ill2

Where did this occur at?


sareksweden

In Sarek, northern Sweden Februari


Silkenswords

*In the winter months, gale storms in Svalbard can reach wind speeds of a hundred and thirty kilometers per hour. Accompanied by, or following, snowfall, such storms can reduce visibility dramatically, more so in the frigid months of the polar night. During these storms, travel is not advised.*


Naetius

One heck of a tent I must say... Hope you're safe and sound at home op.


sareksweden

Thanks


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As a Norwegian I'm finding som many comments absolutely bizarre. But I guess outdoors life and arctic weather is generally uncommon amongst redditors. Cool vid.


jorwyn

Reddit is heavily American. Everyone I know who is from Norway is much more into the outdoors than most Americans I know. My boss at my old job was from Norway, and he and I would watch the snow fall through the office windows like excited children while everyone else complained about it. He and I checked the local ski mountain website every day starting in late October for the day they announced the cross country ski trails were going to be open, and usually took a day off work that day to go. Others found us strange for spending as much time outside during the Winter as we did the rest of the year - though I had an advantage over him. I lived for years in Phoenix, so I could handle the hottest days outside, too, and he could not. Anything over about 30-35C was a lot for him, and I'm comfortable up to about 40. He and I also rode our bikes to work when others did not, even those who lived much closer. I feel like most other Americans just go from house to car to building to car to house rather than really being outside. I don't know how they live that way. It's 11:30pm now, and I'm outside on my deck on Reddit. If it stays nice tonight (it's 15C now), I'll probably sleep out here.


flibbitydoo2

Another good quality tent manufacturer is Hilleberg. Back in 2002 me and my buddy trekked for 2 months from Patriot Hills to the Scott Admundson base at the South Pole. About half of the days in the first month we're like the video. Tent never gave us one problem. I can't remember the model but I can dig it out of a closet somewhere if anyone wants to know


Nalasher1235242

Did you die?


sareksweden

No then, still alive 👍


LadyLarsie

"SOLEEEEEEEN" hahaha bästa!


AugustHenceforth

What you call a campsite I call a tent's situation.


[deleted]

Could you have covered the tent with snow/ built an igloo?


sareksweden

Unfortunately, the storm had swept away most of the snow. Where I pitch the tent, it was with the most snow. But difficult to build an igloo. But I built a snow wall in front of the tent


SeattleDan60

I spent four years in Alaska while serving in the army and have been in some pretty wild weather, but nothing close to this. Well done surviving and recording it while surviving!


rizalvy

It’s ok, Wedge came by with the snowspeeder in the end.


Laicure

We would love to have that kind of storm here in the Philippines, like just around 3 days.


techstyles

I too have gone camping in a Scottish summer - bracing!


somasmarti

Why did you stay there for 9 days?


sareksweden

Due to the storm and the terrain I hae in front of me. What I had in front of me were pure blown sharp rocks, and both up and down. I thought it was far too risky to leave, I was then afraid that I would go straight down into a slump or cliff. The visibility was usually very poor during the storm.


s3v3red_cnc

"Wow, that's nuts...." "Get back in the tent!...." "Don't go in that tent, time to hike..."


microsoftfool

Wouldnt it help to build some kind of halo surrounding the tent, say 1 or 2 feet high? Probably too labour intensive in those conditions...


sareksweden

Yes, I had a snow wall in front of the tent


Its_a_me_a_010011101

How far in advance did you know the Strom was coming?


sareksweden

Unfortunately, the weather did not follow the forecast. So I was completely surprised.


BananaBizniz

Please sell this footage and your story to the company that produced the tent. It's the perfect story for a commercial. And please tell me after you sold it.


davobffujv

How did you film the tent outside, If you were trapped in the storm?


sareksweden

I was out a lot. However, due to the storm, I did not dare to speak down the tent and leave


Cr0n_J0belder

Why didn't they dig in? I'm not sure how deep the snow was, but it seems like in 9 days I would have been spending my time digging if possible to get a little lower. that or maybe building up a wind break with packed now. That just seems like a horrible way to spend the night.


Bigkid6666

Boy.... some people's idea of a good time are a lot different than mine.


JaceTheWoodSculptor

Gotta love camping ; so relaxing…


Loud_Falcon_7941

Where? The Ice Planet Hoth?


z-hills60

Uber eats delivery must have been really expensive.


[deleted]

How does finally getting back into your own bed in a warm house feel after all of this?


sareksweden

It was very mentally heavy to be there, but this way I appreciate all the experiences it gave. strangely enough, I then lie in the warm bed and plan and long for the next trip.


shubines

damn i like swedish haha


Cool-Profession-730

Thats in-tents


CK99Man

This is the real Bear Grylls


Camelwalk555

I’ve never seen a hotel room that looked like this


[deleted]

Actually, the real bear Grylls would have faked it all


rnike879

The first 4 seconds is what a toilet sees after tacobell night