Mike and Erin are the most popular YouTuber vloggers in the Cowboy State. Their series Our Wyoming Life documents life on a ranch outside of Gillette and has tallied over 100,000 subscribers and nearly 15 million views in the past three years.

One of the toughest challenges they face on the ranch is cold weather which has inspired an annual ritual. Every fall, Mike destroys his "summer hat" to prepare for the wind and snow.

"The ranch isn't just about cows and horses and pigs," Mike says. "It's about having a little bit of fun."

This year, Mike upped the ante on the annual tradition, using his hat for target practice before wiring it to a box of explosives and sending summer out with a blaze of glory.

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