Top 8 Winter Hiking And Camping Sources
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Camping and hiking during winter has its own unique challenges as well as having the opportunity to be a truly wonderful experience. You do normally have to try harder and be better prepared than when you go camping in at warmer times of the year.
Having the best information and knowledge can go a long way to helping it being a trip that you remember for all the right reasons.
So, to avoid any of pitfalls and mistakes that can be made when going hiking or camping during the colder times of the year here are some of the best techniques and tips as told by some of best outdoor bloggers.
Please leave your comments below of any tips that have been missed or any questions that haven’t been answered. Be sure to visit each blogger and leave a comment.
Source # 1
Planning And Precautions
Camping in the winter requires some research and planning to ensure you are safe and get the most out of your trip. There are a number of different factors that need to be considered such as where you are going to camp, the likely conditions when you are planning your trip. All this and more is covered at
Snow is one of the best things about winter. It looks so good when you are the first one to walk on its unbroken surface.
However, there are a number of things you need to have, know and do to enjoy it safely, like how to pitch a tent, the type of food to bring and also don’t forget common sense.
Source # 3
Staying warm when you are outdoors is going to be one of the biggest challenges during the cold winter months.
Is there anything worse than being cold?
Having an active Twitter community to call on can certainly help you,
which is what Meghan from The Camp Site did to discover how to get and stay warm when she was frozen.
Source # 4
Knowing what to take when you are going backpacking in summer or winter can be a bit confusing when you haven’t done it before.
You want to take enough to be set for the weather but not too much gear as you have to carry it all.
Here you will find what to take plus some great photos too.
Source # 5
When you are out in cold of winter, your clothing is going to be your most important consideration in staying warm.
Your fun and safety all depends on you having the right system and type of clothing – you don’t want to be too cold or even too hot – you want to be just the right temperature.
Source # 6
What you take with you when you go camping in the winter is similar to what you need for your BOB.
It will depend on where you are and your own personal circumstances. You want to be protected from the weather, have plenty of food, be warm and be comfortable too.
Get the full list of items here …
Source # 7
A fire is one of the best ways to stay warm and cook your meals when you’ve stopped for the night.
Having a step by step process to follow will help you get it done quickly and easily.
Starting from building to lighting to feeding the fire you get it all from experienced winter campers.
This is only one post of many great ones on winter camping. You’ll learn a lot and be entertained too!
Source # 8
A full summary of the unique challenges you find when winter camping and how to overcome them.
Learn what to do at night to stay warm, the things to do when you get up in the morning, how to keep your energy levels up, the important of staying hydrated and more.
By being smart you will enjoy your winter camping experience.
I hope this post has helped you with your plans for winter camping and you have a safe and enjoyable time when you go. Let us know how you get on!
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