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Packing List Questions

Packing List Question: What is Leave No Trace?

Towards the end of the information package we send you for each trip you take with us, we mention that we follow Leave No Trace (LNT) principles while out on trip. So what does that mean?

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Winter Camping Library

We’ve created a winter camping library for you so that you can find all of our tips and tricks on enjoying the cold and snow, in one spot. Have a specific question? Read on!

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Packing List Question: What is a Sleep System?

If you’re well-hydrated, well-fed, and you’ve slept well any adventure will seem that much brighter, especially outdoor adventures. Here are some suggestions on what your sleep system might look like and what to do to ensure a sound sleep in the backcountry:

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Winter Travel: Snowshoes

This post on snowshoes is the third in a series on winter camping. If you missed the first two posts, start here and then here. I trudged along, carefully placing one snowshoe in front of the next. My legs felt heavy after bushwhacking for six hours the day before. The next thing I knew I was […]

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10 Tips for Winter Layering

Six years ago during a particularly frigid mid-March, I set out with 15 others on my first-ever winter camping trip. We traveled between pre-determined checkpoints, navigating by topo map and compass, trekking through the snow on snowshoes, camping primarily on Crown Land in the Ottawa Valley. We hung tarps strategically to block the wind while […]

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