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winter travel

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?

Sleep System How-To 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 First Aid

I’ve written a number of pieces about how you can prevent the need for winter first aid such as layering, eating,¬†and getting a good night’s sleep.

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Emergency Winter Shelters

It’s the fear our non-outdoorsy friends and families have when we adventure during winter: what happens if you get caught in a storm or stuck out overnight? Here are eight emergency winter shelters to protect you from the elements:

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Plan Your First Winter Overnight

Many, many moons ago: I shivered in my old sleeping bag, listening to the wind howl around my tent. It felt as if I were attempting to sleep on a slab of marble. Live and learn, I thought. Here it was, the end of October on the PPJ trail in Quebec and my gear wasn’t […]

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