Hardly a week goes by that we don't get a note from somebody who has come to our page looking for cold weather camping and survival tips. Unfortunately, until now they haven't been there. It's not because we don't have any, it's just that's not what "Winter Camp" the event, is about.
To help serve people who hit our site better, we're going to start adding content on Winter Survival and Winter Camping. Most of what we're going to offer is available in Winter Camping manuals and programs like Ookpik, but not everyone has access to those.
The thing we hope to offer that will be different is something we're calling First Person Advice. Basically, it's going to be a section on real cold weather and winter camping survival, combined with the lessons we've learned. Some of these stories will be of success, some of failure, but all will have a section called lessons learned.
- The right clothing changes a frozen weekend into a toasty good time
- What are the things you can't live without?
- Tents, snow shelters, igloos and more
- Gear for Winter Camping can be expensive; here are some projects that might help
- Ten tips for a better cold weather experience
- First Person
- Real advice from people who've lived to tell the tale.
- Meals, menus and techniques for Winter Camping
- Large groups can sometimes combine gear to make things easier
- Sleeping bags, insulation, and other tips.
These sites aren't part of the Winter Camp Universe, but they definitely have some good information on cold weather camping.
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