Different kinds of snowshoes

How to Pick the Right Snowshoes

Though many people enjoy hiking during the warmer months, there seems to be a precipitous drop-off as soon as winter arrives. One of the main reasons for that is snow; while it might be easy … Read more

Crampons on mountain

How To Choose Crampons

For climbing steep icy areas or crossing open summits, crampons will be necessary. If you are doing lighter winter travel, other traction devices such as Microspikes may be better suited. Before you go out and buy … Read more

Setting up winter campsite

Setting up a Winter Campsite

Setting up a winter campsite can be a fun process. But, before you do set up camp, you want to make sure you have found a good winter campsite location. After you found a good … Read more

Winter camping stove in snow

Winter Camping Stoves

Even if you will be cooking by a campfire, bringing a camping stove for winter trips is a good idea. During storms or ugly weather, you can stay nice and warm inside your tent and … Read more

How to find the right winter campsite

Choosing a Winter Campsite

Finding a winter campsite can take some time. Keep in mind that days are shorter in winter, so choosing a campsite ideally should be done early enough so you can find a site and also … Read more

Sawing in snow

Snow Saws – A Complete Guide

Snow saws were are a piece of equipment I didn’t know existed until I really started learning more about camping in the snow. A snow saw is not something most people carry unless they have … Read more

Hiking in the snow with backpack- large

On the Trail

Winter hiking takes some additional skill and navigation. You’ll have to carry more gear, regulate body temperature, and pay extra careful to the trail. There are also other dangers such as ice and hypothermia. This … Read more