This infographic is another one that comes to us from ScoutMasterCG.com – another purveyor of great outdoor-related infographics. While geared towards scouts, it applies to us all. Enjoy! This infographic also pairs well with a post I made in February – Settling down for a long winter’s nap.
This is a checklist for what to do when camping in the winter to ensure you have just as comfortable of a night’s sleep as you would any other time of year out in the sticks… Hot Water About an hour before going to bed, boil up some hot water, and put it in a […]
Something folks don’t often think of in the winter time, as they transition from 3-season hiking to 4-season hiking, is water. The rest of the year you don’t need to worry much about your water. Toss it in a Nalgene, or in a hydration bladder, and be on your way. When winter comes around, and […]
In my initial post about my winter backpacking trip… I said there would be more posts… here is the next in the series. A short but sweet one. While we’re not quite doing Mt. Washington – they do have a gear list for the trek (their guided trek via EMS): http://www.emsexploration.com/gear-list-mount-washington-observatory/ Having the right gear […]
TOASTY! While at REI today, doing some early shopping for my next backpacking trip – this one being in the winter – and needing to dry my boots off at night most likely from hiking in the snow all day, I saw these and thought they’d be perfect. Man was I right. I will follow-up […]