What to do with your Winter Camping poo? If you don’t have the luxury of portable toilets near your activity area, you’ll need to consider how to best dispose of human waste. The soil is usually several feet out of reach and hard as a rock unless you can locate a patch of bare ground [...]
What to do, with your winter poo? In spring, the poo, once hidden from view, becomes exposed and soon contaminates nearby waterways.
In winter, it’s best to pack it out, otherwise, you’re leaving behind frozen waste for the next visitors. Leave No Trace (LNT) outlines three options for solid waste, in order of preference.
Andy, from Lupine Adventure Cooperative , wrote in to provide the details of his own winter poo kit.
His kit consists of
Newspaper: Lay out a square of newspaper and do your business on it. Toilet Paper: You know what to do with that Cigarette Lighter: You may want to burn your used toilet paper [...]
What to do our human waste in the winter? In spring, the poo, once hidden from view, becomes exposed and soon contaminates nearby waterways.
A couple of years ago the Cairngorm’s National Park in Scotland developed a rather elegant solution to the problem of frozen feces.
Although by no means an unique idea, the Poo [...]