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Kirafi Tipi Stove

For a small group of 3-5 campers the heated Kirafu Tipi is a nice way to go winter camping.

You can read our review here.

The set up process involves clearing a large area of snow – or at least leveling the snow as much as possible.

Then we stake out the tent.

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Tipi Camping

Hot or cold tenting? Each style of winter camping has it’s proponents.

Hot tenting usually involves packing a wood stove along with a more substantial tent – since one is spending time in the heated tent and it is not just a sleeping berth. Hot tenting may entail bringing your gear on a sled, toboggan [...]

Waking up in the Tipi

We took our Kifari Tipi on our Ely, MN dog sledding winter camping trip. While some people slept in quinzees….

others just spread their bivys and sleeping bags out on the snow…..

the rest of us slept inside a warm tipi with the woodstove

causing us to ponder – why would they [...]

Setting Up The Tipi

We often ‘hot tent’ using a Kifaru Tipi. The set up process involves clearing a large area of snow – or at least leveling the snow as much as possible.

Then we stake out the tent.

Insert the center pole and lift the Tipi.

Setting up the wood stove and chimney.

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Winter Camping in the Tipi