Guide To Winter Camping



01 Introduction to Winter Camping Preface; Acknowledgements; What is Winter Camping?; Why Go Winter Camping?
02 How To Start Winter Camping
03 Leave No Trace (LNT) For Winter Campers Plan Ahead and Prepare; Travel and Camp on Safe; Durable Surfaces; Dispose of Waste Properly; Leave What You Find; Minimize Campfire Impacts; Respect Wildlife; Be Considerate of Other Visitors
04 Planning a Winter Camping Trip Plan Ahead and Prepare; Weather Planning; Group Size; Compass Basics; Trip Notification
05 Packing For Your Winter Camping Trip Packing Light; 10 Essentials
06 Personal Transportation Snowshoes; Skis; Ski poles and walking sticks; Breaking Trail; Crossing Ice
07 Transporting Your Winter Camping Gear Backpacks; Toboggans; Snow Sleds and Pulks
08 Winter Camping Shelters Site Selection and preparation; Winter Camping Shelter Alternatives; Lean tos; Tents; Tarps Bivys & Tipis; Snow Shelters
09 Clothing for Winter Camping Understanding Wind Chill; Layering; Clothing Materials; Head; Hands; Jackets; Feet; Changing Clothes; Getting Tall Sizes
10 Food and Fluids Food; Fluids
11 Cooking Stoves; Fire; Pots, Pans and Utensils.
12 Sleeping Warm Components of a Sleeping System; Preparation Before Sleeping; External Heat Sources; Dressing For Sleep; Personal Variations; Adjustments During The Night; The Morning After
13 Winter Camping Sanitation Winter Camping Poo: Pack It Out
14 Wilderness 1st Aid
15 Cold Injuries and Recognizing Hypothermia
16 Winter Camping With Your Dog
17 Conclusion
18 Gear Lists Winter Camping Equipment Checklist; What’s In My Pack