Camping Gear You Need for Winter
While camping in the warmer months is nice, camping during the winter is a truly magical experience. Snow-covered trees, beautiful views of frozen lakes, ponds and rivers, and quiet trails are some of the many things you have to look forward to.
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Before you head out on your exploration, it’s important to educate yourself on the necessary gear and essentials. After all, winter camping may call for extreme weather conditions, so it is imperative that you are prepared. Make sure that you have a warm winter jacket, tent, sleeping bag, and under layers for protection against the cold.[slideshow:96591]
Accessories such as a lantern to help you see on dark winter nights, a cooler to keep your food and drinks cold, body wipes to keep clean when there is nowhere to shower, and a packable duffel bag to carry around your essentials are also important.
Avoid the stresses of arriving to your campsite unprepared.