Lightweight Backpacking Gear for Cold Winter Temperatures (Two-Layer Systems, Vapor Barriers, and Really Puffy Stuff)
Lightweight backpacking gear for winter temperatures: two-layer insulation systems, vapor barrier systems, and really puffy stuff.
Keep feet warm and dry by using a carefully designed system that involves different types of socks, shoes, and gaiters.
This technical series addendum addresses the role of propane and cold temperatures in canister stove performance.
Various techniques for keeping fuel warm during canister stove operation are described, in order to optimize fuel vaporization.
Lightweight backpacking in the winter requires more intentionality with respect to gear selection and skill set, but with great rewards.