A curated guide to winter backpacking gear, strategies, skills, podcasts, forums, research, education, product recommendations, and more.
In this Member Q&A, we'll provide the foundations for recognizing avalanche hazards and a framework for avalanche risk management.
Interested in winter hiking and backpacking? In this webinar, learn how to use your existing kit, plus a few extra strategic items, to be safe and comfortable in the winter. Part 1 of 2.
Roger Caffin proposes several solutions to keep dirty fuel from clogging remote inverted canister stoves.
A well-timed winter backpacking trip allowed for priceless solitude at an oft-crowded Idaho hot springs.
An overview of how Leave No Trace techniques can be applied to winter backpacking.
Longtime Backpacking Light contributor Roger Caffin debuts the V6 model of his inverted canister stove.
The BioLite Headlamp 750 (MSRP $99.95, 5.3 ounces / 150 g) is a performance-oriented USB-rechargeable headlamp with several unique features but crippling reliability issues.
The Outdoor Research Flurry Sensor Glove (2.5 oz / 71 g, $40) is the warmest glove I've found that I can use effectively with a smartphone.