This series explores the use of a Backpacking Wood Stove for warmth in the winter. Part 4 covers using the Micro Snow Stove in the field.
This series explores the use of a Backpacking Wood Stove for warmth in the winter. Part 3 covers using the Micro Snow Stove.
The Absaroka range is known for rugged terrain, and we decided to test our winter backpacking skills there by hiking Arrastra Creek Montana.
The JepPaks Alpine pack combines durable materials with a slim, lightweight design yielding a pack that is well-suited for efficient and fast alpine travel.
Tunnel tents are known for their robust frames and thriving in inclement weather. Does this tent from outdoor industry newcomer Nigor uphold to these standards?
The Ruta Locura Lone Peak Tent with the wood-burning WiFi stove offers luxury winter camping accommodations at a relatively paltry weight.
A quick overnight trip to a nearby lake chain offered opportunities for camaraderie with a friend and communion with nature.
Limiting the number of decisions, and keeping all your gear in one area are the major steps to simplifying your short backpacking trips.
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These t-shirts are made from 'directional fabric' that allows you to heat up or cool down to meet the weather conditions.
The pursuit for warmth, snow-melting power, and comfort during winter expeditions is never-ending. This homemade, lightweight stove offers warmth and comfort for those long winter days.
A wood stove that can be used in a tent? Dream or virtual reality?
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Carol Crooker, Backpacking Light Editor at Large
Alan Dixon, Backpacking Light Editor at Large
The GoLite Lair 1 Shelter offers more weather protection than a tarp without a dramatic weight penalty. At less than 12 oz, the Lair 1 is ideally suited for solo travel in areas where ventilation is important but the chance for rain is very real.