Winter Backpacking | Solo Camping The Colorado Rockies

Winter Backpacking | Solo Camping The Colorado Rockies

Hey guys, it’s the last day of November here in Colorado and we just got our second big snow of the year. Now I have a chance here to get out for the night and do an overnighter in the pike National Forest This is going to be a solo trip, and I’m not too […]

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Tent or Tarp Snow Anchoring Helpful Steps | Winter Camping Tips

Tent or Tarp Snow Anchoring Helpful Steps | Winter Camping Tips

Let’s go over how to pitch any tent or tarp in the snow. Make sure to choose an area that is much larger than the footprint of your shelter. Use your boots skis or snowshoes to compact the area underneath your shelter. Now wait 10 or 15 minutes for the completed area to freeze. Now […]

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Snow Camping in the Sierras – Snowshoeing Pulling a Sled ❄

Snow Camping in the Sierras – Snowshoeing Pulling a Sled ❄

Misty is using paracord attached to her sled which made for too much slack, although the PVC poles helped a little. Oops! Tripped on the darned sled! We are fast workers!!! Getting ready for our bonfire, and to burn all the wood we schlepped up the mountain! Frog Lake is at 8,700 feet elevation. Elephant […]

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How To Have a Good Night’s Sleep While Winter Camping

Hi! I’m Eric Hanson and I want to talk to you about sleeping great while winter camping. When you sleep great in winter camping there’s truly nothing better but I do know that it can be an intimidating thing to think about the long, cold nights and so I want to talk to you about […]

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REI Trailheads: Snow Camping

REI Trailheads: Snow Camping

Anna, when is it supposed to start? I don’t know. Honestly, where are we even looking? -It’s up there. -North? I think you just wait and then it just appears. -Just out of nowhere, huh? -Yeah. I think so. Oh, did I see it? Hey, guys, I found the bathroom. You guys see–you saw it? […]

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Top 5 Tips for Winter Backpacking and Camping

Top 5 Tips for Winter Backpacking and Camping

Welcome to the wonderful world of winter camping. I want to talk to you about the top five ways that you can enjoy winter camping. Welcome to the wonderful world of winter camping. A lot of people are a little bit intimidated when it comes to winter camping but I want to reassure you it […]

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