Category Archives: Winter camping & hiking

Hearty Camping Meals For Cold Weather

  One of the most enjoyable parts of camping, no matter what season you choose, is the preparation and enjoyment of camping meals.  However, if you are camping in the cold weather, you want to make sure you have lots … Continue reading






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Winter Camping With Your Family

If you enjoy playing in the snow, sledding or skiing during the winter months, why not consider a winter camping trip with your family?  From the planning, to the execution to the fond memories, this is a sure fire way … Continue reading






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Essential Tips for Winter Camping

For some, winter camping is the best kind. The cold, brisk air is wonderfully refreshing, and the scenes of the snow-clad backcountry are breathtaking. However, winter camping can also become a nightmare if you aren’t prepared for the effects of … Continue reading






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Your Guide To Winter Hiking

  How to hike safely on snow and ice Whether you’re amongst the magnificent peaks of La Plagne in the French Alps, or up in the Rockies, hiking in snowy conditions is both a great challenge and a spectacular experience.  … Continue reading






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How To Keep The Bite Out Of Frost

Should I Be Worried About Frostbite? Now that snow has begun to fall and the temperatures are dropping below freezing on a regular basis, let’s take a look at a winter hazard–frostbite.  By knowing what frostbite is and learning how … Continue reading






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Hiking with the Grandkids

A couple of weeks ago, in the middle of January, my daughter and her two children came to spend the weekend with me.  It had been cold, below freezing for a few weeks, but was not too bad on Sunday. … Continue reading






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What Kind of Boots are Best for your Feet?

Boots are an essential part to any person’s  attire where safety and performance are a requirement.  This applies to leisure activities as well as job related activities.  As important as the tools that are used on the job, the function … Continue reading






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Why Use Trekking Poles?

Trekking poles are wonderful aids for hikers.  I see them more and more often when I am hiking and I use them myself. Trekking poles allow you more safety and stability on uneven terrain.  They also take some of the … Continue reading






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How to Keep Warm on a Winter Hike

Winter is a great time to plan a hiking trip for you and your children.  As long as you prepare for the trip properly you will enjoy an entirely different experience from a summertime hike. The most important thing is … Continue reading






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