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A lot of people ask me what I pack on long distance backpacking trips and in particular, what I pack for winter camping. So I thought I would put together a post to provide some insight of what exactly is in my bag. While I am not one for owning a lot of “stuff”, I definitely love my gear. And having the right gear makes all the difference when heading into the… Read More

1. Few, if any, people. It is a certainty that the cold weather and the thought of sleeping overnight in below zero temperatures with only a tent protecting you from the elements discourages many people from camping in the winter months. There is nothing better than exploring the outdoors without seeing another person. The silence is bliss. 2. Choice of campsites. So many provincial and national campsites require reservations FAR in advance… Read More