Thrills and chills: Winter camping
- Winter camping in Yellowstone. // Backpacker;Oct95, Vol. 23 Issue 8, Trailside p28
Discusses the experience of winter camping at the Yellowstone National Park. Prevalence of bison and elk in the park; Stress placed on campers by cold weather; Dynamics of a group's operation in winter camping.
- Camping...now?! Thackler, Doug // Country Journal;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p8
Presents information on winter camping in the United States. Preparations for winter camping; Details on the three important aspects of camping in the winter with respect to shelter, sleeping bags and food. INSET: A few exits on the information superhighway..
- CLOSE QUARTERS. Beekman, Kimberly // Ski;Jan2011, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p76
The article focuses on the author's experience riding in a Pisten Bully snowcat during her camping to Island Lake Lodge in Canada along with 12 other strangers.
- Snowman's land. Butterworth IV, W.E. // Boys' Life;Dec97, Vol. 87 Issue 12, p16
Discusses about the Okpik winter camping course in Tahosa High Adventure Base in Ward, Colorado. How to create a quinzhee; Importance of paying attention to details; Tips on winter camping. INSETS: Winter-camping programs;To stay warm, keep cold.
- The Manual. // Backpacker;Nov2009, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p40
The article offers various techniques for winter camping survivability in the U.S. including the construction of snow wall, reflector oven, and tent pitching.
- The warm side of the coldest season. Jenkins, Mark // Backpacker;Oct93, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p34
Relates author's experience of winter camping. Skiing into the trees; Search for a campsite; Importance of food in winter camping; Silence of the landscape; Consequences of winter camping; Going naked.
- Adventures in the refrigerator zone. Jenkins, Mark; Moe, Dan // Backpacker;Oct93, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p42
Gives tips for winter camping. Use of sled; Use of sandals or running shoes for steam crossing; Items for normal winter travel; Freestanding tents; Sleeping bag and down coat; Color of winter clothing; Use of cotton bandanna to clean sunglasses; Saving of flashlight batteries; Insulating of...
- Coming out of the cold. McKelway, Margaret // National Geographic World;Nov96, Issue 255, p34
Details a winter camping of a group of boys at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington. Building of igloos; Comments by camper Clark Lundberg on the igloo camping. INSET: Weather tips..
- Home sweet snow-dome. Butterworth IV, W.E. // Boys' Life;Dec94, Vol. 84 Issue 12, p24
Looks at Okpik, the cold weather camping program offered by the Boy Scouts of America. Scout Brian Clites, 14; Camp Tahosa in Colorado; How Scouts learn to stay warm and dry; How `quinzhee' snow homes are built; Okpik activities. INSETS: Scout program: Winter camping;Stay warm by staying...
- Surviving a snowstorm. Sparano, Vin T. // Outdoor Life;Jan94, Vol. 193 Issue 1, p75
Presents tips on hunting through a snowstorm. Traveling with a daypack stocked with survival gear; Recommended snow shelters.