Cold Weather Camping
SPRINGFIELD, MO –-(AmmoLand.com)- It’s hard for most people to overcome the notion that camping is just a spring, summer or fall activity.
Cold weather and snow can add a few challenges but when properly prepared, winter campers can stay warm and comfy.
Summer tents can be winterized by adding a nylon fly that fits over the roof and sides to help keep heat in and protect against rain and snow. You can even put a smaller tent inside a bigger one for double-walled protection.
Place a non-porous ground sheet on the tent floor, then add individual foam sleeping pads under sleeping bags rated to minus 20 degrees.
Sources of added heat can be in the form of catalytic heaters or small, folding wood burning stoves.
Pick places close to home and the main road for your initial cold camping experience.Larry Whiteley is host of the award-winning Outdoor World® Radio
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