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Insulated Winter Hiking Boots FAQ: Expert Advice

Winter hiking boot FAQ

There are three kinds of winter hiking boots: insulated winter hiking boots, mountaineering boots, and pac boots. Which kind of winter hiking boot is right for you? Here's a detailed guide that explains the differences between these so you can pick the right footwear for winter hiking, snowshoeing, winter backpacking, and winter mountaineering.

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The Winter Sleeping Bag FAQ: Practical Advice for Winter Backpackers

Winter sleeping bags have specialized features that help prevent heat loss in colder temperatures.

Winter sleeping bags are expensive. This FAQ provides answers to question about winter sleeping bags that you probably haven't thought about, but that can make or break a purchase. Learn about how winter sleeping bag temperature ratings are different from three season sleeping bags, key feature requirements, and differences in male and female insulation needs.

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