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Winter Hiking Safety Tips

Snowshoeing up the Polecat Trail

Winter can be a dangerous time to hike or camp in the backcountry, but with planning and proper preparation, a winter hike can be a safe and enjoyable experience. Please keep the following in mind when planning an outing: For safety, never hike alone in winter. The potential consequences are …

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How to Build a Quinzhee Snow Shelter

This is a guest post by Mark Warren, an instructor with the Boston AMC Winter Hiking Program that I’m attending this year. Mark authored an article on sectionhiker last year about MREs. As I was following the discussion of the expense and weight of winter tents, I thought of a …

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Grabber Hand Warmers

Last winter, my wife bought me some Grabber Hand Warmers to heat up my sleeping bag in cold weather. I didn’t pay much attention to them for almost a year until I tried one last weekend and I was blown away. These are so cool. Each warmer heats up to about …

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