Camping in Winter

Camping in winter can be a truly magical experience. With the right gear and preparation, spending time in the great outdoors during the coldest season of the year can be incredibly rewarding.

First and foremost, choosing the right location for your winter camping trip is essential. Look for a campsite that offers access to activities such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or ice fishing. These activities can add a lot of enjoyment to your trip and help keep you active in the colder weather.

Next, make sure you have the right gear. A winter-specific tent, sleeping bag, and pad are essential for staying warm at night. You’ll also want to invest in good-quality winter boots, gloves, and a hat to warm your extremities. Finally, don’t forget to pack plenty of layers and hand and toe warmers.

It’s also important to be prepared for the potential challenges of winter camping. Make sure you have a plan in case of an emergency, such as getting lost or dealing with harsh weather. It’s also a good idea to bring a satellite phone or other form of communication in case you need to call for help.

One of the best things about winter camping is seeing the world in a new light. The stark, snowy landscape can be magnificent, and there’s nothing quite like the peacefulness of a winter forest. So if you’re up for the challenge, grab your gear and hit the trail – winter camping is an adventure you won’t soon forget.

Winter camping can be a truly magical experience, but it’s essential to have the right gear to stay warm and safe in the cold weather. So here are some essential items to bring on your next winter camping trip.

First and foremost, you’ll need a winter-specific tent. These tents are designed to withstand heavy snow and strong winds and often have additional features such as vents to prevent condensation. Make sure to choose a large enough tent for you and any companions, and set it up before heading out on your trip to ensure it’s in good working order.

A good-quality sleeping bag is also essential for staying warm at night. Look for a bag rated for low temperatures, and consider using a sleeping bag liner to add extra warmth. A self-inflating sleeping pad is also a must – it will provide insulation between you and the cold ground.

Proper clothing is key to staying warm and comfortable while winter camping. Layering is the best way to keep warm, so bring plenty of thermal tops and bottoms and a waterproof outer layer. In addition, don’t forget to pack warm socks, gloves, and a hat, and consider bringing hand and toe warmers for extra heat.

Other essential gear for winter camping includes a shovel (for digging out your tent if it gets buried in snow), a stove and fuel for cooking, and a first aid kit. It’s also a good idea to bring a satellite phone or other form of communication in case of an emergency.

With the right gear and preparation, winter camping can be a gratifying and rewarding experience. So grab your bag and hit the trail –stay safe and warm out there.

people sitting around a campfire

Big Changes For Us Update

As some of you may be aware, we have a sailing expedition scheduled for late 2020 or first quarter of 2021. We are also engaged in moving our landlocked office to Denver, Colorado.

“The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist. For man, it is to know that and to wonder at it.”–Jacques Yves Cousteau 

sailboat, open ocean, canalOur sailing expedition operation is down to two cities, Vancouver, Canada or Seatle, Washington. I’m very excited about this expedition. Where we plan to study the Northern Passage on our first leg. Come back around to the Pacific and sail to Panama through the Canal and spend some time in Honduras, Argentina, and Brazil. We are reaching out to researchers around the world for research opportunities. To be announced as finalize our projects.

Each leg of the trip will part of our documentary film.

Gear onboard:

  • Underwater Drone
  • 4K Drone
  • Nikon D850 X 2 plus assorted lens capabilities
  • 4K Video Camera with full cinema capabilities
  • Scuba & Snorkel Gear

We’re also moving our offices to Denver, Colorado after the summer season is over. Okay, don’t laugh, we’re moving during the winter months. I can think of no better place to be landlocked than Denver. Very excited about our move. A beautiful city for creators.

rocky mountains, hiking, climbing

Very ready to enjoy the Rocky Mountains once again. My excitement is heightened because I get to do it with my granddaughter.

If you are a researcher, please reach out we would love to discuss with you our plans. The beauty is we can stay wherever for extended periods. Complete the form, and I will happily call to discuss with you potential help: