From the Archives — Winter Camping Gear

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Few outdoor pursuits draw such strong reaction as winter camping. The idea of laying down in the snow, closing your eyes and going to sleep is a ridiculous concept for most of the population.

But modern equipment for winter camping, including puffy sleeping bags, pads, shelters and bivy sacks, makes the task more bearable. From the Gear Junkie Archives, here’s my review of several winter camping products to keep you warm sleeping outdoors any time of the year. . .

Or, for a different take on winter camping, check out this Gear Junkie Adventures story on my trip a couple winters back to ski and camp (in January) in Ontario’s Quetico Provincial Park:

Stephen Regenold is Founder of GearJunkie, which he launched as a nationally-syndicated newspaper column in 2002. As a journalist and writer, Regenold has covered the outdoors industry for two decades, including as a correspondent for the New York Times. A father of five, Regenold and his wife live in Minneapolis.