Let’s not glaze over it—winter camping isn’t for the weak. It takes perseverance, dedication, and a lot of willpower. But most of all, it takes intelligence. Your primary enemy — the weather — is always front and center and in your face, and one wrong move could put you in a world of pain, or worse. But if you know your environment and come prepared, winter camping offers those ballsy outdoorsmen the experience of a lifetime.
Here’s the gear you’ll need to make it home alive: