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Winter Camping


Season: Winter

Now that you have selected your season, you need to next select the climate from the list below.

What is the climate like?


Desert



Inland



Mountains



High Desert



Mild or Coastal



Rainforest


OUTDOOR CLOTHING AND FOOTGEAR SUITABLE FOR COLD WET WEATHER
(Refer to Boy Scout Handbook Page 202)

 

Winter  Camping essentials  

In general, dress in multiple thin layers of synthetic clothing. No cotton!

Examples: polyester, acrylic, or polypropylene. Wool is the only natural fiber recommended.

Bring clothing to allow for two different activity levels, one active and one for stationary around camp.

Layer your clothing in three different types:

 

1 The first layer against the skin should be long underwear that will be the wicking layer to transport the moisture from your perspiration from your skin.

 

2 The second layer should be the layer that traps warm air and creates insulation from the cold. This layer contains lofty material that has dead air space such as fleece – "Polartec", synthetic down, or down. The higher the loft the warmer you will be.

 

3 The third layer should keep out moisture. This is to keep your insulating clothing dry but also allow your perspiration to escape.

Spring Camping


Season: Spring

Now that you have selected your season, you need to next select the climate from the list below.

What is the climate like?


Desert



Inland



Mountains



High Desert



Mild or Coastal



Rainforest

Summer Camping


Season: Summer

Now that you have selected your season, you need to next select the climate from the list below.

What is the climate like?


Desert



Inland



Mountains



High Desert



Mild or Coastal



Rainforest

Fall Camping


Season: Fall

Now that you have selected your season, you need to next select the climate from the list below.

What is the climate like?


Desert



Inland



Mountains



High Desert



Mild or Coastal



Rainforest

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Backpack Camping


Activity: Backpacking  

Now that you have selected your activity you need to next select the season you are planning on.

When are you planning to go?


Spring

Summer

Fall

Winter

Leave No Trace


OUTDOOR CODE

As an American, I will do my best to
Be clean in my outdoor manners,
Be careful with fire,
Be considerate in the outdoors,
and be conservation-minded.

The Seven Principles of Leave No Trace