10 Things To Bring With You When Winter Camping
A winter camping tent: we used a canvas tent with a chimney hole in the top. The hole should be surrounded by fireproof material.
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A wood burning stove with a chimney to go out of the chimney hole! Get a stove that’s big enough to burn a long fire but not take up too much space.
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A lantern! Winter days are much shorter than summer days and you’ll likely want to stay awake after dark. A lantern can help you see inside the tent
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Wood! Bring more wood than you think you’ll need. I recommend about 4-5 bundles (regular wood bundles) per night.
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Fire extinguisher. Your wood burning stove should be safe, but there’s always an off chance of a fire starting if it gets knocked over.
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Carbon monoxide detector. Again, you likely won’t have to deal with this, but it’s an odorless, colorless, lethal gas. So, just be safe!
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A blow torch. Not 100% necessary, but it makes starting fires in the wood burning stove SO EASY! We can start a fire in about 30 seconds with it
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A welcome mat. It’s not just decor! It’ll help you minimize the snow you track into the tent.
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A fire-resistant blanket to put under the wood burning stove. The bottom of your tent SHOULD be fine, but we wanted to be extra safe.
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Your camera! If you’re camping in the winter, you’ll be seeing some landscapes that people rarely get to see. Take all the pictures!
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