As winter steadily descends upon us, it’s time to get equipped for a season of cold-weather fun. To help you choose the right winter gear for your needs, I’ve compiled this round-up of my past articles and posts that cover everything from snowshoes to gloves, cross-country skis to long underwear. I hope you find it a useful resource.
Winter Hiking Gear
Cold Shoulders: Choose the Right Winter Backpack
Winter Camping Gear
Out Cold: Find Dreamtime in a Quality Four-Season Tent
The Different Types of Bivy Sacks
Clothing and Accessories
The Bare Essentials: Get Cozy with the Right Base Layer
Head, Face, and Neck Protection
Warm Thoughts: Protect Your Head and Neck from the Cold
Above Treeline in the Winter: Face Protection
Crank It Up: Turn on the Heat with Battery-Powered Clothing
Waterproof Goose Down?
Synthetic Insulation: The Long and Short of It
Down Time: The story of a miracle material
The Incredible Structure of Goose Down
“Equipped” is an AMC Outdoors blog, written by Matt Heid.