Cold Weather Clothing


The simple rule of winter camping is to stay dry and warm. Your best bet is to wear layers with different properties. The three basic layers:

Base layer - thermals



While it may be possible to get by with traditional hiking boots, most snow trekking is greatly enhanced by winter or mountaineering boots that are waterproof and insulating.

Tip: Warm up socks and boot insoles by keeping them in the sleeping bag next to you.


Acknowledgement: The initial version of this page was based on part of an article on the website. In addition to that website, REI has a camping gear store in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Page updated 2/12/21
J. Froimson

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