Emergency Shelters for Winter Backcountry Travel

If you're unable to get home at night, having a shelter to keep you warm and dry is critical on winter adventures.


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The Gear You Need for Winter Backpacking

Spending a night out this time of year requires a different kit.


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How to Layer for a Shoulder Season Backpacking Trip

It's getting chilly out there.


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Gear Nerd: What is DWR?

DWR is your rain jacket's first line of defense.


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What to Learn from Ty Gagne’s Book “The Last Traverse”

This book will make you a better—and safer—hiker.


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8 Ways to Use Hand Warmers

They do a lot more than warm your hands.


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Tell Us About Your Biggest Winter Misadventure, Get an EMS Gift Card!

We all have those stories. Share yours!


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Winter Misadventures: Forgetting the Snowshoes

Don't forget the snowshoes.


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Winter Misadventures: Incredible Cold

When frostbite strikes.


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A Handwear System for Winter Hiking and Photography

Keep your digits toasty.


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