Winter Camping Checklist Augusta GA

Snow covered landscapes and mild temperatures make winter camping a pleasure. Use this winter camping checklist and get your family ready for fun this winter.

North Georgia Skateboard Center
(706) 272-0901
907 Gaston St
Dalton, GA
 
444GOLF
(404) 444-4653
2705 Peachtree Industrial Blvd
Duluth, GA
Prices and/or Promotions
9 PM

Kwon's Martial Arts
(770) 459-0803
2000 Mirror Lake Blvd, #T
Villa Rica , GA
 
Puncho's Playland
(404) 346-3889
4703 Santa Fe Trail
Atlanta, GA
 
ATA Martial Arts
(770) 277-4355
884 Buford Dr
Lawrenceville, GA
 
Choe's HapKiDo Karate Academy of Martial Arts and Fitness
(678) 513-5436
3020 Old Atlanta Rd
Cumming, GA
 
Adrenaline Climbing
(770) 271-1390
460 Brogdon Road
Suwanee, GA
Prices and/or Promotions
As low as $10. See website for "Climb Cheap Specials"

Tiger & Dragon Kung Fu School Gainesville
(678) 343-0697
622 Shallowford Rd Unit E-3
Gainesville, GA
 
Paints and Pints
(404) 668-0502
930 Highview Drive
Smyrna, GA
 
Tiger & Dragon Kung Fu School
(678) 343-0697
622 ShallowFord Rd Unit E-3
Gainesville, GA
 

Winter Camping Checklist

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Winter Camping and Hiking Checklist

Packing for warmth means building in layers

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Winter camping poses issues that summer camping doesn't. While you won't be coping with mosquitoes, you'll need to withstand the cold and be prepared to survive extreme temperatures.

Before Heading into the Snow

  • Make sure all electronic devices are fully charged
  • Leave your itinerary with family, friends or park officials
  • Get local weather forecasts for the period you plan to camp / hike

Emergency Gear

  • First aid kit (See First Aid Checklist for details)
  • Whistle
  • Cell phone or PDA
  • Needle and thread
  • Duct tape
  • Safety pins
  • Repair / sewing kit
  • Heat packs

Trail Gear

  • Backpack / expedition pack
  • Day pack (if required)
  • Map(s)
  • Compass and optional GPS device
  • Swiss army knife or multi-purpose tool
  • Extra food and water
  • Extra clothing (extra layers for warmth and dryness)

Camping Gear

  • Food storage device
  • Flashlight or headlamp (extra batteries)
  • Matches (stormproof or in waterproof container)
  • Fire starter
  • Water purifier / filter
  • Water purification tablets (to purify drinking water made from melted snow)
  • Four-season tent (or another four-season shelter)
  • Tent stakes (should be capable of anchoring tent in snow--snow stakes)
  • Rain fly for tent
  • Ground sheet
  • Sleeping bag (rated for cold temperatures)
  • Waterproof stuff sack or compression sack
  • Sleeping pad (will help retain heat)
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils (large pot for melting snow)
  • Dish towel and washcloth
  • Shovel
  • Plastic garbage bags
  • Water purification tablets (in addition to water purifier / filter)
  • Water bottle(s)
  • Cooking stove and fuel
  • Lantern
  • Snow saw
  • Cross-country skis, poles, boots (where applicable)
  • Biodegradable soap (for cleaning cookware, dishes, and utensils)
  • Ice axe and crampons (where applicable)
  • Avalanche transceiver

Clothing and Footwear

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Pants (fleece or wool)
  • Fleece or wool vest
  • Lo...

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