Winter Camping Checklist Saint George UT

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.

Miracle Bowl
(801) 225-6038
1585 S. State St.,
Orem, UT
 
Curves - Orem
(801) 426-5910
327 East 1200 South #1,
Orem, UT
 
XTreme Trampolines
(630) 752-1400
485 Mission Street
Provo, UT
 
Real Salt Lake- Utah Soccer
(801) 924-8567
515 South 700 East Suite 2R
Provo, UT
 
Gold's Gym
(801) 765-4653
44 East 800 North
Orem, UT
 
Jumptown Inflatables Inc.
(801) 568-9209
356 West 3800 North
Provo, UT
 
Utah Flash NBA D. League
(801) 434-5450
5255 North Edgewood
Provo, UT
 
Kids Events LLC/Boxing Fitness
(801) 556-0345
Magna,WVc,Midvale,Herriman,Kearns
Salt Lake City, UT
 
SCERA
(801) 225-2569
745 S. State Street
Orem, UT
 
24 Hour Fitness
(801) 224-2096
2121 N. 550 W., Provo
Provo, UT
 

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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