Winter Camping Checklist Yuma AZ

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.

Jeff Symmonds Golf Schools
(800) 965-9985
2211 N Litchfield Rd
Goodyear, AZ
 
7 Centers Yoga Arts
(928) 203-4400
2115 Mountain
Sedona, AZ
 
Creekside Inn at Sedona
(928) 282-4992
99 Copper Cliffs
Sedona, AZ
 
Oak Creek Country Club
(928) 284-1660
690 Bell Rock
Sedona, AZ
 
The Yoga Mat
(602) 588-9642
3624 W. Bell Road #2
Glendale, AZ
 
Best Western Arroyo Roble Hotel & Creeks
(928) 282-4001
400 N State Route
Sedona, AZ
 
Premiere Vacation Club at Bell Rock
(928) 282-4161
6246 State Route
Sedona, AZ
 
The Shout! House
(623) 772-1500
6770 N. Sunrise Blvd
Glendale, AZ
 
SK8 ASYLUM
(480) 888-9090
8743 E. Pecos Rd.
Mesa, AZ
 
New Life Community Church
(623) 486-3737
8155 W. Thunderbird Rd
Peoria, AZ
 

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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