By Mac Slavo – SHTFplan.com
How can you stay warm even in the coldest of climates if you are compelled to trek through the great wilderness around us?
There’s no way to know the exact conditions you may have to endure, or the situation that will lead way to the SHTF we have all been anticipating.
But you can be ready, and practice to hone your skills until that day comes.
Whether camping or bugging out, there are some good tips and skills for adapting for harsh winters, and these may come in handy, particularly if you live in the northern parts of the country.
On top of the appropriate warm gear, it would be wise to be able to control heat while backpacking or on the run. While it isn’t easy to do in every situation, it is possible even in a temporary structure.
One of the best strategies to use a portable, wood-burning stove designed to safely set up inside tents, with the stove exhaust exiting through a sectioned-pipe (also portable) that is designed to vent through hole in the roof of the tent or shelter.
Best of all, these stoves are relatively affordable (or you could make your own).
Check out this video via Wilderness Rocks:
Hot Tent Wood Stove Bushcraft Overnight winter survival Backpacking.
Here are some other videos on how to best handle the harsh climate of winter survival camping.
As usual, there isn’t just one right way to do it, but putting these strategies into practice will give you the opportunity to work out which methods work best for your needs.
The last thing anyone wants to do is discover they are inadequately prepared to deal with the cold once there is no turning back.
Solo Bushcraft Camp. 2 Nights in Snow – Natural Shelter, Minimal Gear.
Warmest Winter Survival Shelter – Deep In Bear Country
Bush Camp Long Term Winter Survival Shelter Construction
Whatever you do, make sure you stay out of the cold long enough to avoid getting hypothermia, or succumbing to the elements.
Surviving in this climate can be one of the most deadly settings you’ll ever encounter.
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