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Title: The Wonderful World of Winter Camping


1
The Wonderful World of Winter Camping
Welcome to the 2006 University of Scouting
  • Presented By
  • Mark Bishop, Tom Wilkinson
  • Mike Merrill
  • Blue Ash, Ohio - Troop

2
What Well Cover
  • Winter Camping defined
  • Remember, its Cold you nutcase!
  • First, Keeping You Warm Dry
  • The Old vs. The New
  • The Basics of Dressing for Cold Weather

3
  • Keeping Warm by staying COLD
  • Layering
  • Proper Clothing Choices
  • Clothing Techniques
  • Examples of Clothing Management
  • Clothing Materials
  • Keeping You Warm at Night
  • Equipment Techniques
  • Proper Tents

4
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Construction
  • Types
  • Materials
  • Care Storage
  • Dos Donts
  • Tents
  • 2,3 4 Season Designs
  • Tips

5
IMPORTANT!
  • Consider Winter Camping HIGH ADVENTURE
  • It requires specialized preparation
  • You assume added risk.
  • High Adventure activities require
  • properly trained adults.
  • Your unit should make sure at least 2 adults have
    proper instruction in Winter Camping.
  • Set up Winter Camping classes for boys.
  • Schedule pack shakedown sessions before first
    winter campout.
  • Communicate equipment needs and instructions with
    parents especially new Scouts as they join.

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7
C.O.L.D.
  • C.O.L.D.
  • Stay CLEAN
  • Avoid OVERHEATING
  • Maintain LOOSE LAYERS
  • Stay DRY

8
LAYERING CLOTHING
9
LAYER ONE
  • The Old Way
  • Cotton Underwear
  • Wool Liner Socks
  • The New Way
  • Polyester/Polyproplene Underwear
  • Polypropylene Liner Socks
  • Smartwool Socks

10
LAYER TWO
  • The Old Way
  • Heavy Flannel Shirt
  • Cotton/Polyester Turtleneck
  • Wool Pants
  • Heavy Wool Socks
  • The New Way
  • Poly underlayer (Undergear type.)
  • Synthetic Fleece Shirt
  • Fleece Jacket/Vest
  • High Bib Pants/Suspenders
  • Wool Blend/Smart Wool Socks

11
LAYER THREE
  • The Old Way
  • Wool/Sheepskin Cap
  • Wool Gloves
  • Wool Jacket Pants
  • The New Way
  • Polypropylene Head Gaiter
  • Synthetic/wool knit hat
  • Gore Tex Mitts/Poly Liners
  • Waterproof/Breathable Parka
  • Bib Pants/Waterproof layer

12
Proper Clothing Choices
  • Socks Boots
  • Mittens Gloves
  • Headgear
  • Torso Protection
  • Legs
  • Overcoat
  • Sleepwear
  • NEVER USE FABRIC SOFTENER!

13
Clothing Heat Management
  • Examples of proper CM
  • Materials
  • Keeping Warm at Night

14
Sleeping Bags
  • Parts and Construction
  • Hood
  • Draft Collar
  • Foot Box
  • Zippers, Flaps Stitching
  • Pockets
  • Warranty

15
Sleeping Bags
  • Types of Sleeping Bags
  • Rectangular
  • Most Common Type
  • Usually in the 40 Temp. Range
  • Inexpensive 25-75
  • No internal baffles

16
Sleeping Bags
  • Types of Sleeping Bags
  • Mummy Bag
  • Winter Camping Style
  • Internal Baffles
  • Snug fit
  • Hood/Drawstring
  • Usually in the 40- Temp. Range
  • Typ. 10,0, -10,-25 etc.
  • 40-300

17
Sleeping Bags
  • Types of Sleeping Bags
  • Hybrid
  • Combines Features of Both
  • Overbag/Bivy Sack
  • Waterproof or summer use
  • Fleece Liner Bag
  • Adds Comfort 10 to Bag Rating
  • Zippered, Pinned or Blanket

18
Sleeping Bags
  • Additional Comfort
  • 40 Bag Fleece Liner Bag 30 Rating
  • -10 Bag Fleece Liner Bag -20 Rating
  • -10 Bag 40 Bag Warm Cozy
  • Use a Ground Pad
  • Avoid Air Mattresses in Winter
  • Remember, comfort is subjective.
  • Stay Warm Dry!

19
Tents 2,3 4 Season Huh!
20
Tents - 2 Season
  • 2 Season
  • Venting
  • Rain Fly

21
Tents - 3 Season
  • 3 Season
  • Venting
  • Rain Fly
  • Vestibule

22
Tents - 4 Season
  • 4 Season
  • Venting
  • Rain Fly
  • Vestibule

23
Resource Links
  • http//www.therainshield.com
  • Fabrics (Polartec Fleece, etc.), Buckles, etc.
  • http//www7.mailordercentral.com/longlifefood/Abou
    tUs.asp
  • Long Life Food Depot (Fmrly Resourceful Foods
    Co.) MREs (3ea)
  • http//www.rei.com
  • Camping/hiking Gear-Great Deals if you know what
    youre buying
  • http//www.scoutstuff.org
  • Camping/hiking Gear Official Scout Site
  • http//www.coleman.com
  • Camping/hiking Gear-Special Non-Profit Section
  • http//www.cabelas.com
  • Camping/hiking Gear-Great Deals if you know what
    youre buying
  • http//www.smartwool.com
  • SmartWool Socks and under clothing

24
The Wonderful World of Winter Camping
Thank you for attending the 2006 University of
Scouting!
  • Presented By
  • Tom Wilkinson, Mark Bishop
  • Mike Merrill
  • Blue Ash, Ohio - Troop

An electronic copy of this presentation as well
as a copy of the handout is available from Troop
299. Contact Mark Bishop at mark15_at_fuse.net
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