There are a lot of advantages to taking food winter camping. For instance, the outdoors is a natural refrigerator or freezer! Winter is also a time to chow down on hearty, warming foods that give you energy. Some tips for selecting and packing food for winter camping:...
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When I'm not out exploring the wilderness on one of our epic canoe trips, I'm often inside reading books featuring the stories, experiences, and lessons from other adventurers. I read almost every night, finding inspiration in these tales of perseverance and self...
A couple of winters ago, Ross started raving about anoraks. I, on the other hand, had no idea what he was talking about. He didn't own one after all, but he was deep into researching how to stay warm in extreme cold—and somewhere along the line, he stumbled across...
Sorry to burst your bubble, but you can't use just any old camping mattress or sleeping pad in cold weather, If you're planning a winter camping trip, you're going to need a mattress or pad with an R-value of at least 4, preferably 5. R-value is a measure of...
I can tell you from experience: There's nothing quite like doing your business in -30°C (-22°F) temperatures with the wind chill. Backcountry camping in the winter is wonderful, but the cold certainly makes routine tasks and personal hygiene a challenge. Pooping is...
Winter is a beautiful season, but you should never underestimate how dangerous it can be. Many of the risks associated with three-season camping also apply to winter camping, however the risks are higher because of the cold weather. Before you set out on a winter...
Fall camping resources
The weather is cooler, the leaves are changing, and the air is crips! It’s the perfect time to get out on a trip. Check out these fall-inspired posts to help you make the most out of the season.
It’s never too early to start your holiday gift shopping. Check out our gift guides to find something unique for the fellow camper or outdoor enthusiast in your life.
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Welcome to Gone Camping Again!
We’re Elise and Ross, a couple from Ontario, Canada who absolutely can’t get outside enough.
Backcountry camping is our escape, and we love sharing what we’ve learned with our readers.
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Our latest camping adventure video
In July and August of 2022, we set out to paddle the entire coast of Pukaskwa National Park on Lake Superior’s north shore.
Along the way, we caught monster Northern Pike, camped on pristine kilometre-long beaches, and dared to swim in Superior’s icy cold waters.
Gear and equipment
Having the right gear makes all the difference on a camping trip. Use the resources below to educate yourself about what you need to bring on your next trip.
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