Written by:

Jim McMaster
Boy Scout Troop 70
(303) 530-1655
Email: mcmasjc@tatanka.stortek.com


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Camping in winter:

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Dressing for warmth

Your body heat keeps you warm

Cotton kills!

Remember "COLD", and you won't be

Dressing for warmth means layers

We all have heard this. It is something our mothers have told us for years. For really cold weather, though, the kind of layers is the key.

Proper layers keep you dry, insulate you, and protect from wind and water.

Clothes should be loose

Three layers

Next to the skin

The layer next to the skin must:

Middle layer

Outer layer




Bring spares

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Eating for warmth

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Thinking for warmth

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Last Modified:  Tuesday, 14-Jan-2003 21:25:02 MST
Please send comments or suggestions to: Jim McMaster at: mcmasjc@tatanka.stortek.com