Winter backpacking can pose a tricky set of problems. It is always ideal to keep your pack light in order to make your trip more enjoyable, but pack too little on a winter trip and you risk serious dangers such as hypothermia or frost bite.
Let’s get real. In between adventures, I work a day job 40 hours a week. I mostly sit at my desk answering or sending e-mails, planning projects, or researching new projects. To break up all that sitting and to keep in shape for outdoor adventures, I head to the gym at lunch. Here’s what’s in my bag.