HOW TO START HIKING IN THE WINTER | Winter Hiking Gear, Clothing, Tips & Tricks
So you want to start winter hiking? This video is a good introduction to what you will need to get started. Winter hiking brings a whole new set of challenges than summer hiking. I always recommend that beginners start winter hiking in a place/ trail that they are familiar with. Prepare accordingly for temperatures and always let someone know where you plan to hike and your expected return.
Always seek qualified instruction when advancing to more technical routes that require ropes, harnesses and the use of mountaineering tools.
If new to hiking in general, try to reach out to a friend who may be more experienced and become familiar with Leave No Trace Principals:
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