February 22

An Hour of Quiet Observation

After a two-mile hike on snowshoes, I finally reached my campsite behind Chatham Lake. I hadn’t been to this site since two winters ago. The temperature was 15°Below on the Fahrenheit scale and a north-west wind was blowing all morning, making it important to try and stay out of the wind. I took my folding.

April 7

Snow Shelters

As I look out my window and see the first significant snowstorm of the season, it makes me want to discuss the important topic of snow shelters. Living in Canada, one is reminded that hypothermia can kill you in the summer as well as in winter. Hypothermia is defined as having a core body temperature.