Fitness Features 10 items you need for any winter camping trip From necessary apparel to survival kits, these 10 camping essentials will keep you warm, dry and ready for anything this winter season. By Jess Feldman December 5, 2019 Danner Men’s Arctic 600 Side-Zip 7” 200g Waterproof Winter Boots, $219.99; Danner Boot Company With these durable winter boots made by Danner Boot Company, snowy, icy or wet terrain won’t hold you back from exploring all the trails. The SEVENTY2™ Survival System, $349.99; Uncharted Supply Co. If you’re planning on making a big trip in the great outdoors this winter, being prepared for anything is the most important aspect of your journey. And with this survival pack from Uncharted Supply Co., you’re bound to survive any life-threatening situation that comes your way. Crua Combo – 2 Person Modular System, $499; Crua Outdoors Staying warm throughout the night in the outdoors just got a whole lot easier, thanks to this insulated tent made for two. Due to the extra protection, the entire tent enhances blackout levels, reduces noise and regulates temperature, giving you a great night’s rest before exploring the wilderness. Buy Together & Save: Ozark Trail Men’s Thermal Baselayer Outfit, $30; Walmart Whether you’re hiking through the woods, wandering a snowy peak or just hanging by a campfire at night, this thermal outfit is a staple on the packing list. BioLite FirePit, $159.96; BioLite From cooking a meal to enjoying the warmth from the flames, the BioLite FirePit can do it all. Thanks to its rechargeable powerpack, the portable machine will burn firewood or charcoal for up to 24 hours and is controllable by an app on your iPhone, adding a modern touch to your old-school weekend. Outdoor Research Rocky Mountain High Gaiters, $49; Outdoor Research These high-calf black gaiters are built to withstand all types of weather on the trails—ranging from puddles to snowy hills—keeping you dry along the way. YETI Lowlands Blanket, $200; YETI With this double-duty, durable and waterproof blanket, you’ll be as comfortable as you are prepared for the low temperatures and high winds occurring throughout the night. Patagonia Ascensionist Pack 30L, $149; Patagonia This versatile, spacious backpack is great for a quick weekend trip to the mountains of the Shenandoah this winter. Thanks to its sturdy shape, body belt straps and lightweight feel, you’ll remain comfortable on every trail you walk through. BioLite HeadLamp 330, $49.95; BioLite Visibility in the open wilderness isn’t always as great in the winter as it is during the summer season, due to fog, cooler temperatures and wetter terrain. Thanks to this rechargeable, waterproof headlamp, you’ll be able to make your way through anything while exploring the land. Carbon Fiber Quick Lock Trekking Poles Cork Grip, $47.99; Cascade Mountain Tech If you’re making your way uphill through the snow, chances are you’re going to get tired and need a little help at some point. With these lightweight, portable trekking poles, you’ll increase your endurance and reach new heights on your next camping trip.