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  • How to build a winter fire

  • Ski & Snowboard safety tips

  • Outdoor Adventure Links

  • Cold weather running

  • Spending a miserable night in the bush

  • How not to get lost

  • Change your posture, save your back

  • What if you fell through ice?

  • Animals beneath the snow blanket

  • Travel Feature: Skiing Switzerland


Cold Weather Running

Don’t let winter slow you down

By John Stanton

In the Canadian High Arctic, instructors in a survival course tell air force pilots that there is one thing they must overcome to survive in a world where temperatures of –70ºC are not uncommon. It is the . . . > see pg. 7


Quest for fire

How to build a fire in winter

By Chantal Macartney

Building a fire. This is one of the most important skills to master when camping, especially in winter. Fire provides warmth and light. It can be used to cook food or to dry damp clothes. See some ideas > see pg. 3

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