A great tip for keeping warm at night while winter camping from Michael at Hike, Eat, Repeat. Check it out!
Easy and Efficient Heat Source
One of the biggest challenges in the backcountry is staying warm in unfair conditions. I have found myself many times in extremely high winds or damp conditions that prevent me from building a fire. If you do not have a heat source available, the only heat you have is the heat your body is producing. One trick to providing extra heat throughout the night is to make a hot water bottle. The key is to create an insulator that will keep the water warm for hours. The only items you will need for this project I have listed below.
- Mylar Bubble Wrap (Can be purchased at any hardware store)
- Duck Tape
- The Water Bottle of Choice (I use a Nalgene Wide Mouth)
- Knife or Box Cutter
I will give a brief description about how I made this water bottle insulator and I will attach my…
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