Find firewood, carry firewood back to camp, split said firewood, place firewood in stove. Repeat. Sounds like a lot of work, but for those who enjoy winter camping it’s all part of the experience.

 

This week we are joined by Molly and Shannon Solberg of Duluth who started winter camping years ago by digging a hole in a snowbank and crawling inside for warmth. They’ve since graduated to a tent with Thai curry simmering on a wood stove.

 

The Solbergs share their tips and tricks to camping in the cold. Tip: Cotton is rotten. And what’s the main draw. Think no bugs, no people, lots of fish and lots of stars. And maybe a wolf or two.  

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