Winter Camping

It can be done so many ways.  Usually, we are lazy and drive right up to the campsite in the snow and set up our tent.  Regardless, camping in the snow can be chilly and scary to some.


But it does not have to be scary.  In fact, sleeping in the snow is one of the most comfortable ways to relax, as long as you have the proper gear and do not start a fire under trees laden with heavy snow.

Gentle winter camping – Big Bear Lake, 2005.

Easy enough, we took a Miata. Barely a dusting.


More serious winter camping – Lake Tahoe and Yosemite and some deep snow

Lassen National Park – adjacent to the parking lot, not too exciting.

Crater Lake – a mile in from the road, we had the place to ourselves:

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