Field Tested: Cold Camping Comforts

Load up your raft or canoe with comfortable camp gear for cold weather adventures.

Enter the cold. Photo by David Spiegel.

Paddling adventures don’t have to end when the weather gets chilly. In fact, some of the most beautiful times to be on the water can be found during the fall and winter season. Cold weather paddling does not, however, have to be a miserable affair. Whether you’re the takeout of your local day stretch, car camping near the put-in, or on a multi-day canoe trip, these are some of our editors’ favorite pieces of gear to stay cozy out in the elements.

So go ahead, treat yourself and unleash your inner glamper.

Click the links below to read about each item:

Extreme Alpaca Boot Sock

A thick, burly sock for cold weather trips.


Camp Chef Portable Fire Ring

Campfire without the hassles— a portable propane fire ring.


Melanzana High loft Hoodie

A fuzzy, made-in-the-USA fleece mid layer.


Melanzana Microgrid Dress

A breathable fleece dress for style and function.


Mountain Khakis Sportsman’s Shirt Jac

AA heavy wool jacket for bitter cold.