How to Prepare for a Cold Weather Emergency

Cold Weather in a Cabin

With winter weather now over much of Michigan, its a good time to review some cold weather emergency tips.

Cold weather warnings and storms this time of year can be mild, or severe (lasting days, with strong winds and low temperatures).

Survive Winter Camping with a Snow Shelter

Winter Survival

A basic winter camping survival shelter can be made by hollowing out a big pile of snow that has been allowed to settle and harden.

They can take several hours to build, but are an effective way to stay warm when camping in the winter.

A quinzhee shelter is warmer than any four season tent.