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Erin Rooney Doland

Erin Rooney Doland
Erin Rooney Doland fell in love with the outdoors in the timber of her grandmother's Kansas farm. She kayaks, canoes, whitewater rafts, and backpacks whenever her schedule permits. She is NOLS' Senior Writer.

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How To Build a Winter Snow Shelter

By Erin Rooney Doland on Jan 13, 2020
A quinzhee snow shelter. Photo by Molly Hagbrand.

Winter is in full swing in the northern hemisphere and snow camping is in the forecast. People who regularly camp in below-freezing temperatures and piles of snow know it has numerous advantages over warm-weather camping. That’s right, advantages.

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Topics: snow, skiing, camping, winter camping, winter, education, backcountry skiing, quizhee, snow camping