Winter Camping

A quinzhee stands in deep snow in front of a mountain while a pair of skis rests outside its entrance.

How To Build a Winter Snow Shelter

Excited to go winter camping? These pro tips and instructions teach you how to build a quinzhee shelter out of snow instead of using a tent.

How to Prevent Frostbite

Prevention is key for avoiding frostbite. Read NOLS' 7 tips for protecting yourself from the cold and not creating a first aid situation.