VIDEO: Packing for winter

Hill-walking in winter conditions is very different to summertime.

Poor conditions, shorter daylight hours and tough navigation can lead to tragedy for the ill-prepared.

In these two short videos Trail Magazine’s Deputy Editor Simon Ingram takes you through a few extra items no winter backpack should be without.

Part One of Packing for Winter offers a few tips on what to pack to keep yourself walking on icy ground and how to keep your extremities warm.

Packing for Winter Part One:

 

 

Part two looks at food, extra clothing and the one piece of kit which is as useful for tea breaks as it is for potentially saving your life...

Packing for Winter Part Two: