Outdoor Survival Series: Clothing

Changes in weather may come at any time, especially in the high country. In the event of an unexpected change in weather, the only shelter you can truly count on is your clothing.
Potentially unexpected weather brewing above French Pass. Photo by Dennis Mckinney/CPW
Rapidly changing weather above French Pass. Photo by Dennis Mckinney/CPW.

Changes in weather may come at any time, especially in the high country. In the event of an unexpected change in weather, the only shelter you can truly count on is your clothing. And your clothing’s ability to keep you warm may be the difference between life and death. 

In this video, we will discuss how important your choice of clothing can be to surviving in Colorado’s backcountry.

Outdoor Survival Series

Peter Kummerfeldt has been teaching outdoor survival nearly his entire life. His approach is practical and proven. Colorado Parks and Wildlife partnered with Peter in the production of a video outdoor survival series. As an avid outdoors person and survival enthusiast, I was fortunate to produce the project. And I learned a number of skills and knowledge that have helped me immensely. For more outdoor survival tips, please see the following:

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