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Equipment and Clothing for Winter Camping

Brace yourselves! We’re about to persuade you that winter camping is where it’s at. But for now, all you need to do is grab a hot chocolate, sit back, and enjoy all the tips, kit lists, and tales of derring do that you need to truly get the most out of winter.

10 tips for Winter Camping

Winter Camping Tents winter shelters for cosy nights

Purposeful design, that’s our jam. Our mountain tents are made with high winds, low temperatures, and heavy snowfall in mind. Geared at comfort, functionality, and safety, our tents make things simple from pitching to putting away so you can focus on getting the most out of winter.

Alpkit Tetri 3 pole geodesic backpacking tent in Green

Tetri

2 person 3 season geodesic backpacking tent weighing 3 kg, Strong against the elements, light enough to carry, easy to pitch with comfortable living space

£140.00

Viso 2 person tunnel tent

Viso 2

3 season backpacking tunnel tent weighing 3.3 kg. A large porch gives increased living space for multi-day trips. Light enough to carry and big enough to sit out bad weather

£159.00

Viso 3 person tunnel tent

Viso 3

Large living areas and strong weather protection whilst being light enough to carry on extended self-supported trips. 3 season backpacking tunnel tent weighing 4 kg,

£189.00

Chilli

Kangri

Extremely strong 2 person 4 season mountain tent. Protection against all weathers and still light enough to carry. The twin entry 4 pole classic geodesic design maximises stability and living area.

From £469.00

Zhota geodesic 4 person 4 season mountaineering tent - green

Zhota

Exceptional protection with a central spreader bar to increase the living area with uncompromising strength and stability. 4 person 4 season mountain tent.

From £649.00

Available on finance

Hunka bivvy / bivi bag green - kelp

Hunka

A simple bivvy bag weighing less than 400 g, Hunka is breathable, packs down small and a favourite of many weight conscious bikepackers and alpinists

£47.00

Hunka XL bivvy / bivi bag green - kelp

Hunka XL

Hunka XL is breathable, packs down small and weighing just 500 g is a favourite of many weight conscious bikepackers and alpinists

£64.00

Winter Bivvy Bundle

Get out on the hill through the colder months with our lightweight goose down sleeping bag, inflatable sleeping mat, foam roll mat and bestselling bivvy bag, with a combined weight of 1830 g

£335.00 £387.60 if purchased separately

Microadventure Bivvy Bundle

Sleeping out in the open air, making wishes on shooting stars; Hunka converts your sleeping bag into a shelter and this pack includes all the equipment you need for your own microadventure.

£100.00 £124.30 if purchased separately

Microadventure Brukit Bundle

Camping bivvy bundle including an integrated stove, bivvy bag and headtorch

£85.00 £116.30 if purchased separately

Rig Tarp Bundle

The Rig 7 lets you sleep under the stars with a beautiful view without the feeling of cold rain on your face. Rig bivvy bundle includes all the necessities to get you rigging up in no time.

£105.00 £117.00 if purchased separately

Winter Camping Sleep Systems sleeping bags, mats and bivvy bags

A solid night’s sleep does the world of good.
We’re all unique and we all sleep differently, so we can’t tell you which exactly which sleeping bag and mat to buy. What we can do is share the knowledge that experience has given us.
Read our guide for a good night’s S.L.E.E.P, or browse our favourite sleep system kit.

SkyeHigh 900 Hydrophobic sleeping bag

SkyeHigh 900 Hydrophobic

Winter and high altitude ready, ideal for Scottish winters, trekking Kilimanjaro, and Everest base camp. -13˚C limit 4 season sleeping bag weighing 1420 g with Nikwax Hydrophobic duck down.

£199.00

Alpine dream 800 goose down hydrophobic sleeping bag

AlpineDream 800 Hydrophobic

Ultralight 4 season winter mountaineering bag filled with 800 g of goose down. -22ºC limit weighing 1300 g.

£289.00 Incubate those dreams and aim higher and higher!

AlpineDream 1000 hydrophobic down sleeping bag

AlpineDream 1000 Hydrophobic

High performance winter mountaineering spec goose down sleeping bag weighing 1500 g, AlpineDream is an ultralight ultra-warm performance bag with a -25 ºC limit

£319.00

ArcticDream 1400 Hydrophobic Goose down sleeping bag

ArcticDream 1400 Hydrophobic

-48 ºC limit 4-season Nikwax Hydrophobic goose down sleeping bag weighing 1900 g, for polar exploration, the greater ranges, and those once-in-a-lifetime adventures.

£449.00

8 mm closed cell foam camping mat

Napster

8 mm closed cell foam mat for camping; a simple roll mat to use alone or as an insulation layer under a regular mat on frozen ground, with an anti-slip embossed surface

From £10.00

Cloud base lightweight inflatable camping mat - grey / silver

Cloud Base

Lightweight inflatable camping mat weighing 395 grams and 5 cm thick to soak up uneven ground

£45.00

Dirtbag sleeping mat

Dirtbag

The fattest baddest self-inflating mat for all those dirtbag moments in your life, weighing just 900 g it is comfort you can carry

From £55.00

Dover self-inflating luxury camping mattress comfort - green

Dozer

At 7.5 cm thick this is the most luxuriously comfortable camping mat we make, ideal for camping where comfort is the priority

£59.00

Double dozer double luxury self inflating camping mat - green / cactus

Double Dozer

Luxurious double self-inflating sleeping mat. Sleep in 5-star comfort.

£99.00

Longest Day Sleep Out Bundle

Sleep under the stars with our Sleep Out bundle

£119.00 £153.00 if purchased separately

Winter Sleep Out Bundle

Winter Sleep Out Bundle

Enjoy camping all year round in all its frostiness with our 4 season sleep out bundle

£225.00 £239.00 if purchased separately

Winter Bivvy Bundle

Get out on the hill through the colder months with our lightweight goose down sleeping bag, inflatable sleeping mat, foam roll mat and bestselling bivvy bag, with a combined weight of 1830 g

£335.00 £387.60 if purchased separately

Winter Camping Essentials

On the winter campsite, the little things can make a big difference. It’s amazing what a hot meal, a cup of tea, and a dry pair of socks can do.

Airlok Lightweight 6 litre drybag

Airlok 6l

6 litre roll-top drybag: silicone-coated ripstop nylon with fully-taped seams to keep your stuff dry when paddling, swimming, or getting rained on

£10.00

Airlok Lightweight 24 litre drybag

Airlok 24l

24 litre roll-top drybag: silicone-coated ripstop nylon with fully-taped seams to keep your stuff dry when paddling, swimming, or getting rained on

£15.00

Airlok Lightweight 36 litre drybag

Airlok 36l

36 litre roll-top drybag: silicone-coated ripstop nylon with fully-taped seams to keep your stuff dry when paddling, swimming, or getting rained on

£17.00

Ledge 30 L lightweight mountain backpack for big days out

Ledge

30 litre lightweight and comfortable mountain backpack, a classic design with thoughtful, functional features for year-round hiking and scrambling

£62.00

Single lightweight carbon walking pole

Carbonlite Single

The lightest fully-featured poles going! A high strength-to-weight ratio means minimal fuss for maximum support and reduced impact when walking, crossing rivers, going downhill

£39.00

Carbonlite Lightweight carbon fibre trekking pole

Carbonlite Twins

The lightest fully-featured poles going! A high strength-to-weight ratio means minimal fuss for maximum support and reduced impact when walking, crossing rivers, going downhill

£65.00

Viper head torch - 240 lumen, rainproof,

Viper

240 lumen rainproof head torch with reactive lighting mode that strikes the balance between brightness and burn time. Compact, light, and handy for all-manner of adventures

£22.00

Gamma III head torch

Gamma III

Running head torch with 180 lumen white, red and green LEDs, a rear battery pack, and a rear red caution light.

£25.00

Lampray camping lantern and charging station

Lampray

196 lumen camping lantern and charging station for illuminating your camp life, with USB power output to recharge mobile phones.

£39.00

Fluxon - 1000 lumen rechargeable handheld Cree LED torch

Fluxon

Compact 1000 lumen USB rechargeable handheld torch with impressive battery life, durable aluminium body, and focus beam adjustor

£45.00

MytiMug 650

A perfectly sized titanium cooking mug for the soloist adventurer, can be used on a stove to cook your meal or just supping tea around your camp fire

From £29.00 Eat from it, drink from it, live out of it

Brukit all-in-one camping stove

BruKit

Heat it and eat it, a 560 g integrated cooking system for quick cooking on the go. Ideal for fresh brews on the trail, hot soup and nutritious one-pot wonders

£45.00

firepot chilli con carne and rice by outdoorfood.com

Firepot Meal Pouch

Pouches of delicious, nutritious and natural dehydrated food for speedy cooking on the trail or at home

From £6.50

Firepot dehydrated meal pouch 200 g Chilli

Firepot Meal Pouch XL

Bigger pouches of delicious, nutritious and natural dehydrated food for speedy cooking on the trail or at home

From £8.50

Guyrope Gourmet cookery book

GuyRope Gourmet - A Camping Cookbook

Josh Sutton's guide to campsite cookery, and proof that campsite cookery can be more than just beans and pasta!

Sale: £11.70 Was: £13.00

4 mm cord

Fredd 4

Camping Utility Cord ideal for tent and tarp guy lines

£5.50

5 mm cord

Fredd 5

Camping Utility Cord ideal for tent and tarp guy lines

£7.00

Mens Winter Camping Clothing key pieces for savvy layering

You layering system can make or break a winter trip. Getting the right layers in the right order and staying dry is a one-way ticket to enjoying a blissful winter wonderland.

Heiko Gilet - Windproof Primaloft Silver synthetic vest

Heiko Vest [Mens]

Windproof Primaloft Silver synthetic gilet, keep your core warm with maximum freedom of movement

£85.00

Heiko [Mens] Lightweight Primaloft Silver insulated jacket

Heiko [Mens]

Warm, windproof, and packable Primaloft Silver jacket that fits into your layering system no matter the conditions.

£95.00

Firn [Mens] Light and packable 550 fill power duck down micro jacket for winter walking

Firn [Mens]

Lightweight 550 fill power duck down micro baffle jacket; uncluttered and packable, excellent for cool weather walking and for layering when the weather closes in

£99.00

Filoment jacket - Light and packable 650 fill power hooded down jacket with Downtek hydrophobic down 

Filoment Hoody [Mens]

Incredibly light and packable 650 fill power hydrophobic down jacket, a warm mid-layer or top layer for Alpine starts and chilly evenings

£145.00

Filo [Mens] Burly and cosy 650 fill power hooded down jacket with Downtek hydrophobic down

Filo [Mens]

Tough and durable down jacket for comfort and warmth in cold conditions. Bombproof design to last for winters to come with 650 fill power hydrophobic down

£199.00

Phantac [Mens] Light and warm 750 fill power goose down jacket with Downtek hydrophobic  red

Phantac [Mens]

750 fill power hydrophobic goose down jacket. Lightweight, packable and incredibly warm for climbing and mountaineering

£229.00

Laika [Mens] heavyweight baselayer

Laika [Mens]

1/2 zip heavyweight base layer or lightweight micro fleece. Next to the skin comfort for year round outdoor activities

Sale: £30.00 Was: £35.00

kepler short sleeve merino base layer grey /gray

Kepler Short Sleeve [Mens]

Fast drying, comfortable and odour resistant. Pure merino wool base layer to be worn next-to-the-skin for running, riding, climbing or hiking

From £39.00

Kepler Zip Top - mens zipped merino thermal base layer with long sleeves - Tarmac Grey

Kepler Zip Top [Mens]

Naturally anti-microbial superfine merino long-sleeved base layer with ¼ length zip neck for comfort, freshness, and next-to-skin comfort

£59.00

Keeshond Jacket - Breathable, warm and cosy high loft fleece with Polygiene 

Keeshond Jacket [Mens]

Breathable, warm and incredibly light mid layer with high loft and gridded fleece panelling for that all-important cosy factor, with Polygiene anti-odour treatment

£55.00

Mamalute Jacket [Mens]

Mamalute Jacket [Mens]

Mens 340 gsm hooded fleece jacket with a luxuriously soft inner face to keep you warm and cosy at the base of the crag or taking in the view from the summit

£50.00

Vizsler Jacket [Mens] - Durable, comfortable and toasty midweight dense-knit fleece

Vizsler Jacket [Mens]

Durable, comfortable and toasty midweight fleece jacket for keeping out the wind and the chill when temperatures drop

Sale: £49.00 Was: £69.00

Resolute mens soft shell jacket for mountain activities - wind resistant, breathable, stretchy

Resolute [Mens]

Breathable and wind resistant hooded soft shell jacket, for freedom of movement making it ideal for climbing, scrambling, ski-touring and mountain walking

£89.00

Kepler Long John [Mens] pure merino leggings

Kepler Long John [Mens]

Naturally technical, thermal, anti-microbial, and odour resistant merino leggings for layering up when the temperatures plummet

£45.00

Chilkoot Softshell Trousers

Chilkoot [Mens]

Men's highly wind resistant softshell walking trousers with a DWR coating to shrug off the drizzle

£75.00

Mountain Beanie

Mountain Beanie

Bright geometric Alpkit beanie

From £10.00

Draught Excluder multifunctional neck tube

Draught Excluder

It is a hat, a scarf, an ear band.. where you feel a draught you need a draught excluder!

From £9.00

Kepler Draught Excluder Tarmac

Kepler Draught Excluder

Wear a neck warmer for comfort under an outerlayer or on its own as headwear. Luxurious, lightweight, next-to-the-skin comfort

£19.00

Rana waterproof sock with a full-length breathable membrane

Rana Waterproof

Waterproof crew-length socks with a full breathable membrane that feel just like normal socks; comfy, stretchy, and well-suited to year-round hiking, riding, and running

£25.00

Heavy Weight Hiker mountaineering and trekking socks

Heavy Weight Hiker

Thick and warm boot-length trekking and mountaineering hiking sock that sit inside your classic hiking boot like a winter oasis for your feet.

£12.50

Heavy Weight Trekker mountaineering sock

Heavy Weight Trekker

AKA The Big Long Ones: 2 pack of full-length winter mountaineering walking socks for comfort and warmth from trail to summit.

£18.00

Aura Stretchy and warm fleece glove

Aura

Warm multi-purpose fleece glove for sunny Alpine days, cross country skiing, lining a shell glove, local hillwalking... (you get the picture)

£13.00

Gabbro Glove Durable and warm waterproof glove for all-round mountain use 

Gabbro

Malleable and warm waterproof gloves, a true workhorse with a softshell outer to give you excellent protection without leaving you feeling restricted

£50.00

Rhombic Glove Warm, burly and waterproof insulated winter gloves for cold mountain days 

Rhombic

Warm, burly and waterproof insulated winter gloves with 200 gsm Primaloft Gold a tough nylon shell for winter mountaineering, alpinism and skiing; with a wicking lining to retain warmth in damp conditions

£59.00

resolution polarised sunglasses

Resolution

Polarised floating sunglasses with a wraparound frame for protection from the sun and reduced glare when out on the water or in the mountains, with category 3 UV protective lenses

£19.00

Womens Winter Camping Clothing savvy layering

You layering system can make or break a winter trip. Getting the right layers in the right order and staying dry is a one-way ticket to enjoying a blissful winter wonderland.

Heiko Gilet - Windproof Primaloft Silver synthetic vest

Heiko Vest [Womens]

Windproof Primaloft Silver synthetic gilet, easy to care for and ideal for added warmth out on the hill and around camp

£85.00

Alpkit Heiko Womens Primaloft Jacket

Heiko [Womens]

Warm, windproof, and packable Primaloft Silver jacket that fits into your layering system no matter the conditions

£95.00

Firn [Womens] Light and packable 550 fill power duck down micro jacket for winter walking

Firn [Womens]

Lightweight 550 fill power duck down micro jacket; uncluttered and packable, it makes an excellent standalone jacket for cool weather walking and fits well under a shell when the weather closes in 

£99.00

Filoment Hoody [Womens] Light and packable 650 fill power hooded down jacket with Downtek hydrophobic down 

Filoment Hoody [Womens]

Incredibly light and packable 650 fill power hydrophobic down jacket, a cosy mid-layer or top layer fo Alpine starts and chilly evenings

£145.00

Filo [Womens] Burly and cosy 650 fill power hooded down jacket with Downtek hydrophobic down

Filo [Womens]

Tough and durable hooded down jacket that’s all about comfort and warmth in cold conditions. Will last you for winters to come with 650 fill power hydrophobic down

£199.00

Phantac [Womens] - Light and warm 750 fill power goose down jacket with Downtek hydrophobic

Phantac [Womens]

Uber warm and packable hydrophobic hooded down jacket for climbing and mountaineering with 750 fill power hydrophobic goose down

£229.00

Laika [Womens] lightweight technical top

Laika [Womens]

1/2 zip heavyweight base layer or lightweight micro fleece. Next to the skin comfort for year round outdoor activities

Sale: £30.00 Was: £35.00

womens kepler short sleeved merino thermal base layer top turquoise

Kepler Short Sleeve [Womens]

Comfortable, lightweight, fast drying, anti-microbial merino base layer, for temperature regulation, freshness, and next-to-skin luxury during active mountain sports

£39.00

Kepler Zip Top - womens zipped merino thermal base layer with long sleeves - plum purple

Kepler Zip Top [Womens]

Naturally thermal and anti-microbial merino long-sleeved base layer with ¼ zip neck for warmth, freshness, and next-to-skin comfort in cooler climates

£59.00

Mamalute Jacket [Womens]

Mamalute Jacket [Womens]

Womens 340 gsm hooded fleece jacket with a luxuriously soft inner face to keep you warm and cosy at the base of the crag or taking in the view from the summit

£50.00

Vizsler Jacket [Womens]

Vizsler Jacket [Womens]

Durable, comfortable and toasty midweight dense-knit fleece for keeping out the wind and the chill when temperatures drop

Sale: £49.00 Was: £69.00

Resolute womens soft shell jacket for mountain activities - wind resistant, breathable, stretchy

Resolute [Womens]

Breathable and wind resistant hooded soft shell jacket, for freedom of movement making it ideal for climbing, scrambling, ski-touring and mountain walking

£89.00

Chilkoot Stretchy softshell trousers

Chilkoot [Womens]

Women's softshell walking trousers with a water resistant coating that shrugs off the drizzle

£75.00

Mountain Beanie

Mountain Beanie

Bright geometric Alpkit beanie

From £10.00

Draught Excluder multifunctional neck tube

Draught Excluder

It is a hat, a scarf, an ear band.. where you feel a draught you need a draught excluder!

From £9.00

Kepler Draught Excluder Tarmac

Kepler Draught Excluder

Wear a neck warmer for comfort under an outerlayer or on its own as headwear. Luxurious, lightweight, next-to-the-skin comfort

£19.00

Rana waterproof sock with a full-length breathable membrane

Rana Waterproof

Waterproof crew-length socks with a full breathable membrane that feel just like normal socks; comfy, stretchy, and well-suited to year-round hiking, riding, and running

£25.00

Heavy Weight Hiker mountaineering and trekking socks

Heavy Weight Hiker

Thick and warm boot-length trekking and mountaineering hiking sock that sit inside your classic hiking boot like a winter oasis for your feet.

£12.50

Heavy Weight Trekker mountaineering sock

Heavy Weight Trekker

AKA The Big Long Ones: 2 pack of full-length winter mountaineering walking socks for comfort and warmth from trail to summit.

£18.00

Aura Stretchy and warm fleece glove

Aura

Warm multi-purpose fleece glove for sunny Alpine days, cross country skiing, lining a shell glove, local hillwalking... (you get the picture)

£13.00

Gabbro Glove Durable and warm waterproof glove for all-round mountain use 

Gabbro

Malleable and warm waterproof gloves, a true workhorse with a softshell outer to give you excellent protection without leaving you feeling restricted

£50.00

Rhombic Glove Warm, burly and waterproof insulated winter gloves for cold mountain days 

Rhombic

Warm, burly and waterproof insulated winter gloves with 200 gsm Primaloft Gold a tough nylon shell for winter mountaineering, alpinism and skiing; with a wicking lining to retain warmth in damp conditions

£59.00

resolution polarised sunglasses

Resolution

Polarised floating sunglasses with a wraparound frame for protection from the sun and reduced glare when out on the water or in the mountains, with category 3 UV protective lenses

£19.00

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