Winter Camping Seminar | Hot Tenting

Have you ever thought about starting to take up winter camping? Not sure where to start? Do you have questions about gear, logistics, food preparation and wilderness safety/risk management? Or, are you a seasoned veteran looking to improve your set up and learn something new? Then this is the course for you!

We will discuss the foundations of winter camping using a hot tent in conjunction with a portable wood burning stove, gear requirements, tent set-ups, food planning and wilderness safety/risk management.

This 1-hour, in person educational workshop hosted at MEC’s North York location, presented by WCA members Luigi Salerno and Doug Ashton, will answer all the questions you have about winter camping. There is something for every skill level.

The Basics
Event Location: 
Mountain Equipment Company | North York Location
Date(s) & Time: 
Saturday, December 2, 2023 - 11:00
Registration Cut Off: 
5 days before
Event Duration: 
1 hour-ish
Difficulty Rating: 
Participant Info
Who's Invited: 
Anyone, including non-WCA members (Public event)
Maximum Group Size: 
Minimum Group Size: 
Required Items to Bring: 

An open mind

Recommended Items to Bring: 

Note pad, cell phone for pictures/notes, water bottle

How to Get There
Event Directions:,-79.3751225,15z/data=!4m6!3m5!1s0x89d4d2b5d057844f:0x233774d761ba422e!8m2!3d43.7698048!4d-79.3751225!16s%2Fg%2F11c5btlfsp?entry=ttu

Carpool Info: 


Cancellation Policy: 
Email us as soon as possible. The sooner the better
Event Coordinator/s Contact Information
Contact (Name): 
Luigi Salerno AND Doug Ashton