Tip 3: cooking

The last thing you want when you're cold and wet from a long day of hiking or whatever you've been doing is to cook for hours. Think ahead and do as much prep as possible at home. Chose meals that will taste good after a cold long day. Don't be afraid to load up on carbs because your body burns them faster when you're cold.  Dutch oven pizza is great for cold weather camping. Be sure to bring lots of snacks as well.