Last week­end I made the snow­shoe trek to low­er Twin Lake at the base of Mt. Hood. Though I had snow­shoed this trail twice already, this time was dif­fer­ent as it marked my first time ever camp­ing in the snow. Impor­tant pre­pared­ness fac­tors like bring­ing enough water, wear­ing wick­ing appar­el, and eat­ing food just before sleep kept me warm, dry, and hap­py the entire time. 

Here are some more pho­tos from the trip: Con­tin­ue read­ing