10 Minimalist Packing Tips For Cold Weather Travel | How To Pack Light & Keep Warm (Fall & Winter)

10 Minimalist Packing Tips For Cold Weather Travel | How To Pack Light & Keep Warm (Fall & Winter)

Our top minimalist packing tips on how to pack light & stay warm! We’re partnering with Backcountry to encourage you to get outside and find your backcountry, wherever that may be. Use code PACKHACKER15 for 15% off your first purchase. Exclusions apply.

Fall and winter are coming fast—and you don’t want to be left out in the cold. Most folks on the Pack Hacker team have traveled long-term in a bunch of different climates, and we want to make sure you’re prepared for any destination. So we’ve put together our top ten packing tips for minimalist travel in cold weather.

1:13 – Travel With A Backpack
2:41 – Layer Up
4:50 – Invest In A Rain Jacket
7:19 – Always Accessorize
8:12 – Pick A Theme
9:02 – Stay Dry
10:56 – Compress Everything
11:40 – Think Small
13:23 – Watch Your Weight
15:03 – Stay Prepared

PRODUCTS MENTIONED
Backpacks
Osprey Farpoint 40L:
Osprey Fairview 40L:
Topo Designs Travel Bag 40L:
Thule Subterra 34L:
Cotopaxi Allpa:
Eagle Creek Packable 13L Daypack:

Clothing
Smartwool Merino 150 Long-Sleeve Baselayer:
Patagonia R1 Full-Zip Hoody:
Patagonia Micro Puff:
Arc’teryx Zeta SL Rain Jacket:
Arc’teryx Beta SL Rain Jacket:
Patagonia Storm Racer:
Arcade Midnighter Belt:
Outdoor Research Helium II Jacket:
Cotopaxi Teca Windbreaker:
Darn Tough Merino Wool No-Show Socks:
Darn Tough Solid Basic Crew Light:
Lems Boulder Boot:

Accessories
Buff USA Merino Wool Buff:
Outdoor Research Fairbanks Fingerless Gloves:
Hydrapak Stash Collapsible Water Bottle:
Hyperlite Mountain Gear Minimalist Wallet:
Sea To Summit Delta Insulated Mug:
Platypus SoftBottle .5L with Push-Pull Cap:

Organizers & Pouches
Sea To Summit Ultra-Sil Dry Sack:
Osprey Packs Ultralight Backpack Liners:
Hyperlite Mountain Gear Stuff Sack Pillow:
Eagle Creek Pack-It Specter Compression Packing Cubes:

MORE TRAVEL TIPS
10 Minimalist Packing Tips For Your Next Trip:
The Ultimate Digital Nomad Packing List:
Women’s Digital Nomad Packing List:
The Ultimate Packing Cubes Guide:
How To Choose The Best Daypack For Travel:

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