Prevent yourself from slipping in the snow by putting your socks over your shoes.

The good news is that if you didn't already bring an extra pair of socks specifically for this purpose, you can use the ones you are hopefully wearing.

There had been some doubt cast upon this tip throughout the internet, but thankfully, Discovery Channel's Jay Ingram put it to the test with alpaca wool socks at 3, 5, and 10 degree inclines.

More Outdoor Tips

Fishing Pro Tips For Beginners: 9 Tips to Becoming a Better at Fishing!

9 Fishing Tips For Beginners

Fishing Pro Tips For Beginners: 9 Tips to Becoming a Better at Fishing!
Camping Pro Tips For First-Time Campers

Pro Tips for First-Time Campers

Camping Pro Tips For First-Time Campers

Keep matches dry by dipping the tips in wax and scraping it off as you need them.

Keep matches dry by dipping the tips in wax and scraping it off as you need them.

When camping, measure and package all ingredients for each meal in advance.

When camping, measure and package all ingredients for each meal in advance.

When hiking in an area with a high tick prevalence, wear light colored clothing.

When hiking in an area with a high tick prevalence, wear light colored clothing.

Bring dryer lint to use as a fire-starter.

Bring dryer lint to use as a fire-starter.
Use trick candles to help start a campfire.

Use trick candles to help start a campfire.

Use trick candles to help start a campfire.

Bring cornstarch to the beach to get wet sand off your feet.

Bring cornstarch to the beach to get wet sand off your feet.

If you're going hiking, download and print (or buy) a topographical map of the area.

If you're going hiking, download and print (or buy) a topographical map of the area.

Learn and how to use a firearm.

Learn and how to use a firearm.

If you get lost somewhere, always retrace your steps instead of going further into the unknown.

If you get lost somewhere, always retrace your steps instead of going further into the unknown.

Disoriented in an avalanche? Clear away enough snow so you can see which way your zipper hangs.

Disoriented in an avalanche? Clear away enough snow so you can see which way your zipper hangs.
No more tips found. Maybe you have one to share?
Share a tip

Recently Viewed Tips