Originally Posted by deerfu39
I'd rather deal with skeeters
That's got to be brutal!
Funny you should say that. We have had a lot of conversations around here where people state that they actually prefer winter camping. You don't have to worry about mosquitoes, bears, snakes, spiders, or even chipmunks.
Your living in a freezer so keeping cold foods is not an issue and even washing mess kits is optional.
Packing is actually a lot simpler too. You know it will be cold so you only have to pack your cold weather gear. During the shoulder seasons (and summer for that matter), you have to be ready for anything from shorts to snow pants.
All in the way you look at it, I guess. I figure in the cold, I can always add layers, but there is just so much you can take off in extremely hot weather (you know when it gets above 80*