While Oregon is blessed with a mild climate most of the year, winter can turn from the sublime to downright dangerous. This week, we visit Oregon snow country with experts offers tips and tactics for staying safe, remaining warm and making the best of a bad situation should you become lost in the woods.

about author Grant McOmie

Grant McOmie is a Pacific Northwest broadcast journalist, teacher and author who writes and produces stories and special programs about the people, places, outdoor activities and environmental issues of the Pacific Northwest. A fifth generation Oregon native, Grant’s roots run deepest in the central Oregon region near Prineville and Redmond where his family continues to live.

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