2023-01-09 16:30:15 By : Ms. Amy Zhang

Using the right outdoor gear plus dressing in the proper clothing can go a long way in helping keep you safe and warm when temperatures plunge below freezing and the ground and walkways get icy.

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This is true when you walk on Presque Isle State Park in the winter. You will need high-quality winter weather gear before you venture into the ice-cold winter weather. Older people have more problems trying to keep warm outside in wintry weather.

Here are several ideas and items you will need to cover before you head out into the cold.

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Winter walking can be delightful if you know how to do it safely and have the right gear to stay warm and safe. A final tip is always to keep your cell phone on, available and charged when you walk, in winter or any other season.

See you on the park!


Cotton Protective Gloves Gene Ware is the author of 10 books. He serves on the board of the Presque Isle Light Station and is past chairman of the boards of the Tom Ridge Center Foundation and the Presque Isle Partnership. Email him at