A small backpacker travels with the backpack on her back, her legs dangling in the wind, and her backpack clutched under her arm.
But the wind can blow away the backpack, leaving only the clothes she’s wearing.
“You have to be careful of your belongings and be aware of your surroundings,” said Tasha O’Leary, a travel insurance agent in Burlington, Ont.
“It’s a great way to get through the night without being completely overwhelmed.”
With the weather expected to be chilly in the coming days, and the sun coming up early this week, O’Connor said she’s been traveling with the same backpack on the same backcountry trip in the past.
The travel insurance company offers two different types of travel protection: a small backpack, which protects the contents of a backpack, and a medium backpack, a heavier backpack that provides protection from extreme weather conditions.
The small backpack protects the backpack from falling over, as well as scratches and tears.
It also offers extra protection from cold weather conditions, such as snow and sleet.
A medium backpack protects your belongings from cold temperatures.
“The small backpack is really for the more rugged backcountry trips,” O’Brien said.
“If you’re going to be out in the bush and it’s a blizzard, the medium backpack is a great idea for those trips.”
When you pack a backpack with clothes and a stove, you need to bring a few items.
O’Donnell said she recommends having a few small items with you, such a stove and a few bottles of water, so that the food and water can be stored in the back.
“I don’t pack that much stuff.
I’ll bring a couple things that I don’t think I’ll need to use.
If it’s like a weekend trip, maybe two things,” she said.
If you are travelling with a light weight backpack, the insurance company will give you a more durable backpack.
Ola O’Laughan, an agent with travel insurance agency, CSA Travel Protection, said it’s important to bring extra layers and gear to protect your backpack and to make sure it’s secure.
“We’re always trying to be more efficient and efficient,” she told CBC News.
“What I like to see is people bringing extra stuff, bringing their own clothes, bringing food, bringing a lot of extra items that can protect their backpack and the things that are in the bag.”
With temperatures expected to remain below freezing and wind chills expected to reach a high of up to 50 kilometres an hour, the weather is forecast to get worse.
In the next few days, temperatures are expected to drop to 10 to 20 kilometres an inch.
“A lot of people are not going to go into this season with as much equipment as they did last year, because they’re going backpacking,” said O’Ollyn, who said that can mean carrying less clothing and carrying less gear.
“In some places, like in the lower 48, where the weather isn’t as extreme, I think you might be able to pack a little more and get through this winter, but it’s going to get pretty bad.”
Travel Insurance says that if you need travel insurance, you should contact your travel insurance provider.
If your trip is cancelled due to extreme weather, you can get travel insurance on your own.
The company offers a travel assistance program to help with insurance costs.
With a small or medium backpack or a heavy backpack, it’s easy to get the insurance.
“All you need is a basic set of clothing and a light or medium weight backpack,” said Elizabeth O’Reilly, a senior marketing manager with CSA.
“But you should consider the fact that you are not covered for the loss of your personal belongings or personal property.”
O’Connell said she prefers to carry more than just the essentials.
“For example, a light backpack might be a little bit heavier than a medium bag, but I also need to carry a lot more food and a lot heavier clothing,” she added.
With travel insurance policies, you will pay for the travel costs, but your policy will cover all costs including damage and theft.
For more information about travel insurance and the weather, go to csa.ca/travel/weather-and-snow.
For a guide to the different types, go here.