Discover 18 Midwest Winter Adventures
Pull on a power hat
Mom wasn't kidding when she said you need a good hat in winter; 30 percent of the body heat we lose steams out through our noggins. For the ultimate winter headwear, it's hard to beat a wool blend cap from the legendary Bemidji Woolen Mills (bemidjiwoolenmills.com), operated by Minnesota's Batchelder family since 1920. The caps (left) defang bitter winds, and when a toboggan run gets really serious, you can deploy hidden earflaps.