Chris on October 18th, 2009

Anyone that is familiar with investments knows about the concept of diversification.  Basically, it is the idea that you shouldn’t put all your eggs in one basket. I apply this concept to my equipment and clothing as well.   This is especially true on long trips when your body will be undergoing changes due to the […]

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It has been well established that layering is a superior approach for dressing for outdoor pursuits.  However, the traditional layering method of base, insulation, and shell often does not meet my needs. I have spent a lot of time in the cold working out this method for layering, that allows for changing weather conditions, and […]

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Chris on September 26th, 2009

Wind layers are a vital piece in my layering system.  In cold weather, rain isn’t a concern, but wind can cause rapid heat loss.  Preventing this with a very light breathable layer is critical.  I wear my wind layer right over the top of my base layer.  That way as I add insulation, I don’t […]

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