Chris on September 25th, 2009

Choosing baselayers has become a tricky process with the increasing availability of high quality wool and an increasing range of synthetics.  Both choices have pros and cons.  Here is what I’ve found personally. Synthetic Synthetic baselayers are incredibly efficient at moisture transport.  They don’t absorb the moisture which means they dry rapidly, although, they can […]

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Chris on September 18th, 2009

It is no surprise that I enjoy the cold, and so it is no surprise that I’ve spent a lot of time in some cold places.  I’ve learned a lot of things about how to sleep comfortably in the cold.  Here is what I do. I take a good look at the historical temperature and […]

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Chris on August 18th, 2009

It is still only August, but I am counting the days until we hit North America’s winter.  Skiing, snowshoeing, and ice climbing are some of my favorite activities.  Those activities mean having bombproof gear that can keep you healthy and safe during the worst weather winter can throw at you.  With that in mind, today […]

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