Layering outdoor clothes for warmth, comfort, and safety is a skill everyone needs to know. Read about the basics.
layering in cold weather
Learning how to layer in the winter seems simple, but can be a challenging skill to master. You want—and need—to be warm, but we’re often moving through a mix of activities and intensity levels which adds complexity, like actively hiking to a lookout then sitting still in the cold. The best way to stay warm [...]
Overview:This is the COLDPRUF Classic Merino Wool Base Layer. This is for men and it’s 100% Merino wool, it’s a silk weight Merino wool and I think it’s about a 5 ounce weight. Keeping in COLDPRUF’s tradition all the technical features that you’d expect, the flat lock seams, a tagless design, drop tail so it [...]
Overview:This is the COLDPRUF Honeycomb Fleece Base Layer, for women, and it features an 85% performance polyester fleece and 15% spandex so it’s got some stretch to it. The overall construction is COLDPRUF’s figure fit design construction and it has a nice contour to it and longer sleeves with thumb holes. It has a rounded [...]
At least once a week I come across an article about layers. How many should I wear? What should they be made of? How many layers should I have for various activities? There is a lot written about layering because it is actually really important to get it right in cold weather. If you’re going to be [...]