In this simple, straight-talking guide, we contrast and compare 7 popular fabrics to help you find the ideal garb for your outdoor adventures. Merino? Bamboo? Cotton? Silk? Read on to find out which is best.
Most folks assume that throwing on as many layers as possible is the best way to defeat the cold. However, a 3-Layer system is actually more efficient at preventing the chills. Learn how to layer clothes like the pros to stay warm when your outdoors this winter with our straightforward guide.
Cotton is a useful fabric for many activities, but, for protection from the elements, it is downright dangerous. We run you through why cotton kills, what to wear instead and how to practice a basic layering system to keep you warm and safe on your next outdoors adventure.
HH or Hydrostatic Head is a commonly used expression by clothing and tent manufacturers to tout their wares, but what exactly does it mean?
Durable Water Repellant (DWR) is a common feature in modern rain gear. We explain what it is, how it works, and why some people take issue with it.
The Dual Aspect is the latest entry in Patagonia’s line up of technical rain shells. In this post, we reveal how it performed in the field and why it should be on your radar.