Shell Layers

Staying Dry With Good Shell Layers

Your shell-layer is as the name suggests your protection against the outside elements. Over the last 40 or so years since the advent of Gore-Tex many different proprietary water repellant coatings or waterproof membranes have been developed by various brands to keep you from getting drenched by the rain.

Great shell-layer jackets should help protect from rain and wind to keep you dry. A decent set of rain pants will keep your legs from getting drenched, and if you need extra protection then consider packing a lightweight rain poncho for added protection.

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