You may have heard people talking about the “layering system”, but what is it? Learn how to keep comfortable whatever the weather brings...
One of the most popular and talked about fibres around in the outdoor industry is not a lab made synthetic or a technical pore based technology- but a simple natural fibre, taken from sheep- Merino Wool.This guide explains the benefits of merino wool.
When it comes to outdoor wear, from shoes to jackets or mid layers, the best and most useable fabrics are breathable.This guide explains what breathability is - and how to achieve it!.
GORE-Tex is made by L. Gore & Associates and is a breathable membrane laminated to a face fabric of any garment that needs to be waterproof and windproof, yet breathable.
The guide to baselayers explains the different levels of protection a baselayer can offer, as well as typical fabrics used and features to look for.
Simply put, waterproof is a garment's ability to resist water and moisture. Tested in lab conditions to keep out a certain amount of water, waterproofing has set standards.
Insulation is used to keep you warm. Insulation can vary, from the down feathers from birds such as duck, or goose, to man made synthetics that mimic nature's warming effects.This guide explains what type of insulation to choose.
This guide explains how windproofing works, from breathable areas and fabrics as well as coatings and ratings that can test the level of windproofing.