Rain Gear

Clothing to Keep You Safe and Warm

Time on the land can be uncomfortable and even very dangerous if you aren’t ready for the weather nature sends to greet you. On a summer day in the alpine, all four seasons can assert themselves. The hiker who is prepared with good clothing, equipment, and attitude can actually enjoy the weather experience. Ill-prepared hikers, …

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Over the years I’ve been out in the rain. I’ve seen  people who wear raingear from ultra-expensive Gore-Tex to disposable vinyl rain ponchos, or even garbage bags. Huddling under a tarp is another common sight. How well the garbage bag/vinyl poncho crowd did depended on how long the rain fell, their attitude, and definitely their …

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