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What is the point of a base layer?

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What is the point of a base layer

For years I wore cotton t-shirts for all things outdoors, hiking, mountaineering, skiing, climbing, etc. It wasn’t until I joined the military that I realised I had been making my life more difficult and more uncomfortable than it should be. So what is the point of a base layer? The point of a base layer […]

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Best Base Layer for Hiking

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Best base layer for hiking

Hidden beneath the surface of a happy hiker is the perfect base layer. You can splash the cash on the very best outerwear gear but still be cold and uncomfortable because you’re not wearing a suitable base layer for hiking. Your base layer will be the closest kept secret to a comfortable and contented adventurer, […]