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Cold Weather Layers – Gear Tasting Radio 45

By The ITS Crew

Staying warm in the outdoors can be harder than you think, especially when you factor in the sweat you’ll exert while hiking or doing other activities. This week on Gear Tasting Radio, we dive into the science behind layering up in cold temperatures and offer our thoughts on the best cold weather gear.

In addition, we tackle some Questions Over Coffee, involving permanently attaching a suppressor and the financial side of gear purchases.

Episode 45 – Cold Weather Layers


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Discussion

  • Josh Wisdom

    What battery tester were y’all talking about in this episode?

    • Rob Henderson

      Hey Josh, check this one out! http://amzn.to/2kQmfZF I believe it’s an updated version of the one we’ve got.

  • Cameron Melvin

    I agree cotton sucks in 90% of environments. However, there is one environment where the moisture retaining properties of cotton could actually be a benefit is and that is the desert. The ability of cotton to retain moisture would be beneficial to evaporative cooling helping an individual stay cooler while the fabric dries. Are there still dangers? Sure. Deserts can be very cold at night and having cold, wet clothing could create a dangerous situation. Add strong winds and again you can become hypothermic even in the desert. But like any gear choices, its a balance. Thoughts?

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