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Favourite Thermal Layer & Shell Combinations For The Woods

Favourite Thermal Layer & Shell Combinations For The Woods

We all need some outdoor clothing, more so as we move away from the equator. In particular, our clothing forms the first line of defence against hypothermia. Here, I recommend three combinations of thermal layers and shell garments which I find are greater than the sum of their parts…

Urban Wear Fit For The Wilds? UNIQLO Ultra Light Down Gilet

Urban Wear Fit For The Wilds? UNIQLO Ultra Light Down Gilet

Sometimes life produces interesting coincidences. Last month I was travelling on the London Underground – something I do only infrequently. I noticed a poster advert for UNIQLO Ultra Light Down Jackets. Not only did the words ultra, light and down catch my eye, but so did the price. £59.90 The outdoor clothing industry has always placed a premium on down clothing. The best is excellent, however, providing superb warmth-to-weight ratios. But it’s also the case that some products are packaged…

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