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Clothes and Layering

Mechanical Venting, Pit Zips, and Layering

Breathable Fabrics and The Emperor's New Clothes

Are you sick of the exaggerated breathability claims made by outdoor gear manufacturers? Can you really afford to spend another $400 – $600 dollars on a jacket with the latest breathable fabric? Do you realize you are being played by unscrupulous manufacturers in a never ending game of bait and …

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Do You Have a Hiking Uniform?

Philip Werner's Hiking Uniform

I wear the same clothes on every three-season hike I take. Well, not exactly the same identical clothes, but I always wear a RailRiders Madison River Shirt, RailRiders Eco-Mesh Pants, and Under Amour Heatgear underwear. I like the layout of their pockets, the cooling vents sewn into the fabric, the …

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