Winter Clothing. Winter School 2001. Why Is Clothing an Issue?. Humans can’t normally survive in low temperatures Weather in the mountains is particularly fickle Temperature Precipitation Wind Your activity level varies throughout the day Active Resting Sleeping. Your Clothing Must….
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Winter School 2001
Steve Howard, LANL
Moves moisture away from skin
Expensive = Less smelly...
Think volume- many thin layers
Wind and/or Water Barrier
Little Stuff That Matters
You will encounter ankle deep mud, slush, and water.
Sneakers and Gore-Tex hiking boots don’t cut it.