Inner layer: This layer closest to the body has the task of both warming and transporting away the moisture that occurs during physical activity. Therefore choose materials that have the ability to transport moisture away from the body. The garment must fit tightly and be made of wool, synthetic or a mixture of both. Avoid cotton as it has neither transporting nor warming properties. A moist body easily becomes a cold body.
Intermediate layer: The task of this layer is to transport moisture away from the body so that the heat stays and you don't get cold. It is the "air" in the material that has the heating function. The garment should fit a little looser and be made of wool, synthetic or a mixture of both. As with the innermost layer, cotton is not recommended as it has neither transporting nor warming properties. A moist body easily becomes a cold body.
We like to choose a slightly thicker fleece, with or without a hood. Many people wear a thin down jacket as a middle layer, but it is worth considering that a damp down jacket takes a long time to dry, it has a cooling effect when wet. A midlayer can also act as a jacket, depending on the wind and temperature. In cold weather, double intermediate layers are recommended.
Outermost layer: This layer's main task is to protect against wind and moisture, while the layer must be able to retain the heat from the other layers. When you try it on, remember that the garment should fit a little looser so that you have room for what is to be worn underneath. Other tips we want to share with you is to look for jackets that have zippers under the arms, for example, so you can easily regulate heat by opening them. A hood is never wrong, removable or not. It protects nicely when it rains and winds. If your jacket or trousers have been on many adventures, we recommend impregnating them. In this way, they live longer and you contribute to circular consumption.
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