Dress Smarter, Stay Warmer: Clothing tips to fight heat loss - Appalachian Mountain Club

Dress Smarter, Stay Warmer: Clothing tips to fight heat loss

February 4, 2013

If you want to stay warm in the cold, you need a clothing system that effectively retains and manages body heat. The secret is to understand how heat is lost in the first place—and to choose, and adjust, your clothing appropriately in response…

This column originally appeared in the January/February edition of AMC Outdoors. You can read the full story here. 

“Equipped” is an AMC Outdoors blog, written by Matt Heid.

(Photograph by Scott Disnard)

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Equipped blogger Matt Heid is AMC's gear guru: He loves gear and he loves using it in the field. While researching several guidebooks, including AMC's Best Backpacking in New England, he has hiked thousands of miles across New England, California, and Alaska, among other wilderness destinations. He also cycles, climbs, and surfs.