Layering 101: Types of Apparel & How to Layer for Different Activities & Climates
What’s the best way to dress for ski touring when it’s sunny and hot? Alpine climbing in mixed conditions? Lift-accessed skiing in the dead of winter? There are a zillion new baselayers, midlayers, and shells out there, so we’ve put together a guide to help you sort out what makes certain types better / worse at certain things, and outlined how we think about layering for various cold-weather outdoor activities.