Down vs Synthetic Jackets – Which jacket is right for you?

A jacket keeps you warm in cold weather by trapping body-warmed air within its fibers. Insulated jackets typically use either down or synthetic insulation. While both insulations can provide good warmth, they do differ in weather resistance, drying time, durability, price and more. In the following we will explain what the differences between down and…

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Down vs Synthetic Jackets

Hiking Clothing Guide: What to wear for hiking?

Hiking requires good clothing so you are comfortable on trails, no matter the weather. Many beginners are in doubt about what garments to use and how to properly layer them.  Therefore, we made this hiking clothing guide where we explain the concept of layering and give you information about different garments and how to best…

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Hiking Clothing Guide

Comparison of Mid-Layer Materials

Mid-layer is an important part of a layered clothing system because it provides insulation and thus keeps your warm in cold conditions. The term “mid-layer” is often confusing to those who are new to hiking because it can apply to various garments. Fleece jackets, woollen sweaters, down jackets and jackets with synthetic insulation are all…

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