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If you’re looking for all-weather outdoor layering advice, we’ve already got you covered. But there are some conditions where some specific tips may be helpful, like if you’re heading out for a day of skiing in falling snow, or if you’re an Emperor penguin safeguarding your one precious egg while your partner forages at sea.  Tip #1 Layer with Purpose People and penguins need layers to protect themselves from the wet, the cold, and the overheating that can occur from protecting themselves from the wet and cold. Your layers should work together to keep you warm and dry, while also...

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Congratulations! You've made the excellent choice of becoming a cross country skier. No matter if you're a beginner trying the sport out for the first time or a wily veteran looking to upgrade your setup, just by clicking on this article you've demonstrated that you have more intelligence, grace and are better looking than the average human. With your new membership in the cross country skiers guild, you'll get amazing benefits like avoiding long lift lines, having better cardio than most of your friends, saving a ton of cash on not buying a ski pass, and best of all not breaking...

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Picture it: the off-season is ending.  Winter is coming.  You’ve got new skis, but what to do with your old pair?  The obvious option is to save them for years and years until you have enough skis to make a stylish used-skis fence around your home.  Fast-forward. Year eight. You and your partner have each stored one pair of skis per season in the narrow crawl space under your garage. Enough to crowd all your storage, not enough for a fence. Their presence haunts you. Eventually, you throw them into a lake. The next morning, in a guilty daze over...

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Picture it: It's late October. You've just parked your car at the trailhead, open the door, and BOOM… you realize you’re woefully underdressed. Sadness. Learning how to layer your clothing for outdoor adventures takes trial and error. Or does it? We've taken the guesswork out of the process. Read on for how to nail your layers for any outdoor activity in any conditions. How to Layer Clothes for Cold Weather Building a layering system for comfort in cool fall temps and cold winter conditions relies on four essential things: moisture management, breathability, insulation, and protection from the elements. The goal...

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After picking the perfect location for a scenic outdoor adventure, you might be wondering where you should purchase the necessary gear. While you could outfit yourself (and accompanying party) with gear from a sustainable outdoor clothing company, instead, you should opt to shop here at Rerouted and purchase the gear with stories that our community has put up for sale!  The reasoning for this is simple: used outdoor gear puts less strain on landfills, doesn't further consume natural resources or produce chemical waste, is less of a headache to buy at Rerouted, and it is less expensive at Rerouted than...

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