"Wind shirts of course provide protection from the wind chill effect, as their name implies, but they can also be worn while hiking for light to moderate rain protection, for added warmth in cool weather (e.g., to slow the process of evaporative cooling that occurs rapidly at rest stops), and for sun and insect protection...This review includes wind shirts from GoLite, Mardale, Montane, and Wild Things."
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