In this podcast, we discuss this: how does clothing system for 3/4 season, inclement conditions, differ from my summer backpacking clothing?
Lightweight backpacking in the winter requires more intentionality with respect to gear selection and skill set, but with great rewards.
The Patagonia Sun Stretch Shirt is a lightweight nylon-polyester blend shirt. I use it as a trekking base layer or insect-protection layer in camp. This review reflects my long term experience with this shirt – more than two years and hundreds of miles of use.
The Soccoro ladies shirt can be used in the field or while traveling, and makes for a nice gift.
Keys to layering clothing for outdoor activity – keep it simple, light, and functional. This hiking clothing guide shows you how.