Fall is the perfect time to get outside. The weather is crisp and cool, the landscape explodes with color, and outdoor sports kick into high gear. Spending time outdoors isn’t without its challenges, though – between windy days, unexpected rain or snow, and temperature swings (plus everything in between), staying comfortable and protected means choosing the right gear.
Whether you are working a long shift, camping for the weekend, or heading out to hunt or camp for the entire day, you need to be properly protected to stay comfortable throughout the day. When planning for extended time outdoors, you likely plan for a number of things – where you’ll be, what you’ll be doing, what you’ll eat and more. But do you plan for how the weather conditions are going to change significantly because of the length of time you’ll be outside? It is important to think about the wide range of temperatures you will experience and plan accordingly. Continue Reading
The thermometer tells you it is below freezing. But that doesn’t mean you have to stay inside! There’s traditional winter activities like skiing and sledding, but there is so much for to experience outside in freezing temps!
First, make sure you dress appropriately making sure you seal draft points and reduce heat loss. Choose the right gear for your temperatures and activities. Whether you need jackets for just below freezing or extreme temperatures, don’t forget about base layers, gloves, and headwear. Continue Reading
You don’t need to wait for spring or summer to take a vacation. Learn to layer, gear up properly, then hit the road (or train or plane) and visit some truly majestic places that are better once the temperatures start to drop! (Not sure what gear is right for you? Use our Product Selector Tool to find out!) Continue Reading
Our National Parks turned 100 this year. National Parks can be found in every corner and climate of the United States and offer some of the best experiences and adventures to be had here. Most people think of summer when planning a trip – but then you miss out on the great cold weather vistas and activities of the fall and winter!
National Parks offer many different activities: hiking, camping, wildlife watching, water sports, snowmobiling – just to name a few. Figure out the best gear for activities in the temperatures you’ll experience, bearing in mind draft points and layering. After you pack your jackets and gloves, set out to experience our national treasures!
Even if you already love outdoor adventures even if the temperatures are dropping, you might avoid it if rain or snow are forecast. But there is no reason to! With gear like the 3-in-1 jacket, waterproof RainWear set, and other RainWear, plus gear designed for windy days and the harshest cold, you can tackle any weather Mother Nature throws your way! Continue Reading
Originally published on http://www.roadtripsforfamilies.com/how-to-pack-for-a-cold-weather-road-trip-layer-up