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M Clothing and Sleep Systems for Mountain Hiking, 1st Edition (August 2002)

by Ryan Jordan, Jim Nelson, and Alan Dixon

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"One of the most difficult challenges for a backpacker is selecting clothing, shelter, and sleeping gear to maintain comfort in potentially dramatic climatic conditions whilst minimizing weight...We make no apologies in this series for challenging some of the biggest lies of marketing mantra in the outdoor trade industry." Clothing and Sleep Systems for Mountain Hiking covers base layers, wind shirts, raingear, insulating garments, and sleep systems, with the goal of advancing an integrated system having a rational basis for selection. (12,000+ words)

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