M Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model
by Ryan Jordan and Mike Martin
An online subscription ("Premium Membership") is required to view this article.
Not yet a Premium Member? Subscribe now.
Already a Premium Member? Please login using the form to the right.
Not ready to become a member, but need the article? Buy access to just this article.
Fishnet, or "string" base layer fabrics (as they are sometimes referred to) differ from traditional base layer fabrics primarily by the presence of large voids (holes) in the fabric created by the nature of their string-knitted construction.
The purpose of this article is to present some basis for performance differences between traditional and fishnet base layers in high-output outdoor performance activities, including of course, backpacking.
- Introduction and Scope
- The Traditional Model of Moisture Management
- The Fishnet Model of Moisture Management
- Examples of Clothing Systems Using Fishnet Base Layers
- Authors' Anecdotes
- Suppliers & Authors' Comments
# WORDS: 4320
# PHOTOS: 2
Buy Access to This Article
If you do not want to subscribe and get access to all BPL articles, you may instead opt to buy this single article: "Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model"