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M Just Say No To Wicking: Non-Traditional Base Layers Based on a Next-to-Skin Fishnet Model

by Ryan Jordan and Mike Martin

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Article Summary:

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.

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