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Survival clothing reviews and survival clothing for extreme environments, boots, hats, wool gloves, wool sweaters, coats, pants, wool socks, and other accessories.

Warm feet are part of any winter activity.

Five tips for keeping your feet warm in cold weather

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If you’re outside in cold weather, your feet may get cold. These tips may help them stay warm.

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Peter Kummerfeldt: Dress to survive in extreme wilderness conditions

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Your first line of defense against hypothermia is your clothing. Make the right choices to survive

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Review: Merrell Capra Rapid Hiking Water Shoe

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Here’s a solid shoe designed for the canoeist, kayaker or anyone who does a lot of water activities, and who might need to portage.

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These flip-flops, river sandals and running/trekking shoes may all work as camp shoes.

Check out these five top choices for camp shoes

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Your camp shoes allow you to take off those heavy, hot boots you walked in all day. But you don’t want just any pair of shoes. Here are five choices.

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The Dechstein 100 percent wool mittens, sweater and socks are durable, effective choices for cold weather wear.

Five reasons to try wool socks for summer hiking comfort

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It may seem counter intuitive, but the best socks for hot summer hiking may be wool.

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Gaiters are an integral part of snowshoeing equipment.

Gaiters | Five tips to choose the best pair for any conditions

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Low cut, ankle-high or ten-to-18-inch boots? Before you invest in some expensive footwear, give some thought to gaiters.

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Hand spun wool yarn

Five wool clothing tips to keep you from itching

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Can’t wear wool because it makes you itch? Here are some things to consider before you give up on the natural fiber.

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Wool is a natural for cold weather clothing.

Wonderful wool | Check out the reader feedback!

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Here are some of the comments we recently got after publication of “Five reasons to get a wool pullover sweater for wilderness survival.”

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Search and Rescue personnel are out in all sorts of bad weather

Stuff that works | Five reasons to get a wool, pullover sweater for wilderness survival

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The Vikings, Scandinavians, Celts and Northern Europeans got it right when it came to staying warm. They relied heavily on wool and you should consider it for part of your winter wear.

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Hillsound Trail Crampons can be used successfully in urban setting as well as in the mountains.

Hillsound Trail Crampons | Try these so you won’t slip on icy surfaces

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More of us will shovel driveways and sidewalks than traverse glaciers and Himalayan trails. This product can help you do both safely. by Leon Pantenburg Hillsound supplied this product. I was not paid to do this review. Bend, Oregon – I awoke to 14 inches of new snow, and I’m not going anywhere until the driveway gets shoveled. So what…

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