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Category: Being Outdoors

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  • Best clothing to wear while skiing

    Best clothing to wear while skiing

    Heading to the slopes for a day of skiing? It is important to have the appropriate clothing to ensure warmth, dryness, and comfort. This article discusses the top 10 clothing items necessary for a successful day on the mountain, ranging from waterproof jackets to warm socks. It also explores the advantages of layering, selecting breathable…

  • What are the best hikes to do with toddlers in the UK?

    What are the best hikes to do with toddlers in the UK?

    I just went to the UK to go hiking with my family including a 2 year old toddler and some friends with kids of similar age. This article explores the top 10 best hikes to do with toddlers across the UK. From the enchanting Fairy Glen Trail in Betws-y-Coed to the majestic Giant’s Causeway in…

  • What are the best fabrics for hiking?

    What are the best fabrics for hiking?

    Choosing the right fabrics for hiking can significantly impact your outdoor adventure. There is a range of options to consider, from breathable and moisture-wicking fabrics to lightweight and durable materials. Exploring the benefits of using appropriate fabrics for hiking, popular fabrics found in outdoor gear, and how these fabrics can improve your hiking experience is…

  • How Much Does Fleece Shrink When Washed?

    How Much Does Fleece Shrink When Washed?

    Do you need to know how much your fleece will shrink when washed? If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, the answer is important. After all, it could be a deal breaker for what type of clothing you buy and wear in different weather conditions. Fleece shrinkage when washed depends on the fabric composition, quality, and washing…

  • Does Nylon Rope Stretch?

    Does Nylon Rope Stretch?

    As an outdoor and climbing enthusiast, I’m here to tell ya that yes, it does. But why and how much? Well, let me explain the ins and outs of nylon rope stretching in a bit more detail. Yes, nylon rope does stretch. It has a high degree of elasticity, which allows it to absorb shock…

  • Are Columbia  Nylon Jackets Waterproof? (How Much?)

    Are Columbia Nylon Jackets Waterproof? (How Much?)

    Nylon jackets are not inherently waterproof, but they can be water-resistant to some extent. Most modern Columbia nylon jackets can withstand a water column pressure of up to 1000mm for half an hour without problems, but the exact level of water resistance depends on the fabric’s tightness, thickness, and any additional treatments or coatings applied…

  • Can I Wear Leather Jacket In The Rain?

    Can I Wear Leather Jacket In The Rain?

    Are you considering wearing a leather jacket in the rain? You’re not alone – many of us are driven by a subconscious desire for freedom, which often leads us to seek out adventures like this. Yes, you can wear a leather jacket in the rain, but it’s essential to take proper care of it afterward.…

  • Tent Doors – How Many Doors Should A Good Tent Have?

    Tent Doors – How Many Doors Should A Good Tent Have?

    Camping is a great way to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It offers an escape into nature, allowing you to soak up all its beauty while still having some creature comforts nearby. Tent typically have doors. These doors are designed to provide easy access, ventilation, and protection from insects and…

  • Do Tents Always Come With Stakes? (It Depends…)

    Do Tents Always Come With Stakes? (It Depends…)

    Are you looking to take your next camping trip off the beaten path? Do you want to explore the great outdoors, but don’t know what gear is right for you? If so, you’re in luck! Not all tents come with stakes. It depends on the specific tent model and brand. Some tents may come with…

  • Can You Wear Wool In The Summer? (Why Would You?!)

    Can You Wear Wool In The Summer? (Why Would You?!)

    Are you looking for an alternative to your typical summer wardrobe? If so, wool could be the answer! Yes, you can wear wool in the summer, but it’s essential to choose lightweight and breathable wool fabrics like Merino wool. Opt for garments with a fine knit or weave, and consider moisture-wicking and odor-resistant properties for…