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Clothing and Outdoor wear for Lakeland walking WALKING - Clothing, Footwear & Equipment


In this section various items will be mentioned concerning clothing and footwear with an overall view with the principles behind it. There will be no mentioned of any particular brand or model, but at the bottom of this article their will be links to various companies and shops.

It is worth mentioning that reading magazines that specializes in outdoor activities will have articles discussing certain sections and what they feel is the best item within that section, value for money and what to look for, this make's it a good area to look and compare and help you in your decision.

Having the best gear and having the most expensive items with all the latest innovation is not going to keep you safe in the mountains and the hills. What is most important -- it is the how, when and why of their use that matters.

Behind mountain safety, you must understand the basic concepts other words it is not what you wear which is important so much as the understanding of why you wear it. The clothing that you wear and carry with you may have to protect you from a wide variety of weather conditions during the same outing and maybe being away for a few days.

The main function of clothing is to maintain the temperature within the inner body and also to protect the outer body and particular the extremities, from extremes of temperature. The clothing is to protect us from the cold and the wet being the most important two factors which will help the body from becoming hypothermic [hypothermia] but clothing can also protects us from cuts and abrasions, etc.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW:

Walking Boots
Walking Socks
Gloves and Mittens
Walking Hats

 

Disclaimer - Climbing, Fell Walking, Mountaineering, Cycling, Mountain Biking, Watersports and other Activities can be extremely dangerous and can result in permanent disability or even loss of life. Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own involvement and Lake District Let's Go can not be held responsible. Always seek advice and information.

 

 

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