In the most simple of terms…we don’t want to become sick, or die, from exposure. We have to be concerned about both hypothermia (cold exposure) and hyperthermia (heat exposure) in emergency, disaster, or grid-down situations because you can die pretty dang quickly from exposure. And this is true whether it is winter or summer.
The best way to present my concept of protection from the elements is expressed in layers of protection.
First up – clothing
Yup, nothing fancy, no special piece of gear or equipment, just clothing. But, this is…
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