Down are small, very soft feathers. In most bird species, they grow under the visible feathers as an undergarment, ensuring optimum isolation of the bird from heat and cold.
5 tips for a good night’s sleep in a tent at minus degrees and snow
Put on a backpack and some hiking boots and set off to foreign places?
Not quite: Route planning is definitely part of a long distance hike! Unfortunately, the planning of the route is a true abomination to many hikers.
When buying a raincoat or a tent, you should always keep an eye on the label. Here you can find information about the so-called “water column”.
The Gore-Tex membrane is one of the best-known membranes in outdoor clothing. It is now used in raincoats, trousers and hiking boots. According to manufacturers, the products are windproof, waterproof and breathable.