Dressing for the Outdoors
Layers form a tiny microclimate around your body that can be adapted to moisture, wind, temperature, and exertion.
What's the secret to staying warm and comfortable in the outdoors? Clothes layering. Find out about base, mid, and outer layers.
Whether you're racing summit to summit or jogging in the woods behind your house, wearing the right trail running clothes can definitely sweeten the view and ease the pain.
Wool is nature's thermal fabric. Find out how it keeps you warm even when wet, and how wearing wool can mean doing less laundry.
Insulated clothing has a higher warmth-to-weight ratio than a multi-layer system and is less restrictive for active use. Warmth is provided by down or synthetic fills.
Rip, ride, or roam without feeling wet, bundled, or weighed down. Technical fabrics are designed for active people in all kinds of weather.
Whether you're travelling fast and light on a high ridge top, or low and wet in a brush-filled gully, or merely strolling along a city street on a blustery day, there's a waterproof-breathable jacket that will fit the bill.
MEC designs rainwear to protect you from every wet and rainy situation, whether it's climbing in light drizzle or hiking in a driving, persistent deluge.