Tips on appropriate dress for cold weather
- Wear several layers, the layer of air between each piece of clothing acts as extra insulation.
- Wear clothing that insulates, shields and breathes. Wool and polypropylene are good insulators.
- Outer layers should be wind and waterproof.
- Wear wool socks and well-fitting waterproof boots.
- Wear a hat to prevent heat loss.
- In most cases, mittens are warmer than gloves.
- In extreme cold, cover all areas of exposed skin.