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08 Apr 17 // Q&A
Staying dry when wet
Hi TomerThe original softshell idea was modelled on what the Inuits wore for centuries, being a sort of synthetic animal skin, the pile being the fur that holds the warmth both wet and dry, and the outer shell or membrane being the skin that blocks the wind and snow. By having this single layer, no base, mid and shell, they could dump heat quickly, and so avoid sweat build up (sweat being.....