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Keeping Dry - What Fabric Works Best For Those Rainy Days?

If you love the outdoors, you don’t want rainy days to stand in your way. However, you also don’t want to burden yourself down with heavy clothing in a bid to stay dry, nor do you want to end up saturated with wet. So how do you decide on the best fabrics for those rainy days? This article will help you to narrow down the choices. Fabric Qualities The first thing to look at should be the qualities of the fabric. You’ll want something that is breathable to help regulate your temperature and prevent moisture from building. Next, look for fabrics that are waterproof or water resistant to give you some protection from the rain. Finally, you’ll also want clothing...

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Alpacas!

Although they are native to South America, the alpaca is now domesticated in numerous countries throughout the world. This includes America, where alpaca farming was once a boom industry largely because of their fiber. However, these cute, cuddly animals aren’t just famous for their wool. They have a long history and their fleece was once revered among royalty. If you are curious about these fascinating animals, here are seven facts you don’t know about alpacas. Alpaca Was Once Only Fit For Royalty You might be aware of the luxurious nature of alpaca fiber, but you may not know that it was once considered the ‘Fiber of the Gods’; the term originated from the Incas in Peru. Back then, alpaca was...

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3 Awesome Books For Researching Your Next Camping Adventure

Every year, millions of people in the U.S. head off on a camping trip. If you’re one of those people who enjoy indulging their passion for the outdoors life, you’ll know it pays to be prepared. Regular campers should already know the basics they need to take and the type of clothing they need to pack. They’ll also have a good idea of the conditions they can expect. However, if you’re new to camping or you’re planning on a larger, more demanding camping/hiking trip, taking the time to research by reading some of the many camping/hiking books on the market can be hugely beneficial. By researching ahead of time, you can gain the maximum enjoyment from your trip. To help you...

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