Country Walking Magazine (UK) - - Advice -

Win­ter is, as they say in a cer­tain TV se­ries, com­ing. For the fairer-weather walker, that can mean the boots go away in the cup­board with only a dream of spring to sus­tain them. But we say no. Have no fear. Stay out. Be­cause with the right knowl­edge and a lit­tle bit of adapt­able kit (at less ex­pense than you might think), the chill of win­ter is noth­ing to be scared of. In fact it might even yield the very best walks of your life.

So in this spe­cial guide, we’ll ex­plore the science of stay­ing warm. We’ll look at what hap­pens to your body when it’s cold and how you can help it ad­just and adapt. And we’ll ex­plain how a lit­tle bit of the right gear will take over where your body’s own fan­tas­tic mech­a­nisms leave off. Give it a read, and you may just agree that the best is yet to come…

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