Backpackers Tokyo

Podcast Episode November 9, 2021

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Summary

In this SKILLS SHORT, Andrew and Ryan chat about layers that don’t quite fit into the traditional three-layer system.

fishnet shirt laying on a wood porch Brynje fishnet base layer shirt.

Outline

  • What attracted Ryan to explore untraditional layers?
  • fishnet baselayers – Brynje
  • innovative insulation-only mid-layers – Senchi Designs
  • double-layer toe-sock systems – Injinji
  • neck gaiters: extra-long and extra-short – Buff and Smartwool
  • unconventional rainwear ventilation – Paramo Velez Adventure Smock and Buffalo Teclite Shirt
  • wrap up – experiment with your layers and play around outside of the conventional wisdom

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    • Written by:  Chris Cunningham and Ryan Jordan
    • Performed by: Chris Cunningham (acoustic guitar, lead and harmony vocals, harmonica),  Chad Langford (upright bass), and  Tom Murphy (mandolin).
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