high-tech materials—aerogel, cuben fiber, and waterproof down—have
recently begun appearing in a growing array of tents, shelters,
footwear, sleeping bags, jackets, and more. Incredibly lightweight,
warm, and durable, they have the potential to revolutionize outdoor
clothing and equipment in the coming years. But will it happen anytime
This column originally appeared in the February online edition of AMC Outdoors. You can read the full story here.
“Equipped” is an AMC Outdoors blog, written by Matt Heid.
(Photograph courtesy Sierra Designs)
Labels: Down, Shelters, Tents