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Who has not felt cold in a Milsim or even a standard game? Or, on the contrary, who has not experienced extreme heat while wearing a vest, helmet and other equipment?

Although it may seem silly, the layers of clothes, their order, function and use is a very useful and valuable tool to avoid making basic mistakes such as extreme heat exposure where you end up soaking all the clothes with sweat, or having a bad time feeling too cold or having wet feet.


Today the theory of the three layers is very well-known: an inner or base layer, an mid layer, and a shell layer, which, when combined, provide a comfortable feeling in any climate. It is true that its use depends on several factors.

First, that the apparent temperature varies a great deal whether we are standing or if we are doing any activity. Also, the weather, temperature and humidity. And finally, each person has a different “thermostat”.

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There are different options within each layer. There are light, medium and heavy weights. And although each layer has its specific function, depending on the situation, it may be good to take these options into account since they greatly increase the range of possibilities to be able to dress properly in any part of the world with any climatic condition.

From this range of possibilities the famous "Levels" of clothing are born. Seven of which are best known and used (although there are already up to nine): Light layer 1, Heavy layer 1, Light layer 2, Heavy layer 2, Light layer 3, Mid layer 3 and Heavy layer 3.

Read full article: http://www.020mag.com/magazine/mobile/28/page/8