Waterproof clothes are designed to extend the hunting experience when hunting in wet conditions by keeping the body as dry and comfortable as possible. In dry weather, this type of clothing has more or less the opposite effect – especially if there is physical activity involved.
Keeping the body dry during physical activity such as hunting is not only a question of keeping the rain out. It is equally important to let perspiration away from the body. Waterproof clothes able to keep the rain out and let moist and excessive body heat out are called “breathable.”
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