But if you are in the northern half of the country, chances are you are still wearing winter coats and boots and planning your move south. While you plan that move, keep yourself warm with our list of the best thermal underwear for women. You might be asking yourself why you need thermal underwear. Thermal underwear is key to staying warm because it allows you to layer. For cold mornings, you can layer your clothes and outerwear over top of it, and then ditch some of that as the day gets warmer or as you are more active.
Mastering the Art of the Thru-Hike. Naomi Hudetz In addition, I interviewed Justin Lichter and Shawn Forry , the first and only people to hike the 2,mile Pacific Crest Trail in the winter, and pioneers of several 1,plus-mile treks in places like New Zealand and the Himalayas. In the offseason, Lichter is a ski patroller and Forry is an associate director for Outward Bound. I also spoke with Alli Noland, who has worked for almost a dozen base-layer companies, including the heavy hitters.