Scoutmasters cringe at the thought of jean-clad Scouts wearing their favorite cotton sweatshirt on a rainy weekend camping trip. Remember how uncomfortable those old waffle-weave cotton long johns were? Like most of us I am happy to have my Gortex, polypro, and fleece.
Duane and Margot Lottig have rediscovered the utility and comfort of natural fibers for winter wear and offer stoutly made garments in northern Minnesota;
Our mid-Atlantic winters are comparatively mild and wet but if lived in the great white north I'd save my pennies and outfit myself in Empire Canvas.