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Winter Clothing

Winter is a great time of the year to have fun in the great outdoors. But to enjoy winter you must dress for the weather.

Here are some tips:

  • Wear clothes that are warm enough for the outside temperature. Exposure to the cold can be hazardous or even life-threatening.
  • Check the weather forecast and wind chill before going outside and keep your body well covered. Wear mitts/gloves, hats and waterproof boots that fit well to prevent frostnip or frostbite (freezing of the skin caused by prolonged exposure to cold). 
  • Wear layers of winter clothing; several thin layers keep you warmer than one thick layer of clothing.
  • Wear windproof and waterproof outer layers and a hat to prevent heat loss from your head.
  • Remove wet clothing or footwear immediately. Hypothermia can be caused by too little clothing and/or wet clothing. 
  • Wear sunscreen (Sun Safety Page)  even in winter. The sun’s rays can still be harmful.

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Updated Feb 23, 2016