Dress Right for the Liberty Bowl this Weekend

This weekend’s
forecast is a high of 69 with rain. How do you avoid missing
the Georgia versus UCF due to poor weather conditions? You dress
appropriately. Layering is the key in this type of
weather. There are many different combination you can go by,
but here are a couple of suggestions.

  1. First
    Layer: A silkweight base layer like Capilene 1 would be ideal to keep you
    warm enough and still wick any sweat that might accumulate during
    your cheering frenzies.
  2. Second Layer: A light
    fleece can be highly beneficial in a situation where it isn’t
    freezing cold, but you will be doing a lot of standing or
    sitting. It is good to have a jacket that will be well
    fitted, like the Patagonia R2 jacket for Men and
    Women. This jacket is lightweight and not bulky, but still
    offers up a good amount of warmth. Another option is the North Face Pumori jacket. It is
    a very basic, but warm fleece jacket with an excellent price point
    ($99).
  3. Third Layer: A lightweight rain
    shell and pants (your team’s colors preferably) is a must in stormy
    weather, where the temperature is around the 60’s. You won’t
    want something that will weigh you down, so a thin shell will
    protect you from the rain and not get in your way. Make sure
    the hood is adjustable, so you have your peripheral view. We
    have several different lightweight rain shells for this very
    purpose. Try the North Face Venture Jacket or the Mountain Hardwear Cohesion
    Jacket
    . You can also refer to our previous blog on
    Lightweight
    rain shell options
    .

Other
necessities: – Socks: Standing
around doesn’t give your feet a good chance to warm up, especially
when it is raining. Whether you are going to wear a gore-tex
hiking boot or just rubber rain boots, you will need a nice, warm
sock nestled in your shoes. We suggest a Smartwool sock, medium cushion
hiking. This way your sock will dry quickly if you do get it
wet, but it will still retain its warming abilities.
– Hat: The wind can whip
around the Liberty Bowl pretty fiercely, so whether you are cold
natured or naturally warm, you will still need a hat that covers
your ears. You lose most of your body heat through the top of
your head. Keep it in with a wool or fleece hat.
– Have they created a special
umbrella for nachos yet? Have fun and Go your team name
here
Go!

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