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Extreme comfort; Gear conquers elements

Outdoor wear at Eastern Mountain Sports offers such features as a fleece-insulating middle layer with an outer shell that resists the wind and rain. Much of the apparel combines natural and synthetic fibers. Outdoor wear at Eastern Mountain Sports offers such features as a fleece-insulating middle layer with an outer shell that resists the wind and rain. Much of the apparel combines natural and synthetic fibers. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
By Cindy Atoji
Globe Correspondent / January 20, 2008

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New fabric technologies, yarn selection, and construction techniques have created high-tech outdoor apparel that seems to be a chemical reaction between science and fashion. (Full article: 487 words)

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