The following examples are purely ideas for how to layer in different types of weather. By no means should any participant have to purchase extensive gear to handle the weather. They should just follow the examples based on their clothing options at home, so they are prepared for their experience in August. Our number one recommendation is to wear quick-dry fabric, and stay away from cotton clothes!

Warm Hiking

Warm Hiking Layer

Colder Hiking

Colder Hiking Layer

Rain Hiking (No umbrella)

Rain Hiking Layer

Sleeping Layer (depends on if you are a warm or cold person)

Sleeping Layer

Source credit: Erik the Black's BackpackingBlog

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