Antarctic Life

A frozen outlook on life on the ice

Wednesday Walkaround Week 3: Clothing Layering

Halley VI, Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica 75°36'36"S 26°16'14"W

Temperature: -18.6°C

Wind Speed: 14 kts ENE

Now that winter has started to set in properly, I thought I would share with everyone how I personally dress for going outside. Everyone on station does things slightly differently, however I have found for me, the classic layering system works best for my own personal comfort.

Some of the kit is BAS issued (Baffin's, down jacket, Paramo smock, gloves and all 8000m gear), however most are my own.

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