I'm not sure which category this thread is best suited for, so if the moderators want to move it, as always, they have my blessing to do so. Now that cooler weather is upon us in my region, with Winter right around the corner, my thoughts are turning to cold weather clothing. I spend most of my weekend days outside, at least several hours at a time, but this could easily be translated to a G.O.O.D. scenario lasting much longer. We all know to dress in layers, and cotton is worthless when it gets wet. Specifically, what do you wear when you are out in the cold? I know Uncle Joe's occupation is outdoor based. I'm sure there are others. Sailaway is due to be arrested for shoveling snow any day now. (sorry man-couldn't help it. ) I have a work issued heavy duty Carhartt coat and bib overalls (both quilted) and my own lighter Carhartt jacket, all of which are very water resistant. Under these I will typically layer sweat pants and/or jeans, Tshirt, flannel shirt or sweatshirt. I have lots of lined and unlined leather work golves, so when I get a pair wet I just change them out for dry ones. I usually just wear regular socks, but I have some outdoor heavy duty winter socks. I have several pair of good quality leather work boots. I top it all off with my rabbit fur lined Mad Bomber hat. My weakness is that most of my under layers are cotton. Since I now fit into normal clothes I want to find some better materials for these layers. You never know when a quick trip to the store could turn into your sliding off the road and not being found for days so it's best to keep blankets, extra clothes, etc in your vehicle. How much do you carry? I have historically lacked in this area but am planning change for this season. I also carry a hatchet and a couple bic lighters to start a fire/gather kindling and wood in a pinch. It gets cold in PA but I know many if not most of you live in MUCH colder areas than I do. Thanks for any input.