23. LAYER 3 - OUTER LAYER LAYER 3 - OUTER LAYER

LAYER 3 CLOTHING IS YOUR SHIELD AGAINST THE ELEMENTS AND PROVIDES COMFORT AND PERFORMANCE NO MATTER THE CONDITIONS. THIS OUTERMOST LAYER PROTECTS AGAINST RAIN, WIND AND COLD. AT THE SAME TIME IT ALLOWS SURPLUS HEAT AND MOISTURE FROM THE LAYERS UNDERNEATH TO CONTINUE ITS WAY FROM THE BODY INTO THE OUTSIDE WORLD.

Shell wear is the third or outer layer of clothing you wear. It is designed to be worn over the base and/or mid layer. For optimal performance and comfort, it should be roomy enough to fit over the other layers and not restrict your movement. Outer layer garments come in a variety of fabrics with multiple purposes.