REI is actively reviewing its policies and procedures per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidance for COVID-19.
As we have since the start of the pandemic, we’ll continue to prioritize the health and safety of our employees, customers and communities.
I am travelling to Lapland on February and I am getting some clothing I need (I live in a warm weather place). I have base layer pants and rain pants already, and I want to buy a pair of pants for mid-layer. Following your guide (https://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/layering-basics.html) I see that you recommend the Patagonia Mahnya Fleece Pants as insulated layer. Why I am afraid of, is because these pants are made of cotton mainly... could the excess of heat evacuation could be a problem here?
Sorry, either you cannot reply to this topic or you have not verified your email address by clicking on the verification link in the email we sent you when you registered. If you did not receive an email from us, or need us to resend it, please visit your User Profile page.
Although the Patagonia Mahnya Fleece pants would be a great option for a warm and dry climate, as cotton is lightweight, breathable, and soaks up sweat, allowing heat to escape the body and for you to stay cool, we would not recommend this pant as a mid-layer for cold/wet locations (which Lapland will likely be in February).
Instead, we would recommend that you consider something made mostly of synthetic materials, such as: