Originally Posted by Just Jeff
I doubt sil gives much more wind protection than breathable DWR. DWR is pretty hard to blow through even in a concentrated area, so I bet not much wind gets through. Windsuits are made from DWR.
Having an extra layer of material with an air gap between that layer and your insulation will make you much warmer, too. Like a hammock sock.
I agree. I had just recalled my layering of clothes and thought....noone really uses silnylon as an outer shell.....