How to Layer for Weather in Arizona


Layer for Weather in AZ

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During the beautiful fall months in Arizona weather can be unpredictable. Days are warm, nights can be cold and breezes and rain can come out of seemingly nowhere fast. Taking a layer or 2 can make all the difference for a safe and enjoyable hike. Consider that most hypothermia happens above 40 degrees Fahrenheit because people are not prepared when the weather is so nice.

For multi-function, it’s hard to beat a light hooded rain jacket that rolls up small for your pack. If you are doing overnight backpacking a few more lightweight options can keep you cozy for any weather. Take the basics and check the weather reports so you are prepared.


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