Kassondra Cloos

Kassondra Cloos

Freelance writer & editor / Co-founder of Adventures in Wikipedia / Boulder, Colorado

Cotopaxi's Libre Sweater Doesn't Stink

Cotopaxi's Libre Sweater Doesn't Stink

You’ve no doubt heard of all the benefits merino wool has to offer, and you can likely recite them from memory. You’ve probably even have merino socks or baselayers in your closet. But llama wool? That’s not something you see every day.

Cotopaxi’s Libre Sweater has three key features that set it apart from other wool midlayers: First, it’s made entirely of llama wool. Second, it has wide perforations on the back, which open enough that whatever you are (or aren’t) wearing underneath shows through. And third, Cotopaxi actively discourages washing it.

Read the full story at Gear Institute.

Gifts for Hikers & Campers

Gifts for Hikers & Campers

Innovative Ways to Make Your Home More Sustainable

Innovative Ways to Make Your Home More Sustainable