Science party participants are generally responsible for their own cold weather clothing. Fabrics to consider are Polar Plus Fleece, Polypropylene, Capilene, wool, and silk. Avoid cotton fabrics and jeans for remote field site use. Keep in mind that rain is a normal weather condition in Alaska. Be aware that during the summer months (May through September) the temperature range can fluctuate between 10 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit depending upon the location.
Recommended Cold Weather Gear:
Recommended Personal Gear:
Please contact the Alaska office (Alaska at Polarfield.com) for further information.
Pictured above: A researcher adjusts his cold weather gear. Photo by Jason Beringer. Don't forget the DEET!