/ Warm and rainproof gear for babies
Can anybody recommend a good place to look / good brands for babies?
Tried some jackets from Patagonia outlet and found the arms way too long and the body quite shortunately unfort...
We had a regatta as above while she wasn't moving about too much. Just layered it with fleece/jumpers underneath.
She's now got a columbia two piece and I can't fault it. Friends have recommended spotty otter stuff but I've not used them myself.
How are you carrying him? I'd definitely recommend a rain cover for your carrier too.
They do excellent waterproof mitts as well.
I know you have salopettes but we have a £10 pair from aldi - very good quality, worth checking out if you need some.
We've had waterproof suits from Regatta and High Gear - both seem to work well at keeping wind and water out. For warmth, I think the two best suits we've had have been from Columbia - one fleece one and one down one. Both kept the kids toasty.
Thanks for the replies everyone!
Have a look at this website, http://www.littletrekkers.co.uk/shop/index.php/browse/5b48623f80e13839a635d74e3ac3ccf3
My daughter has a waterproof, fleece lined, down suit that as you can imagen is very warm and it was perfect when I carried her in a child carrier. It's made by Spotty Otter, I think their product line is very good and I have now bought her the fleece line salopets.
Regatta waterproof layer, over a Columbia fleece all in one, over normal clothes, over merino base layer (also very useful as a base layer at night when camping), with gloves and Stonz booties, quite often with the rain cover up on the carrier too to keep the wind off. Oh, and a balaclava!
Can find out where we got the merino from if you like, it's pricey (well, less than most of my kit!) but excellent.
Yes, where did you get the Merino stuff for? That sounds great.
And how old was your little one when you first took them camping?
We spent a week in the south of France in a cabin, but ever other night was under cavas, she was absoulutly fine and only 6 months old.
I also bought her some ice breaker and Kathmandu mareno base layers, they are fantastic, however I bought them from New Zealand so may be a little harder to find.
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