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Battery Powered, Heated Jacket With the newly added criteria of "not more than 2 layers of something light" I began to fear there is no answer. However, your mention of strolling specifically in cities may have saved you. I think the only thing that might fit all your criteria, or at least come the closest to it, is a heated jacket. There are jackets which ...


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Wind blocking is important in cold weather. A very small breeze on skin whisks away your warm air. On the flip side, keeping a thin layer of air stationary next to you works very well. I have an old sierra designs 3 layer gore tex windparka that over the years has lost it's water repellancy. I still use it in winter, over a long sleeve polypro top. Your ...


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Question was edited to add the criteria of maximum 2 layers of something light. This invalidates the initial answers, but I am leaving this because I still think it is the proper solution to outdoor warmth. The real trick to staying warm is dressing in layers. If you put on enough layers, then you don't even need a jacket. The weather in my area is ...


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The question as you asked it is unanswerable - you supplied cold and (potentially) humid - no mention of wind or duration for outside; 10 min is very different to 1 hour, which is very very different to 1 day! I can't comment specifically on any of those jackets you linked. They are all from reputable companies that produce serious mountaineering gear and ...


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A related point that I have not noticed come up yet has less to do with the clothes you take (anything not cotton will do you fine) and more to do with what you do with them. No matter what the material, even synthetics that claim to insulate when wet, will make you cold if you are wearing them wet. The synthetic manufacturers are proud to note that their ...


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Lots of good info and advice on this thread. I will simply add that regardless of ambient temperature, get yourself a pair of DARN TOUGH SOCKS. I LOVE these socks and they come with a warranty that will knock your socks off. If there is ANY issue with the socks, send them back and they will send a brand new pair, no questions asked.


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For my few forays into such weather I have worn: Heavy merino wool socks over silk liner socks. Merino wool under my pants. For my upper body I go with layers on the outside rather than anything under my top. I will either wear my puffy vest under a light jacket, or a puffy jacket with a hood. If things get too wet the light jacket gets replaced by my ...


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To add to MichelKejzers' and Alexander's answers At 3 - 5 °C while hiking I often wear only a long-sleeve shirt or T-Shirt + thin fleece pollover, if the sun is shining or there isn't much wind or a bit later in winter you may even find me in T-Shirt only. A lot here depends on acclimatization: now being fall, I'm not yet as acclimatized to cool weather as ...


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