Underwear





For girl campers the light-weight, pure-woollen underwear is best,

especially if you locate in the mountains, or the Canadian or Maine

forests. On cold days two light-weight union garments are warmer than

one of heavy weight. Wool is never clammy and cold, it absorbs

perspiration and when on the trail prevents the chilly feeling often

experienced when halting for a rest in the forest.



Union garments may be obtained in a variety of weights, and a one-piece

suit is the only garment necessary to wear under bloomers and middy when

at camp.



Leave corsets at home, they have no place in the outdoor life, and you

will be freer if you discard the dress skirt when at camp and on the

trail. Have your muscles free, be able to take in long, deep breaths, to

move readily all portions of your body, and not be hampered in any way

by ill-fitting, uncomfortable clothing. There must be unrestricted

freedom of arms and limbs for a girl to be able to use them easily in

climbing mountains or hills, scrambling over fallen trees, sliding over

rocks, jumping from stone to stone, or from root to half-sunken log on

wet trails of the forest.





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