Ok, it’s Frank here. I don’t usually hike in anything but shorts, no matter what the season.
I don’t walk in a skirt and neither does Sue. We’ve never found a good reason until a few days ago.
We came across an article at Dressed in Dirt. This excellent site, subtitled the tips and tales of a female backpacker is run by Adelaide Brown. Adelaide is a writer currently living in Portland, OR, she runs the Portland Women’s Outdoor Club and has done “a good bit of travel” including a few months on the Appalachian Trail.
Anyway, back to the story, what is the big advantage of wearing a shirt hiking? Drumroll……