Helicopter/Glacier trek: what to wear?
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If you had another layer, and got warm, would be easy to peal off. So that would be my suggestion,
TEMSCO (initials) also should have a guide for you.
Granted, I'm from Texas but I love the cold and never wear a coat in the winter.
The second time I did this excursion, it was pushing 70° when we got off the ship. We all wore jeans, a short sleeve shirt and a rain coat. We took our hats & gloves in the vest pockets and did put the hats on for a bit on the glacier but the gloves ended up not being needed by anyone in my family.
So I'd say see what the weather is the day you are in Skagway and choose your clothing that morning, keeping in mind if you tend to get cold or warm easily.
Also, keep in mind, you can not take bags with you onto the glacier. If you're not sure when you leave the ship, you can have extra layers in a backpack, but the backpack must be stowed in a locker at TEMSCO's base.
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