I have several different material types and camo patterns, use depending on season of the year, weather and region of the country. I do not believe there is one ADEQUATE all purpose pattern or material. Where I hunt temps vary from 80s/90s in early fall before the leaves turn to below zero and snow by season end.
Let me start by telling you the story of two Johns.
John number one went on a day hike with a couple of friends in the Cascade Mountains about an hour from Seattle. He somehow got separated from his buddies and became lost. John was dressed in casual cloths for a warm weather day hike and had nothing but a lunch with him. He spent three days in those mountains and luckily made it out to tell the story.
John number two, a friend of John number one, was much better prepared when...