11/12/2013 | by Sam Oetiker
hide or disguise the presence of (a person, animal, or object) by means of camouflage: “the camo wearing snowboarder was camouflaged by snow covered pine needles and branches from trees”
Camouflage, or camo, as it’s often abbreviated to, is a word that describes the concealment of an object against it’s background. Camouflage can be achieved in a bunch of different ways, and there are entire scientific papers dedicated to the field. Thankfully for you lot, we won’t bore you with any of that.
While the army use camo to avoid getting blown to smithereens and loads of animals have evolved it to avoid becoming lunch for other animals, in the last couple of seasons, as the neon fad has slowly petered out, camo and muted colours in general have re-emerged as staples in snowboard outerwear.
Now, rather than just pick out a load of camo jackets that we liked the look of, we thought we’d test out each one’s camouflage properties by attempting to hide them from you.
Some clearly work better than others (but that’s probably just the result of our crappy photoshop skills)…