The better your layer wicks, the less cold you will feel from sweat when you stop being active. Our 11 testers found the Smartwool Merino to look good on the mountain as well as back at the lodge. And I'm so glad they are a local product too. Because this layer is not as warm as others we tested, it is best suited for situations where you will not be outside for days at a time or will be in Southern California—like conditions. Fit and comfort are the most important factors. High to Low Brand Name.
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Submit a story or info about Thermal Shirts. We asked testers of varying heights and body types whether the design of the layer left any body part feeling naked. Houston Rockets Nike Modern. Another started seeing holes about halfway into a thru-hike of the PCT. It performed just as well as other wool tops we tested at wicking, warming, and keeping odors away.
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The outer fabric was silky soft, too. In our tests, because this shirt was thin with unobtrusive flatlock seams, it layered well in cooler temperatures without chafing us. Reviewers on Amazon and the Smartwool website say that the fit of the Merino is looser than other Smartwool shirts or other models of the NTS Micro , which Smartwool has sold since Like all the merino wool pieces we tried, the BodyfitZone Zone Leggings did not dry as fast as the synthetics. Bean, Patagonia, Under Armour, and Uniqlo pairs. Men's Short Sleeve Top. Uniqlo Men Heattech Tights:
Merino layers tend to not need washing as often as regular cotton clothing. Testing base layers on the GR20, a mile-long route across Corsica, France. My kids live in their Merino wool tops. The soft and stretchy fabric wicked away moisture well and felt warm and comfortable in dry conditions. I agree to the terms and conditions. Wool has much-noted antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that resist absorption of the short-chain fatty acids in sweat that cause odor.