Category Archives: Base Layers

Icebreaker Merino Wool clothing – Spring/Summer 2016

An increasing number of runners, hikers and active travellers are using merino wool while exercising and when you first use this clothing it’s easy to see why. Devotees appreciate its warmth-to-weight ratio, soft feel and environmental sustainability, however it’s worth noting that not all merino is sourced ethically, with some still utilising the barbaric practice of ‘Mulesing’ - “where farmers painfully carve or clip chunks of flesh from lambs’ backsides.” Seriously, don’t Google the term to find out more as some of the photos I came across while researching ‘merino wool’ left me feeling physically and emotionally sick, and it’s inconceivable that companies still…

Tribesports 2015/2016 Winter Clothing Range

Tribesports launched on Kickstarter, the crowd-funding website, back in August 2013 describing themselves as “The world’s first community-powered sportswear range [offering] premium quality at up to 40% cheaper than leading sports brands”. After raising £119,458 in 30 days from 1,818 backers, they’ve grown into an excellent and popular clothing brand, online presence and community with a website featuring an informative blog and a huge community formed of ‘Tribes’ in which members can debate, discuss and share training tips and running advice. Although still relatively new to the market, Tribesports are growing fast and recently took over as the official…

Helly Hansen WARM FREEZE 1/2 ZIP

They Say – The best wool baselayer on the market. Combining the unique Lifa® fiber technology next to skin to keep you dry, with a premium merino wool exterior with superior insulating and wicking properties. Features HH®Warm 215g/m² 1/2 zip opening Flatlock stitching Alergy neutral Non itch Pure merino wool Lifa® Stay Dry technology To discover more, please visit http://shop.hellyhansen.com/gb/item/hhwarm-freeze-1-2-zip-48852/?t_type=src&COLOR=990%20BLACK&t_type=cat We Say – Helly Hansen always make brilliant gear and that’s one of the reasons we at Trek and Run review them such a lot (I’m personally outdoors running or hiking…

Helly Hansen Warm FZ Hoodie & Beanie

They Say - FUSE LIFA STAY DRY TECHNOLOGY WITH MERINO WOOL IN A HOODY STYLE & YOU HAVE THE ONLY LAYER YOU WILL NEED THIS SEASON. HH®Warm is a 2-layer construction combining Lifa® Stay Dry Technology and 100% pure merino wool, making it the ideal baselayer for all activities in cold weather. Staying dry is important to stay warm and comfortable. In addition, this baselayer is constructed with the unique Lifa®Flow technology. Lifa®Flow delivers superquick drying next to skin. It moves moisture away from your skin faster than other baselayer technologies…

F-Lite Ultralight 70 T-Shirt for men

They Say - The Lightest Performance Base Layer in the World! We’ve combined all our experience from amateur and world class sport together with our continuous dialogue with customers and athletes from all types of sport – analysed it and have found: The market wants LIGHTWEIGHT! With UL70 we are probably offering the lightest base layer in the world – even lighter than a granola bar! Features Ultra lightweight t-shirt with u-neck (70g/m²) Comfortable fit Seamless Antistatic Highly breathable Comfortable and dry against your skin Keeps the body cool on hot days…

Kora ShoLa Yak Wool Baselayer

They Say - The koraâ„¢ ShoLa Zip is the perfect companion every day in the mountains, and on any expedition or trek. The soft handle and excellent wicking properties make it comfortable for long periods of time, and the natural properties of the yak wool make it excellent for regulating your body temperature. It’s your every day first line of defence. Sho’La is the name of a high mountain pass on the kora of Kawa Karpo. It is the last pass on the way from Yunnan Province into the Tibet Autonomous…

SPIRO CLOTHING S252X UNISEX COMPRESSION BODYFIT LONG SLEEVE BASE LAYER

They Say  Anti slide elbow grips Mesh side panels for extra ventilation Unisex fit Flat Lock seam stitching contrast colour Designed to be worn next to skin for Oscillation Muscle support Four way stretch for enhanced movement Body hugging contour fit Cover stitch seam to prevent skin chafe COOL-Dry® performance fabric fast moisture wicking control keeps skin cool & comfortable Contour fit to support muscles and reduce bulk Lightweight Breathable contour fit panels Quick drying Reflecting SPIRO print logo lower Right side Printed Inner neck labels We Say – Not…

Odlo Thermal Long Sleeve Crew Neck Underwear & Long Pants

They Say - ORIGINAL WARMTH FOR ALL THE FAMILY With the cold weather drawing in, ODLO’s collection of warm original base layers are perfect for keeping the whole family warm this winter. Designed for all ages, the long sleeved crew neck top has been created to strike the right balance between technical performance and style. Part of ODLO’s Warm Originals collection, it is a highly functional piece of sports underwear with good thermal insulation, flat seams and a soft, fleecy brushed inside for superior comfort. Not only does the material provide excellent moisture management by swiftly…

Helly Hansen Dry Stripe Crew

Dry Stripe Crew They Say - The original technical baselayer, the Lifa white stripes are recognised by professionals, core athletes and enthusiasts around the world. Designed for all sports all year. We Say - I had 2 of these base layers, a blue and a black. The black top didn’t stay with me long after I arrived in Canada, my girlfriend nicked that straight away. She found it comfy, stylish and it showed her figure off well. I liked these tops for their looks as well, but also because they do the…

Helly Hansen Women’s Pace LS 1/2 ZIP

They Say – A performance packed women`s athletic long sleeved jersey with advanced dry fibre and air circulation features. HH® Cool with Lifa® Stay Dry Technology pulls excess heat and sweat away from skin for long term dryness. We Say – I have worn this top around England during the colder and more rainy spring days as part of an general tourism/everyday walking outfit using other layers. It’s a great top to layer with as it is light and airy, and also wicks away sweat so you don’t feel weighed down, wet…