Men’s Hiking Base Layers

Below you will find reviews of men’s base layers for hiking. A base layer is a garment that is worn next to the skin, with or without other layers over depending on the weather (temperature, precipitation, wind). It wicks the moisture away from the skin as well as protects the skin against UV rays and surroundings. Base layers include underwear, t-shirts, long-sleeved shirts etc.

Reviews of Men’s Hiking Base Layers


The Best Merino Wool Base Layers for 2017

A base layer is one of the most vital pieces of hiking clothing as it is in direct contact with the skin and therefore significantly influences your comfort level and performance. Base layer clothing is responsible for managing moisture, protecting the skin (UV rays, chafing etc.) and maintaining the body’s natural temperature by reducing thermal… Read More »

Smartwool NTS Mid 250 Crew Top Merino Base Layer

The Best Hiking Shirts for 2017 – Short-Sleeve

As hiking, mountaineering and trekking are physically demanding activities, they require high-performance clothing that keeps you comfortable under various conditions. A hiking shirt is one of the most vital pieces of hiking clothing as it is in direct contact with your skin and therefore it highly influences the overall comfort level. This especially applies for… Read More »

Arcteryx Motus Crew SS Hiking Shirt

The Best Hiking Underwear in 2017

Underwear is probably one of the most underrated pieces of hiking apparel. Hikers and mountaineers usually spend a lot of money on other clothing, but become penny-pinching when it comes to underwear. However, we don’t think that underwear is something where you should try to save money as it is in direct contact with your… Read More »

Smartwool Hiking Underwear