breathable base layer


Polyester vs. Merino Wool: Which material is better for sportswear?

Polyester is the most widely used material for sportswear. However, Merino wool is due to its multiple benefits also becoming increasingly used for sports apparel. Therefore, many outdoor enthusiasts and athletes are in doubt which material to choose. It’s indeed hard to say which one is better as both materials have advantages and disadvantages. For… Read More »

Polyester Vs. Merino Wool: Left Icebreaker Merino t-shirt, right Under Armour polyester t-shirt

The Best Merino Wool Base Layers of 2018

A base layer is one of the most vital pieces of hiking clothing because it is in direct contact with your skin and thus has a big impact on 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… Read More »

Smartwool NTS Mid 250 Crew Top Merino Base Layer