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Base Layers, Wicking, and Backpacking (Member Q&A)
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Learn how to choose a base layer for backpacking, base layer material performance differences, and how base layers impact moisture transfer in the broader context of a clothing system.

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Do moisture-wicking fabrics work?
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Moisture-wicking fabrics (base layers and underwear) are designed to move sweat away from the skin. In this study, we test if Polartec and other base layer fabrics meet manufacturer claims.

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Montbell Merino Wool Plus Action Zip Neck Men’s M
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MERINO WOOL PLUS ACTION ZIP NECK MEN’S Size: Medium Whether the adventure is measured in hours, days, or weeks for seasoned backcountry traveler’s reliable clothing must be versatile, durable, and…

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Arc’Teryx Grid Fleece Pullover Mens Sm
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Arc’Teryx Grid Fleece Pullover in size mens small. Forget the actual model name. Similar in weight to a Patagonia R1, maybe a bit thinner. Very small hole near cuff on…

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Brynje Unisex Super Thermo (Merino) Shirt
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Gear reviews from our staff and members, buy/sell used, shopping tools, and more about the Brynje Super Thermo Merino Shirt.

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Rab men’s Pulse hoodie sz small
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Rab men’s pulse sun hoodie, size small. Worn twice. No stink or stains. + 5 bucks for shipping.

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Patagonia base layers, black & orange
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Black Patagonia R1 with small Polartec grid. Zip neck.  I’d say this is a medium weight top. Men’s Medium. Very good to excellent condition. $45 Orange Patagonia capilene. Feels slightly…

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Patagonia R1 Womens Small
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Patagonia R1 hoodie. Womens Small black. Bought this piece a year or so ago but have only worn it once or twice. Like new condition. $70 shipped (within continental US)

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REI Coop women’s base layer pants small
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100% polyester base layer pants by REI Coop. Women’s Small. Like new. You pay postage.

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