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Winter Baselayers

A winter baselayer should be warm, but still breathable. A high zipped neck and long hem are also essential. In this group test we've trialled winter weight baselayers from a number of leading brands.

Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Mammut Trovat Power Wool Base Layer

What Mammut have done with these Trovat base layers is use their high-end design and matched it with this new swanky 'Power Wool' from Polartec, which mixes merino wool with synthetic fibres - to give you the 'best of both worlds'. It wicks well and...

Jöttnar Uller Base Layer

A pricey but rather luxurious top of the range baselayer. And it's made of yak wool! How cool is that? Toby Archer finds out...

Thermo Half Zip from Marmot

Steve Long takes a look at the Thermo Half Zip from Marmot. This all round lightweight mid-layer hugs the body, is super stretchy and looks pretty rad - but is it too rad? Did Steve like it? Read on for full details...

Chocolate Fish Merino Wool Baselayers

Merino wool has become the new craze in base layers, claiming the very desirable properties of natural feeling, odour resistance and eco-friendliness. Viv Scott tests some merino baselayers from Chocolate Fish Merino and says "the best base layers I've ever...

Latest News

These are annoucements direct from manufacturers

Thermowave Merino Baselayers

HIDDEN behind the Iron Curtain for over 60 years, Lithuanian base-layer brand Thermowave has been one of the major success stories of this Baltic state's independence.

Jöttnar Uller Yak Wool Base Layer

Yak wool provides superior warmth, breathability and moisture transfer compared to Merino

Rab - New Merino+ Range

Designed using a unique fusion of natural merino and synthetic fibres with 37.5 Technology, Rab's new  Merino +™ range offers unsurpassed next-to-the-skin performance across a broad range of conditions, providing exceptional temperature regulation and...

Nikwax Solves Odour Problems for Base Layers

Nikwax, the global leader in safe, high performance aftercare for outdoor gear, announces BaseFresh. This...

Kepler Merino Baselayers from Alpkit

High quality 100% New Zealand Merino baselayers into the Alpkit clothing range.

Thermo Hoody for Men and Women

Polartec's Power Dry High Efficiency fabric with a bi-component knit to help pull moisture away from your body.

The sun's shining so go lightweight with Mammut

New lightweight kit from Mammut – perfect for the summer

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