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Kepler Long Sleeve [Womens]pure merino base layer

Thermal and anti-microbial merino long-sleeved base layer for warmth, freshness, and next-to-skin comfort in cooler climates

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Kepler Long Sleeve [Womens] pure merino base layer

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£45.00

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Alpine summer, Scottish winter, autumn on the gritstone… Those merino sheep have catering for every climate down to a T.     

A multi-day trip doesn’t have to leave you with a humungous pile of laundry to get through. Thermoregulatory, anti-microbial, UV protective, and exquisitely soft, the Kepler base layer range is made to keep you comfortable and fresh on longer trips across a wide range of temperatures.

Thumb loops keep the full-length sleeves in place, ensuring your forearms stay well protected.

Flatlock seams and an anatomical cut enhance the natural next-to-skin comfort of merino. Kepler is designed to have a flattering fit that isn’t too ‘base layery’, so you’ll fit right in at the pub after a day on the hill.

MERINO

The Kepler range uses beautiful, superfine merino for a luxuriously comfortable next-to-skin feel.

With thermoregulatory and anti-microbial properties, merino wool is more than a match for day-in, day-out use across the temperatures in changeable mountain conditions, help you to stay fresh, comfortable, and protected no matter what the weather decides.

We use 100% natural New Zealand merino from non-mulesing farms.

Key features
  • 3 Year Alpine Bond
  • Long-sleeved superfine merino base layer
  • Longer sleeves give added coverage and protection
  • Thumb loops keep sleeves in place
  • Superfine merino for softness and comfort
  • Anatomical cut and flatlock seams feel great next to the skin
  • Merino wool minimises odours
  • High warmth-to-weight ratio
  • New Zealand merino from 100% non-museling farms
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Materials

Fabric: 100% New Zealand merino, 160 gsm, 17.2 microns
Seams: Flatlock stitching

Dimensions

Weight: 8: 144 g; 10: 152 g; 12: 161 g; 14: 177 g; 16: 186 g

Origin: China

The better you look after this merino base layer the better it will look after you. Here are a few top care tips:

- Hand wash your merino in lukewarm water, or gentle machine wash

- Darn any holes as soon as possible so they don’t get bigger

- Avoid snagging, vigorous machine washing, putting your finger through them and hungry moths.

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Free No hassle 123 Day Returns

Buy with confidence and if you are not happy, change your mind or want a swap for any reason then return it for free and we will exchange or refund no question. The price you see is the price you pay. Just return the kit as you receive it - in its original condition, unused, unworn, with original packaging and fit for resale.

Finance

We offer a range of finance options from 0% to 9.9% starting on orders over £500. Please give us a call on 01773 417007 to apply for finance. Our customer support heros will take your order and talk you through the quick and easy application process.

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If one of our products does not meet your expectations upon delivery or, if it does not live up to the demands placed upon it, please return it within 3 years of purchase for repair, replacement or refund. If the problem is our fault then we will do this to your satisfaction if it’s your fault then we will help out the best we can.

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Womens sizing
8 10 12 14 16
Chest (inches) 32" 34" 36" 38" 40
Waist (inches) 25.5" 27" 29" 31" 33"
Hips (inches) 35" 37" 39" 41" 43"

These size charts show the body measurements that an Alpkit garment of a given size is designed to fit. They are not actual garment measurements. Measure yourself as described below, and use the size chart to find your size.

Chest: measure around your chest at the widest part. The tape measure should pass under your arms, and be level from front to back.
Waist: measure around your waist at the narrowest part.
Hips: standing with your feet together, measure around your hips at the widest part.

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Aransud
Warm, fast dry.

Good, No smells, it's no fit like short t shirt.

Andy
Sizing!!

Bought 3 of these for the other half as I was really pleased with the 2 mens versions that I have got already. We had measured her with a t-shirt on, definitely 34". Looked at the size guide - needs size 10. Mine were close fitting so I accepted this and sat back waiting to receive them. They took a while to arrive, a couple of days more than the jacket ordered a day later. When they arrived they were huge on her, so had to go back for an exchange for a size 8. Might be worth putting the measurement on your order and letting Alpkit choose the size.

This is the first time in 10 years of ordering that I have ever had to return anything.

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