Kepler Short Sleeve [Womens]pure merino baselayer
Fast drying, comfortable and odour resistant. Our 160 g density New Zealand Merino can be worn next-to-the-skin, on its own or as a base layer
Kepler Short Sleeve [Womens] pure merino baselayer
100% genuine New Zealand merino wool makes our Kepler short-sleeve top ideal for a smorgasboard of outdoor activities in the mountains this summer.
The lightweight baselayer top is a staple piece of most people's layering systems. Kepler fits right in there with its excellent performance over a vast range of conditions. Quite simply it is a garment that does many things really rather well.
Breathable, wicking, fast drying and famously odour resistant, merino can be worn in the hot, in the cold, in the wet and in the dry. For all round comfort over extended durations merino is our baselayer of choice.
The short sleeves leave your arms exposed, increasing breathability and articulation, but be sure to cover up in the sun! Kepler is designed to be worn snug, but doesn’t need to be so skin tight that you feel self conscious in the pub at the end of the day.
- 100% genuine 160 gsm New Zealand Merino
- Mulesing free merino
- High warmth-to-weight ratio
- Odour resistant
120 g (Medium)
160 gsm Merino jersey
Merino wool minimises odours
Flatlock stitching sits nicely next-to-skin for comfort
Anatomical fit for comfort
The benefits of MerinoMerino wool is a natural material with properties that make it ideal for the changeable conditions you will experience during mountain activities, maybe that’s why New Zealand Merino sheep look so content strutting around their hillsides. When you are on a mission you don’t want to be changing your layers with every turn in the weather. When it is cold Merino keeps you warm by trapping small pockets of air within its fibres. When its warm the same fibres will help to whisk moisture away from your skin so it can evaporate back into the water cycle! If you have been trapped in your garment for several days the antibacterial properties of a chemical called lanolin will help you stop ponging. Merino baselayer won’t make you fitter, it won’t make you go faster, but it will help you feel more comfortable when you find yourself in uncomfortable circumstances. Looking after your lightweight merino baselayer The better you look after this merino baselayer the better it will look after you. Cleaning can be done in luke warm handwash (or gentle machine wash). Merino can and does develop holes the more adventures you go on, so darn these up as soon as you can, othersise they will get bigger and you’ll be needing a new one! Common causes include snagging, vigorous machine washing, putting your finger through them when pulliing them on and hungry moths.
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Excellent quality merino, well-made, great fit
I bought this as part of the baselayer bundle (1 short, 1 long sleeve for £55) so it was even better value. Very impressed by the quality of the fabric, the stitching and the style. The aubergine colour is exactly that - aubergine - and the weight is light but not see-through. The sleeves on the short sleeve version are just above the elbow, which I like, and the neckline is perfect, not too low to be work as a top layer. I wore this on a warm and windy walk up Pen-y-ghent, under a windproof jacket which can get a bit sweaty. The baselayer was incredibly comfortable, not one itch from any part of it, and I finished the walk in as non-smelly condition as I started it. I'd be happy to take this on a 4 day trip as my only baselayer.