Wednesday, 30 April 2014 21:43

Karrimor women's long-sleeved base layer Reviewed

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When I am rating an item of outdoor clothing it's performance, price and looks that are the three most important factors for me. I weigh each up against the others. Here's my reveiw of the Karrimor women's long-sleeved t-shirt (they also do a guy's version).   On test: Karrimor long-sleeved tech…
Wednesday, 30 April 2014 21:38

Icebreaker women's Chakra base layer Reviewed

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Oh, this is my favourite baselayer so far (that’s of all the baselayers that I have been kindly sent and tested). The Icebreaker Chakra does what it says it should on the label. It also fits beautifully, looks great and comes in a fantastic colour range. I have the Isle (blue)…
Bergans of Norway. I knew about Bergans rucksacks but I wasn’t aware of their clothing products. This was before  MyOutdoors Kit King Dave (who runs the rest of this site) started talking about “great jackets and baselayers”. And after a bit of research, it seems this company knows a thing…
Wednesday, 30 April 2014 21:06

Kit review: Kathmandu Merino 195 baselayer

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Women's Kathmandu Merino 195 baselayer Size: 10  Size range: 8 to 16 Colour: Smoky Rose Colour range: Black RRP: £54.99 Further info: www.kathmandu.co.uk Merino is the fabric of choice for baselayers thanks to its amazing warmth and the fact that it manages not to smell of sweat.  Most baselayers end up…