An environmental movement the Outdoor industry has long since embraced is reducing the amount of…
Tag: base layers
As part of the big Omni-Heat launch last week, Columbia introduced a new line of base layers fortified with Omni-Heat Thermal Reflective technology. The base layers help you to lock in warmth but lose the sweat, better regulating your body temperature.
For March 2011, Polarmax has evolved their PMX TransDRY line after some complaints that the original wicking cotton fabric was too thick. The new All Year Gear line of performance underwear features a lighter TransDRY cotton material that lends itself to better wicking properties and enhanced breathability.
At the end of last year, Polarmax announced their partnership with Cotton Incorporated to introduce the world's first wicking cotton fabric called TransDRY. The great folks at Terra Public Relations were kind enough to send me a Polarmax PMX TransDRY short sleeve base layer top to test out for myself.
Young Ogden company Klymit, makers of the Kinetic Vest, have now expanded into outerwear and base layers to support their core vest product. Klymit's NobleTek insulation technology uses flexible, airtight yet breathable chambers filled with argon gas instead of down or synthetic fabrics.