Best Base Layers & Thermals for Beating the Cold | Blog | ArdMoor

Keep warm this winter with the best base layers

When it comes to keeping warm, it’s all about layering. And, according to many, the most important layer for the winter months is the base layer.

Whether it’s a beautifully-soft merino wool base layer set or a simple polyester thermal T-shirt and Long Johns, baselayers are an easy way to keep out the cold.

Those who spend long periods of time outdoors during the colder seasons know the benefits of a decent base layer for winter. Just ask any gamekeeper, beater, builder, joiner, gardener, or anyone who works outdoors and doesn’t have the choice to come indoors when the temperature drops.

Choosing the right layering system can help keep you outdoors for longer, comfortable and focused on the task in hand.

Explore our range of base layers to find the perfect combination for you.

Marvellous Merino

The best Merino Wool Base Layer may cost more than a budget base layer, but the benefits are worth it. Merino Wool works like a ‘telepathic’ fabric. Its small air pockets draw excess heat from your body but retains warmth within its fibres, so you stay comfortable whether it’s hot or cold.

Merino wool is naturally anti-bacterial so won’t retain body odour in its fibres.

Try the Hoggs of Fife 100% Merino Wool Base Layer Long-sleeve with Crew Neck and matching Merino Wool Long Johns for exceptional, affordable insulation.

Woolpower’s range offers the complete base layer package. Its collection includes merino T-shirts, Long Johns, socks, mitts, neck gaiters and more.

Lightweight Layers

For those looking for non-merino wool baselayers, we have a wide range of polyester and polyamide-based garments, including the class-leading Helly Hansen Lifa Active Crew Baselayer that’s lightweight, made from recycled polyester and the baselayer of choice for hikers, climbers and many outdoor enthusiasts.

Work Warmer

For an affordable work base layer option, the Hoggs of Fife 100% Merino Wool Base Layer Short-Sleeve with Crew Neck and Fort Thermal Long Johns make a great choice for those working outdoors or in unheated buildings.

Explore the whole ArdMoor Base Layer range to find the perfect fabric, fit and level of warmth for you this winter.

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