Spring means you don’t need a burly mid-layer. Hell, it often means skiing in your bathing suit. But if you want to exercise a bit of modesty, the Oasis line of lightweight base layers fit the bill. Both the long-sleeve crew and the leggings are made of Icebreaker’s 200 lightweight grade merino wool for all-natural wicking, warm-when-wet comfort, with a slim overall fit and offset seams to prevent chafing.
Choose any of these hot gifts for the guys on your list and you’ll be a star – they are perfect for travel (just put the whiskey in a flask) and great for every day.
Oasis Long Sleeve Crewe from Icebreaker ®: Made from 100% Merino wool, this base layer is of medium weight. Totally functional, it will keep him warm in the cool weather and cool when it’s hot because the fabric breathes and wicks moisture. Designed for comfort, he’ll love it for all of his outdoor activities –from a run on the slopes or during an early morning workout.
You know how cranky they can get if they don’t get out for a run, ride, or ski! For that endurance-obsessed person in your life, here is a guide to gifts that can keep them outside through the winter – and, indeed, all year long.
Icebreaker Oasis Long-Sleeve Crewe Baselayer
Humanity has spent a couple decades trying to invent a better baselayer than wool, but the results…well…stunk. Merino works as a next-to-skin layer in a variety of temperatures and doesn’t retain odor. Unless you have a separate storage facility for your winter running gear, that last point is important.
Q: What’s the Best Winter Running Gear?
A: Pro runner Max King is crushing it lately. He’s podiumed at several important races, including the Warrior Dash and Western States 100-miler… Here are his five most important tips.
Invest in a Technical Top and Jacket
Technical jackets and base layers are pricey, but King says they’ll save you on the coldest runs when it’s miserable outside. He runs in full Salomon kit, but we like a good merino base layer like the Icebreaker Oasis Long Sleeve Crewe or Patagonia’s synthetic Capilene Midweight Crew, both of which move moisture off your body and ensure you don’t freeze.