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ATriathletesDiary.com – Featuring Quantum LS Zip Hood and Comet LS Crew – December 14, 2015


Last winter when I was running, I couldn’t seem to get the right mix of clothes. I either layered up too much and was way too warm or I didn’t layer up enough and was freezing!
This year, I had the opportunity to learn about a company that specializes in outdoor clothing by utilizing natural fibers to keep you warm or cool in any condition. The company, Icebreaker, is a sustainable company and says on its website: “Our role is not to create the latest “technical” fibre…”
Recently I had the opportunity to sample two of their products — Quantum Long Sleeve Zip Hood and Comet Long Sleeve Crew.
The Quantum Long Sleeve Zip Hood comes in five different colors – mineral/grapefruit, black, raspberry/shocking, lupin/aquamarine and alpine/lupin.  I sampled the mineral/grapefruit, which is predominently gray with an orange zipper.
I also tried out the base layer called the Comet Long Sleeve Crew.  This is a shirt I would wear under the Quantum Long Sleeve Zip Hood.  This shirt comes in Alpine/Aquamarine (blue), maroon/shocking (maroon), and black/panther.

GoGumption.com – Featuring Quantum LS Zip Hood – December 3, 2015


With the Holiday Season fully upon us, it’s time to grant loved ones their gear wishes.  Whether their passion of choice is hiking, ascending mountains, or just good ol’ fashioned outdoor revelry, we’ve got you covered…

Icebreaker Quantum Long Sleeve Zip Hood
A truly useful tool can do more than one thing, and that’s the beauty behind this seriously versatile piece of outerwear from the merino specialists at Icebreaker.  Made from midweight 260gm merino terry fabric, the Quantum Long Sleeve Zip Hood is ready for anything with a heavy dose of luxury and style. With raglan sleeves, flatlock seams and a fitted hood. It’s so comfortable, so easy to move in, you’ll want to wear it for every cool weather activity. And because it resists odor naturally, you can. Simply put, the Quantum Long Sleeve Zip Hood is the Porsche of the hoodie world.

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AppalachainTrails.com – Featuring Quantum LS Zip Hood – October 26, 2015


I’m sure for many of you, Icebreaker has long been on your radar, if not it should be. Similar to Smartwool, they specialize in Merino wool baselayers, midlayers, accessories, and so on, for a variety of different outdoor sports. Merino wool combines the best qualities of traditional wool, cotton and synthetics. Soft, non-itch warmth in the cold and cool in the heat. Breathable to prevent clamminess and the awesome ability to keep your hiker stench at bay. Icebreaker also allows you to trace where the wool in your baselayer (or whatever layer) comes from by their “BAAcodes”, which is pretty darn neat.

I’ve had the Quantum Hoodie for just about 2 months now and have tested it in a multitude of ways, hiking, cycling, everyday, and backpacking, in the Portland, OR area. Two activities I have yet to test it during are running and below freezing hiking temps. Icebreaker labels this as a cool-weather running piece, so it’s a snug fit and has some good reflecting abilities.

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