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Base layers, soft shells and fleece jackets

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Your guide to 2017’s best base layers, soft shells and fleece jackets

Base layers

Peak to Plateau Kailash 1/4 Zip L/S $160
Yak wool fabric, slim fit design, quarter-length zip, neck collar, offset seams, extended underarm gusset, long torso and back length, raglan sleeves, thumb loops, flatlock seams, machine washable. 190-245g. www.peaktoplateau.com

Macpac Prothermal Zip $129.99
Polartec Power Grid polyester/elastane construction, 50% recycled material, breathable, wicks moisture, smooth face fabric, long line with dropped hem, thumb loops, 1/4 zip with chafe-free zip flap. 180g (m); 150g (w). www.macpac.co.nz

The North Face Warm L/S Zip Neck $110
Midweight zip-neck, slim fit, anti-odour treatment, polyester knit fabric with FlashDry Eco fibers to wick sweat, flat-locked seams. 250g (m); 210g (w). www.thenorthface.co.nz

 

Softshells

The North Face Apex Flex GTX Jacket $500
Gore-Tex three-layer soft shell, active fit, adjustable hood, centre front zip, chest pocket, hand pockets, pit-zip venting, Velcro cuffs, hem cinch-cord. 680g (m); 409g (w). www.thenorthface.co.nz

Rab Vapour-Rise Alpine $339.95
Pertex Equilibrium fabric with wicking micro fleece inner, adjustable hood, wired peak and roll-down closure, two YKK hand pockets and chest pocket, internal storm guard and chin guard. 343g. www.outfitters.net.nz

Outdoor Research Ferossi Hoody $199.99
Water and wind resistant, abrasion-resistant, adjustable hood, YKK DWR-treated zippers, zipped hand and chest pockets, harness friendly pockets, carabiner loop, key clip. 384g (m); 313g (w). www.bivouac.co.nz

Macpac Nemesis Softshell Pants V2 $199.99
Densely woven double-weave fabric for wind resistance, breathable, DWR finish, flat waistband with adjustable webbing belt, invisible zip side pockets, legpocket, articulated knees, regular fit. 657g (m); 570g (w). www.macpac.co.nz

 

Fleece jackets

The North Face Denali Jacket 2 $330
Recycled fleece hoodie, DWR finish, relaxed fit, abrasion-reinforced shoulders, chest andforearms, zipped hand pockets, covered chest pocket, media compatible, stretch cuffs, hem cinch-cord. 700g (m); 700g (w) 580g. www.thenorthface.co.nz

Rab Baseline Jacket $249.95
Polartec Power Grid fabric, full zip hoodie wicks moisture, quick drying, active mid-layer, Polygiene StayFresh treatment, YKK Vislon front zip, internal zip flap and chin guard, YKK chest pocket, thumb loops and flatlocked seams. 385g (m); 300g (w). www.outfitters.net.nz 

Macpac Pitch Fleece $199.99
Polartec high loft fleece, stretch grid-fleece side panels, high collar, zippered harness-compatible hand warmer pockets, thumb loops, slim fit. 420g (m); 360g (w). www.macpac.co.nz

Merrell Geotex Full Zip Fleece $199
Moisture-wicking waffle-back fleece, Lycra-bound hood, cuffs and hem, thumb loops, split V-centre front zipper garage, zipped hand pockets, packable, athletic fit, polyester fabric. Weight 190g (m/w). www.merrell.co.nz

Macpac Verve Hoody $179.99
Fleece lined hood, nylon/polyester fabric blend with elastane for added stretch, reinforced in hood, shoulders and upper body with Pertex Equilibrium softshell fabric, adjustable hem drawcord, hand warmer pockets, thumb loops. 480g (m); 450g (w). www.macpac.co.nz

Macpac Switchback Jacket $179.99
Italian Pontetorto jersey flat-face fleece with elastane, Pertex Equilibrium fabric reinforced upper chest, double layered collar, adjustable hem. 450g. www.macpac.co.nz

Macpac Mountain Hoody $179.99
Italian Pontetorto fleece with high pile inner and plain face, stretch grid-fleece side and underarm panels, cuffs and hood, Lycra bound hood and cuffs, raglan sleeves, two-way front zip, zipped inside chest pocket, harness-compatible zipped hand pockets, thumb loops. 570g (m); 490 (w). www.macpac.co.nz

Rab Nucleus Hoodie $149.95
Pull-on fleece hoodie with added stretch, double knit Aleutian fleece fabric, soft bound collar, internal chin guard, YKK centre front zip, flatlock stitches and YKK zipped chest pocket. 270g (w). www.outfitters.net.nz

Rab Nucleus Pull-On $149.95
Pull-on fleece with added stretch, double knit Aleutian fleece fabric, soft bound collar, internal chin guard, YKK centre front zip, flatlock stitches and YKK zipped chest pocket. 305g. www.outfitters.net.nz

 

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