The Aspect Long Sleeve Merino Wool Base Layer feels smooth next to your skin and will keep you warm, dry and comfortable. The (m)Force Technology, a nylon-core spun Merino – achieves industry-leading durability. Designed for the active lifestyle, this Merino wool base layer top is cut long, so it stays tucked in during high activity, our discreet thumbholes keep your sleeves in place and disappear when they’re not needed.
Featured in Wired’s Best Base Layers 2018
“This top easily made the transition from walking around in 30-degree temperatures to a hot and crowded house party.”
Read about how Merino Works in the PNW
–Soft -no itch, premium ultra-fine 18.5 micron fibers feel great against your skin.
–Climate control -Natural temperature regulation means Ridge insulates when it’s cold and lets heat escape when temperatures rise.
–Moisture management– Ridge natural fibers wick moisture away from your skin to prevent clamminess.
–No stink– Due to its antimicrobial qualities, Merino wool naturally and permanently resists odor without the use of chemicals.
–Sun Protection – UPF 50+ certified
Read about How to Layer in the Pacific Northwest
–180g (m)Force Merino 18.5M Wool
–84% Merino Wool, 16% Nylon
–Natural and sustainable Merino Wool 180g reinforced with our (m)Force Technology for increased durability, dry times and recovery
–Class leading durability – 50% stronger* than comparable weights of Merino fabrics
–Provides versatile mid-weight base layer weight that is warm but not too warm
–Backpack-friendly raglan construction
–Discreet thumb loops keep your sleeves in place and disappear when you don’t want them
–Printed neck label
–Removable care label
–Long cut, especially for layering, stays tucked in
The Aspect Long Sleeve Crew is designed to fit as a base layer, close to your body with the bonus of extra length for more coverage on the hill.
Read about How to Wash your Kit
–Rinse in the shower after each use. Line dry
–Hand wash (preferred) or machine wash cold: 30°C. Put in a white mesh bag to preserve color and prevent from friction with other garments or products* that could damage the fabric (*velcro is very aggressive with lycra)
–Wash inside out
–Don’t dry clean
–Don’t use fabric softeners
–Don’t wear with chemical sunscreens