New gear alert! Here’s the brand-new 24.7 Merino Wool Tee from GORUCK.
Why Merino wool? Read on to find out…
Merino wool is a natural fiber produced by Merino sheep. It is lighter and smoother than traditional wool, so it is easy to wear next to the skin. And if you love outdoors or engaging in outdoor activities, Merino wool will keep you dry, odor-free, and comfortable the whole time. These and more benefits will allow you to do more and enjoy more as you explore and engage in adventures.
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24.7 Merino Wool Tee – Overview
The shoulder area of the 24.7 Merino Wool Tee has an added layer of GORUCK’s Indestructible training fabric that won’t pill under any circumstances. It is abrasion-resistant and delivers additional structure to help the shirt keep its form under a long duration of stress. The tee is cut like your favorite with added performance benefits and a small GORUCK spearhead on the chest. It is composed of 89% Merino Wool and only 11% Nylon to help retain its shape without sacrificing the quality of the product.
Benefits of Merino Wool
Because Merino is soft and lightweight, it is often used in next-to-skin clothes – like underwear and socks. Another reason why Merino wool is prevalent is because of the warmth it gives. The fabric entraps heat very well between the fibers, making it warmer than a synthetic of the exact weight. It is worn when hiking, running, and mountain biking because of its comfort across a range of temperatures.
Merino wool is a natural fiber that prevents stink build-up because of its ability to absorb moisture without allowing smelly bacteria to grow. Merino wool can also insulate when wet and keep you at a comfortable temperature and maintain its soft feel. Though the fabric is lightweight and breathable, Merino wool is durable and can resist wear while still looking good.
Difference between Merino Wool and Cotton
Cotton is softer and cheaper, but it’s not suitable for any type of activity because it gets heavier and stinkier faster. It is an intensely absorbent fiber and retains up to 27 times its weight in water, making you excruciatingly wet and heavy in the rain. Cotton is not suitable for hiking or other aerobic exercises because it absorbs too much moisture and fails to retain warmth. Merino wool, on the other hand, breathes nicely even in damp settings, and the fabric stays dry providing comfort and warmth without the rigidity and weight of wool.
24.7 Merino Wool Long Sleeve Tee
If you think you can’t wear Merino wool in long sleeves in warmer circumstances, think again. Merino wool keeps you dry and cool even in warmer months because it can absorb moisture, keep sweat away from your skin, and quickly evaporate outside the material. It is also less possible to stick to your face when changing your top because it absorbs moisture and doesn’t produce static electricity. Merino wool is also hypo-allergenic and can benefit especially those with sensitive skin. Wearing long sleeves can also protect you from the elements and sun radiation and because it is breathable, it is also comfortable to wear.
24.7 Merino Wool Tee – In Summary
That’s our close-up look at the 24.7 Merino Wool Tee.
The 24.7 Merino Wool Tee is moisture-wicking, insulating, temperature-regulating, odor-resistant, breathable, and elastic, so you can wear them every day. It is perfect for hiking and other lengthy activities and has excellent odor control. The shoulder area has an added layer of GORUCK Indestructible training fabric, so it won’t stretch and pill.
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