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By Clayton Knudson
From Fargo, ND
Feb 5, 2013

I was thinking of ordering some stuff off of the icebreaker site. What's great? What sucks? Both male and female clothing. Thanks


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By rock_fencer
From Columbia, SC
Feb 5, 2013
Myself placing a a blue/yellow offset MC to protect between Bolt 2/3 just post crux . <br /> <br />Picture credit goes to eric Singleton, and many thanks to Josh Bagget for the great belay.

# 1 rule of pro deal...dont talk about your pro deal

but the sierra long sleeve hoody looks legit ... but serious $$$


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By Clayton Knudson
From Fargo, ND
Feb 5, 2013

but the sierra long sleeve hoody looks legit ... but serious

i was looking at that. do you know if the hood fits loose or snug like an under the helmet type


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By Brian Snider
From NorCal
Feb 6, 2013
Whoo Hooo!

I have some ski/snowboard socks. Not as nice as Smart Wool, FYI.


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By Jim Amidon
Feb 6, 2013
What ??

Ice breaker rocks

I have there tops, the 250 long sleeve t-zips and tee shirts.......

Only thing I wear out and about.....


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By DannyUncanny
From Vancouver
Feb 6, 2013

250 T-shirt, love it. I will wear it several days in a row. But I pretty much love anything made of merino wool.


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By Bob A
Feb 6, 2013

I love my 250 full zip hoodie(don't recall the name).It is my ice climbing mid-layer.Hood is under helmet ninja-like snug.Awesome!


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By Simon L
From Hartford, CT
Feb 6, 2013

Huge merino wool fan, wouldnt ever wear synthetic exceot when doing high aerobic activity in hot weather. Find Smartwool fits me a little better hence (cheeky plug) the Icebreaker bodyfit260 for sale here...

www.mountainproject.com/v/107983450


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By Clayton Knudson
From Fargo, ND
Feb 6, 2013

Thanks everybody, this is good stuff. I go out in the woods about 8 days at a time for work so i'm looking for a good wear the whole time shirt.

Simon-what's the difference in fit? Icebreaker runs small or large? I'm about 5'9" 160 lbs normal build


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By Simon L
From Hartford, CT
Feb 6, 2013

I found the Smartwool to be more of a slim/atheltic fit, whereas the Icebreaker is slightly looser. I'm 5'10" 165lbs and the small size Smartwool fits me nice for a baselayer - ie slightly tight no loose layers. the medium icebreaker I have is really nice for a general LS top but a little loose/baggy for wearing under layers


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By waltereo
Feb 6, 2013

icebreaker is way too overpriced IMHO


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By bearbreeder
Feb 7, 2013

Many MEC pieces are made in canada, use quality merino, and are 1/2-1/3 the price of bankbreaker ;)


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By Ryan Williams
Administrator
From London (sort of)
Feb 7, 2013
El Chorro

Smartwool products are made in the USA and Icebreaker products are made in Asia. They are comparable in quality, and also comparable in price. For me that's enough said.

For socks, you can't beat Point6. Also located in Steamboat Springs and also made in the USA.


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