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Old 10-02-2012, 09:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Recommend me a Merino Wool Base layer top with Thumbloops.


Title pretty much says it all but I'm looking into purchasing a couple of Merino wool base layer long sleeve tops.

What is narrowing my choice down is the desire to have thumb loops.

Maybe I have it wrong but my shell jacket doesn't have wrist gaiters/pow grip and I would love to find a way to keep snow from finding it's way into my gloves/arm and I figured thumb loops on my base layer may achieve that.

Probably looking at size s or m and haven't come across to many options online yet.

Thanks in advance.
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Old 10-02-2012, 10:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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check out ice breakers. you can also look at running shirts they almost always have thumb loops
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Old 10-03-2012, 01:04 AM   #3 (permalink)
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You could just wear gauntlet gloves that go over the ends of your sleeves. Thumb loops on your base layer may help a little, but I'd think that you're still going to get snow all up in your sleeves, it'll just mostly be between your (non-waterproof) base layer and your jacket.
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I prefer gauntlets on my mittens over thumb loops in my base layer. Once the mitts are cinched, no snow is coming in.
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Old 10-03-2012, 01:30 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Ok thanks guys, I typically wear a pair of low profile pipe style gloves but do have another set of dakine gloves with gauntlets which I will probably wear whilst in Japan.

Maybe I just need to put up with the occasional bit of snow/ice sneaking into my wrist area.


Another option I just found was seperate wrist gaiters like these

Bit pricey for what they are though and don't know how they would go fitting under my gloves.

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