People usually think merino wool for winter, but it also works great in summer.
1. Breathable: The wool fibre is special and has the ability to move moisture in the vapour form. When you sweat, you sweat in the vapour form. The merino wool absorbs the vapour, and then passes it to the outside. The merino wool fibre can also absorb up to 30% of it's weight in moisture vapour, leaving your skin feeling dryer, and more comfortable. This is why a lightweight wool t-shirt feels great on a hot summers day.
This weeks blog post is from Euan Whittaker, from ClimbNow, and his recent ski touring trip to Iceland.
The Troll Peninsula is located in the North of Iceland between the fjord of Skagafjordur and the fjord of Eyjafjordur. It is an area of outstanding natural beauty with glaciers, deep valleys and hundreds of mountain tops culminating in its highest peak, Kerlingarfjoll, 1538 metres. The area is a paradise for ski touring and ski mountaineering and a must for all those interested in these sports.
Armadillo Merino® is proud to support the Borne Arctic Challenge. Everyday, premature babies face the ultimate struggle for survival in their fight for life. This April, a courageous team of Borne supporters set themselves an extreme challenge: to walk to the North Pole and raise £750,000 for new research into the causes of preterm birth. They accomplished this goal and challenged themselves to the extreme to achieve this.
Norway 75 - Commando Spirit is an expedition that will traverse the length of Norwegian by sea and land to celebrate and retell the Commando raids from WWII. We are proud to support the team as they embark on this expedition and they will be wearing Armadillo Merino® next-to-skin to protect them from the elements.
Below is from an interview with Tim, the team leader.
Norway 75 Commando Spirit – what is it?
Growing up, Bex Sims never dreamed of being a Firefighter, nor sailing across the Pacific and through one she will achieve the other. Now a professional Firefighter, Bex enjoys a challenge, and living life to the fullest, and her energy and passion for life is an inspiration for others.
Bex, tell us a little about yourself, and what you are doing now, and what you are going to do next year?
Introducing our latest Champion, Roddy Riddle. Roddy is an inspiration, and has a great story to tell as well as he has completed some of the hardest endurance events in the world while and suffers from type 1 diabetes. Roddy's Champion profile is longer than usual as he has a unique story, and I wanted to capture this. Thanks Hamish
Tell us about yourself, Roddy, what do you do now? What’s your day job?