Ultimate Base Layer Gear List to Climb Kilimanjaro

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When you sign up for a climbing trip to Mt Kilimanjaro, you usually don’t expect that temperatures can be that cold. But at 5,895m they can drop down way below zero, especially from the months of October to January. So check out my ultimate list of base layer essentials to always stay warm.

BASE LAYER SMARTWOOL MEN’S NTS MID 250

Base Layer Smartwool

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MAIN FEATURES

100% Merino wool, Lock seam construction, Shoulder panels,

POSITIVES

Improved fit, Heat transfer

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Not tight fit

WHY YOU WILL DEFINITELY LOVE IT

Warm base layer, UPF 50+ (Ultraviolet Protection Factor)

BASE LAYER ICEBREAKER MEN’S BODY FIT BASICS CREWE TOP

Base Layer Icebreaker

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MAIN FEATURES

100% Wool, merino fabric

POSITIVES

Light, Soft, Breathable, Tight fitting, High insulation under a shell

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Thin

WHY YOU WILL DEFINITELY LOVE IT

You can wear it for multiple days in a row without worrying about odour

BASE LAYER ICEBREAKER MEN’S HALF ZIP T-SHIRT

Base Layer Iceebreaker Half Zip

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MAIN FEATURES

100% wool,

POSITIVES

Breathable, wear it for multiple days in a row without worrying about odour, easy to pack

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Washing instructions

WHY YOU WILL DEFINITELY LOVE IT

It layers easily under another top in cooler weather and provides high insulation worn under a shell

THE ORIGINAL 6” MEN’S BOXER JOCK

Men Boxer Under Armour

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MAIN FEATURES

Lightweight, smooth HeatGear fabric, 135g Polyester/Elastane

POSITIVES

4-way stretch fabrication, wicks sweat and dries quickly

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Make sure you get the sizing right

WHY YOU WILL DEFINITELY LOVE IT

Next-to-skin without the squeeze

SKI SOCKS FALKE SK 2 MENS

Ski Socks Flake

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MAIN FEATURES

45% Polypropylene, 24% Acrylic, 20% Wool, 11% Polyamide

POSITIVES

Built-in air channels, Special protection zones,anti wrinkle ankles, specific left/right fit

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Wash with wollens on 30 degrees

WHY YOU WILL DEFINITELY LOVE IT

Ergonomically designed for the best possible fit, thicker, anatomically placed pads

MEN’S SOCK BRIDGEDALE COOLMAX LINER TWIN PACK

CoolMax Liner Socks Bridgedale

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MAIN FEATURES

57% Polyester, 20% Polyamide, 19% Endurofil, 4% Elastane

POSITIVES

Baselayer / Liner, Moisture wicking, Next-to-skin comfort

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Thin liner sock

WHY YOU WILL DEFINITELY LOVE IT

Fine knit soft Coolmax provides moisture wicking performance for dry feet

BUFF MERINO WOOL HEADWEAR

Merino Wool Buff

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MAIN FEATURES

100% natural Merino wool,54g, one size

POSITIVES

Seam free, Naturally elastic and will retain its shape

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Hand wash in cool water to prevent shrinking

WHY YOU WILL DEFINITELY LOVE IT

can be worn as a neckerchief, headband, wristband, mask, hair-band, balaclava, scarf, headband, scrunchie, saharaine, pirate cap, beanie and bandana

SILK GLOVES JASMINE SILK PURE THERMAL LINER

Silk Glove Liner

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MAIN FEATURES

100% Silk, Thermal Liner,

POSITIVES

Naturally Hypoallergenic, Smooth, Soft, Comfort, Warmth, Lightweight

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Once you put them on, make sure that your immediate next step is to put your outer gloves

WHY YOU WILL DEFINITELY LOVE IT

Fine knit soft Coolmax provides moisture wicking performance for dry feet

BEANIE HAT ICEBREAKER POCKET MERINO

Merino Hat Icebreaker

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MAIN FEATURES

Merino wool, One Size, Reversible

POSITIVES

Non-itch and lightweight insulation, Odour resistant, Breathable

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Don’t fully cover ears

WHY YOU WILL DEFINITELY LOVE IT

Perfect underneath a hat or a beanie, Keep your head warm

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