Warm, fleecy and with full coverage for foul-weather days of hiking, skiing or even commuting around town, the Apex Balaclava provides breathable protection from the elements. The Apex features our 200gm brushed RealFLEECE® fabric, made from a super-soft and warm blend of merino wool and nylon with a touch of LYCRA® for added stretch. The overlap opening provides better protection in nasty weather and pulls down under you chin in milder conditions. We also included a small ventilation flap over the mouth for better breathability, and flatlock seams to eliminate chafing.
- Icebreaker RealFLEECE® technology
- Overlap opening for better protection against the elements
- Ventilation flap for enhanced breathability
- Contoured hem for complete coverage
- Flatlock seams prevent chafing
- Benefits: Warmth, breathability, comfort
- Construction: 87% Wool/ 10% Nylon/ 3% LYCRA®
- Fabric Weight: 200
- Weight: 90g (medium)
- Ideal For: Alpine
The merino is an ancient breed of alpine sheep. Over millions of years they evolved a superfine, highly breathable fleece to protect them from freezing winters and scorching summers. It will do the same for you.
Temp Control: Merino naturally keeps you warm in cold weather and cool in warm weather.
Breathable: Merino absorbs and releases vapour to prevent overheating and clamminess.
UV Protection: Merino gives you extra protection against the sun's harmful rays, naturally.
No Odour: Naturally anti-bacterial, it can be worn for days without washing.