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minus 33 merino wool clothing, saratoga ments lightweight wool bottom

Saratoga Men’s Lightweight Wool Bottom

Saratoga Men’s Lightweight Wool Bottom

Product Story

Do your legs get chilly from time to time? Do you wish you had a lighter option for milder temperatures? These Lightweight Merino Wool Bottoms are a fantastic option when you need just a little something more to stay warm. Throw these on and attack the day while staying just the right temperature!

IDEAL SEASONS: Spring Fall Winter
RECOMMENDED ACTIVITIES: Everyday Wear, Hiking, Camping, Biking, Running, Fishing, Hunting, Snowsports
LAYER TYPE: Base Layer
FABRIC: 100% Merino Wool, 170 g/m2 Jersey Knit, 17.5 Micron Fibers, UPF Rating 25
STYLE #: 719
GARMENT WEIGHT: Size Large = 7.2 oz. (204 grams)
Imported.

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Saratoga [sar-uh-toh-guh]

The battles of Saratoga in 1777 are generally regarded as the turning point in the American War of Independence. The Continental Army’s superior force and the extreme determination of its soldiers won the day. Saratoga National Historical Park serves as a preservation site today for the battlegrounds. Nearby Saratoga Lake has a long history of boating, rowing and fishing.

minus 33 merino wool clothing, kancamagus men's midweight wool bottom

Kancamagus Men’s Midweight Wool Bottom

Kancamagus Men’s Midweight Wool Bottom

Product Story

Blankets are nice. Pants are nice too. Combine the warmth of a blanket with the functionality of a pant, and you get this classic midweight bottom. Don’t let the cool fall or frigid winter keep you inside any longer. Put these on under your favorite pants and you will be warm, dry, and ready for hours of outdoor fun!

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IDEAL SEASONS: Fall Winter
RECOMMENDED ACTIVITIES: Everyday Wear, Hiking, Camping, Fishing, Hunting, Snowsports
LAYER TYPE: Base Layer, Mid Layer
FABRIC: 100% Merino Wool, 230 g/m2 Interlock Knit, 18.5 Micron Fibers, UPF Rating 50+
STYLE #: 706
GARMENT WEIGHT: Size Large = 9.6 oz. (272 grams)
Imported.

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Kancamagus [kank-uh-mah-gus]

The Kanc is a stretch of land from Lincoln to Conway, New Hampshire. Named after Kancamagus, or “Fearless One”, the once ruler of Southern New Hampshire. The Kancamagus Highway (NH-112) is famous for its beautiful ride with many trailheads and pull offs to see natural sights.

Minus 33 Merino wool clothing, Why go light?

Why Go Light?

Over the years, backpacking has evolved on so many levels.

Everything from the type of gear you carry, the food you bring, and the trips you take are becoming more demanding and extreme. Over the past fifteen or so years, backpacking has really seen a new trend: going lighter.

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Minus 33 Merino wool clothing, Where Is Winter? | Minus33 Merinoholics

Where is Winter?

What with all the weather phenomena going on these past couple of months, I was unsure if I would ever have the need to dust off the winter wool from the depths of my closet. On Christmas Eve, it was a sunset kayak in a tee-shirt. On Christmas Day, it was a walk in the woods in shorts. The day after Christmas, we may as well have brought out the lemonade and sun-chairs.
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Minus 33 Merino wool clothing, wool saved my life: Part II

Wool Saved My Life: Part II

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So here I am, standing with one boot on, on an abandoned dock with no one around for miles.

 

I am out of the water but I am not out of the woods. I ran up to house to which the dock belonged and did my best to kick down the glass door on their back porch with my ski boot. They must have had some beastly installation because my kicks did not even make a dent. I looked around and saw some distance away another cottage, and made my way.
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Minus 33 Merino wool clothing, wool saved my life: Part II

Wool Saved My Life: Part I

It was a morning like any other.

 

Just your typical Upstate New York polar vortex bringing the air temperature somewhere well below zero. It was however, a gorgeous day with blue skies and green pines and there was fresh snow on the ground. I decided to go for a jaunt on cross country skis through our family’s backwoods out to the lake for some crisp air and exercise. Because it was so cold, I layered up. I put on some Wool Knee Socks with long underwear and topped with a wool sweater, jacket and cap to keep me cozy as I began to traverse the woodland trail.
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