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Forclaz Men's Mountain Backpacking Merino Wool Long-Sleeved T-Shirt with zip collar - MT500

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A truly comfortable base layer, this t-shirt contains reinforced Merino wool for greater durability. Its collar features a zip for better ventilation.

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About this item:

  • Weight: 8.6 oz (240 g) in size M. Fabric 6.7 oz/sqm
  • Softness: Ultra-fine Merino wool (18.5 microns). It’s very soft and doesn't itch
  • Odor control: The Merino wool (86%) naturally helps prevent unpleasant odors
  • Breathability: Merino wool is breathable and helps maintain the right body temperature
  • Moisture wicking: The high absorbency of wool helps keep the body dry
Model: 8550198

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Forclaz Men's Mountain Backpacking Merino Wool Long-Sleeved T-Shirt with zip collar - MT500 | This merino wool T-shirt is pleasant to wear all year round. Ideal for trekking for several days.

A truly comfortable base layer, this t-shirt contains reinforced Merino wool for greater durability. Its collar features a zip for better ventilation.

A photo of the Forclaz Men's Mountain Backpacking Merino Wool Long-Sleeved T-Shirt with zip collar - MT500 in use
A photo of the Forclaz Men's Mountain Backpacking Merino Wool Long-Sleeved T-Shirt with zip collar - MT500 in use

Odor control

The component limits perspiration odours. Laboratory test ISO 17299-3

Warmth

Merino wool T-shirt (190 g/sqm) to provide additional warmth

Moisture wicking

The high absorption capacity of the wool removes the feeling of dampness

Abrasion resistant

Wool fibre surrounded by polyamide yarn for protection

Breathability

Breathable merino wool helps maintain an ideal body temperature

Freedom of movement

The natural stretch of wool offers unrestricted movement

Softness

Ultra-fine (18.5 microns) Merino wool. It is soft and pleasant to wear

Weight

The T-shirt weighs just 243 g in size L. 190 g/sqm fabric

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Perfect for hiking, less for brisk walking

I wear this Merino on mountain hikes (HRP, ski trekking, etc.). During training, when walking quickly, the seams and inserts under the arms really hurt. It would be nice if the seams were flat so as not to hurt.

Good

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Nice little wool

very comfortable and warm in mid season. The cut is good because neither too tight nor too wide to play the strengths of Merino wool.

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Drying speed is slightly slower. Good anti-odor effect

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Everything as described. I really liked this merino wool T-shirt that I gave to my partner. It is comfortable and has a sporty casual style.

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excellent

usable in all seasons

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Top product

Very pleasant to wear, efficient on all levels And superb color!

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Perfect

The FORCLAZ merino range is just perfect. Comfortable, warm, light.

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It is recommended that you buy the cheapest one, which is sufficient and looks better. This one simply has more zippers and is a bit more expensive. Personally, I don’t think it’s worth it.

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Excellent for hiking

Wicks away perspiration while remaining warm. Limits odors unlike synthetic sweaters.

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Very good

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After a lot of searching, it was a perfect success. Wonderfully warm!

From good information on the website (size, quality, product specification, etc.) to fast shipping.

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B/u

I have no additional comments

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This product is less…

This product is less fine than the previous ones in merino wool (without lyocell) it will surely be more durable because it is more resistant, however it wicks away perspiration a little less well which was my primary criterion). The zipper started to get stuck on the second use (a shame for an item of this price) and has been getting stuck at regular intervals ever since. The size is good and the color nice.

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Top, but not the collar.

Very pleasant garment to wear. keep warm for a very thin thickness. And it’s true, wool doesn’t retain odors! On the other hand, in comparison with the previous generation of the same product (I'm on the 4th...) the collar is lined with a material that can scratch...it's annoying. The collar of the previous ones were the same material as the rest, and it was much more comfortable! Too bad to have changed!

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Composition

Main fabric: 86.0% Wool, 14.0% Polyamide ; Yoke: 98.0% Wool, 2.0% Polyamide

Odour control

The components used reduce bad odours. Laboratory tested to standard ISO 17299-3.

Reduction of the freezing effect

After exercise and sweating heavily, Merino wool prevents evaporation helping to maintain body temperature by absorbing the majority of the body's moisture. This therefore reduces any unpleasant chilling effect.Conversely, a synthetic material lets the body temperature go back down again faster.

Tip before use

For a softer feel, wash your t-shirt before first use.

How to wash your t-shirt made with merino wool?

We recommend that you machine wash your MT500 MERINO ZIP T-shirt at 30° on a normal cycle, preferably with liquid detergent. Dry flat and NEVER tumble dry unless you want it to shrink by one or two sizes!For more information: https://support.decathlon.co.uk/how-to-maintain-a-merino-wool-garment

Product testing

In November 2018, 8 trekkers (4 men and 4 women) and part of the Forclaz design team tested this T-shirt for four days in the Southern French Alps (Lus La Croix Haute). You can expect wind, rain, a bit of snow, a bivouac... and a lot of fun! We were then able to make the final modifications and validate it for mountain trekking use.

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Imported

 

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