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Forclaz Trek 500, Short Sleeved Merino Wool Hiking T-Shirt, Men's

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T-shirt in Merino wool reinforced for improved durability. Ideal for backpacking for several days: no odors, no washing!

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Forclaz Trek 500, Short Sleeved Merino Wool Hiking T-Shirt, Men's | Our team of mountain backpacking enthusiasts developed this Merino T-shirt for long treks without having to worry about unpleasant odors

T-shirt in Merino wool reinforced for improved durability. Ideal for backpacking for several days: no odors, no washing!

A photo of the Forclaz Trek 500, Short Sleeved Merino Wool Hiking T-Shirt, Men's in use

Abrasion resistant

Use of a wool yarn protected by a surrounding polyamide yarn

Odor control

Merino wool (89%) naturally helps prevent unpleasant odors

Moisture wicking

The high absorbency of wool helps keep the body dry

Weight

The T-shirt weighs just 5.4 oz in size M. Fabric 5.5 oz/m2.

Freedom of movement

The natural stretch of wool offers unrestricted movement

Breathability

Breathable material to maintain an ideal body temperature even in the summer!

Softness

Ultra-fine (18.5 microns) Merino wool. It is very soft and non-itch

Ecodesign

Merino wool is a renewable material

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light weight

light and warm. But it causes itchy on my skin if I wear it for a long day.

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Love merino tops

Eady wash and dry. Perfect for all sports.

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Leroy's review

I wore the short sleeved merino base layer on a 12 mile back packing walk on the Wold Way. It was a hot day and I was carrying my 33 litre back pack. The base layer wicked moisture away efficiently and I did not feel uncomfortable despite the weight I was carrying.

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Perfect

Possibly the best product Decathlon sell. Just as good as branded stuff twice as expensive. Love the anti odour properties

“Top” value

Merino for this price is excellent

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Too delicate

I'm very disappointed with this T shirt as it's already got several runs in the material about 4 inches long. Hardly lasted any time & the material is too delicate for hiking use.

Jimbo

Great tech T-shirt, used for MTBing, walking and climbing. I’ll be getting another few

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Short sleeved t-shirt

Lovely sweat-wicking material, nice colours.

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Stylish and Comfortable

Well fitted top, soft and comfortable and dries really fast after washing.

Great T-shirt (and no pong!)

Bought this for a trek in the Atlas Mountains knowing that there would be at least three days without showering. Comfortable, reasonably quick-drying and it really didn't pong at the end of it all. The only negative was the slightly itchy stitching for the cable on the sleeve. A quick un-pick with my penknife and problem solved. Really impressed, especially at the price.

Great sports shirt

Ideal for bouldering, comfortable and good sweat wicking

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Stay cool

I thought I'd try out merino tshirts to see if they do what they say regarding breathability and no smell after a day of cycling in 26 degrees in and around the city. I was kept cool and the shirt wicked the perspiration away..and no smell!! I hung on a line to air for a day and used it again..I will buy more ..good price too considering some companies.

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Not odour free

I bought this only because it's meant to be good at minimizing odours, but even after one day's wear, it smells under the armpits.

Trekking T shirt

Good but expensive

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I bought it because I got it for half price.

I haven't used it yet in Himalayas but used it in Maharashtra and it's really good. I'm quite sure it's going to be really useful in low temperatures.

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Composition

Main fabric

  • 11% Polyamide
  • 89% Wool
  • 11% Polyamide
  • 89% Wool

Yoke

  • 11% Polyamide
  • 89% Wool
  • 11% Polyamide
  • 89% Wool

Sizing and fit

This T-shirt has a slightly fitted sporty cut that facilitates moisture transfer toward the outside of the fabric. Select your usual size or 1 size larger if you prefer a looser fit.

Durability

Use of a BETA-SPUN yarn structure in which the polyamide threads coat the Merino wool fibers and protect them from rubbing and cuts without affecting their properties.

Origin of the merino wool

We only use wool from Merino sheep raised on farms in South Africa that do not practice mulesing. We decided to build a partnership with a group of breeders (Konsortium Merino) to guarantee respect for animal welfare and the environment. We thus have complete traceability, which allows us to guarantee the origin of the wool. More information: https://www.forclaz.fr/merinos-2019-bp_4128

Odor control

Wool from Merino sheep naturally controls the spread of bacteria that cause bad odors. This Merino wool T-shirt can therefore be worn several days in a row and means you can take less clothes when backpacking making for a lighter backpack!

Reduction of the chilling effect

After exercise and heavy sweating, 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 quicker.

Tip before use

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

How do i wash my merino wool t-shirt?

We recommend that you machine wash your Merino wool T-shirt at 86°F on a normal cycle, preferably with liquid detergent. Dry flat and NEVER tumble dry unless you want it to shrink by 1 or 2 sizes! For more information: https://www.forclaz.fr/conseils/comment-laver-mon-tee-shirt-de-trek-en-laine-merinos-tp_1550

Origin

Imported

Product testing

This T-shirt has been tested and validated in the field in real conditions. They were worn for 5 weeks by several people who undertook the Grande Traversée des Alpes (GTA) in late spring 2017.

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