Insulation - Fleece

Modern fleece clothing started with the use of Fibre Pile by Helly Hansen in the '70s and has (in our opinion and with a few honourable exceptions) yet to match the thermal efficiency of the original material. However fleece looks and feels a lot nicer than fibre pile (an important consideration for many!) and it has become widely worn throughout all sections of society.

Whilst fleece is great for adding light quick drying warmth, it is not windproof unless some sort of windproofing is added, either by using a fleece that has a windproof liner such as Gore Windstopper, or by combining it with a windproof.

The advantage of a windproof fleece is that it is neat, tidy and looks good - however, similar condensation problems to those experienced when using "breathable" waterproofs are likely to occur. A Pertex type windproof top by contrast is not going to win you any fashion awards, but you won't get condensation problems either.

Mountain Equipment Men's Eclipse Tour Pants
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Rab Men's Power Stretch Pro Pant Black
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Rab Women's Power Stretch Pro Pant Black
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Rab Power Stretch Pro Bib Black
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Rab Men's Power Grid Pull-On Steel
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Mountain Equipment Women's Micro Zip T Welsh Slate
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Rab Men's Nexus Pull-On Dark Sulphur
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Rab Men's Nucleus Pull-On Dark Footprint
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Rab Men's Nucleus Pull-On
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Rab Women's Nucleus Pull-On Crimson
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Rab Women's Nucleus Pull-On
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Rab Women's Nucleus Jacket Blueprint
Rab Women's Nucleus Jacket Blueprint
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Rab Women's Nucleus Hoody Jacket Blueprint
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Rab Women's Nucleus Hoody
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Patagonia Men's Micro D Snap-T Fleece Pullover Stone Blue
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Patagonia Men's Micro D Snap-T Fleece Pullover
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Mountain Equipment Men's Eclipse Zip-T Cardinal Orange
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Mountain Equipment Women's Eclipse Zip-T Pool Blue/Tasman Blue
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Mountain Equipment Men's Eclipse Hooded Zip-T Lapis Blue/Finch Blue
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Mountain Equipment Men's Trembler Jacket Cosmos/Orange
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Mountain Equipment Men's Trembler Jacket
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Patagonia Men's R1 Fleece Pullover Hoody Balkan Blue
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Patagonia Men's Better Sweater 1/4-Zip Fleece Industrial Green
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Patagonia Men's Better Sweater 1/4-Zip Fleece
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Patagonia Women's Better Sweater Fleece Jacket Woolly Blue
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Patagonia Men's Performance Better Sweater Fleece Hoody Navy Blue
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Patagonia Men's Performance Better Sweater Fleece Hoody
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Patagonia Men's Retro Pile Fleece Pullover El Cap Khaki
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Patagonia Men's Retro Pile Fleece Pullover
£99.00
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Patagonia Women's Retro Pile Fleece Marsupial Pelican
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Patagonia Men's Retro Pile Fleece Jacket Sage Khaki
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