Fleece Insulation

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
Mountain Equipment Men's Eclipse Tour Pants
£45.00
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Rab Men's Power Stretch Pro Pant Black
Rab Men's Power Stretch Pro Pant Black
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Rab Women's Power Stretch Pro Pant Black
Rab Women's Power Stretch Pro Pant Black
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Rab Men's Power Grid Pull-On Steel
Rab Men's Power Grid Pull-On Steel
£74.99
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Rab Men's Filament Pull-On Deep Ink/Polar Blue
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Rab Men's Filament Pull-On
£63.00
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Rab Women's Filament Pull-On Ruby/Crimson
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Rab Women's Filament Pull-On
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Rab Men's Filament Hoody Oxblood Red
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Rab Men's Filament Hoody
£72.00
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Rab Men's Nexus Pull-On Dark Sulphur
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Rab Men's Nexus Pull-On
£49.50
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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 Men's Geon Pull On Deep Ink
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Rab Men's Geon Pull On
£49.50
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Rab Men's Superflux Hoody Oxblood/Ascent Red
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Rab Men's Superflux Hoody
£81.00
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Rab Women's Superflux Hoody Atlantis/Pine
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Rab Women's Superflux Hoody
£81.00
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Rab Men's Alpha Flash Jacket Merlin
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Rab Men's Alpha Flash Jacket
£90.00
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Patagonia Men's R1 Air Crew Industrial Green
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Patagonia Men's R1 Air Crew
£81.00
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Patagonia Men's R1 Fleece Pullover Hoody Chartreuse
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Patagonia Men's R1 Fleece Pullover Hoody
£126.00
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Patagonia Men's R1 Air Full-Zip Hoody Hot Ember
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Patagonia Men's R1 Air Full-Zip Hoody
£117.00
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Patagonia Women's R1 Air Full-Zip Hoody Steller Blue
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Patagonia Women's R1 Air Full-Zip Hoody
£117.00
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Patagonia Women's R1 TechFace Hoody Catalan Coral
Patagonia Women's R1 TechFace Hoody
£144.00
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Patagonia Men's Micro D Snap-T Fleece Pullover New Navy/Classic Red
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Patagonia Men's Micro D Snap-T Fleece Pullover
£72.00
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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
£90.00
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Patagonia Men's Retro Pile Fleece Jacket Piton Purple
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Patagonia Men's Retro Pile Fleece Jacket
£117.00
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