Why Wear Merino Wool In The Summer?

Merino Wool Fibers

Merino Wool Fibers

If you find yourself questioning merino wool in the summer, you’re not alone. Merino wool is not just for the long winter temperatures. Many are confused on how, or why. Why wear merino wool in the summer? Isn’t it going to be too hot? Will it smell with sweat? We want to give you answers!

Merino Sheep provide us with merino wool. Their wool works for them in the winter to stay warm, an in the summer to keep them cool. So of course the wool will work for us too.The long, fine hairs are extremely soft, light, airy, itch-free, and actually wick moisture away from the skin. Merino Wool can absorb up to 30 percent of  it’s own weight in liquid and then release into air as vapor. Did you know merino sheep love the heat! Without its protective fleece armor the sheep would dry out.

Merino Wool can act like a thermometer for our bodies. This is because it is breathable and cooling, draws moisture (e.g. perspiration) away from the skin and regulates temperature.It adjusts to hot and cold. It’s a breathable fabric that feels lightweight on hot summer days, however will keep you warm when the air tends to get a little cooler in the evening hours.

Lets talk odor. When you think Summer you think sweat. Rest assure wearing merino wool will prevent any stinky smells from your summer fun. That’s because merino wool wicks away moisture, and resists odor. Hiking or backpacking in the summer is a favorite past time for many. So this a plus for when it comes down to your packing. Less shirts or shorts to pack. You can wear the merino wool for days without a causing a stink.

Summer Hike

Summer Hike

A plus of this fine,synthetic fiber is the ability to be fire resistant and provide uv protection in the hot sun. No other synthetic fiber can provide these great benefits. Go ahead spend an extra hour outside enjoying the fresh air.

Woolx LightWeight Tee

Whether you’re out hiking, biking, or running this summer merino wool will keep you cool and help regulate your temperature. And you will only need one good lightweight merino wool tshirt to pack or wear since it wont hold odors. Merino Wool is The fiber for all seasons.