Even if no one else can see it, you are going to notice the difference with these worthy baselayers.
The best baselayer for the money.
Finally, a baselayer that holds hand-warmers for ultimate warmth.
When you want something thick to keep you warm, this baselayer has you covered.
You'll be feeling just right below the waist with this intricatly fitted long underwear.
If you like going up and down snowy mountains, you're going to like this simple baselayer.
The most affordable baselayer that still get the job done right.
Our top pick for baselayers in 2012.
We're still counting the uses for this versatile hoody for any layer.
Stay warmer and bunch-free in this worthy one-piece baselayer.
This layer raises the bar in moisture wicking technology.
A warm, packable down sweater at an affordable price.
HotTotties is Terramar's women's-only line, and it emphasizes femme-specific fit details–this top and bottom set is no exception.
Four trail-proven picks from the winners of our Be a Gear Tester Contest
This associate map editor likes to stay well connected.
Use this advice to hone your backcountry layers for any trip length or conditions.
You’ll get your money’s worth out of this spendy but multifunctional merino hoody
This midweight merino top sports a hidden 7-inch diagonal zip
With Columbia’s Omni-Heat technology you get the warmth of a much thicker baselayer from a thin fabric
A wool boxer brief for him (even if he hates wool).
A sports bra with a very supportive wraparound design.
A little bit of spandex helps these boy boxers (for her) stay in place.
For outdoor kids, a baselayer that will keep them dry and warm.
A heavyweight baselayer that's soft and fitted, and stretch and warm.
This 70/30 silk/wool baselayer keeps you warm while also wicking.
A 100% polyester t-shirt that feels just like cotton.
A polypropylene/polyester blended baselayer that wicks away sweat.
5 near-perfect pieces of gear in our 2011 Editors' Choice testing
Buy now, wear forever.
Our own gear diva met with Martha on December 20th to talk about cold-weather layering. Here's the gear Kristin suggested:
Made from 50% recycled polyester (and 50% virgin poly) the Sahara has a relaxed fit, a soft cottony feel, and no-fuss styling.
Active ladies need active undies, and this ensemble fits the bill and still looks cute.
Keep your bod warm & toasty all fall and winter long.
Keep your core warm & toasty with these baselayers.
A new fabric makes this synthetic zip-t odor free.
A superthin merino layer that is deceptively durable.
The softest baselayer we've tested...ever.
Baselayer bottoms that you can wear solo.
A bargain layer that's pretty and tough.
A short-sleeved baselayer for year-round wear.
A built-in neck gaiter for her and a built-in hoody for him give this shirt head and neck protection.
Patagonia updates this perennial favorite making it lighter, faster-drying, and softer then previous Capilene layers.
A full-body baselayer (a.k.a. pilot or "union" suit) that's as warm as they come.
Nordic skiiers and runners will love this moisture moving layer.
Although perhaps not as sexy as a brand new Gore-Tex Pro hardshell, the most basic of baselayers is a crucial component of your backcountry enjoyment. We put three mens' styles to the test.
For $35 or less, keep your core warm and toasty.
Recycled polyester and bamboo makes this a super green baselayer.
A fuzzy top that never smells.
Lightweight and fast drying
Outlast fabric regulates your body temperature for you.
Ski patrol approved
A baselayer made for high-exertion activities.
A cheap(er) merino crew that stays stink-free.
Toasty, stretchy tights you don't have to hide.
Winter skivvies at their finest.
These chafe-free undergarments also wick away moisture.
Underwear for the outdoorsy man.
25 years later, this Patagonia model is still the baselayer to beat.
These five finalists were close to the tops for our editors–for you they may be perfect.
Settle the wool-versus-synthetic debate once and for all: Get the best of both.
A super-versatile, fleecy layering piece
A midweight base layer for cool to cold weather hiking
A lightweight layering piece make of bamboo
A superlight wool base layer that shines 12 months a year
From shorts to tops, we've got your core coverings.
You could live in this Patagonia merino baselayer for weeks.
When it's extra cold, don this full body baselayer by Outdoor Research.
Worn as underwear, or solo, these "runner shorts" are a versatile bottom base layer.
This Icebreaker top is great for trail running and other high aerobic activities.
This First Ascent top works as a baselayer and a jacket.
This athletic baselayer feels like cotton but works like high-priced synthetic, for only $35.
Goal: Help you stay comfortable in any weather. Solution: Hike through two-week-long downpours and hurricane-force winds to bring you the best new gear for every trip.
From fit to fabric, this year's shirts upgrade performance on every front.
Our female testers pick their favorite gear for fall hikes.
Our tester spent 18 days climbing, camping, and evaluating gear on America's highest, coldest peak. If his picks made it there, they can make it anywhere.
For all-purpose performance year-round, this layering system works overtime through any weather.
Don't let a crappy forecast keep you home for the weekend. Just pack this deluge-tested system.
From the Grand Canyon to sunshine-pounded Colorado peaks, stay cool and comfortable with this ultralight system.
Our testers faced raging blizzards, pounding hail, frigid temps, and 60-mph winds to select these top clothes.
Wild weather coming? We've devised a perfect system for every condition.
We couldn't fit all of our reviews in one spot. Here, read the outtakes.
From $500 to under $150, Backpacker has found the best rain shells for blowing snow or driving rain.
Patagonia implements the Common Threads Recycling Program to reuse your old Capilene long underwear tops and bottoms
It's cold out there -- but don't fret. We've tested and reviewed all the best gear to keep you warm, dry, and comfy when the mercury drops.
The Backpacker gear ladies try out these tough OR pants.
Ward off the chill of cooler temps with these Backpacker
-tested base layers and shells
A little extra money buys a lot of extra wear with Arc'Teryx's latest T
Budget shopper or big spender? We have the perfect three-season layering system for you.
A bargain base layer designed to maximize wicking and enhance layering
How to dress smart and stay warm when Old Man Winter blows in.