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BASELAYER RANGE


The First Ascent range of high-performance baselayers feature the latest technology to expertly regulate your body's temperature during physical activity. By wicking moisture away from the skin's surface, you're kept cool and comfortable for longer. Our range of baselayers offer you the freedom to enjoy the outdoors, no matter the weather forecast.

Keeps you warm
Adds extra warmth when you need it

The primary function of a baselayer is to ensure your body's core temperature is not only maintained, but constantly regulated.

QUIK-WIC Bamboo - Charcoal
Improved Moisture Wicking

Our baselayers are designed to wick moisture away from the body's surface in order to keep you dry and comfortable.

 Max. Performance
Close fit for Maximum Performance

Our baselayers feature a next-to-skin fit in order to trap heat next to the skin and keep your body insulated.

First Ascent Polypropylene Base Layers
First Ascent Polypropylene Baselayers
High Performance Baselayers
Bamboo recommended activities
Maximum Moisture Wicking
Maximum moisture wicking

Polypropylene does not absorb moisture due to the closed cell structure of the Polypropylene yarn, keeping you dry, fresh and odour free.

Comfortable Close Fit
Comfortable Close Fit

Bamboo has a natural, silky feel, offering unmatched comfort as a next-to-skin garment.

Keeps you warm
Keeps you warm, even when wet

Polypropylene features excellent body heat retention due to its low conductive properties.

First Ascent Bamboo Baselayers
Moderate Performance Baselayers
Bamboo recommended activities
Extra UV Protection

Polartec® Power Dry® was created to give base fabrics greater efficiency, more dependable wicking properties, faster dry times and better overall performance.

EXCEPTIONAL COMFORT
Fast Drying and Breathable

Polartec® Power Dry® is engineered with patented bi-component knit construction to enhance drying capabilities across the entire fabric structure. This dual surface approach maximizes performance by mechanically wicking sweat and vapor off your skin and directly transferring it to the outer surface where it diffuses for quick dry times

QUIK-WIC Bamboo - Charcoal
Superior Moisture Wicking

Polartec® Power Dry® pulls moisture directly from the skin and transfers it to the outer surface to quickly dissipate. This continuous evaporation process helps to keep you cool (as your body heat increases) and warm (when temperatures begin to drop).

First Ascent Bamboo Base Layers
First Ascent Viloft Base Layers
First Ascent Viloft Baselayers
Moderate Performance Baselayers
Bamboo recommended activities
EXCEPTIONAL COMFORT
Moisture Wicking Properties provides Exceptional Comfort

Viloft transports moisture away from the body and it's anti-microbial action inhibits the growth of bacteria.

WARM & LIGHT AS A FEATHER
Warm and Light

Viloft's flat fibre cross-section gives it excellent thermal insulation properties. The modified cross-section creates air chambers in the fabric that acts as a buffer against the cold.

SUPERIOR THERMAL PERFORMANCE
Superior Thermal Performance

Viloft fabrics offer up to 30% higher thermal insulation than cotton fabrics. A small percentage of Viloft is enough to make a significant difference in garment warmth.

First Ascent Bamboo Baselayers
Moderate Performance Baselayers
Bamboo recommended activities
EXCEPTIONAL COMFORT
Soft and Comfortable

Bamboo has a silky and natural feel next to the skin that allows for a more comfortable garment.

QUIK-WIC Bamboo - Charcoal
Improved Moisture Wicking

Bamboo aids in repelling moisture away from the skin's surface to the outside of the garment. This aids in keeping your skin dry, minimizes the risk of chafe and reduces odours due to the anti-bacterial properties.

Extra UV Protection
Extra UV Protection

Carbonised bamboo absorbs excess UV rays before it makes contact with your skin.

First Ascent Bamboo Base Layers