• Silk base layers are typically are very light weight. The primary advantage of silk as a base layer is:|Ultimate comfort and smoothness next to the skin.|â– Fair to good moisture management.|â– Warmer than a synthetic garment of the same thickness.|â– Made from natural fibres.|â– Good choice for cool or cold conditions.|â– Fair odor resistance, better than synthetics but not as good as Merino wool.|For more about Layer See our Layering Guide. |http://www.sierratradingpost.com/lp2/layering-guide/
    Answered on 12/7/2012 12:00:00 AM by Prod Spec Kevin from Sierra Trading Post