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"Not so sure about using it on real hills as the workrate goes up then and so does the amount of sweating."
That's my experience with wool base layers and Paramo -- the wool retains a bit too much moisture to be entirely comfortable when you work hard. Synthetic base layers like Lifa are better imo.
Merino is over rated, over priced and over here (IMHO)
I'm a delicate little flower so Merino is too itchy for me. Powerdry all the way.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the Fuera just a heavy windshell sorta thing?
While Paramo do make the Fuera it's not enormously different from all sorts of other windshirts*. Ther waterproofs, OTOH, are very different and it's there that the "but it's too hot!" problems rear their ugly heads.
* except, of course, that you can't use others as shapeless sacks quite so readily.
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't the Fuera just a heavy windshell sorta thing?
Yes, which is why I wore a Blacks ALS Merino top, under an ACG windjacket in Scotland a couple of weeks ago. But then it was unseasonably warm. When it cooled down later in the week, I put a VR Trail on top instead of the ACG.
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