The Descender Long Sleeve is a technical women’s mid layer, designed to deliver breathable insulation during cold, high-output days up on mountain slopes and alpine trails. It’s made with Icebreaker’s high-loft textured merino fleece and features corespun fibres, which use nylon wrapped in merino wool for added strength, flex, and a quicker drying time. This construction also includes heat-trapping channels that help regulate body temperature during high-exertion pursuits. The lighter side panels help manage moisture and dump excess heat when you’re descending ski runs at high speeds.
Blended merino wool fleece body & panels
Reverse coil front zipper
Zipper | Chin Guard | Offset Seams
The Descender Long Sleeve features a full-length front zipper that has a chin guard and interior storm flap lining to prevent chafing. Offset shoulder seams reduce rub when wearing a backpack, while forward-set side seams improve comfort when active. The zippered hand pockets provide convenient storage spots, and the sleeve cuffs have protective thumbholes.
Zipper chin guard & interior storm flap
Offset shoulder seams
Forward set side seams
Zippered hand pockets
Sleeve cuff thumbholes
Icebreaker heat transfer logo
[body] 84% Merino Wool, 9% Nylon, 7% LYCRA®
[panels] 88% Merino Wool, 9% Nylon, 3% LYCRA®
Center back length: 68.2 cm / 27" in size M
400g in size M
2 zippered hand pockets
First Layer, Mid Layer, Cool Weather Alpine Activities
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