News and Reviews

A Longtime Brynje Customer….

John Lindgren of Chicago Illinois, after purchasing two Unisex Super Thermo T-Shirts: “These 2 Brynje t-shirts will augment 2, frequently worn, which have lasted 25 years. The crux is this: the xl size. Everyone should have it so good.”  

Where you’re pushing yourself and your gear to the limits…

Chris Barnecut of B CO 5/19th Special Forces Group, tested Brynje’s Super Thermo long Sleeve Shirt on 6 multi-day winter mountaineering trips. See why he says it is now the standard layering piece he uses for all winter objectives! I was initially skeptical of the mesh concept for a base layer, but I was curious…
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Notes From a Hunt In Alaska…

John Greenwood from Eyak Outlet in Cordova, Alaska let us know about a recent hunting adventure in Brynje Baselayers. Thanks John! Glad you are enjoying your Brynje! Just returned from a bison hunt in the interior of Alaska. We used snow machines to get around in temps -15 to +40f. The wool thermo set worked…
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Brynje Has Revolutionized My Cycling Wardrobe!

Senior Staff Writer Jack Luke puts Brynje Baselayers in his top five favorites! While not everyone agrees that the mesh look appeals to them, there is no denying that it works! So dare to be different – but cool and dry! See his commentary here: https://youtu.be/S6QickxEoo8?t=141  

The Lady Wool Sports Top is Another Winner from Brynje!

TrailblazerGirl finds the Brynje Lady Wool Sport Top to provide warmth, dryness and support for all day use. See their review at: https://www.trailblazergirl.com/finds/41041/brynje-lady-wool-sports-top/      

It is Heavenly to Stay Warm and Dry…

PSIA Nordic Instructor Heather Hale has this to say about recently discovering Brynje: My father wore fishnet underwear in the seventies. My sisters and I mocked him mercilessly. Not any more! I am a convert. I love my new underwear. (My underwear is fun-to-wear.) The thermo top is perfect. Most the nordic terrain here is…
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Why Fishnet Baselayer? Simple. Moisture Management.

Deacon Patrick Jones shares his thoughts on fishnet, layering and boiled wool for winter cycling. Read his blog, With Abandon, here: https://thegrid.ai/withabandon/of-fishnet-long-johns-and-boiled-wool/

Packs Substantial Warmth and Obvious Breathability, With Excellent Wicking

Backerpacker Magazine reviewed Brynje’s Wool Thermo Light Zip Polo in their Winter Gear Guide saying,”The recipe is simple: The Thermo Light’s mesh holes form pockets of air that rest against your midlayers (or shell), while also letting sweat vapor escape quickly.” Read the complete reveiw here: https://www.backpacker.com/gear/brynje-of-norway-wool-thermo-light-zip-polo-2018    

Making the Case for a Synthetic Mesh Base Layer

When we started getting inquiries from Canadian and US military for Brynje mesh base layer it certainly made sense. Years ago, the Norwegian government had done studies which showed conclusively that mesh base layer garments performed significantly better than solid knits and thus they have been issuing their troops the Brynje mesh underwear for decades….
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