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October 11, 2018

Sabina
Avid Climber, Adventurer & Outdoor Lover. Australia.

Sabina. Avid Climber, Adventurer & Outdoor Lover. Australia.

“As an ex-ballerina closeted in the indoor world for so many years I now love all sorts of outdoor activities at home in SE Queensland, I run, bike, swim or paddle every morning and I also love heading off on rock climbing road trips to destinations around the world. ”

Beginning her athletic career in the 1980’s as a professional ballet dancer with the National Ballet of Canada and the San Francisco Ballet as a Principal Dancer, Sabina’s most recent passion is climbing. When she’s not scaling a cliff she stays equally as active by running, cycling or paddle boarding in her backyard, Australia. Sabina also loves travel and adventure and particularly enjoys introducing others to foreign places and cultures, whether it’s trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal and India, or just day hiking up local trails near home.

 

Favourite Gear:

Zodiac Crop Top. : “ioMerino is the perfect product for climbing, yoga, hiking, skiing, everything – I practically live in my Zodiac crop top!”

 

Keep up to date with Sabina on her Facebookand Instagram, and read more about her adventure with ioMerino here.

 

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Fabric Guide

While Merino is an amazing natural fibre, not all Merino fabrics are created equal. At ioMerino, we make our own fabrics, using only the best quality fibres, and to very specific specifications that make the most of the natural benefits of Merino. All of them are 'Merino rich’. No cheap blends passed off as Merino. No cheaper scratchy fibres or synthetic substitutes to save money. No unethical production. And each fabric is made for a specific purpose. So if you see something with a small amount of elastase or nylon added, you can be sure it absolutely needs to be there to enhance the natural stretch and durability. 

It took every bit of our 140 years of experience in the wool industry to perfect our fabrics, but we think you’ll agree the end result was more than worth the effort.

Ethically Made. Ethically Sourced. Perfectly Natural. 

 

Altitude / Zodiac

Lightweight 170gsm 96% Australian Merino Wool with 4% elastane for extra stretch and comfort. A MicroMerino® Fabric. 

 

Ultra / Universal

Lightweight 160gsm 83% Australian Merino Wool blended with 12% nylon blended for extra durability and 5% Elastane for stretch and comfort.

 

Chaser

Midweight 265gsm 96% Australian Merino Wool with 4% elastane for extra stretch and comfort. A MicroMerino® Fabric. 

 

Summerino - Keystone 

Ultra Lightweight 150gsm 100% Australian Merino Wool. A MicroMerino® Fabric. 

 

Merino Compression

Midweight 280gsm 76% Australian Merino Wool, 15% Elastane and 9% Nylon for extra stretch and compression properties.

 

Vital

Ultra lightweight ribbed 155gsm 100% Australian Merino Wool. A MicroMerino®  Fabric. 

 

Summit

Outer Weight 280gsm Fleece 100% Australian Merino Wool. MicroMerino®  Fabric. 

 

Pinnacle

Midweight 260gsm 100% Australian Merino Wool. A MicroMerino®  Fabric. 

 

Elemental 

Midweight 260gsm waffle texture 100% Australian Merino Wool. A MicroMerino®  Fabric. 

 

Stride / Glacier / Velocity

Midweight 255gsm French Terry 100% Australian Merino Wool. A MicroMerino®  Fabric. 

 

Natural Merino Wool benefits: