Men's Kiln Crew – First Lite Performance Hunting
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Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew
Men's Kiln Crew

Men's Kiln Crew

Midweight 250 Merino-X

$100.00 USD

Color/PatternFirst Lite Cipher

From cold September mornings in the Rockies to late October sits in your favorite oak with leaves on the ground, the Kiln Crew provides maximum versatility to get the job done throughout the season. The successor to our best-selling Chama series, the Kiln Crew incorporates a re-engineered fit into our new midweight 250 Merino-X fabric to create an essential tool for your kit. Worn as either a first or second layer, its guaranteed to keep you comfortable and odor-free all season long.

The Kiln Midweight 250 Merino-X fabric utilizes ultrafine, 18.5 micron merino wool in a high loft, interlock knit to create styles that surpass expectations in the broadest range of temperature and weather conditions. Blending a small component of spandex into this knit, these lofted interlock pieces can withstand extended hunts in the field, regardless of the season.

The Kiln midweight 250 Merino-X is also available in a men's quarter zip and hoody.

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Men's Kiln Crew Details

Layering Position

  • Midlayer

Features

  • True to size: Purchase your normal size to wear over or under other layers
  • 18.5 micron, superfine merino wool
  • 95% merino / 5% spandex
  • Interlock knit for high loft insulation and moisture management
  • Modified raglan sleeve moves seams out from under backpack shoulder straps
  • Flatlock seams for next-to-skin comfort
  • Machine wash, line dry

How It's Built

  • Material: Merino-X
  • Cut: Second Layer
  • Primary Uses:
    • Spot & Stalk
    • Tree Stand
    • Waterfowl
    • Upland
    • Fishing
  • Material Weight: 250 Midweight
  • Weight: 12oz.

Where to Use

  • Temperature Range:
    • Below 20F
    • 20F - 45F
    • 45F - 60F
    • 60F - 80F

Customer Reviews

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M
M.B.
Fit:
Product Size: M
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 180 lb
Fit Comments: Little loose but I didn't want it form fitting anyways, allows it to breath.
Location: everywhere and anything
Primary Use: Hunting, skiing, fishing, by the fire
On my standard list of what to pack

Wore this shirt as my only layer when starting my summit accent in the Canadian Rockies in early Oct. Kept most of my upper body cool with the exception of my back against my pack. This area always collect moisture. I was shocked however, how quick this shirt did dry as I didn't need to change my shirt when descending... (wasted space in my pack carrying additional cloths). I only had to pair with a shell when we got socked in when jus under 3000 masl but I didn't need anything extra to keep warm.

I either pack this shirt or switch into it if I'm not already wearing it no matter the activity or weather.

J
J.S.
Fit:
Product Size: M
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 165
Fit Comments: A little long and a little roomie, but great fit for what it is
Location: WA, MT and WY
Primary Use: Deer, Elk and Bear
Great heavy Base layer

This is my second favorite piece of FL gear. Second to the wick, this piece of gear is always on me or in my pack ready to go. I love the gear and it's a little roomy for me compared to the wick, but it is amazing. Fits well and is a great next to skin layer.

L
L.
Fit:
Product Size: L
Height: 6’ 2”
Weight: 195
Fit Comments: Perfect for Long Limbs
Location: Hunting/Recreation
Primary Use: Outer/base layer
Baselayer

Unbelievably warm and breathable, pulls the sweat right off your skin leaving you dry. Great layer by itself in 65-60 degrees, always my base layer any temp below that.

H
H.
Fit: 4
Product Size: L
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 170lbs - 180lbs
Location: Maine
Primary Use: Fishing
Fit Comments: A little too big for my body but awesome fit, the sleeves and torso are just a little long surprisingly.
Excellent shirt!

Awesome shirt and by far my new favorite base layer, went with a large based on a recommendation from first lite customer service but it’s a little bit too big, will save it to use over some other baselayers after I buy some mediums and try those out.

K
K.
Fit: 3
Product Size: M
Height: 5' 7"
Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
Location: Colorado
Primary Use: Spot & Stalk
Hunting Pajamas

After trying brands like Under Armour, Cabelas E.C.W.C.S., and several other name brand thermals, I am completely sold on the FL Kiln top! Nothing is as soft, warm, and just flat out as comfortable as this top. Other tight-fitting thermals like UA always seems to get uncomfortable (for me, in the armpits) after long days. The Kiln top never gets uncomfortable and actually makes my days in the field more enjoyable. As a plus, it dries very quickly and odor is incredibly suppressed after a few days of use in the field.