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Men's midlayers size guide

Size chart (inches)
UK XS S M L XL XXL
Chest 34 37 40 43 46 49
Waist 28 30 32 34 36 38
Sleeve 32 33 34 35 36 36
EU 44 46 48 50 52 54
US 34 36 38 40 42 44

Size chart (cm)
UK XS S M L XL XXL
Chest 86 94 102 109 117 124
Waist 71 76 81 86 91 97
Sleeve 82 84 86 88 90 92
EU 44 46 48 50 52 54
US 34 36 38 40 42 44

How to measure

This size chart indicates the body measurements our garments are designed to fit. Measure yourself as described below and use the size chart to find your size.

Chest

Measure around your chest at the widest part. The tape measure should pass under your arms and be level from front to back.

Waist

Measure around your waist at the narrowest point.

Sleeve

With your arms relaxed by your side, tilt your head down and ask a friend to measure from the bone at the base of your neck, over your shoulder and down your arm to the fold at your wrist.


Fit guide

Tight

Close fitting designed to conform to your body shape.

Slim

Slim and slightly contoured but not form fitting.

Regular

A comfortable fit that's not too tight, nor too loose.

Relaxed

A looser fit with a bit more space but not too baggy.

Men's midlayers size guide

Size chart (inches)
UK Chest Waist Sleeve
XS 34 28 32
S 37 30 33
M 40 32 34
L 43 34 35
XL 46 36 36
XXL 49 38 36

Size chart (cm)
UK Chest Waist Sleeve
XS 86 71 82
S 94 76 84
M 102 81 86
L 109 86 88
XL 117 91 90
XXL 124 97 92

How to measure

This size chart indicates the body measurements our garments are designed to fit. Measure yourself as described below and use the size chart to find your size.

Chest

Measure around your chest at the widest part. The tape measure should pass under your arms and be level from front to back.

Waist

Measure around your waist at the narrowest point.

Sleeve

With your arms relaxed by your side, tilt your head down and ask a friend to measure from the bone at the base of your neck, over your shoulder and down your arm to the fold at your wrist.


Fit guide

Tight

Close fitting designed to conform to your body shape.

Slim

Slim and slightly contoured but not form fitting.

Regular

A comfortable fit that's not too tight, nor too loose.

Relaxed

A looser fit with a bit more space but not too baggy.

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Next Day deliveries will be shipped same day if you place your order before 2pm Monday - Friday.


If you are not happy or have changed your mind you can return your unused product within 123 days of placing the order for a refund. Simply return it to us, free of charge, with all the original packaging.

Description

Griffon Half-Zip is a gridded microfleece for lightweight warmth on active days in the outdoors. The low profile, hoodless design sits comfortably under layers in cooler weather or keeps the chill off on summer evenings. It's your go-to fleece for multi-pitch routes, speed on the trails, and all-weather-in-a-day mountain excursions.

  • Half-length zip for venting on the move
  • Grid fleece traps warmth without weight or bulk
  • Zipped chest pocket, perfect for phones and cards
  • Made using 29% recycled polyester and Polygiene® treated for reduced washing
Designer's notes

"For Griffon Half-Zip we've kept things simple with a deep venting zip and no hood to create a gridded fleece that maximises warmth and breathability without adding weight and bulk. We’ve included as much recycled content as we could without affecting the performance or appearance. The simplest way to reduce your carbon footprint - by up to 25% - is to purchase products with recycled content.

You can comfortably wear it under other layers but it also feels great next to the skin as a warm baselayer. This is when the Polygiene treatment really comes into its own and keeps you fresher for longer. The thumb loops help delay the need for gloves, and the chest pocket means you can keep small essentials at hand."

Ronnie, Clothing Design Manager


Features

Product overview

  • Half-length zip for venting on the move
  • Grid fleece traps air for high warmth-to-weight ratio
  • Highly breathable, moisture wicking and quick drying fabric
  • Zipped chest pocket for phones and cards
  • Made using 29% recycled polyester
  • Polygiene® odour-eliminating treatment for reduced washing
  • Thumb loops for extra coverage
  • 3 year alpine bond

Technical details

Fit

Slim

Construction

Fabric: 63% polyester, 29% recycled polyester, 8% Spandex
Two-tone smooth face / High void brushed grid back
Polygiene® treated

Zips: YKK Vislon

Weight

280g (medium)

Origin:

China

Sustainability and Product Care

Product Care

Washing Instructions

Polygiene® treatment means you can go longer between washes without nasty odour creating bacteria build up.

Wash: 30°C on delicate cycle or handwash with lukewarm water
Dry: Line dry
Iron: Use a cool iron

Use a non-biological detergent or pure soap. DO NOT use fabric conditioners or softeners.

Repairs

We have dedicated Repair Stations in our stores and we're fully equipped to breathe new life into your old kit. This includes spare parts, patches, new zips and wash and reproofing of your down and waterproofs. Pop into any store or contact us online for more info.

Alpine Bond

If one of our products does not meet your expectations upon delivery, or if during its lifetime does not live up to the demands placed upon it, please return it to us for repair, replacement or refund. If the problem is our fault then we will do this to your satisfaction. If it’s your fault then we will help out the best we can. Find out more about our Alpine Bond here.

Sustainability

How It Is Made

Recycled materials
Griffon Half-Zip is made using 29% recycled polyester

Polygiene® Stay Fresh
Polygiene® Stay Fresh technology inhibits the growth of pong-causing bacteria, extending your tee’s lifespan and meaning you can wear it more and wash it less. Wearing your tee just one more time before washing can save huge amounts of CO₂ and water over its lifespan.

Where It Is Made

Our products are made in the best factories in the world. We know the factories personally and they have all signed up to our Code of Ethics in our supply chain. This includes the Ethical Trading Initiative base code, fair pay, safe working environments, no child labour, no modern slavery, no bribery or corruption, no materials from conflict zones and humane farming methods.

All our factories sign up to our Code of Conduct. Find out where we make our product by visiting our Factories of Alpkit factory zone.

Reducing our carbon footprint

We are carbon neutral under PAS2060 and offset our Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 operations and transport emissions. We recognise that offsetting is not part of the solution but a point to pass through on a journey to Net Zero. Carbon Neutral is just a step in that journey.

We have joined the Science Based Targets Initiative which sets independent targets for us to achieve to do our bit to limit global warming to 1.5°C. Our targets are to halve our Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 2025 based on 2018 base year and reduce our total carbon intesnity by 15% every year to achieve genuine net zero by 2050.

End of life

When your partnership with this product is over send it back to us and we will pass it on to someone that needs it through our Continuum Project.