Living / 5 March, 2020 / My Baba

The Essential Outdoor Clothing Checklist For All The Family This Spring

This time of year can be difficult when it comes to kids and their clothing. It’s not quite winter but it’s not quite spring yet, there’s still a chill in the air that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere just yet. 

Like most, we are yet to put our full trust in British weather and believe there is still time to invest in warm, comfy clothes for you and your kids.

Since 1997, Mountain Warehouse has been providing families with high-quality outdoor clothing and equipment. Whether you’re an active family or just like getting out and about once in a while, it’s never too late to invest in some outdoor clothing in time for an inevitable wet and windy spring. 

Here is a rundown of some of our favourite Mountain Warehouse pieces that we think you’re going to love:


Merino Kids Round Neck Base Layer Top 

A thermal piece of clothing is a great addition to any wardrobe, especially if your child loves to be out and about in the cooler weather. A thermal may just seem like any other jumper or fleece but they have some impressive features that make them much more than that.

The Merino Kids Round Neck Top is an extra warm thermal baselayer. What differentiates this thermal from others is its lightweight and breathable material. There’s nothing worse than a thermal that instantly makes you feel overheated and before you know it you’re already taking it off. It’s important to get the right balance and this thermal piece does just that. 

Whether they’re out and about playing or just covering up in the cold, let them enjoy the long-lasting comfort from the moment they put it on.

Sizes 2 to 13 years

Merino Kids Base Layer Thermal Pants

Complete the look with the matching thermal bottoms! Made from a merino wool blend, these are guaranteed to keep them feeling snug all day long. 

Although these bottoms will be perfect for lounging around, they’re also perfect for the adventurous child who loves to get their knees dirty.

All you need to do is pop them on and watch them go and they’re made to ensure they’re cool and comfortable as well as keeping moisture away from the skin, keeping them dry and comfortable from morning until night. 

Their thermals come in a range of colours, let your kids pick their favourite or even mix and match.

Sizes 2 to 13 years

Talus Kids Round Neck Base Layer Top 

Introducing the Talus Kids Long Sleeve Round Neck Top!

If you’re looking for something trendy and lightweight, we think this could be the next best purchase for your child.

We love the colour of this base layer top and think it will look super cool if you’re off abroad against a white and snowy backdrop. People can be put off by thermals due to them making you feel bulky and restricted. However, the lightweight material of this thermal piece doesn’t create any extra padding and is great for those wanting to use it daily as an extra layer.

If that wasn’t enough, the fabric is also high wicking and quick drying – perfect if you’re looking to give it a quick wash and wear it again the next day.

Sizes 2 to 13 years

Talus Kids Base Layer Thermal Pants

If you can’t get enough of the teal, why not dress your child in it from head to toe? We love this look and think all their friends will be asking where they got this stylish combo. 

Similar to the thermal base layer top, the bottoms are made from a lightweight and fast-drying fabric, perfect for long days playing outdoors. Your child might have the energy to keep moving all day but they need to be comfortable to do so. 

Made from 100% polyester, these bottoms are super comfortable and feel soft against their skin. Once they put them on they’ll be no stopping them, so sit back, relax and watch them go!

Sizes 2 to 13 years

Merino Womens Round Neck Thermal Top 

If you’re going to treat your child to something new, then why not treat yourself too?

The Merino Women’s Round Neck Thermal Top in black is the perfect high-performance base layer that will protect you against the wet and breezy spring weather. 

If there’s one colour you can’t go wrong with, it’s black. As the weather slowly gets warmer, you may not feel the need to pack on all the layers, so why not try this top on its own. Try jazzing it up with a colourful scarf and ta-da – you’ll be both warm and stylish.

Sizes 4 to 20


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Merino Women’s Pants

Everyone needs a trusty pair of black trousers that can be worn anywhere and everywhere. They’re so versatile that you can choose to wear them out and about or just at home when relaxing.

If you’re more of a get-up and go family, these bottoms are ideal for long spring walks with the family. The fabric is naturally antibacterial which means they will stay fresh for longer. Great for those all-day adventures.

These are available in a range of sizes and have an elastic waistband for extra comfort and improved fit.

Sizes 8 to 18

Fell Womens 3 in 1 Water-Resistant Jacket

The Fell Womens 3 in 1 Water-Resistant Jacket is perfect for changeable weather conditions. The water-resistant outer shell and inner fleece provide protection from wind and light rain when walking with the dogs or walking home with the kids from school.

It’s the perfect jacket to throw on for all occasions, and with the wet weather set to continue, we think this one is a wise investment for every mama!

Various colours and sizes

Merino Mens Long Sleeved Round Neck Top 

The Merino Men’s Long Sleeve Round Neck Top is a high-performance base layer. This simple black top is great for those looking for a quick fix to help them feel warm and comfortable during the wet spring weather.

Whatever plans you have coming up with your family, this top will come in handy. If you’re off on a local getaway or day-long road trip, this top is easy to pack and convenient to just grab and go. You’ll be happy to hear that this top hasn’t just been made for the cooler weather. 

The breathable fabric allows perspiration to pass off out of the garment, keeping you cool and comfortable in the slightly warmer weather. 

Size XS to XXL

Talus Men’s Base Layer Pants 

Whilst you’re here you may as well look for the whole family! The Talus Men’s Base Layer Pants are a must-have for those thrill-seekers looking to visit the colder parts of the world.

The standout feature of these pants is the isotherm fabric which offers extra heat retention even when the temperature hits lower than low.

These pants are guaranteed to keep you warm but not so you feel stuffy and uncomfortable. The fabric is still highly breathable and will keep you dry and protected. 

Sizes XS to 4XL

Glitter Kids Wellies 

If you’re looking to add a touch of sparkle to your child’s spring, then you’re going to love these Glitter Kids Wellies. If the weather isn’t one to stop your child from playing outside, a trusty pair of wellies is always a good idea. What’s great about these wellies is that they feel just as good as they look.

It won’t matter how big the puddle is, these wellies are fully waterproof and will prevent any water from entering. Wellies have a bad reputation for being rigid and causing nasty blisters, but these wellies have a soft jersey lining for extra comfort that will last all day.

Last but not least, they are so easy to clean. Just wipe away and any dirt will come off instantly. 

Sizes 12 to 4

25L Coolbag 

If there is one thing you should think about purchasing as we draw towards the spring, it’s a coolbag. We are so excited for spring picnics in the park and think this a fantastic coolbag to take along with you.

The bag is lightweight and has a strong, adjustable shoulder strap. This is great for little ones that just want to get involved as it makes it easy for both carrying and walking with. 

The bold colourway and pattern make it great for any outdoor event this spring. Pack your snacks and enjoy!

Available in one size

Apex Mini Square Patterned Sleeping Bag 

The Apex Mini Square Patterned Sleeping Bag is a spring and summer essential. What’s great about this product is that it’s so multifunctional. It can be used for sleepovers to camping trips and on warm summer nights as well as in extremely cold temperatures. 

The sleeping bag has a two-way zip for easy opening and ventilation and is envelope-shaped that offers you plenty of room to get comfy. It’s also lightweight, compact and super easy to carry and store away when needed.

Choose from a range of bright and funky colours in a range of styles and patterns. Your child won’t go a miss!

Available in one size

If you like what you see so far, why not check out Mountain Warehouse’s full range of outdoor clothing and equipment? If you have any questions regarding any of their products, don’t hesitate to contact one of their team members today. 


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