Patagonia Capilene 3 Midweight Bottoms
Excellent base layer bottoms. I was looking for a…
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $30
Excellent base layer bottoms.
I was looking for a comfortable pair of base layer bottoms to keep me warm under my work dress pants. These things were perfect. I am about 5'11" 180 lbs with a 33/34 inch waist and I think the medium is a perfect fit. These bottoms are form fitting but not so constricting where it feels too tight or decreases my mobility.
The material is very soft to the touch and stretchy. I have read stories about other base layer materials getting ripped by toe nails when people have tried to put them on, but this material has so far been very durable and doesn't seem prone to getting ripped by a toe nail snag.
The moisture and heat control seem to be pretty good with this material. I am on my feet at work for 8 hours a day and I never feel sweaty or cold in these.
Unless it's absolutely freezing, I would recommend getting these. Based on reviews, the Capilene 4 doesn't seem that much warmer. If you really want a heavyweight bottom, the Patagonia Piton bottom seems like it would do the job.
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Stay dry and warm in Patagonia's versatile Capilene 3 baselayer for moderate exertion in cool or cold weather.
Stay comfortable during any activity in very cold weather with the men's Patagonia Capilene(R) 3 Midweight long underwear bottoms, a warm and highly breathable next-to-skin layer. The smooth exterior of Polartec(R) Power Dry(R) polyester slides easily under layers, and its brushed interior feels soft against skin, wicks moisture and dries quickly. Fabric provides UPF 50+ sun protection, shielding skin from harmful ultraviolet rays; high recycled content. Fabric treatment helps deter odors. Brushed waistband offers next-to-skin softness; medium rise hits just below the natural waist. Side seams are positioned a bit forward to create chafe-free comfort. The men's Patagonia Capilene 3 Midweight long underwear bottoms feature a contoured, slim fit that won't restrict your movement. Gussted crotch; functional fly.
It can be summer everywhere else, but on Mount Hunter's Kennedy-Lowe Route, it always feels like winter. Designed to manage the extremes of high-output exertion in cool-to-cold conditions and to keep you dry and warm beneath layers, Capilene(R) 3 Midweight is the most versatile of our performance baselayers. Brushed on the inside for warmth, these bottoms are soft and compressible and have a smooth face that glides easily under layers. Details include a brushed elastic waistband and a gusseted crotch with a functional fly. Made of a 5.4-oz Polartec(R) Power Dry(R) 100% polyester double knit, with Polygiene(R) permanent odor control. Fabric is bluesign(R) approved.