Patagonia Capilene 3 Midweight Zip Neck


Weight 8 oz / 227 g
Solid Fabric 5.4 oz Polartec® Power Dry® 100% Polyester Double-Knit, 65% Recycled, Gladiodor®
Heathered Fabric 5.4 oz Polartec Power Dry 100% Polyester Double-Knit, 51% Recycled, Gladiodor®

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Stay dry and comfortable when you're groveling up a cold chimney pitch or scrambling high above the timberline with the light and durable Patagonia Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck long underwear top.

- REI refers to the men's version

The Patagonia Men's Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck Top is a versatile baselayer that will keep you cozy and comfy from opening day at the ski resort to closing weekend. The smooth Polartec Power Grid fabric wicks sweat and dries quickly to keep you dry, which is the first step to staying warm. The fabric's brushed grid backing traps heat to maximize warmth without adding bulk, and it's breathable to keep you from overheating on leg-burning runs or warm spring days. The 1/4-length zipper lets you quickly dump excess heat when you're working your way up a steep skintrack, and a Polygiene treatment keeps odor at bay so you don't offend your skiing partners on the drive home.

- refers to the men's version

The Patagonia Men's Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck is a versatile base layer for a wide range of activities. Polartec Power Grid(TM), 100% polyester double knit fabric, helps Patagonia transition into their new base layer line, with a midweight layer that Fits into a wide range of cool weather. Hiking for weeks in the backcountry to Climbing, even early or late season skiing, whatever the activity this base wicks moisture from the skin and dries out quickly, keeping you comfortable for the whole day. Polygiene permanent odor control keeps the stench at bay, so you can pull on the same layer for days in a row without making your buddy retch. Slip your thumbs into the elastic thumb loops to keep the sleeves in place under additional layers and open up the 1/4 length zip to cool off from all of that self-made heat. Features of the Patagonia Men's Capilene Midweight Zip-Neck Polartec Power Grid fabric has a smooth face for easy layering; fabric's brushed grid pattern next to skin provides superior warmth, breathability and moisture wicking Performance Self-fabric backing on collar with internal neck tape for comfort; locker loop for hang-drying Long center-front zipper vents body heat and is backed by kissing welts for lowbulk comfort next to skin Offset shoulder seams eliminate chafing under pack straps Full underarm gusset for range of motion and chafe-free comfort Elastic thumb loops for secure hand coverage Flatlock seams to minimize chafing; drop tail for more coverage Fabric is bluesign approved

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

Built to be worn for weeks on alpine routes, washed in glacial streams and dried in the slipstream of a bus window, Patagonia's soft and compressible Cap MW Zip Neck provides excellent insulation and next-to-skin comfort. The most versatile of their perfo

- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version

Stretchy double-knit fabric wicks extremely wellDurable smooth jersey face slides easily beneath layersFabric is brushed for warmth, softness and compressibility; provides excellent insulation and breathabilityZip-neck for easy climate control is backed by kissing welts for low-bulk comfort next to skinOffset shoulder seams merge out of the way of pack straps to provide full range of motion and comfort under layersSide seams are rolled forward for comfort under hip belt; thumb loops for secure hand coverageMachine wash cold, tumble dry at low temperatureMaterial: 5.4-oz Polartec(R) Power Dry(R) 100% polyester (solids: 65% recycled; heathers: 51% recycled; stripes: 56% recycled) double knit with Polygiene(R) permanent odor controlMade in El Salvador221 g (7.8 oz) Material: Recycled Polyester We recycle used soda bottles, unusable second quality fabrics and worn out garments into polyester fibers to produce many of our clothes.

- River Sports Outfitters refers to the men's version