Patagonia Capilene 3 Midweight Zip Neck

Specs

men's
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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Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

A use and abuse must-have for groveling up a chimney pitch or scrambling high above timberline. Our Capilene(R) Midweight fabric hits the sweet spot of weight, breathability and wicking that is the essence of versatility worn alone or with additional layers. It keeps you dry and comfortable when worn during high-exertion activities in cool-to-moderate temperatures and insulates beneath a shell in cold weather. Constructed with a Polartec(R) Power Grid(TM) fabric, it has a smooth face for easy layering and a brushed-back grid that aids in wicking as well as warmth. The fabric has 63-93% recycled-polyester content and is treated with Polygiene(R) permanent odor control. Features include a long center-front zipper for venting, internal neck tape for next-to-skin comfort, full underarm gussets for unhindered shoulder mobility, elastic thumb loops for secure hand coverage, flatlock seams to minimize chafing, offset shoulder and side seams to lie smoothly beneath pack straps, and a drop tail for additional coverage.

- Patagonia.com refers to the men's version

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 3 Midweight Zip-Neck Top is Patagonia's most versatile baselayer for the athlete who wants to wear the same thing while he climbs, runs, backpacks, snowboards, and skis throughout the year. This is Patagonia's fastest wicking performance baselayer that can stretch, breathe, and dry for extremely difficult climbing and trail running situations. When winter comes, the smooth jersey face glides smoothly under layers for incredible warmth on cold ski days.

- Backcountry.com 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, our soft and compressible Capilene(R) 3 Midweight Zip-Neck provides excellent insulation and next-to-skin comfort. The fabric is brushed on the inside for warmth and has a smooth knit face that glides easily between layers. Details include a low-bulk zip-neck for easy venting, thumb loops for secure hand coverage and offset shoulder seams to eliminate pack-strap chafe. Fabric is bluesign(R) approved.

- Rocky Mountain Trail 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