Patagonia Capilene Lightweight Crew


Weight 5.6 oz / 159 g
Fabric 4 oz 100% Polyester Circular Knit, 54% Recycled, Gladiodor®

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Manufacturer's Description

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Retailers' Descriptions

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Run in it, surf in it or layer it with a lightweight shell. The Capilene Lightweight Crew shirt is the lightest-weight, fastest-drying and best-wicking base layer from Patagonia.


The Patagonia Men's Capilene Lightweight Crew is a lightweight base layer for staying comfortable and layering up. In the sun or hidden beneath thicker layers, the light base wicks moisture and dries quickly, for all day comfort. When hitting the trail on your daily run, you're getting 35 UPF protection from the sun, while out on the slopes you're getting next-to-skin comfort and extra warmth. Crazy how one little bit of polyester double knit fabric can do so much. Underarm gussets and off-set shoulder and side seams put movement at a maximum, even when wearing a pack. And Finally, a shirt without the stink, Polygiene permanent odor control deters scent from sinking in so you can wear it for another day. Features of the Patagonia Men's Capilene Lightweight Crew Capilene Lightweight has a smooth face for easy layering Fabric's open grid pattern next to skin provides excellent breathability, moisture wicking and dry time Self-fabric crew at collar with internal neck tape for comfort; locker loop for hang-drying 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 35-UPF sun protection and Polygiene permanent odor control Fair Trade Certified sewing Fabric is bluesign approved

- Moosejaw

Early summer mountain pursuits can run the gamut between trail running and hiking to skiing the last remains of snow that still cling to the tops of peaks. With activities like this in mind, Patagonia designed its Men's Capilene Lightweight Crew Top. This lightweight baselayer can be worn on its own during cool weather runs and hikes, or layered under a midlayer when you strap the skis on to get a few June turns. Made with an eco-friendly polyester, it wicks moisture, so you stay dry when you work up a sweat. A 35 UPF rating puts the stop on harmful UV-rays, while a odor control treatment prevents any sour smells from taking hold after a couple of days of fun hogging.


Some days find you sprinting up a frontcountry trail. Other days you're shuffling along under the weight of a loaded pack. Either way, the Patagonia Cap LW Crew has your back. Its open-knit construction breathes, wicks moisture and clocks the fastest dry time of all our performance baselayer fabrics. You can wear this crew on its own in warm weather or as insulation beneath layers. With a rib-knit collar that's soft against your skin, offset side seams, thumb loops for secure hand coverage and offset shoulder seams for chafe-free comfort under shoulder straps.

- Mountain Gear