For the past 15 years I've been wearing synthetic…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Fabric: Merino Wool
Price Paid: $75

For the past 15 years I've been wearing synthetic base layers for hiking (capilene and techwech). I've been curious about the new wool base layers and ordered this top as a test. I liked it so well that within a week I ordered another one and two for my wife.

I'm sold on this new wool. It's soft, breathes, wicks very well, does not hold odor and is lighter, but warmer for the weight than the synthetics. The fit is contoured with stretch, but not tight and form fitting. We hike year round and this is a great base layer for winter and will work well under a soft shell for spring and fall. A pit pricey, but we found ours on sale. It offers Patagonia quality, environmentally friendly materials, and is made in the USA.

Patagonia Wool 3 Zip Neck


The Wool 3 Zip Neck has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$48.97 - $100.00

The Patagonia Wool 3 Zip Neck is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen May 14, 2013 at Second Ascent.

If you're looking for a new base layer top, check out the best reviewed current models.

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