Patagonia Wool 3 Zip Neck

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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.

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Contour fit, the Patagonia Wool 3 Zip-Neck is built for variable climate control in moderate to cold tempratures.Soft 100%-merino-woolInsulates even when wet, naturally resists odor, and built-in stretchLow-bulk, flat seamsMedium-high collar with deep zipper for handy internal climate controlRib-knit shoulders and underarm panels provide extra softness, natural stretch, and breathabilityOff-set seams won t irritate or snag on underlayersSlight drop-tail hemWeight: 198 g. (7 oz.)Closeout

- Second Ascent

Start your layering system with the midweight Patagonia Men's Wool 3 Long-Sleeve Zip-Neck on cold days. If you're just going for a brisk evening run, wear it solo, and unzip the neck when you warm up. When the temp drops, slip the Patagonia Wool 3 Zip-Neck under a stretchy softshell for ice climbing, or wear it under a trim hard shell for the slopes in springtime. Patagonia keeps their already luxe New Zealand merino wool soft by treating it with an eco-wash instead of the chlorine shock treatment other manufacturers use. Wool fights odor naturally, and it insulates even when wet, so you can replace a few of your old stinky synthetic tops with one Wool 3 Zip-Neck.

- Backcountry Outlet

On Sale. Free Shipping. Patagonia Men's Wool 3 Zip-Neck Shirt (Fall 2006) The Wool 3 Zip-Neck Shirt by Patagonia worn on the long haul home. When the mercury's dropping fast, with many miles to go before you can sleep, zip into this high-performing top. The plush collar is medium-rise (just below the chin), and opens with a deep zipper to vent body heat. Wide-wale ribbing panels under the arms and sides increase breathability and natural stretch. With flat seams for chafe-free comfort and a contoured silhouette for less bulk and better performance. In a soft jersey knit from 100% chlorine-free merino wool. Machine-washable. Made in USA. Features: Weight: 198 g. (7 oz.) Fabric: 6.8-oz./sq. yd. (or for industry comparison 230 g./sq. m.) 100% chlorine-free merino wool Ideal Uses: Mountaineering, Skiing, Climbing, Cycling, Trekking Contoured Fit Wool has natural odor-resisting qualities, is highly insulative when wet and exceptionally durable, and offers built-in stretch Eco-wash wool provides superior softness and water repellency without the use of environmentally harmful chlorine Flat-lock seams with fine gauge thread eliminate irritation from seams and are extra soft for added comfort and mobility Medium-high collar with deep zipper for handy internal climate control Wide-wale ribbing at shoulder yoke and underarm panels provide extra softness, natural stretch, and breathability Off-set seams won't irritate or snag on underlayers Low-bulk, flat seams provide maximum comfort We are not able to ship Patagonia products outside the US because of that other thing.

- Moosejaw

On a glorious day of deep-powder bliss, zip into this top. Designed to keep you dry and warm in cool to cold conditions, it has a medium-high collar that?s cut deep to free heat and features a tidy ?garage? in which to tuck the zipper. Made from soft 6.9-oz merino wool with an extra-fine-gauge yarn and a durable jersey construction for a luxurious hand, the Wool 3 Zip-Neck insulates even when wet, naturally resists odor, and stretches to accommodate your every move. Rib-knit underarm panels help with breathability, wicking and stretch. Low-bulk offset seams won?t irritate or snag on layers. We eco-wash our merino wool for softness and to reduce shrinkage. Machine-wash cold; lay flat to dry.

- Patagonia.com

A soft, medium-weight, 100% chlorine-free, merino wool jersey baselayer ideal for variable activity levels in cool to cold temperatures Eco-washed merino wool resists odor naturally, insulates even when wet, is exceptionally durable and stretches, provides superior performance and softness without the use of environmentally harmful chlorine; extra-fine gauge yarn and jersey-knit construction provide luxurious hand Medium-high collar with zipper garage offers handy internal climate control; interior is clean-finished for comfort Rib-knit underarm panels provide breathability, aid in moisture movement and add natural stretch Offset, low-bulk seams provide comfort and won t irritate or snag on underlayers Machine wash cold and lay flat to dry On a glorious day of deep-powder bliss, zip into this top. Designed to keep you dry and warm in cool to cold conditions, it has a medium-high collar that s cut deep to free heat and features a tidy "garage" in which to tuck the zipper. Made from soft 6.9-oz merino wool with an extra-fine-gauge yarn and a durable jersey construction for a luxurious hand, the Wool 3 Zip-Neck insulates even when wet, naturally resists odor, and stretches to accommodate your every move. Rib-knit underarm panels help with breathability, wicking and stretch. Low-bulk offset seams won t irritate or snag on layers. We eco-wash our merino wool for softness and to reduce shrinkage without the use of environmentally harmful chlorine. Machine-wash cold; lay flat to dry. 6.9-oz (230 g) 100% chlorine-free merino wool

- Massey's Outfitters

Patagonia Men's Wool 3 Zip Neck

Discontinued

The Men's Wool 3 Zip Neck has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$48.97 - $100.00

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

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