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Run in it, surf in it or layer it with a lightweight shell. Capilene Lightweight is Patagonia's lightest-weight, fastest-drying and best-wicking baselayer. The fabrics subtle grid pattern sits lightly and comfortably on the skin; the smooth outer face glides easily in any layering system. Highly breathable for high-exertion and warm conditions, the fabric is bluesign approved, 100% recycled polyester with 35-UPF sun protection and is treated with Polygiene permanent odor control. Features include a self-fabric collar with internal neck tape for chafe-free 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.
- Summit Hut
Our favorite for going deep into red rock country when daytime temperatures require wicking and nighttime calls for baselayer insulation. CapileneA(R) Lightweight is our lightest-weight fastest-drying and best-wicking baselayer. The fabric's subtle grid pattern sits lightly and comfortably on the skin while the smooth outer face glides easily in any layering system. Highly breathable for high-exertion and warm conditions the fabric is 100 recycled polyester treated with PolygieneA(R) permanent odor control. Features include a self-fabric collar with internal neck tape for chafe-free comfort full underarm gussets for unhindered shoulder mobility elastic thumb loops to help cover hands flatlock seams that minimize chafing offset shoulder and side seams that lie smoothly beneath pack straps and a drop tail for additional coverage. Fair Trade Certified(TM) sewing.FeaturesCapileneA(R) Lightweight has a smooth face for easy layering and includes PolygieneA(R) permanent odor controlFabric's open-grid pattern next to skin provides excellent breathability moisture-wicking and dry timeSelf-fabric crew at collar with internal neck tape for comfort; locker loop for hang dryingOffset shoulder seams eliminate chafing under pack strapsFull underarm gusset for range of motion and chafe-free comfortElastic thumb loops for secure hand coverageFlatlock seams minimize chafing; drop tail for more coverage99 g (3.5 oz)
- Massey's Outfitters
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.
The open knit of the men's Capilene 2 crew top means this is the lightest-weight, fastest-drying and best-wicking performance base layer made by Patagonia.
5.6 oz / 159 g
4 oz 100% Polyester Circular Knit, 54% Recycled, Gladiodor®
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