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To stay comfortable in unpredictable weather and in exposed places, you need the right kind of clothing. Than a good base layer makes the difference!


Patagonia Men's Capilene Midweight Crew Base Layer Shirt

Performance base layer for wildlife expeditions and bad weather, for backpacking, skiing, touring or running.

This is a versatile Capilene weight, soft and compressible. The long-sleeve shirt is a baselayer suitable for a wide range of conditions.


In fact you soon forget you are wearing it! Roomy enough to be worn alone and versatile enough to wear under a down jacket. The shirt fits comfortably on you and provides the level of comfort needed for any winter activity. The crew also features a rib-knit collar, tuckable hem and raglan sleeves with underarm panels for excellent mobility. The cuffs and sleeves stick well when pulled up to your elbows. Patagonia actually manufactures a size Extra Small! It really is "slim fit" and not "baggy fit".


capilene base layer shirt

Polartec double-knit fabric provides excellent insulation and breathability while resisting wear! Capilene is slight brushed on the inside for warmth. The smooth jersey exterior glides under layers, so you don't have to readjust them. It manages to stop you over-heating too. Polygiene® permanent odor control keeps the shirt from retaining odor.

With the stretchy knit you will feel roomy and unobtrusive. The shirt stays close to the body, it's nice and insulating.


It regulates temperature really well! With Capilene fabrics sweat is wicked away from the skin. Never feel uncomfortable or sweaty! No skin irritation from your pack and your back will remain dry, if you wear it as a base layer!


After cold machine washing, it dries quickly and do not stink like some other materials. It resists pilling and snagging like no othre PP top. With time, it will look and perform still like new.

All-purpose base layer

You can't beat the quality that Patagonia makes. This multipurpose shirt/baselayer performs well whether you are staying immobile, hiking, alpine climbing or running. You can use it for everything, from sleeping to skiing. Your go to shirt for everything outdoors!

Nicely taylored with style, it can be worn as outwear!

Patagonia Men's Capilene 3 MW Crew

Mid-weight base layer for snow activities: Arcteryx Men's RHO LTW Zip Neck.

Two of the warmest fleece jackets you can find!


Quality shirt for cold weather paddling

Kokatat Men's OuterCore Long Sleeve Kayak Shirt

The OuterCore Shirt is one of the best expedition weight shirt you have seen.

long sleeve kayak shirtPolartec Power Dry fabric features a blend of polyester with a touch of spandex to provide an easy stretch matching naturally your moves. This US made 4-way stretch fabric fits well, transports moisture away from your body and provides warmth for your comfort.

The jersey face is smooth and slides easily over other layers, making it a great piece for layering with outer suits and tops. The soft velour backing is brushed, it moves moisture away from your skin and dries quickly.

This is a very comfortable shirt with paddling specific design, sleeves long enough and nice styling. It moves with you and won't rub you raw during a long kayaking day. It really keeps you warm so you can extend your paddling days further into cold days.

You need a warmer layer? See winter layering!


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