REI Midweight Base Zip-Top

A versatile midweight baselayer to keep you warm and comfortable when the temperature starts to drop.

MSRP

$55

Technical Details

Material

polyester

Moisture Wicking

yes

Quick Drying

yes

Pockets

no

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Warm
  • Quick-drying

Cons

  • No pocket

Why We Like It

Layering is essential to ensure comfort while traveling and this midweight base layer allows you to do just that. Throw it on over a t-shirt, pair it with your puffy or outer layer and you'll be ready for any condition the day throws at you. It offers enough warmth while still being very breathable, I especially like this base layer while moving through variable temperature ranges like airport terminals or hoping in and out of shops during a cold day. REI's Midweight Half-Zip is a bargain, as other brands typically sell similar products for twice as much, albeit with more features like a chest pocket.

Tip: If you're okay with spending a little extra $ consider the softer, warmer REI Merino Midweight Base Half-Zip.

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