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SmartWool NTS 250 Midweight Pattern Base Layer Top - Merino Wool, Long Sleeve (For Men)

Closeouts. SmartWool's NTS 250 base layer top delivers warmth, wicking and temperature control via pure, premium merino wool knit that's sure to cozy up your next epic adventure. The crew neck provides reliable comfort, and the dynamic print adds a touch of personality.

Average Rating based on 10 reviews 4.600000 0 5
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  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by LuxuryOfDirt from Oregon on Tuesday, December 13, 2016
    I bought this for my husband to wear primarily as a base-layer, since after all my raving about the joys of SmartWool he finally agreed to try something besides his usual old cotton ones. It fits him amazingly, and the fabric is stretchy and durable, kind of thicker with a flattering drape to it. He is 5'11" with long arms, slender torso, and broad shoulders--the Medium fits him great. I like that SmartWool makes their products more tailored for an athletic body because it is often difficult to find things that aren't cut very boxy amongst the standard brands (Columbia, etc.). The shirt is very soft and buttery feeling, and he likes how cozy, warm, and dry it keeps him. It looks good enough to wear at the office and actually very classy; you can't tell at all that it's technically meant to be a base-layer. It doesn't have any weird reflective logos or other insignia that some of my IceBreaker clothing does that gives it away as technical fabric. Truly a go-anywhere, do-anything top!!! Personally, I have the women's version of this top in the same thickness (NTS 250 is a wonderful weight, it's heavier than the "lightweight" or 150NTS line which tends to be more gauzy and doesn't drape as nicely. Also, NTS 250 is a great deal warmer for fall and winter. It provides a good deal of insulation in addition to the wicking properties of wool.) and I must say I love mine!! I bought it 3 colors and have been using them for XC skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and it performs beautifully without any warping or pilling of the fabric! I stay bone-dry in them and they are so soft and itch-free. I just have to tell people about wool because for years I suffered with Polyester baselayers because I didn't want to invest the money. I agree that $100+ is a hefty price tag to pay for one of these shirts but with coupons they can get down to around $40, which is a complete steal! Make the splurge, get this shirt. Don't settle for some inferior brand where they call it a "wool blend" fabric, but in reality it's usually a whole lot of sweaty polyester with maybe 10-12% real wool. Worth every penny!
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by cc from Milwaukee on Tuesday, December 13, 2016
    Great stuff, great value
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Bowsermania from Chicago on Saturday, December 10, 2016
    It's designed to be a base layer, but with a windbreaker over this, I've been very comfortable in below freezing weather cycling. SmartWool is quality stuff, and it was true to size.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by none from ga on Saturday, December 10, 2016
    Very comfortable, but not warm at all for a midweight, way too expensive for amount of warmth it provides
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by wzycz from Indiana on Friday, December 9, 2016
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by wzycz from WEST LAFAYETTE on Friday, December 9, 2016
    The clothes fit well,very warm?
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Bob T from Washington on Wednesday, December 7, 2016
    Lightweight great base layer, need another layer as expected.
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by HISeas&Travels from Newport RI on Tuesday, December 6, 2016
    I got the medium. I am 6'1", 165# and lanky build with long arms. Been wearing this shirt for a couple days straight and no stink yet, though haven't done in physical activity wearing it yet. Fits me comfortably like a regular long sleeve shirt (usually wear large). Sleeves are the right length
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Eric from Flagstaff on Saturday, December 3, 2016
    Fits great, feels soft, warm but breathable, I'd buy more if I could. Sleeve length is long, and I like that too
  • Verified Buyer Reviewed by Ooch from Georgia on Saturday, December 3, 2016
    Haven't worn in the field yet but the quality is outstanding. Very soft and not scratchy at all!
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