The Patagonia Capilene Air Hoodie for men is a very warm, comfortable, and versatile option that can work well for those who want a lightweight layer for many conditions. Despite not being the most durable and lacking protection against abrasions and debris, this could be a great choice for users who want a base layer that they can wear in almost any weather condition due to the lightweight-warmth, comfort against your skin, and snug fit.
The Norrona Wool Round Neck Top for men is a warm, comfortable, and durable layering option, that succeeds in combining temperature regulation and breathability into one product. Despite running a little small, the multiple positive features of this comfortable top make it a great option to wear for any outdoor activity to provide extra warmth and non-constricting movement.
The Mountain Equipment Eclipse Half-Zip Hoodie for men is a breathable, mobile, and lightweight layering option, that provides optimal materials and fit for active use. The thumbholes, ability to tuck into pants, and side-zip are all nice features. The impressive warmth-to-weight ratio makes this a good option for using as a base or mid-layer on moderate to cold days.
The Icebreaker 200 Oasis 1/2-Zip Top for men is a warm, comfortable, and reliable base layer for all sports and conditions. With great warmth and breathability, it shines in high-output activities on cold days, and dries very quickly, resisting odor as well. While overall very comfy, the zipper can scratch at the neck, and there are mixed reviews on the fitted cut. Overall, this is a dependable base layer for even the coldest days, and holds up well enough to be worth the price tag.
The Patagonia Capilene Thermal Weight Hooded Zip-Neck Top for men is an expedition-weight underlayer that pulls its weight with softness, comfort, and great warmth. This top allows for comfortable warmth in the coldest temperatures, while also being highly breathable for high-output activities. Although the new version is missing the much-loved chest pocket, the hood and thumb loops remain to keep you sealed inside a cozy cocoon for any adventure.
The Arc’teryx Rho AR Zip-Neck Top for men is a top choice for a mid-layer during cold temperatures, due to the warmth, lightweight, mobility, and style provided. With that said, there are more breathable options on the market. Nonetheless, the flattering fit and comfortable material make this a top pick.
The Arc’teryx Rho LT Zip-Neck Top for men is an amazing and feature rich baselayer that keeps you warm while doubling as a stylish and functional everyday shirt. Bonded pockets, flat seam construction, and a zippered neck are some of the features that really set this baselayer apart from basic underwear shirts, and the long snug fit makes sure it stays where it’s supposed to no matter how active you get. This baselayer holds up to wash cycle after wash cycle without pilling or shrinking, so while it is very expensive, expect it to outlast competitors.
The Airblaster Ninja Suit for men is a beloved base layer. The well-planned fit, cozy warmth, and the fun prints grab attention and compliments. For a reasonable price, this well-designed piece will keep you warm year-round, without the inconvenience that typically comes with onesies. Pay attention to the size guide when purchasing to avoid tightness and the Ninja Suit will keep you cozy for years to come.
The Patagonia Capilene Air Crew Top is one of the warmest, lightest, most breathable, and most comfortable baselayers on the market. It does, however, suffer from poor durability and an extremely high price tag.
The Arc’teryx Phase AR Crew Long-Sleeve Top is lightweight, warm, and incredibly durable. While it attracts more odor and breathes less than comparable wool tops, its durability, minimal weight, and moisture wicking properties make this a top pick for synthetic baselayers.