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Top 9 Product Ratings

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Score Product Price Our Take
76
$100
Editors' Choice Award
A staff favorite, this top is the gold standard for staying warm, dry, and comfy on all your ventures and outdoor shenanigans
74
$129
Implementing new and innovative technology, Patagonia brings us a seamless base layer that feels unbelievable
70
$95
This doesn’t stand out among the crowd, but silently gets the work done without a need for recognition
68
$49
Best Buy Award
Lightweight, versatile, and affordable, this 3-season powerhouse is ready for warmer-weather adventures
68
$55
Top Pick Award
Ready for all-day activity, but be prepared with a well-layered system if you're taking this out in the cold
65
$120
Intricate design and body-mapping technology, but falls somewhat short of hitting the mark in terms of fit
63
$80
A loose fitting, comfortable merino wool top for trail and for town
61
$50
Ounce-for-ounce, this ultra-thin base layer is by far the warmest of our lightweight selections
57
$40
Excelling in breathability, this lightweight synthetic model is made for working up a sweat in the cold