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Top 10 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.
71
$80
Top Pick Award
Take the best of merino wool and polyester, smashed together to create an ideal lightweight base layer.
70
$95
This doesn’t stand out among the crowd, but silently gets the work done without a need for recognition.
68
$55
Best Buy Award
Ready for all-day activity, but be prepared with a well-layered system if you're taking this out in the cold.
67
$79
A bomber synthetic top ideal for those who need a wind-resistant, warm layer they can mercilessly beat up.
66
$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.
60
$50
A soft and affordable layer for everyday use but not a champion for technical outings.
57
$40
Excelling in breathability, this lightweight synthetic model is made for working up a sweat in the cold.