New for Fall ’05, Smartwool extends its Microweight line to offer a long sleeve crew top, just what many of us have been waiting for. Wool offers superb temperature regulation, and a thin layer - this is Smartwool’s lightest weight fabric (4.5 oz/yd2, 150 g/m2) - combats the traditional weakness of wool, drying time. As is standard for Smartwool, the fabric is comfortable next to skin and machine washable. The women’s version hugs the body and has sleeves that are nice and long, the men’s version has a slightly looser fit.
Women’s colors: black, nickel stripe, sapphire, and orchid. MSRP $50
Men’s colors: black, nickel stripe, marine, and brick. MSRP $55
Weight: about 6 oz
Lisa models her orchid colored Microweight Crew
"Smartwool Microweight Crew First Look (Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2005)," by Carol Crooker. BackpackingLight.com (ISSN 1537-0364). http://backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/smartwool_microweight_outdoor_retailer_winter_market_2005.html, 2005-01-29 03:00:00-07.