An excellent garment to throw into the pack for a little warmth insurance, on anything from a summer hike to a winter expedition. The uncomplicated sweater design minimizes weight. The distinctive fleece offsets the restricted air circulation and breathability that are the usual limitations of a sweater-style garment. The recessed grid pattern offers excellent breathability. This high permeability means you’ll want to wear a windshell over the sweater to get maximum benefit from its insulation.
- Lightweight Micro Check Micro Fleece provides reasonable insulation, excellent breathability, and rapid drying.
- The fit is loose enough to allow light underlayers, but snug enough to fit without binding beneath other layers.
- Slightly large crew neck collar facilitates easy on and off.
Technical garments, designed for specific activities have features that aren’t always adaptable to general use. For example, cycling clothing is longer in the back and arms. Activity aside, the fit of MEC clothing falls into these categories: