A technical mid-layer that performs like light fleece. It wicks steadily to keep your skin dry, even when you're working up a sweat. With an uncanny ability to breathe, move moisture, and dry quickly, it provides genuine comfort for cooler environments where your cardio system is active, such as uphill hiking, climbing, and paddling.
- Made of Polartec® Power Dry®, ECO polyester with spandex in a bi-component knit. Different yarns on the face and inside of the fabric. A textured grid surface inside draws perspiration away from your skin and moves it to the smooth jersey exterior, where it evaporates quickly.
- Fitted hood keeps cold drafts off your head and neck.
- Full zip for venting.
- Thumb loops to keep sleeves in place.
- Works well when combined with a base layer.
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:
Durable water repellency
Usually referred to as DWR. A treatment made to fabrics that causes water to bead and run off instead of soaking through.