Rated4out of5byBZNrunnerfromMulti-useIf I'm being honest, I bought this hoodie as a temporary sun shirt until Patagonia manufactured more of their tropic sun hoodies. I was pleasantly surprised by the REI hoodie. It's got a mesh panel down the back which means your back dries quickly after you take off your backpack. I tried on both an XS and a Small (I'm 5'3, 130lbs) and they both fit, but I chose the small so that I could have a bit more air flow. The only complaints I have (and they're small) is that the fabric holds on to odor a little more than other synthetic athletic tops I have and the hood is large (good) but lacks any way to tie it down or secure it (bad). The smallest breeze and even a fast walk blew it off my head.
Date published: 2013-08-07
Rated5out of5byAnniealpinefromLove this top!This is the perfect weight shirt for the spring. I wore it white water rafting as the water was 55 degress but the air was 90. it was a perfect balance and dried quickly. I have this in 2 colors and just love it.
Date published: 2013-06-23
Rated4out of5byguidedogfromvery happy with design and functioncomfortable, well designed. this was gift for wife, these are her comments
Date published: 2013-05-29
Rated5out of5bySailorGalfromGreat sun protectionI purchased this shirt for a recent sailing trip in the Caribbean. I practically lived in it all week, and this is this first time I came back from such a trip without any sunburn. I wore it both as a cover-up and a rash guard. It was lightweight, dried quickly, was very versatile with the hood and cleaned up great with some wilderness wash (camp soap). I'm buying a second one in a different color.
Date published: 2013-04-25
Rated5out of5byTara CHfromLove this shirt!Recently moving to Arizona and having fair skin I needed a better way to get sun protection than slathering tons of sunblock on everyday. This shirt is great because I can wear it anywhere, it is extremely cool and lightweight. The sleeves are long enough I can pull them over my hands when driving to protect my hands from the sun as well. I usually wear a small and the small fits loose and comfortable. If I could afford to, I would buy many more!
Date published: 2013-04-17
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