Core Heavyweight Zip-T [NEW]
With lofted fleece insulation and a high zippered neck for fine-tuning your microclimate, the CORE Heavyweight Zip-T keeps you toasty on frigid, low-activity hunts. Permanent Polygiene® Odor Control Technology neutralizes odor by stopping the growth of odor-causing bacteria and fungi. The CORE Heavyweight Series is the next-to-skin foundation for static hunts in cold weather, with a body-mapped grid fleece backer that retains warmth while actively moving moisture away from the skin.
- Bi-Component Polyester Spandex Blend
- Micro-Grid Backer
- Brushed Inner Face
- Flat Lock Seam Construction
11.89 oz. ; Large
POlYGIENE® ODOR CONTROL TECHNOLOGY
Layering is a science with our CORE system of next-to-skin products. Each of the fabric weights—light, mid, and heavy—wicks away moisture to keep you warm and dry, while Polygiene® technology safely and permanently neutralizes odors using naturally antimicrobial silver salt. Build the foundation of your system with a specialized base layer designed to suit your environmental conditions.
Sweat is odorless but helps create the perfect environment for odor-causing bacteria to multiply. When sweat mixes with odor-causing bacteria on fabrics, odor results.
Polygiene uses naturally occurring silver salt (silver chloride) made from recycled silver, a highly effective antimicrobial agent, to safely inhibit the growth of odor-causing bacteria and fungi. However, Polygiene does not affect the natural bacterial flora of your skin. And without odor-causing bacteria, you stay fresh.
September 26, 2017
Absolutely love this piece! Great for early season with the Core LS underneath, and then able to layer up during late season. Only small down fall is I wish it had some sort of pockets for your hands at the bottom. However very small issue as I usually have a vest over it or it is under my waders. Great piece as always!
July 13, 2017
The core heavy weight base layer is a must have in extremely cold weather! If you are stand hunting or blind hunting this layer combined with the right outer layer will let you do all day sets! And be very comfortable! If you are doing spot and stalks in very cold weather you will burn up! You only want to wear this if you are sitting still! Love it
December 11, 2016
I've been wearing this item on the Delmarva Peninsula since we got into the low 70s for highs and haven't stopped wearing it. I'll walk 1-2 miles with my stand and pack (42#s Total) every time i go out. I gotta have plenty of food and drinks or forget it. I typically sweat like a monster. With this layer, I've been able to get to my setups and either stayed with it alone or stacked a shell. It's a pleasure not having the feeling someone threw a gallon of sweat on me. I can't stand when I'm drenched even before I climb the tree. This piece rocks. I've been using it with a Jetsream Lite Vest in 50-60 degree days and roll in a Traverse Zip T when it's 40-50 degrees. It's been this alone when i have the Downpour Jacket for rain. Now that we're in the 30s, the Jetsream has been replaced by the Celsius Jacket. Whatever else you're using, you need to get this as a base layer and stack & shed accordingly.
December 5, 2016
If you hunt cold weather,this is a must have item.Whether your flat on your back in a ground blind, pit, or whatever your hunting situation. There is a big difference in this next to skin layer. and anything else on the market. Warm ,and very comfortable to wear. Weight to warmth ratio is amazing.
November 24, 2016
Perfect base layer, I used it last weekend during a duck hunt in south east Texas. The temperatures were down in the 40's. used this along with a long sleeve shirt and was warm the whole hunt. Would not suggest wearing it by itself on a windy day. But for just sitting in a blind or on a calm day you can't go wrong.
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