Men's Wick LS Crew – First Lite Performance Hunting
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Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew
Men's Wick LS Crew

Men's Wick LS Crew

Ultralight 150 Aerowool

$85.00

Color/PatternFirst Lite Cipher

From the archery opener in Carolina to desert aoudad in Texas, the Men's Wick Crew is First Lite's next-to-skin base layer for high output hunts in hot weather. This long sleeve crew neck's airy 150 gram Aerowool construction features 37.5 active particle technology and will dry rapidly without compromising durability or odor resistance. This layer also features 125 gram Aerowool mesh panels to maximize ventilation during active hunts. The Men's Wick Crew is the new standard for quick drying, odor-resistant, ultralight baselayers and is always warn as your first, next-to-skin layer.

Ultralight 150 Aerowool construction combines the finest, 17.5 micron merino wool available with 37.5-activated nylon fibers to create a super-charged fabric with incredible performance benefits. Our Wick styles also integrate 125 gram Aerowool mesh to targeted hot-zones. that also utilizes 17.5 micron merino and 37.5-activated nylon fibers. What you get is enhanced odor resistance, exponentially improved dry times, increased durability and moisture wicking, and a fabric that can cool you down when you're heating up and warm you up when it's cooling down.

The Wick Ultralight 150 Aerowool is also available in a men's Hoody, Quarter Zip and a Short Sleeve Crew

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Men's Wick LS Crew Details

Layering Position

  • Next to Skin

Features

  • 17.5 micron, ultrafine, Merino wool
  • Ultralight 150gsm jersey knit fabric for hot weather
  • Mesh vent panels to maximize ventilation
  • Exclusive 37.5 Active Particle Technology to exhaust moisture and maintain optimal core body temperature
  • Modified raglan sleeve moves seams out from under backpack shoulder straps
  • Ergonomic cuff with thumb loops
  • Flat lock seams for next-to-skin comfort
  • Machine wash, line dry
  • Weight: 8 oz.

How It's Built

  • Material: Aerowool
  • Cut: Athletic
  • Primary Uses:
    • Spot & Stalk
    • Tree Stand
    • Waterfowl
    • Upland
    • Fishing
  • Material Weight: 150 Ultralight
  • Weight: 8oz.

Where to Use

  • Regions:
    • Intermountain/Rockies
    • Southwest
    • Midwest
    • Northeast
    • BC/Alaska
    • Pacific Northwest
    • Southeast
  • Temperature Ranges:
    • 45F - 60F
    • 60F - 80F
    • Above 80F

Customer Reviews

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Fit:
Product Size: M
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 165
Fit Comments: Sleeve length and hem length are perfect. Girth around arms and middle are good, possibly just a touch on the loose side for my lanky frame. Perfect for a warm weather baselayer in my mind.
Location: The mountains
Primary Use: Turkey hunting, elk hunting, hiking, camping, casual weekend wear
Most Comfortable Shirt I Own

I used the wick LS crew as my base layer for a 4-day spring turkey hunt this year. I've worn the llano QZ, chama QZ, kiln hoody, plus merino pieces from IB and merino blend pieces from BO. The wick LS crew tops them all in comfort and performance. After 4 hot days hiking the hills in Eastern Washington, I packed up camp and put on a soft, clean cotton t-shirt. Oddly enough, the very comfortable cotton t-shirt struck me as less comfy than the wick I'd been wearing all weekend. I took off the t-shirt and put the wick back on for the drive home. It's just that comfy, and odor-free, even after 4 days sweating in the heat. It dries noticeably faster than the pure merino pieces (and faster than 50/50 merino/synth blends from a different company) and feels as close to a second skin as anything I've worn. Having purchased the "crew" version of this shirt and having previously owned the llano QZ, I was concerned I'd miss the quarter zip during high-exertion, but the aerowool is light and airy enough that I never missed the zipper in spring sun with highs around 80. Can't wait to use this for elk in September. I'm going to get some solid color aerowool pieces for everyday use, too, because I literally want to never take this thing off.

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Fit:
Product Size: XXL
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 260
Location: Early archery season chasing mule deer
Primary Use: bow hunting. Layering when the weather starts to cool for later hunts.
Awesome for Early Season Archery

Very nice for the early archery hunt in August when the heat can make things miserable. Great at wicking perspiration and keeping you cool. Great camo, also!

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Fit: 3
Product Size: L
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
Fit Comments: Wristbands become a little stretched out with wear, but regain elasticity after a wash.
never take it off!

I wore this thing during Colorado archery, MD sika archery in the swamps, and bird hunting across have the US. extremely versatile. Recommend buying 2 or 3. I only had one. I could get 3 days of heavy sweating before it became a bit to gross to wear. Still, never held and odor as long as you dried it out.

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Fit: 3
Product Size: M
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
Location: New York
Primary Use: Tree Stand
Fit Comments: Fabric is stretchy and comfortable
Early season must have

This shirt is perfect for early season. It is exceptionally breathable and comfortable for hike to stand and on stand. It dries quick and has no odor after several days hunting whitetail. Late season I use it as a baselayer under my furnace set and catalyst set. I have three hanging in my closet.

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Fit: 3
Product Size: M
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 180lbs - 190lbs
Location: Alberta
Primary Use: Tree Stand
Fit Comments: Fit is great, I do notice a little tightness in the shoulders however that could be from a little shrinkage in wash or physical activity. sleeves are excellent if you fall into the medium sleeve length.
Great Early Season Top/Baselayer

This has been a staple of my system, whether as a base layer for those chilly mornings or as my top during those warm days or energy burning hikes. Definitely recommend this to anyone who is considering a wick top, I would go with this over the hoody and pick up a Kiln Hoody for those colder mornings.