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Icebreaker Sphere Crew Shirt - Men's

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    4.5513

    13 Reviews

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    Don't sweat more than you have to.

    From strolling along quiet beaches to cruising through sticky jungles, the Icebreaker Sphere Men's Crew, made from Icebreaker’s new Cool-Lite lightweight fabric, stays cooler and wicks better than merino. It's naturally antimicrobial, too, so you won't sweat to death and end up smelling like low tide.

    • Cool-Lite (65% merino wool, 20% Tencel, 15% nylon)
    • Antimicrobial
    • Moisture wicking
    • Item #ICE00AE

    Tech Specs

    Material
    Cool-Lite (65% merino wool, 20% Tencel, 15% nylon)
    Fit
    regular
    Style
    crew
    Recommended Use
    hiking & camping, casual
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

    Tech Specs

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    Disappointed

      Don't like the feel of the shirt, has a weird odor from the first time I wore it in nature, always folds up on the bottom and not a shirt I will be wearing again.

      So good, I just got another color

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
      • Fit: True to size
      • Size Bought: Large

      I just ordered a second color of the Icebreaker Sphere T-shirt, as it is one of the best shirts I've worn. It is extremely functional as the other reviews mention, but has a classic look that brings great style and versatility. Wear it traveling, because it doesn't stink even after multiple days (thanks Merino Wool), or Running, Hiking or Mountain Biking because it stays cool when the temps rise thanks to the Tencel blend.

      Size review great fit

        220 lbs 5'10" the XL fits perfect an great for weight lifters or bodybuilder type, fits great on arms not all loose - no noodle arms either, an easy to wash -shake it out hang dry an your good, have a few icebreaker but another shirt I like now is exofficio nioclime but size Large

        Great Shirt

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
        • Fit: Runs small
        • Size Bought: XL

        This is one of the best shirts I have bought for activity. Positives of the shirt are when wearing a pack the shirt doesn’t bind or restrict movement under the straps. The shirt will wick away moisture during more intense activity. I have worn it as an under shirt skiing and fishing and it hasn’t let me down.
        Negatives of the shirt is runs a little small. I’m 6 feet tall 215 lbs. and pretty active and the XL was a little small through the chest and back for my liking.

        Comfortable and Technical

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
        • Fit: True to size

        This shirt kept me cool/comfortable right out of the package as I went out on a 20-mile run through a humid rainforest. I sweat alot, and this seem to do a great job of handling that appropriately and didn't cause any chafing. I was even wearing a pack, and the shirt seemed to help prevent chafing.

        The only thing I don't like is that it seems to have shrunk length-wise as I've washed it. I've only ever air-dried it, but it doesn't seem as long as when I first bought it.

        Overall, it's comfortable enough to wear on it's own on casual days, but technical enough to handle a tough hike up a mountain.

        It's definitely cooler

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
        • Fit: True to size
        • Size Bought: Medium

        I have lots of wool icebreaker shirts which I like, so I thought I would give this new material a shakedown for extremely warm crossfit workouts (100 degrees plus). The material is definitely cooler. The shirt does not seem to fit quite as well, the collar doesn't seem to lay down well. But this material is cooler than the 100% wool shirts from icebreaker. It also seems like this material will last longer (all the wool shirts that I have eventually develop little holes in them both icebreaker and smartwool). Stink resistance seems to be the same. Overall, I really like it for very warm weather. Itchiness is about the same as wool. Fit is about the same as the icebreaker tech t lite shirts.

        Best feel of any wool shirt

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
        • Fit: True to size
        • Size Bought: M

        The good: The tencel in this cloth blend and the very very low fabric weight means this is one of the coolest and best feeling merino shirts on the market. Even really good merino can feel a little bit course to the touch at first. This is the first baselayer shirt, synthetic or merino, that feels as good as organic cotton against the skin. And it is noticeably cooler than any merino shirt I've worn (Icebreaker says it has 50% less heat retention than their 150weight shirts which I will agree with)

        The bad: Not so much "the bad" as the unknown. First is the blend. There isn't enough Tencel on the outdoors market to make a statement about its durability, which in a shirt THIS thin is concerning. I've heard its both less durable than even merino and about as durable, so how this shirt holds up even with the 15% nylon is anyone's guess. Additionally, Tencel actually absorbs water as much as cotton, but sort of makes up for it by releasing and drying that moisture much much faster as well. How this absorbing and drying works when used as a baselayer is something I'll have to keep evaluating. So I'm hesitant to use it during colder weather when I have to layer over it.

        However, it doesn't stink and feels great against the skin, so its basically the best travel and everyday shirt ever made. Could be pretty good as a base layer, but I'm going to have to see its durability and wicking ability.

        Cool-lite does appear to be better

        • Familiarity: I've used it several times
        • Fit: True to size
        • Size Bought: Medium

        As an owner of many Icebreaker and Smart Wool products, I'm excited to see something new that tries to improve upon an already great product (merino wool). I noticed an "airy feel" to this new Cool-lite version that is subtly better than before - looks like a just found a new hot weather favorite for sure.

        Quick Drying Merino!

        • Fit: True to size

        Wow. I started making the switch to merino a few seasons ago and have slowly replaced most of my stinky poly tech shirts that I seem to hold onto year after year. The only problem I found is that while merino doesn't retain funk and will keep you warm when wet, it just stays wet far too long. This is particularly troublesome on windy days in cold weather. This shirt has all of the great qualities of merino, maintaining its odor resistance after multiple days of use in the sweltering summer heat, but much to my surprise dried out in less than a half hour.

        The fabric feel is just slightly different than a typical merino. It does have a slight stretchy feel to it, but is still very light and feels comfortable against the skin.

        The fit I prefer much more than Ibex. Its slightly fitted and a bit longer, so it fits a slim athletic build really well.

        I'm impressed enough by the product I will be purchasing a second.

        The Branding is Intense

        • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
        • Fit: Runs large
        • Size Bought: Medium

        I just got this and tried it on, so I can't comment on the durability, breathability, etc yet.

        My first impression is that the branding on this shirt is super obnoxious, even worse than the pictures show. It has a big, ugly Icebreaker logo on the chest and an icebreaker tag on the side of the shirt, the latter of which I did not notice in the images. If I didn't get these shirts for so cheap on SAC I'd probably return them because of the branding. It's unacceptable in my opinion at this price range. That said, I'm only docking one star because I was semi-aware of the branding situation before I purchased.

        For my fellow tall, skinny guys, note that this runs pretty long in the body so it's a nice fit as long as you don't mind your sleeves ever-so-slightly on the short side. I have just enough room to tuck the shirt in. It's also a little baggier in the body than most mediums are on me, even given the "regular" fit.

        Great Tee

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
        • Fit: True to size
        • Size Bought: Small

        I've got a few Icebreaker Tech Lite Tees, but decided to give the Sphere tee a shot. The Sphere has a slightly more durable feel than the 100% merino Tech Lite and seems to breathe / wick moisture a little better, but both have held up to the same daily abuse with no issues. They also fit just about the same after several washes and hang-drying.

        PSA: I ordered the Trail Heather color and it's definitely more of a dark brown than tan.

        Despite the color issue, I'll definitely be getting more of these.

        East Coast Prep, West Coast Climbing

        East Coast Prep, West Coast Climbing

        Lightest, Driest, Coolest shirt I own!

        • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
        • Fit: True to size
        • Size Bought: Medium

        I'll start out by saying I have some Icebreaker wool T-shirts and I love those. The shirts are always soft and light, and I'm always comfortable wearing them. But these Cool-Lite shirts... WOW.

        These shirts are lighter in weight, breathe amazingly, and WICK. I mean they seriously keep you feeling dry... better than any other shirt (wool, synthetic, blend) I've owned.

        I wore this shirt for the first time while climbing and I'm glad I did! I was nervously sweating buckets during my first leads of the season but this shirt kept me comfortable pitch after pitch!

        This shirt would be great for biking, climbing, hiking, beaching, partying.... anything where you want to stay cool, comfortable, and look good!

        Ben
        brabinowitz@backcountry.com
        801-746-7564

        Lightest, Driest, Coolest shirt I own!

        Great Icebreaker T with a relaxed fit

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
        • Fit: True to size
        • Size Bought: Large

        I have been wearing the Icebreaker Sphere Crew for quite some time now, and it's quickly becoming my favorite Icebreaker T-Shirt. It has a great relaxed fit, and the lightweight Merino/Tencel blend is soft and perfect for wearing as a stand-alone t-shirt or a baselayer/undershirt. I recently went on a long-ish trip to Europe where I had to pack light - this was a critical piece of my kit because it is comfortable, and didn't get stinky after multiple uses without washing. I am 6'2", 185 and the large fits me well.

        Does this have a spandex/synthetic feel or does it feel like a wool?

        Heya! I've got the Women's Sphere, and it feels to me like a super lightweight merino with some stretch. I actually like it better than most of my lightweight straight merino baselayers for summer wear.



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