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Black Diamond Alpenglow Hooded Shirt - Men's

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Alpenglow Hooded Shirt

Shield yourself from the sun with the Black Diamond Men's Alpenglow Hooded Shirt during long days on belay under the searing desert sun. Its lightweight fabric protects your skin from harsh UV rays without making you overheat, and it wicks sweat to help you stay dry and cool. Mobility-enhancing underarm gussets and an under-the-helmet hood allow you to wear it while climbing without feeling like you're in a straight jacket. Black Diamond also added a polygiene anti-odor treatment to keep the car from smelling foul on the long car ride back from the desert.

  • Sun protection and moisture management for sunny climbing
  • Lightweight, stretchy fabric blocks UV rays and wicks sweat
  • Underarm gussets allow unrestricted range of motion
  • Polygiene treatment prevents odor buildup
  • Low-profile hood fits under climbing helmet
  • Item #BLD00XJ

Material
87% polyester, 13% elastane
Fit
regular, gusseted
Style
pullover hoodie
Hood
under-helmet
Anti-Odor
Polygiene
UPF Rating
50+
Claimed Weight
10oz
Recommended Use
climbing
Manufacturer Warranty
lifetime

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>Rating: 5

Go to sun hoody

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
M
Height
5` 10"
Weight
180 lbs

This year's is wayyyy better than the older version, old one was meh. This new one is going to make me get rid of my old ones. The updated fabric feels lighter and more breathable, so it keeps you even more comfortable on hot days. New hood fits really well without a helmet (will fit over a helmet still tho) and the cut is a bit slimmer in the torso (but not the shoulders). Fit is great for any active pursuit. I use this regularly for scrambling, hiking, climbing and days on the water.

>Rating: 5

Love it

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
Small
Height
5` 6"
Weight
140 lbs

Love this hoodie as it provides full coverage but keeps me cool in warmer weather. I find it perfect for hiking especially on days when the temperature can change. Super comfy as well, bought a couple to have.

>Rating: 5

Great sun shirt

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit:
True to size
Height
6` 1"
Weight
220 lbs

A very lightweight hoody with a 50+ UPF rating. Prevents the exhaustion that comes with too much Sun, not to mention skin damage. Great for exposed ridge hikes, and early morning and late afternoon Sun while moving around camp. The material is so light, you can rinse it in a Lake or Brook, wring it out, and it will dry within a hour while worn and within in a few hours attached to the outside of a pack. I cannot attest to durability.

>Rating: 5

Feeling fresh

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
Small
Height
5` 8"
Weight
133 lbs

I've never owned UV protected clothing before getting this shirt. Love the feel, and the added fact that you don't need to wash after a day of wear, have yet to take it out in the sun for an all day hike/climb, but I'm excited to see how it holds up!

>Rating: 4

Harmful UV Rays Beware

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Size Bought
XS
Height
5` 2"
Weight
102 lbs

As a frequent desert goer and someone who spends much of their time in the sun, it's imperative that I protect my skin. Lots of sunscreen and many wide brim hats help, but UPF rated garments really add another layer of security and the Alpenglow top is perfect for this. I have the women's model and I love it. It breathes well, the color is amazing, its treated with Polygiene which I have first-hand experience with in regards to its anti-odor properties (5 stars!), and its comfortable It works well under a harness, and the hood serves as yet another way to shield the back of your neck from the sun. It's lightweight, so you can wear this underneath a midlayer, over a synthetic tshirt, or as a standalone layer. You could definitely wear this for doing basically anything outdoors where you will be exposed to the sun for extended periods of time. The material is a little bit delicate as far as climbing clothing goes (meaning mine already has nicks and pills on it from my chest brushing against a rock wall or indoor climbing wall) , but as long as it's not abused it should last a couple of seasons. Here's a picture of when I wore this climbing in Rock Canyon down in Provo, Utah! Fit: True to size, a little long.

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Does Backcountry sell your cool shades, Ana?

>Rating: 5

Great climbing shirt

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
medium
Height
5` 11"
Weight
165 lbs

this shirt is perfect. super light and breathable yet keeps the sun off you. if you go through sunblock like i do youll want one of the puppies. nice not getting the paws all greasing from the SPF before you go bear down on those shit holds in the crux

>Rating: 5

essential summer item

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
small
Height
5` 7"
Weight
163 lbs

Thin and breathable enough to wear on blazing hot days to provide excellent protection against the great ball of fire. Gust of wind hits the shirt it instantly cools you down. Hood is a little big but if you're wearing a helmet it will fit under it, or just keep your head down a little and it works as designed. Officially the only non-black gear I own. But worth my personal compromise. 5'7" 163lbs broad shoulders but a SMALL is nice and fitted.

>Rating: 5

Great

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Height
6` 2"
Weight
250 lbs

at first i was nervous wearing this thinking it would be too hot... but its thin and durable enough to wear all day climbing and hide from the sun. i love this!

>Rating: 5

Lightweight and Breathable

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
Medium
Height
5` 9"
Weight
175 lbs

BD hit a home run with this piece! This shirt has just the right fit in all areas to keep you cool, protected from the sun, and is not too baggy around the waist when wearing a harness. This will be my go to shirt for warm sunny days on the wall.

>Rating: 5

sun protection for active pursuits

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
Medium
Height
5` 10"
Weight
175 lbs

This isn't another fishing shirt. You can tell it was designed by climbers and skiers and the cut reflects so, it has a slimmer more active cut. Sometimes there just isn't enough sun screen to keep you from getting burned. When that is the case, this is my go to shirt. I love it for climbing, spring skiing , long approaches or long days on the water. It keeps the sun off you, but allows the breath ability you want on those warmer days.

>Rating: 5

Perfect!

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit:
True to size
Height
6` 2"
Weight
250 lbs

Very happy with this purchase! this is very lightweight and very breathable. offers great coverage and its going to be used over and over and over again this summer (i fry easily in the sun).

>Rating: 5

UPF (UnParalleled Fashion)

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
Medium
Height
5` 11"
Weight
180 lbs

Such a nice piece for long climbs in the sun, long days on the lake, SUPing, or fishing. Whatever you're doing this spring and summer that involves extended hours in the sun this hoodie will keep you skin cancer free. Super light and comfortable and it has a really nice cut. I have a large for more of a loose comfort fit, and a medium for a more technical fit. I am 5'11"' 180lbs and they both fit great.