Lightweight backpacking in the winter requires more intentionality with respect to gear selection and skill set, but with great rewards.
The Patagonia Sun Stretch Shirt is a lightweight nylon-polyester blend shirt. I use it as a trekking base layer or insect-protection layer in camp. This review reflects my long term experience with this shirt – more than two years and hundreds of miles of use.
The Soccoro ladies shirt can be used in the field or while traveling, and makes for a nice gift.
Keys to layering clothing for outdoor activity – keep it simple, light, and functional. This hiking clothing guide shows you how.