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Keep your cool in the Sunshade Hoody, even with a hooked tarpon charging the end of the flats. Made from an ultralight 3.5-oz 100% polyester double-knit fabric with 25-UPF sun protection, it offers full upper-body coverage and a cool, airy feel. This flattering hooded sun shirt fits beautifully and works hard on the water thanks to straight cuffs with thumb holes to cover the hands, a built-in foldover sun mask and an integral hood that fits easily over a sun cap. There’s a hidden zippered pocket on the lower left hem; heat-pressed, abrasion-resistant thermoplastic tape reinforces pocket construction for additional strength. Fitzroy trout logo at hem.read less
Keep your cool in the Sunshade Hoody, even with a hooked tarpon charging the end of the flats. Made from an ultralight 3.5-oz 100% polyester double-knit fabric with 25-UPF sun protection, it offers full upper-body coverage and a cool, airy…read more
Light and loose fitting. The Patagonia SunShade keeps the sun at bay on hot days going up the Muir snowfield, it also breathes well and dries quickly so you're not caught sweaty when the temp drops.
—Christina von Mertens
This layer is perfect for staying cool, staying warm, and/or keeping the sun off. I was afraid it would be too baggy but it was just the right item I needed. It is looser fitting than another baselayer I own but I was surprised at how well it performed. One experience I had wearing it was in CO in early October. It was cool and foggy outside but the Sunshade kept me warm enough. I did not overheat during a run/walk interval session. The hood was a great item to have once I was through and the fog lifted. It kept me warm and kept the sun off my neck. I am very happy with the product and highly recommend it.
Fit: Slightly Large
Use Situation: Walk/run in CO in early October