Columbia Silver Ridge Shirt for Men - Long Sleeve
Use less sunscreen!!!!
I absolutely detest sunscreen. Your hands get greasy, dirt sticks to it, and you always miss a spot and get a weird sunburned patch. Not with this shirt! UPF 50 means you can be in the sun all day and not return home looking like a lobster. While it's not quite as cool as my Airgill shirt, it does a good job of wicking away sweat and letting in air. I have spent many days in the hot TX sun with this shirt and it's always kept me cool and safe from skin cancer.
Docked it one star due to not being quite as breathable as some of my other Columbia shirts but it's a great shirt to have in the arsenal when the days aren't 100+ degrees.
August 18, 2014
This is a horrible product
The shirt is not like it's previous versions. The fabric is too light and thus not durable at all. After just wearing the shirt just sitting around, the lanyard around my neck cause the shirt to fray and loosen threads. This shirt will not hold up to any activity. I have bought this type of shirt on three different years and it seems to be dropping in quality. This shirt will not last the laundry let alone a deployment overseas. I do not recommend this product and this will be the last Columbia clothing I will purchase because I am very disappointed in an outdoor and adventure company producing a shirt that won't hold up to everyday wear.
May 21, 2013
Sizing inaccurate - order a size smaller than your normal
I bought this shirt after extensive online research for a long sleeve shirt which can on the South Texas heat and humidity.
I'm 5.10, 200lbs. I got an XL as I have broader than normal shoulders, and wear XL in all other shirts, and heard that this shirt runs a little smaller than most. I carry concealed a 9mm Sig Sauer, and wanted a shirt that was long enough to cover my sidearm. This XL was far too large for me and made me look almost clown-like. I returned it for a size large without any issues. The large is too tight in the shoulders and upper chest. Sizing is not consistant with other Columbia long sleeve shirts.
June 29, 2014
Still an excellent product, BUT!
This is still an excellent shirt for travel. Washes and dries out overnight and looks good even if not pressed. My one disappointment is that the pocket design has been modified from the earlier version of this shirt. The breast pockets used to open fully with a pull tab and a velcro closure in the center of each flap. Now the tab has been eliminated and each flap is stitched down along its outer edge, making them impossible to open fully. Try stuffing a passport or boarding pass in there - what were you thinking, Gert? Also annoying - this flap design is not disclosed in the web site description of the product.
November 2, 2013