Columbia Great Escapade 1/2 Zip Shirt - Women's


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Make your great escape in the Columbia Women's Great Escapade 1/2 Zip. This smooth faced fleece is perfect for layering whether you’re headed out of town for a date with adventure or just sitting at your desk dreaming about your next big move. Clean design with fun contrast stitching and beautiful style lines combine with essential performance features for a piece that’s versatile, durable and downright elegant. Quick-drying fabric pulls moisture away from your body while antimicrobial properties keep you feeling and smelling fresh even when the intensity heats up (or you hit the dreaded day three without a shower on your annual backpacking trip). We’ve lengthened the zipper to enable maximum ventilation and provide a flattering stopping point that hits below the chest. Cozy thumbholes and a dropped hem give you extra coverage when you need it.


  • Fabric: 94% polyester/6% elastane fleece
  • Omni-Dry® advanced evaporation
  • Antimicrobial
  • Thumbholes
  • Body skimming fit
  • Center back fit: 26.5”

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Review Summary

4.6 out of 5

7 Reviews

  • Build quality: 2
  • comfortable stretchy fabric: 1
  • Great design: 1
  • Great value: 1

  • fits small: 1
  • tight sleeves: 1
Quality: 4.7 / 5
Comfort: 4.6 / 5
Durability: 4.6 / 5
Warmth: 4 / 5
Fit: 2 / 5

7 Ratings & Reviews

Comfort: 3 / 5
Durability: 3 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5
FitClothes: 2 / 5
Warmth: 4 / 5
from Iowa
45-54 yrs

Form fitting - tight sleeves
May 14, 2011

I am 5'7", a size 12-14 with muscular arms. This top in a size large fit snug and the arms were tight. After a while the snugness at the wrists was a bit uncomfortable but I DO have larger than normal arms and writs. Fabric is very soft and stretchy with a smooth - exterior so it doesn't look like fleece - more sporty and stream-lined. If I had skinnier arms this would be great. I like the longer length over my hips. The neck is high and soft and stands up well. Looks great on! More dressy than just fleece and sporty lines in the design - racy cool looking.

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
Warmth: 4 / 5
from Raleigh
35-44 yrs

Love it
March 09, 2011

This fits well. I got small and am 5'6" and 110 with broad shoulders and 34/36 A. The quality is great, holds up well to washings. I'm so glad I purchased this.

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
Warmth: 4 / 5

June 04, 2011

i bought one for myself and my mom. We both love it. The extended length and thumb loops help to keep you warm and the mosquitoes can't bite you through the fabric. I'm going to purchase another one for my friend because she drooled all over mine! Great price, great purchase.

Pros: Lasts forever
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 4 / 5
Quality: 4 / 5
FitClothes: 2 / 5
from Denver, CO
35-44 yrs

Runs a bit small
May 23, 2011

love this top, but it runs a bit small. I usually wear mediums in all my outdoor wear, but this one I needed to get in a large, since it has a very slim fit to it. Overall, though, great shirt, true to the color on the website, and very much what I needed!!

Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5

May 22, 2011

Sizing is accurate. I was looking for a sweatshirt that I could wear on a cool morning walk, or one to wear while running errands around town. This zip up is perfect for that!

Comfort: 4 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
FitClothes: 2 / 5
Warmth: 4 / 5
from Lebanon, OH
35-44 yrs

Love Jacket-runs small
September 26, 2011

Love this Jacket. Upper arms runs small so order 1 size up. Longer at the waist, which I like. Wanted a black jacket with thumb holes, wish it was a full zip but the 3/4 zip isn't bad. Has a bigger opening than most partial zip jackets.

Pros: Build quality, Great value
Comfort: 5 / 5
Durability: 5 / 5
Quality: 5 / 5
FitClothes: 2 / 5
Warmth: 4 / 5
from Baltimore, MD
25-34 yrs

super fit and feel
September 19, 2011

When I received this shirt, I was surprised at how heavy it was...I'm used to the lighter-weight Omni-Tech fabrics of Columbia's other pullovers. However, for cool fall weather, this shirt is fantastic. The fabric is a microfleece on the inside, and a smooth knit on the outside. The thumb holes are so convenient when its chilly and you're moving around a lot! While it might be too snug on some body types, its perfect for a thinner, lanky build - I am 5'9", 140 lbs, and a 34A/B. My favorite part may be that the zip neck actually goes up to my chin (I have a rather long neck).

Pros: Great design, Build quality, Performance

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Black, Deep Teal and Elderberry.

Available sizes, while supplies last, include size xs, size small, size medium, size large and size extra large: xs, s, m, l, xl.

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