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Women's Zero Rules™ Short Sleeve Shirt

Details AL6811
$19.98 $39.99
Style# 1533572
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Uses: Trail
Size & Fit Guide | Reviewers rated this product Fits Slightly Small | Fit Modern Classic


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Style# 1533572
Uses Trail


A super-cooling tech tee with feminine flair, this soft and lightweight V-neck tee sports our industry-leading cooling technology that reacts with your sweat to lower the material’s temperature and keep you cool during dynamic aerobic activity in the heat.

  • Omni-Freeze ZERO™ sweat-activated super cooling
  • Omni-Wick™
  • Omni-Shade™ UPF 30 sun protection
  • Modern Classic Fit
  • Comfort stretch
  • Antimicrobial treatment protects this product from bacterial growth
  • Center Back Length: 24.5 in
  • Imported

  • 100% polyester ZERO interlock
Omni-Freeze™ ZERO
Sweat-Activated Cooling
High-Performance Wicking Fabric
Sun Protection

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Omni-Freeze™ ZERO
Blue rings react with sweat to lower the temperature of the fabric, so you feel cooler.
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Pulls moisture away from the body so sweat can evaporate quickly.
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Blocks UVA and UVB rays to help prevent sunburn and long-term skin damage.


Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 24 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by great I don't feel the freeze but I don't sweat either. Easy to hand wash if need be traveling. Does pick up a smell after one day of wear. Great for humid days which is why I bought 3 of them.Lightweight and comfortable. I am 5'6" and 130# and medium is loose enough that it does not show my love handles. June 2, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Keeps me cool! I wear this while doing moderate cardio & it keeps me cool & dry & odor-free. April 1, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by blue pattern shows through I was quite disappointed when I received this top. I hadn't zoomed in on the picture and needed a white, quick dry t-shirt. It is comfortable, fits well but the blue sub zero pattern shows clearly through the fabric. It will be OK for hiking but not for anything else. I have had other versions and none of them showed through the fabric. March 13, 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by Poor quality String on hem was loose and when washed caused fabric to run, very disappointed only wore one time. March 4, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect top This top is amazing. The v neck is flattering for all body types and is really a feature for staying cool. The top is very stylish with the extra stitching on the sleeves. It is not just a boring pullover. The sleeves aren't too short as a lot of them are. It is maintenance free--stains wipe off easily, and it is wash and wear. If it were four way stretch like some of the former Titanium tops, it would be perfect. When you are hot and sweaty, it's so much easier to take off a top that stretches in every direction. Are you listening Columbia?--four way stretch and more v necks. Love, love, love this top. Of course, I have it in the long sleeve as well. I have it in multiple colors and duplicates. The modern classic fit is perfect for any age group--shape definition without being too clingy. I'm 5'4", 140 pounds, and a large fits nicely. A winner. January 19, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love this shirt I ordered this shirt because I love the coral version of it(my favorite shirt for hunting). It fits really nicely and is perfect for working out. December 19, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Comfy, cute, and cool Love this shirt! Very flattering fit, keeps me cool, looks nice with khaki shorts, as well as athletic shorts. Love all the colors. Does not fade or shrink when washed. Fits very true to size. You won't be disappointed if you get one! September 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great shirt Light weight shirt great for hiking. True to size (bought a small for a 5'7" gal). Color was spot on. Good quality shirt. would buy again! August 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Amazing These shirts look great and they function is amazing. Unlike other "quick dry" tshirts, you never feel the shirt is wet. You start to realize you are sweating and before you know it you feel dry and col. The material never looks sweated through. I am throwing away my old "quick dry" shirts and will continue with this. I wish this was offered in a crew neck as I need to protect my neck from prior sun damage. Great shirt, now own 3 colors.! August 22, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Not As Dexcribed The shirt is a great fit and look but I didn't find that it kept you cool or was wicking. Might be because the heat has been 105. August 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect top It is one of those tops which you can wear it on a backpacking trip or going out in town. Great fit. Cool feature. July 3, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Nice for hiking I usually wear a medium (my measurements are 37-31-39) but definitely needed the large since I like a little bit of looseness. Very lightweight comfortable shirt, good for hiking and workouts, but doesn't cool quite as much as I expected. Colors (both the coral and chameleon) are much brighter than they appeared on the site. June 25, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Amazing product I love these shirts! The technology truly works to keep you cool, even with hot flashes in the summer humidity. I especially like the modern fit - not so tight; very breathable. The sizes seem to run true. I wear a small or small petite in other clothing and the small works fine for me. June 19, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great work out shirt I love this shirt. Ordered it to hike in, but used it as a workout shirt too. 5'3" 130 lbs and ordered a size small. Fits great. June 4, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by love this shirt for hiking This is a great warm weather shirt. It doesn't cling like so many other shirts, which I like. When it is hot, I like shirts to fit loose while still flattering. It does run slightly small. I wear a L shirt in work clothes and sized up based on other reviews. This shirt keeps me cooler than other shirts. It washes well and the colors are gorgeous. Happy I found this shirt! April 18, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Sizing Depends on Your Build I purchased the omni freeze because I overheat in race's..a friend wore these during the Hood To Coast Relay. The material does what it says it suppose to do, even better when water gets on it! Problem with the size, I bought large based on reviews and It fits fit like a bag. I'm petite build, usually wear a medium (I am not large busted). My suggestion is if your lean, go with your usual size. If you have a little fuller build, go up a size. October 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love it! I have 3 of these shirts and love them! I took 2 on the John Muir Trail this summer, they were perfect! Wore them day and night as my base layer. Just the right fit and length, not too tight, quick drying, cooling, light & packable, yummy colors! September 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Comfortable I purchased this shirt to try on a bike packing trip over labor day weekend. I found it to be very comfortable and soft to the touch. Fit was good, slightly snug, but did stretch slightly as I washed and wore it over the weekend. Now it's very comfortable to wear. I didn't have any issues with the material piling wear my back pack straps wear rubbing throughout the trip. At night i would hand wash all of my items and this shirt was the fastest drying of all my gear. September 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great fit! This top fits well (36DD). So many times I find that the outdoor tops are tight fitting. I am thankful to have a wonderful looking top that also offers great moisture protection. August 28, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by well-made but runs small The shirt is well-made but it runs small. As far as cooling, it's just okay. The long sleeve version of this shirt works better for sun protection and cooling. I like my shirts a little loose. I ordered up a size as other reviewers mentioned the shirt ran small. August 4, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Makes You Hot and Sweaty I bought this shirt after I tried the sleeves in a sporting good store. The material is cooling when its wet, but it does not breathe like a cotton T shirt. The nylon is snug and doesn't allow air to flow around your skin in the breeze, so it makes you feel clammy and hot. I tried it walking up a sweat in a theme park and it made me overheated. I wore it motorcycling and the breeze ruffled through the shoulder area, but didn't provide cooling. It wasn't until I wore the sweaty shirt into an air conditioned store that it felt cooling. I wore it to a night time outdoor race track where there was a breeze and it didn't breathe, just made me sweaty but not cool. I always wear a Large in Columbia shirts so I bought this a Large too, but my husband thinks its too tight. I personally do not think its too tight, but it does fit close and doesn't allow for air to circulate like my cotton tshirts do. The material is very thin and stretchy so if you have a muffin top tummy it will show. Looks best tucked in and since the point is to absorb sweat and provide cooling it can't do that if its untucked. I will keep and continue to wear this shirt since the pink color is bright and fun, and it does provide omni shade sunscreen. I have not tried it wet, by wetting it down before wearing and perhaps that is what it needs to feel cooling. July 30, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great top but mis-named color! I love the top, but there's no way that laser red remotely resembles the color red. Online it looks like the top is an orangey-red, but it's really a bright, bright orange in person! June 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Terrific work out shirt I love this shirt. It look great on my body and fits just right in the right places. Provides sun protection and is long enough that when I am in the gym, provides coverage during all the moves. Keeps the sweat off as well as possible, too. Highly recommend. May 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great piece. I found this shirt to be functional and flattering. March 25, 2014
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Size & Fit Guide
Women's Fit Guide
Body contouring fit conforms to movement.
womens performance fit top
womens performance fit bottom
Body skimming fit with end-use mobility in mind.
womens active fit top
womens active fit bottom
Modern Classic / Regular
Universal, easy fit for comfortable range of motion.
womens modern classic fit top
Modern Classic / Regular
womens modern classic fit bottom
Most generous fit for a full spectrum of movement.
womens relaxed fit top
womens relaxed fit bottom
Women's Body Measurement (Inches)
Size XS
Bust 32-33 34-35 36-37.5 39-40.5 42-44.5
Waist 25.5-26.5 27.5-28.5 29.5-30.5 32-33.5 35.5-37.5
Hips 34.5-35.5 36.5-37.5 38.5-40 41.5-43 45-47
Short Inseam 29.5
Regular Inseam 32
Long Inseam 34.5
Size L
Bust 39-40.5 42-44.5
Waist 32-33.5 35.5-37.5
Hips 41.5-43 45-47
Short Inseam 29.5
Regular Inseam 32
Long Inseam 34.5
How to Measure
Womens size chart measurement guide
  • 1. Chest/Bust: Measure at the fullest part of the chest, under the armpits and over the shoulder blades, keeping the tape measure firm and level.
  • 2. Waist: Measure around the natural waistline, allowing the tape measure to sit comfortably.
  • 3. Hips: Measure around the fullest part of your hips.
  • 4. Sleeves: Start at the center back of your neck and measure across the shoulder and down to the wrist. Round up to the next even number.
  • 5. Inseam: Measure from the top of the interior leg to the bottom of the ankle.

How to Measure

Columbia Fit Guide

How to Measure

  • Fold up at dotted line.
  • Place against a wall or other 90 degree surface.

    Place heel against fold/wall on flat level surface.
  • Mark the end of the longest toe with a pen or pencil.
  • Measure both feet and use the larger measurement.
  • Read measurement and compare to size chart.
  • When comparing on the size chart, determine the closest larger measurement and use that number to determine your shoe size for your country’s shoe measurement standard.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping & Returns

Shipping Information

Shipping Method Rate Expected Delivery Time
UPS Ground $6.00 3-7 Business Days
UPS 2-Day Air $12.00 2-3 Business Days
UPS Overnight $19.00 1-2 Business Days
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Return Policy

Returns are accepted within 60 days of the purchase date online or in-store. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.

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