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There's nothing worse than finally getting to your hunting spot, only to be freezing cold 20 minutes later. Stop that trend with some of the warmest winter hunting clothing on the market. Not all of the best hunting trips are in nice, warm-weather climates. Whether you're glassing on top of a snow-capped mountain, waiting for waterfowl in a frigid blind, or bowhunting whitetails from a treestand, these will keep you warm.
We rounded up coveralls, jackets, gloves, and more to keep you warm and cozy. These hunting apparel picks are made with top-quality materials that deliver the best insulation. They also target areas where warmth may escape (chest, head, shoulders, etc.). A major perk is that some options feature scent control.
Staying warm on your trips is key to feeling good and staying safe. It doesn't take long to get a case of frostbite on your fingers or toes! No matter if you're hunting in Alaska or the brutal winters of New England, you'll be grateful for the warmth these pieces of hunting gear provide. Not only do they help you stay toasty, but you'll be able to hunt longer and harder, increasing your chance of another great harvest.
1. A Warm Parka
Cabela's Men's MT050 Whitetail Extreme GORE-TEX Parka is a must-have for anyone who hunts in extreme winter weather. Designed with Thinsulate Platinum insulation, this parka keeps you warmer than you can imagine, while still remaining breathable. To ensure warmth, yet cut down on bulk, Cabela's varies the level of insulation to give you warmth where you need it most during the late season.
The parka features 200-gram Thinsulate throughout, with 150 grams surrounding your arms and 120 grams down your armpits to reduce scent. With hand-warming pockets and a drawstring hood, you'll definitely stay toasty warm.
2. A Cozy Scent Control Jacket
The Under Armour Men's Timber Jacket features water-resistant UA storm technology to keep you warm and dry even in the harshest of conditions. This hunting jacket also features a scent-reducing fleece, minimizing the scent profile and focusing on human odor as the zipper is pulled up. There are accompanying bibs available, too.
3. A Fleece Jacket
The Cabela's Men's Outfitter Berber Fleece Jacket is completely silent as you move through the woods. Once you're to your treestand, you can stay warm without a ton of layers, as this softshell hunting jacket features a blend of wool and berber fleece. Also machine-washable, this jacket is one of the most practical and versatile products on the market, and the camo pattern works, too.
4. Quality Downpour Pants
The Sitka Men's Downpour Pants use innovative technology to keep you warm. Designed with a special GORE-TEX waterproof layer, it blocks wind and water, while retaining your body heat to keep you warm. These hunting pants also feature Opti-Fade camo, based on how animals see, making you nearly invisible in the woods.
5. The Best Coveralls
If you're looking for windproof coveralls to serve as your outer layer, these are the pair you need to have. RedHead Silent Stalker Men's Coveralls are engineered to keep you warm even in the extreme cold. By using its ThermoLite Micro insulation, these coveralls vary the Thinsulate level to give you the warmth you need, while still allowing you room to move.
They feature 200-gram Thinsulate insulation throughout, and 150 in your sleeves and legs. Surely you'll be warm while deer hunting, no matter what it's like outside.
6. Warm Pants That'll Last Forever
Keep yourself warm and dry with these high-quality Sitka Men's Stratus Pants. GORE WindStopper technology will keep seal out harsh winds. Even in the roughest of conditions, the water repellent finish will keep you dry on the outside while wicking material keeps you dry on the inside. With extra features like cargo pockets and quiet snap closures, these pants are a must-have for anyone who hunts in extreme conditions.
7. A Gaiter for Complete Coverage
If you're looking for complete coverage, consider the Under Armour Men's ColdGear Hood. Thanks to the INFRARED layer in this gaiter, your head will be able to retain heat. It also features UA scent technology to keep you hidden from big game. With complete head and neck coverage, nothing but your eyes are exposed, ensuring you stay warm during your whole hunt.
8. A Fur Hat for Snowy Days
The Mad Bomber Mens Leather Fur Hat not only keeps you warm during the bitter cold, its traditional look is a great conversation piece. Fully lined with real rabbit fur, this hat is comfortable and cozy while maintaining serious functionality. With both ear flaps and a neck guard, you can practically surround your head with an all natural barrier that keeps warm in and cold out.
This will soon become the hat you don't leave home without.
9. Fleece Gloves
Hand warmers aren't always easy for hunters to use. The Under Armour Fleece Gloves use innovative technology to keep you warm. Armour Fleece technology makes them lightweight, yet very warm. A huge perk is that these hunting gloves are machine-washable.
10. Functional Glommits
These glommits offer warmth and freedom. There's a leather palm for a confident grip, and the insulated gloves allow you to remove the mitten for manual dexterity. Using your fingers when needed will be easy. All you have to do is fasten the top to the hook 'n' loop patch on the back. Also, you can machine-wash these glommits in case they end up dirty. However, there are ribbed cuffs to seal out the elements!
Don't let the frigid weather stop you from getting out there.
This post was originally published on December 6, 2017.
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