A late-season win starts with beating the elements. Here's a look at some of the best new cold-weather hunting gear on the market.
KUIU Super Down Pro Hooded Jacket KUIU’s Super Down Pro Hooded Jacket is ultra-lightweight, extremely packable and is insulated with the company’s super-warm, water-resistant Quixdown goose down. Available in Valo (pictured), Verde and Vias camo patterns, as well as solid Gunmetal. MSRP: $399; kuiu.com.
First Lite Men's Furnace Zip Off Boot Top Long Johns The Furnace Zip Off Boot Top Long Johns feature merino wool, brushed fleece, high-loft knit and the ability to shed a layer without taking off your boots, thanks to a full-length zipper. Available in First Lite Cipher and Fusion (pictured) camo patters, as well as solid Black, Ash Gray, Dry Earth and Conifer. MSRP: $145; firstlite.com.
Sitka Women's Fanatic Jacket and Bib The Sitka Women’s Fanatic Jacket and Bib were designed by women for women. Both the jacket and bib feature a quiet Berber fleece shell with a Gore-Tex and Windstopper layer and PrimaLoft insulation. The bib’s full-length side zippers provide drop-seat functionality for with quick, discreet “relief.” MSRP: $449 each; sitkagear.com.
ThermaSeat Self-Support Series S2 The ThermaSeat Self-Support Series S2 combines a thick, three-layer waterproof Infusion cushion with an adjustable backrest that allows you to sit comfortably anywhere. It features military-grade hardware, webbing and rubber coated non-slip base, and weighs just 2.7 pounds. MSRP: $54.99; thermaseat.com.
Arctic Shield Boot Insulators Perfect for long treestand sits, the Artic Shield Boot Insulators feature a wind-blocking heat-retention outer layer that reflects up to 90 percent of body heat back to you. Available in Realtree Edge (pictured) camo and solid black. MSRP: $64.99; arcticshieldoutdoor.com.