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Cold weather gear
« on: July 07, 2020, 09:05:19 PM »
Looking for suggestions on cold weather pants and jacket for late November montana


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Re: Cold weather gear
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2020, 09:10:13 PM »
Build a sitka or Kuiu system.

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Re: Cold weather gear
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2020, 09:24:04 PM »
merino wool base layer. Wool Pants.  Fleece top.   Puffy jacket when needed.    Rain Gear cover ( Kuiu Chugach).    Bulletproof.


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Re: Cold weather gear
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2020, 09:42:39 PM »
Well, it could be +60 or -20, so that's always an issue.  What's your budget?

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Re: Cold weather gear
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2020, 09:44:58 PM »
First Lite Chamberlin puffy jacket. Wore it last year during a two day 0* stretch in Montana during November. Warmest puffy I’ve ever had. Warmer and more comfortable than my buddy’s kuiu super down pro whatever one he had!

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« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2020, 09:45:35 PM »
Budget is kind of open honestly just want something good that will last


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Re: Cold weather gear
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2020, 10:47:47 PM »
Look at Kuiu gale force

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Re: Cold weather gear
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2020, 11:33:56 PM »
You hiking a lot or spending a considerable time not moving much? That will dictate which route you should go.

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Re: Cold weather gear
« Reply #8 on: July 08, 2020, 06:30:20 AM »
Plan on hiking to a glassing point spending time on glass then moving to a new location if need be so mostly stationary

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Re: Cold weather gear
« Reply #9 on: July 08, 2020, 06:55:49 AM »
merino wool base layer. Wool Pants.  Fleece top.   Puffy jacket when needed.    Rain Gear cover ( Kuiu Chugach).    Bulletproof.
:yeah:  layers, layers, layers, best way to go.  Puffy is a must!  I bought the puffy pant from kuiu this year and used them to sleep in, amaze balls!!  And if it was real cold out, I think those pants will be great!
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Re: Cold weather gear
« Reply #10 on: July 08, 2020, 07:50:05 AM »
I picked up last year the Kuiu 210 zip off long underwear. They are perfect to keep in your pack and just throw on if you are going to sit for a while. You can just drop your pants without taking your boots off, throw them on and pull your pants back up. That along with a puffy on top kept me much more comfortable last year
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Re: Cold weather gear
« Reply #11 on: July 08, 2020, 07:53:05 AM »
I picked up last year the Kuiu 210 zip off long underwear. They are perfect to keep in your pack and just throw on if you are going to sit for a while. You can just drop your pants without taking your boots off, throw them on and pull your pants back up. That along with a puffy on top kept me much more comfortable last year

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One of the best designs out there for layering.  So quick and easy to get on/off.


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Re: Cold weather gear
« Reply #12 on: July 08, 2020, 08:07:37 AM »
I picked up last year the Kuiu 210 zip off long underwear. They are perfect to keep in your pack and just throw on if you are going to sit for a while. You can just drop your pants without taking your boots off, throw them on and pull your pants back up. That along with a puffy on top kept me much more comfortable last year

I got the pants but weird shape - skinny legs, low waist, couldnt get them to fit.  Good in concept if they fit you.

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Re: Cold weather gear
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2020, 09:03:21 AM »
I've got an assortment of layering options from most of the brands already mentioned. The zip-off long underwear are awesome. I would recommend getting a couple pairs, one lighter and a heavier weight. Kuiu was the original maker and now First Lite has jumped into the game. Everyones mentioned puffys and those are great. Take it a step further and get zip off puffy pants. They are awesome for when you are stationary in the extreme cold. I'll also sometimes run a thinner puffy vest underneath your puffy coat so you are basically running a puffy on top of a puffy!  :chuckle: Don't forget a good pair of gaiters.
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Re: Cold weather gear
« Reply #14 on: July 08, 2020, 09:26:14 AM »
I'm a KUIU guy, but I have worn the Cabela's Wooltimate in Montana with great results. 

 


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