Sitka Gear's Boreal Jacket is our warmest piece of waterfowl gear, locking you into a GORE-TEX® vault that's insulated with PrimaLoft® Down Blend Silver to give you maximum warmth with minimal layers and bulk so you have the freedom to swing and shoot. It is ideal for northern hunters facing mercilessly cold conditions.Read more
Ounce for ounce, down is warmer than any synthetic material, and with proper care, it will last a lifetime. All zippers are welded and watertight. Two chest pockets, two shell pockets and two magnetic tuck-away call pockets keep you organized and focused on the sky. The fully adjustable hood rotates and swivels with you, so there's no impediment to your vision. The cuffs have watertight gaskets that adjust to fit your wrist, so you can submerge your hand momentarily while working with deeks without getting water up the sleeve. Wear the Boreal Jacket over low loft insulating layers like the Traverse and Core shirts for all day comfort.
Optifade camouflage from GORE is the first and only concealment system ever scientifically designed around the way a hunter's prey views the world. It's the only concealment system to combine a symmetry disrupting macro pattern with the fractal geometry based micro pattern designed to become nothing in the eyes of prey at engagement ranges of 20 meters and beyond.
Gore-Tex provides the ultimate in windproof, waterproof breathable protection. Laminated construction stands up to the rigors of heavy use while remaining lightweight.
Down is the most efficient natural fill material available. Lightweight, compressible, and incredibly warm, down garments and sleeping bags are the gear of choice for serious backpackers and outdoorsmen.
In general, washing your gear in cold or warm water with mild non-deoderant powder laundry soap (non-toxic, biodegradable types preferred) and hand drying it are the best ways to clean Sitka products.
Freeze it and then pick it off with a dull object. Rub the remainder out with a water and white vinegar solution and then wash with detergent.
Like most synthetics, Sika Gear will melt or burn when exposed to flames or direct heat. Use caution when around fires, stoves and hot metal surfaces!