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Sitka Gear Review – New And Classic Styles

  By Pete Rogers The Sitka Gear brand has been turning clothing into gear since 2005. The company’s idea began from a miserable climb in the mountains. It was during this climb when a vision for better materials and better clothing emerged. After climbing through rough conditions and heavy cold …

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Hunting Clothing – Spring Layering

  By Pete Rogers Spring can be a glorious time to be in the woods. The cold bite of winter is fading and the world seems to awaken from its hibernation. Trees are beginning to bud, flowers emerging from the frozen ground. And turkey and bear seasons arrive in all …

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First Lite Sawtooth Jacket Review

  By David Link One of the big announcements from hunting brand First Lite at SHOT 2017 was the Sawtooth Hybrid Jacket. I had a chance to test this unique new hunting jacket in Colorado early this year, and I was extremely pleased with how the Sawtooth performed. The jacket …

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New Sitka Gear Products 2017 – Subalpine

  The 2017 line of Sitka Gear products are available and for sale right now, and you’ll find the widest selection at 1800Gear.com. Click To Shop Sitka Gear Products   Sitka Gear takes a comprehensive approach to designing hunting clothing. They select high-performance materials, utilize the best clothing technologies like …

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The Technology Of Sitka Gear

  Gone are the days of bulky cotton hunting clothing or heavy wool jackets. Technology is key in hunting apparel today, and it helps keep hunters warm and dry in the field without excess weight. In addition, hunting apparel must use silent materials so the hunter doesn’t give his position …

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How To Select Snow Camouflage

  By Jason Herbert Winter is upon us. Along with the holidays, the football playoffs, and excuses to eat a lot and gain extra weight, winter is also one of my favorite times to hunt. However when hunting in the winter, traditional camouflage patterns that were great in the spring …

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Ski Gear That Works All Winter

  In the popular ski areas of the country, the slopes are set to open in the next month or so if they’re not open already. Ski season brings a lot of weekend warriors into the beautiful, mountainous areas of the world, and unless you live or work around a …

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How To Choose A Winter Jacket

  Are you still relying on that old winter jacket from the 90s to get you through the colder seasons? You know, the one with dirt and dust ground into the outer shell and a zipper that barely functions? Well sounds like it’s time for an upgrade, and these days …

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Hunting in Hot Weather

  By Pete Rogers Darkness kept a strong grip on the early morning as I made my way to the first stand of the year. It was August 15, opening day of deer season in South Carolina and an early entry to the stand was important to get settled while …

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Gear For Your First Rafting Trip

  This summer if you head to a nearby canyon or riverbed, you’re bound to encounter a unique type of outdoor adventurer: the rafter. These folks prefer to spend their days on the water, and most of their nights are spent on the banks of a river, their rafts pulled …