Balaclava provide perfect protection against the cold in the head!
Is a tour at low temperatures on the agenda, the chill in the choice of equipment is an important security aspect. A balaclava is an effective way to minimize the loss of heat through the head and the face as best as possible to protect from cold and frostbite. Versatile models that register due to their larger face opening both on the neck warmer and hat can be used. These additional pieces of equipment to replace and are super as a reserve in the tour luggage for long projects!
A balaclava is part of an emergency in any luggage.
In mountaineering, on high tour, skiing, freeriding, ski touring, but also during trekking and winter hiking – a storm mask makes sense for the entire outdoor area. Makes the day snow storm, or the frosty night bivouac just significantly more comfortable face protection.
Synthetic fibres or natural function fabric: best mixed!
Most manufacturers use either wool, fleece, or a mixture of synthetic fibres and wool. No matter what the decision is: the fabric must be warm, be breathable and derive body moisture to the outside. So are the comfort and function. A good hood should fit to the temperature range. Accordingly, a lighter variant of WINDSTOPPER material is sufficient for the change in the weather on the mountain hike in the summer. Larger thicknesses with better thermal performance used in operations on expeditions or in high winter.
Ski masks are ideal for Schmudellwetter on the mountain.
Is a useful addition for the ski wear a properly fitting ski mask, fits under Ski Helmets and is compatible with the most ski goggles. Together with a helmet-compatible hood as the top layer of the total cover is perfect! Virtually all models have a stretch in the fabric, or are so stupid, that they are beautiful cling to the head and face. As a result the ski mask or Balaclava not applying. Guaranteed any tours you will find it at brand-name manufacturers like Woolpower, 66 North, or even Bart’s, to name a few, and finds the right model!