Buff Polar Reversible Buff buff_polar_reversible_thumb.jpg
MSRP: $33
When you need to cover or protect your face in Alaska, especially in the cold, give one of these a try.


MontBell Women’s Trail Action Gloves montbell_gloves_thumb.jpg
MSRP: $21
Testers enjoyed these gloves as they allowed great dexterity while still offering enough protection in the fall. They also work very well as an inner glove, when temperatures plunge below zero degrees and a heavier outer glove is needed.

KAST Steelhead Glove kast_steelhead_gloves_thumb.jpg
MSRP: $79.99
Very warm in cold temps, this glove also offered decent dexterity and waterproof technology. Testers chose these gloves on the coldest days of the fishing year.

Simms Freestone Foldover Mitt simms_freestone_thumb.jpg
MSRP: $24.95
We appreciate the ability to easily go from fingerless glove to mitten. We also like the interior cuff pocket that accepts hand warmers.


Glacier Glove Neoprene Guide Glove glacier_glove_guide_thumb.jpg
MSRP: $34.99
This all-purpose, rugged glove protects your hands from all the elements, and a durable, two-layer synthetic palm and full-finger design makes certain you have the grip and the dexterity necessary for boating, fishing or rowing.

Buff Pro-Series Angler Gloves buff_pro_series_angler_gloves_thumb.jpg
MSRP: Starting at $40
A great summer angling glove, the Pro-Series Angler provides good sun protection and shields the hands when you are in combat with the umpteenth salmon of the day. Fingerless and comfortable to cast in, trust us—you’ll like having these around. 

OR Women’s Arete Gloves OR_womens_arete_gloves_thumb.jpg
MSRP: $89
We found these to be among the most versatile alpine gloves we’ve ever tested, offering good grip and dexterity with exceptional waterproofing and warmth. Ideal for snowmachining to the ice fishing grounds.

Mad Bomber Women’s Leather Bomber with Brown Fur mad_bomber_leather_thumb.jpg
MSRP: $98.50
If you’re looking for a little throwback style for your winter wear, give this awesome hat a try. The classic bomber look and full ear coverage comes with an all-leather shell trimmed in natural rabbit fur. Quilted lining fills the crown.



Sunday Afternoons Sun Guide Cap sunday_afternoons_cap_thumb.jpg
MSRP: $36
This hat is light, cool, incorporates SPF-50 protection and on a scorching day in the boat or float tube, it protects a balding pate, ears, back of the neck and sides of the face from getting roasted. The underside of the brim is dark, which helps to see into the water since light isn’t reflecting off a light-colored surface into your line-of-sight. The venting and mesh liner inside really helped keep the tester cool, and the fabric provides great wicking so you don’t feel so sweaty when it’s hot out. 

Oomingmak Mirror Image Headband oomingmak_mirror_image_thumb.jpg
MSRP: $130
Warm and stylish, this headband symbolizes the light of summer and dark of winter. Musk ox wool is incredibly warm and soft, making this a wise choice in the quest to keep ears warm when it’s cold out.

Tilley TWC5P Plaid Outback Hat tilley_plaid_outback_thumb.jpg
MSRP: $82
Designed with a medium brim and employing a modern waxed cotton technology that can be washed, worn, packed, used and abused, this hat is the ideal companion for wherever your travels take you.

Tilley TIC1 Ivy Cap tilley_tic1_ivy_thumb.jpg
MSRP: $79
This cap is functional and stylish, making it an easy choice for both the water and the lodge. It sports tuck-away ear warmers, useful for keeping in the heat and for helping the hat to stay on your head while under power on river, lake or ocean.