The weather is constantly changing in Alaska and layering is the key to staying warm. You can always take layers off and put them back on when needed. Read on for choices to consider.
Best layering apparel for Alaska 2021
|Grundéns Women’s Ocean to Ocean Hoodie |
Cozy and comfy on dry days on the boat, this is quintessential Alaska fashion—a hoody that shows your love of fishing and reps Grundéns, a brand giant in the Alaska fishing world. It promotes a community-wide message that reads Fisherman to Fisherman, Ocean to Ocean.
|Patagonia Men’s R1 TechFace Hoody |
This hoody works well as a layering component in your wading system, or as a top layer in mild weather. It’s water resistant, comfortable, lightweight and sports an oversized hood which gives adequate protection in the wind and rain. The hoody is warm, soft, breathable and sheds moisture due to the DWR finish. It is available in five colors and six sizes.
|Salmon Sisters Iconic Emblem Hoodie|
This is a great design released by the Salmon Sisters. Their own iconic logo is featured large on the front of this comfortable, high-quality hoodie, which reads Salmon Sisters on the back.
|Carhartt Women’s Rugged Flex Bozeman Shirt|
This shirt is comfortable and fits nicely. Its sporty look works for both a day on the river and a casual dinner out.
|Filson Ultralight Vest|
The Ultralight Vest by Filson both looks stylish and adds a roomy mid-layer over a buttondown shirt or t-shirt. It is light enough to wear under an outer layer, brings warmth to your core, and packs down small for travel.
|Columbia Sportswear Men’s PFG Buoy Knit Long Sleeve Shirt |
This polypropylene knit shirt is a great warm-weather fishing shirt that also serves well as a base layer in moderate temperatures. It dries quickly, has a small, zippered security pocket and the sleeves include thumbholes. Sleeve length extends over the back of your hands, and the UPF 50 rating helps protect you from UV rays. This shirt will float, should it get dropped into the water. It is available in several colors from size XS to XXL.
|Tilley Multi Pocket Vest|
Here is a highly versatile vest that also looks incredibly sharp. The lightweight, quick-drying, wrinkle-proof material makes a great travel companion in fair weather while 11 pockets, two D-rings, and one loop tab keep must-haves close.
|Filson Women’s 7-oz Jac-Shirt|
This woman’s shirt from Filson is cut like a jacket. It is rugged and stylish and makes a great wind-blocking layer.
|Orvis Women’s PRO Insulated Hoodie|
This jacket stands out as a superior product. It feels like a comfy cloud and the stretch material makes it perfectly suited for flyfishing. It feels lightweight but it is plenty warm and can be used for layering.