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Boreal Jacket

Boreal Jacket

Gore-Tex PrimaLoft
Product Rating   Star Star Star Star   3 Reviews

Designed for late wintry conditions in the marsh, the Boreal Jacket is our warmest waterfowl jacket, integrated with a GORE-TEX membrane and PrimaLoft® Down Blend Silver insulation.

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    Weight
  • 43.2 oz.

    Features
  • Body Mapped Insulation
  • 2 Chest Pocket, 2 Shell Pockets
  • 2 Hand Warmer Pockets
  • Fully Adjustable Hood
  • Water Sealing Cuffs

    Technology
  • PrimaLoft® Down Blend Silver
  • 40% PrimaLoft®
  • 60% 650 Fill Power Water-Resistant Duck Down
  • 7.1 oz Fill Weight

    Fabric Details
  • GORE-TEX® fabric

The 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.

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.  

Athlete Perspective

Athlete Perspective

"The Boreal is a must have piece of equipment in my arsenal.  It's waterproof membrane and goose down insulation makes it perfect for the down-right miserable days in the field when I know I will not be shedding any layers."

- Sitka Athlete Dave Smith

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Wing Clipper
July 20, 2014
Star Star Star Star

Very well designed jacket. Going from the Drake 4 in 1 to this coat I was instantly impressed. From the two sets of lofty fleece lined pockets to the internal cargo net on both sides that can keep extra gloves warm or accommodate large chemical hand warmers this jacket has thought put into it! The fill really lofts up to create a warm barrier to trap heat and the gore tex keeps you dry. They also designed the coat to have zero insulation in the last 8" or so of the jacket so it does not absorb water when deep wading setting dekes or grabbing birds. The shell pockets are lined with tough fabric to keep from tearing or wearing and have magnets to keep the flaps up so grabbing shells is a breeze. My only insight would be to go a size up if buying this for a true late season jacket. I fell into the Large parameters but after trying it on over a sweat shirt and then putting it over heavy neoprene waders I quickly realized I needed an XL and sitka had no problem exchanging it for me. The larger size felt bulky at first but when shouldering my gun I felt no restriction at all. I am NOT a Gore gear tester so I have a completely un-biased opinion. The price really is up there but what you get for that money is well worth it.

 
Ed Gramza
January 11, 2014
Star Star Star Star

The addition of this jacket has taken the cold weather gear for waterfowl hunters to a new level. The idea that a hunter can now have a down jacket that is 100% waterproof is going to allow hunters to stay in the field longer and harvest more birds. The fit of the jacket is great and doesn't feel to bulky when wearing is. This will allow the hunter to have a full range of motion when drawing on approaching birds. The hood on the jacket provides excellent protection and actually moves with the hunter so that your view is not obstructed. Hunters will have ample pockets to store accessories for a full days hunt. Two fleece lined handwarmer pockets are set high on the jacket. The Boreal Jacket is designed to keep hunters warm, but you will still want to layer underneath to provide a hunting system. As a GORE gear tester, I have been able to use this jacket in all conditions including temps down to -20 and windchills in the -40 degree range. I was remarkably comfortable in the Boreal Jacket.

 
Randall Burgess
January 7, 2014
Star Star Star Star

I used this jacket on an all day duck hunt during the blizzard that hit the St. Louis area on 1/5/14 and it kept me warm and dry all day with the core shirt and traverse shirt as layers underneath the jacket. Yes - it is pricey - however, all day long I kept thanking myself for the purchase. Highly recommended if you hunt during extremely cold/wet conditions!

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