Optifade: Subalpine Concealment
The Science of Nothing
Optimized for adaptation to static and active close-quarter hunting in vegetated environments, GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment Subalpine is designed for stealth with a wide range of layering options built to be quiet while standing up to the abrasion found navigating dense timber and thick brush.
Specialized Gear For Close Encounters
The Ultimate Archery System
The Mid-Season Archery System is designed to deliver comfort, performance and protection in the variable conditions experienced below treeline during mid- to late fall while meeting the requirements of scent and sound suppression during close-quarter engagements.
This complete skin-to-shell system delivers modularity: layer up to beat the cold or shed layers during the heat of the afternoon and high-output climbs. The innovative fabrics and technologies used throughout are built to accelerate the movement of moisture away from the skin and through the system–while keeping the elements out–so you remain dry and comfortable. Reducing the chance a stalk is blown by sound or scent, outerwear layers are designed to be as quiet as possible while still providing protection from the elements; and blended synthetic and merino garments combat odor.
For optimum stealth, GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment Subalpine technology is used across this entire system. Scientifically engineered to confuse the vision of antelope, elk, mule deer and other ungulates, it offers maximum concealment when stalking in vegetated terrain.
Late Season System
The Late Season Subalpine System is built for the ultimate protection from unrelenting late season conditions below treeline.
Durable windproof and waterproof fabric technologies keep the elements at bay, while base layers engineered to rapidly move moisture away from the body prevent its accumulation in the system. Innovative insulation layers provide maximum heat retention and won’t be compromised by moisture, keeping you comfortable and in the field longer.
For optimum stealth, GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment Subalpine technology, used across the entire system, is scientifically proven and engineered to confuse the vision of antelope, elk, mule deer and other ungulates in vegetated terrain.
When a storm is brewing above you in the backcountry, the last thing you want to be doing is second guessing your rain gear. The Cloudburst Jacket is your shelter from that storm: A form-fitting, streamlined design reduces overall weight while adjustable hem, hood and cuffs eliminate distractions.
A zippered chest pocket and two zippered hand pockets tackle internal gear storage, and pit zips allow for dumping heat while on the move. With a 100% waterproof and breathable GORE-TEX laminate construction, this jacket is built to withstand the severities of mountain hunting without weighing you down.
By Women. For Women. 100% SITKA.
Women's Mid-Season System
The Women’s Mid-Season Subalpine system is designed by female hunters, for female hunters, to deliver comfort and protection in the variable conditions experienced below treeline during mid- to late fall.
This complete skin-to-shell system delivers modularity: layer up to beat the cold or shed layers during the heat of the afternoon and high-output climbs. The innovative fabrics and technologies used throughout are built to accelerate the movement of moisture away from the skin and through the system, keeping the elements out so you remain dry and comfortable.
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