Big Game: Forested 

Ground Ambush 

For hunts requiring long miles followed by long sits waiting for approaching prey, Forested Ground Ambush Systems focus on layering systems and close-quarter concealment built to give big game hunters complete adaptation to active and static conditions across a variety of vegetated environments. 

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Forested Ground Ambush

Designed to keep the hunter quiet, concealed and warm in constantly changing conditions.

  • ALL: Mens
  • Pursuit: Big Game
  • Environment: Forested
  • Activity Level: Highly Active, Active, Moderate
  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Climate: Cool
  • Concealment: Optifade Subalpine
  • Engagement Distance: Less 50 Yards, 50-100 Yards

The Gear - Ground Ambush 

70 Products
Apex Hoody [NEW]

Apex Hoody [NEW]

$219.00

The Apex Hoody combines the benefits of merino wool and nylon in a specialized design purpose-built for big game pursuits. The merino-nylon blend offers natural moisture and odor management as well as comfort and noise reduction while retaining great stretch for navigating technical terrain. Reinforcement in the shoulders, arms and elbows will withstand years of abuse and removable elbow pads buffer long stalks and glassing sessions on unforgiving vantages.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Warm , Mild, Cool
Apex Pant [NEW]

Apex Pant [NEW]

$209.00

The Apex Pant is equipped to meet the dynamic demands of big game hunting. A soft micro-grid fleece interior balances warmth and breathability during varying levels of activity while a bonded polyester face provides weather resistance and noise reduction. Removable knee pads and internally divided cargo pockets add function and stealth to an adaptable pant ready to hunt from early season well into the fall.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Mild, Cool
Apex Pack [NEW]

Apex Pack [NEW]

$199.00

Streamlined for stealth with a durable build and easily-deployable components that place essential gear at a hunter’s fingertips, the Apex redefines the day pack. The low-profile frameless design reduces noise and abrasion while providing an ample 1,800 cubic inches of storage for days when a morning glassing session turns into an all-day stalk. A body-hugging waist belt features multiple pockets, including easily deployable/retractable cam cables to rest your bow when waiting out a close encounter with a stubborn bull.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
Kodiak Jacket [NEW]

Kodiak Jacket [NEW]

$549.00

Rugged as the island from which it was born, the Kodiak Jacket is the ultimate in extreme and extended protection for rainy coastal climates. A knee-length durable 3-layer GORE-TEX® Pro laminate ensures complete waterproof coverage with the option of shortening the jacket to a standard length with internal snaps for unencumbered hikes. Pit zips easily allow instant relief from overheating. Four chest pockets are conveniently located to store essentials, and two reach-through pockets grant quick access to dry layers underneath. Whether breaking trail through soaked brush in pursuit of brown bear or enduring a torrential storm on the boat back to camp, the Kodiak Jacket has you covered.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush, Spot & Stalk
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Cool
  • Technology:
  • Gore-Tex
Kelvin Down WS Hoody [NEW]

Kelvin Down WS Hoody [NEW]

$389.00

With 250 grams of water-resistant, heat-trapping insulation wrapped in a resilient GORE® WINDSTOPPER® shell, the Kelvin Down WS Jacket combines maximum warmth, lightweight weather resistance, and minimal bulk. An upgraded brimmed hood sheds precipitation and new internal stash pockets provide easy storage. Highly packable and quickly deployable to endure frigid glassing sessions, the Kelvin Down Hoody is a dependable cold weather workhorse.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush, Spot & Stalk, Long Range
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Cold, Extreme Cold
  • Technology:
  • Wind Stopper
  • PrimaLoft
Merino Core Lightweight Bottom [NEW]

Merino Core Lightweight Bottom [NEW]

$129.00

The new Merino Lightweight Bottom features premium 17.5-micron merino wool spun around a nylon core, which produces a high-performance next-to-skin layer that combines the comfort, warmth, moisture management and natural odor control of merino with the durability and elasticity of nylon. With a high heat-to-weight ratio and excellent breathability, the Merino Lightweight Bottom excels as a versatile base layer across a broad range of conditions and activity levels.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Mild, Cool, Cold, Extreme Cold
Merino Core Lightweight Half-Zip [NEW]

Merino Core Lightweight Half-Zip [NEW]

$139.00

The new Merino Lightweight Half-Zip features premium 17.5-micron merino wool spun around a nylon core, creating a high-performance next-to-skin layer that combines the comfort, warmth, moisture management and natural odor control of merino with the durability and elasticity of nylon. With a high heat-to-weight ratio and excellent breathability, the Merino Lightweight Half-Zip excels as a versatile base layer across a broad range of conditions and activity levels.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Mild, Cool, Cold, Extreme Cold
Blizzard GTX Mitten [NEW]

Blizzard GTX Mitten [NEW]

$199.00

The Blizzard GTX Mitten is for hunters who leave no stone unturned when glassing for game and thrive when the weather is at its worse. A rugged waterproof GORE-TEX® Shell seals out snow and rain while a removable PrimaLoft® insulated liner provides critical warmth in the coldest conditions. Articulated patterning improves dexterity and synthetic leather palms provide tacky grip that won’t absorb water in freeze-thaw cycles. The shell and liner secure with a velcro connection and can also be worn independently to adapt to the fluid conditions of big game pursuits.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush, Spot & Stalk, Elevated Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Cold, Extreme Cold
  • Technology:
  • Gore-Tex
  • PrimaLoft
Merino Beanie [NEW]

Merino Beanie [NEW]

$40.00

Lightweight, odor-resistant, low-profile warmth worn on it’s own or easily layered over to adjust to colder temps.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Cool, Cold
Merino Glove [NEW]

Merino Glove [NEW]

$49.00

Combining the comfort and warmth of wool with the durability and elasticity of nylon, the Merino Glove is a heat-retaining liner to keep your hands comfortable without being clammy in the mid to late season.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Cool
Bow Sling [NEW]

Bow Sling [NEW]

$89.00

Adaptable to your hunting style, the modular SITKA Bow Sling features a durable four-way stretch polyester, self-tensioning padded cam covers, and sight and fletching protectors that can be deployed, stowed or removed.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Hot , Warm , Mild, Cool, Cold, Extreme Cold
Kamchatka Hat [NEW]

Kamchatka Hat [NEW]

$89.00

When a cold wind threatens to derail your hunt, the Kamchatka WS Hat will keep your head in the game. Turning a tried-and-true classic into a high-performance technical hat, the Kamchatka features a GORE® WINDSTOPPER® softshell with a Durable Water Repellent finish, PrimaLoft® down insulation, a comfortable high loft fleece liner, and ear flaps that buckle below the chin in a storm or out of the way when the weather clears.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush, Spot & Stalk, Long Range
  • Environment: Forested
  • Technology:
  • Wind Stopper
  • PrimaLoft
Mountain Approach Pack [NEW]

Mountain Approach Pack [NEW]

$69.00

The Mountain Approach Pack is made for swift ascents to glass, quick trips from camp to the creek for water, and silent high-stakes stalks. Minimalist in design, the pack weighs next-to-nothing and rolls up to easily fit in low-profile pockets, including the Mountain Hauler Stash Pocket. Perfect for spontaneous missions, the highly water-resistant seam-taped and roll top closure keeps gear dry when unexpected squalls roll through.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
Mountain Hauler 6200 [NEW]

Mountain Hauler 6200 [NEW]

$595.00

For the committed backcountry hunter willing to work harder and go further to enhance their experience, the Mountain Hauler opens a world of opportunity for extreme and extended mountain pursuits. The primary bag expands from 4,000 to 5,000 cubic inches to easily place an elk quarter on the load-hauling shelf, and gear can be separated and stowed internally below the load shelf in the Mountain Hauler Dry Bag. All load-bearing components are directly secured to the frame for an extremely efficient transfer of energy and 3-layer multi-density hydrophobic foam pads in the hip and shoulders provide cushioning that won’t chafe under a full pack. Components used during a successful harvest are SITKA orange, providing intuitive functionality to assist hunters who may be experiencing fatigue or stress while packing out an animal. Adjustable suspension and medium or large options in both the hip belt and shoulder yoke enable simple custom fitting. Weighing in at a mere 6.4 pounds but rated to comfortably carry 150 pounds, the new Mountain Hauler is capable of conquering the most ambitious backcountry hunts.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush, Spot & Stalk, Long Range
  • Environment: Forested
Mountain Hauler Belt Pouch [NEW]

Mountain Hauler Belt Pouch [NEW]

$35.00

This featherlight modular pouch provides weather-resistant and easily accessible storage for phones, GPS devices and range finders. An internal pocket holds smaller items like keys, lighters and tags.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
Mountain Hauler Dry Bag [NEW]

Mountain Hauler Dry Bag [NEW]

$49.00

Designed to fit in the bottom of the Mountain Hauler 6200 sleeping bag compartment to compress your gear and keep it dry and clean when hauling out an animal.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
Stormfront Gaiter [NEW]

Stormfront Gaiter [NEW]

$129.00

The updated Stormfront Gaiter includes all the benefits of its predecessor in a lighter and better performing package. The top is comprised of a 3-layer GORE-TEX® Pro laminate to shed water when crossing creeks or dew-soaked grass while the lower third is built with a rugged CORDURA® nylon for boot protection and a reinforced scuff guard for added abrasion resistance against scree and scrub. We removed the external buckles and added our internal ladder lock system for a lower profile, durable gaiter that completes head-to-toe protection for nimble mountain assaults.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Technology:
  • Gore-Tex
Cloudburst Jacket

Cloudburst Jacket

$349.00

The Cloudburst Jacket is our fully featured waterproof shell that left no detail spared in its brilliant design.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Hot , Warm , Mild, Cool, Cold
  • Technology:
  • Gore-Tex
Mountain Jacket

Mountain Jacket

$269.00

Streamlined to move like the wind while standing strong against it, our Mountain Jacket defies gravity and graupel alike. Imperceptibly light and minimal in bulk, it nearly disappears in your pack. Once deployed, the effects of its seam-taped WINDSTOPPER® construction are impossible to ignore.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Warm , Mild
  • Technology:
  • Wind Stopper
Stormfront Jacket

Stormfront Jacket

$599.00

The newly redesigned Stormfront Series is fit to comfortably accommodate maximum layers on top of your cold and wet weather layering system, in an uninsulated shell form. Constructed with a GORE-TEX® laminate, the Stormfront Series is hunting’s go-to protection for extended wet weather protection, period.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Warm , Mild, Cool, Cold
  • Technology:
  • Gore-Tex
Thunderhead Jacket

Thunderhead Jacket

$329.00

Soft, quiet rain gear for the big game hunter. The Thunderhead Jacket features a GORE-TEX® laminate for a superior water barrier and a quiet, brushed polyester knit face to keep you quiet whether you're busting through soaked brush or pushing through a mountain squall on a high-stakes ambush.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Mild, Cool, Cold
  • Technology:
  • Gore-Tex
Ascent Vest

Ascent Vest

$139.00

Sleek, low profile and functional, the Ascent Vest provides quick access to essential gear when moving light and fast through the mountains. Pockets for rangefinder, wind check, GPS, spare release and bear spray keep you prepared for that once in a lifetime encounter.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Hot , Warm , Mild, Cool, Cold, Extreme Cold
  • Technology:
  • Polygience
Kelvin Active Jacket

Kelvin Active Jacket

$289.00

A necessity for any true backcountry outing, the Kelvin Active Jacket features 80 gram Polartec® Alpha insulation for maximum versatility - an ideal outer layer in mild conditions and perfect insulation under a shell when the mercury plummets. Soft, quiet and breathable, this workhorse knows no off season.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Mild, Cool
  • Technology:
  • Polygience
  • Polartec
Kelvin Lite Hoody

Kelvin Lite Hoody

$249.00

Worn as an outer layer or underneath a shell, the Kelvin Lite Hoody is built for lightweight, all-over warmth. Filled with 80 g/m2 of PrimaLoft® Hi Loft Insulation to keep you toasty, the hoody is constructed with four-way stretch side panels to provide unsurpassed mobility and breathability.

  • Scenario: Ground Ambush
  • Environment: Forested
  • Climate: Cold, Extreme Cold
  • Technology:
  • PrimaLoft
  • Polygience
  • Polartec
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