Stratus Windstopper Jacket in Elevated II
Stratus Windstopper Jacket in Elevated II
Stratus Windstopper Jacket
Stratus Windstopper Jacket in Elevated II side view
Stratus Windstopper Jacket
Stratus Windstopper Jacket
Stratus Windstopper Jacket
Stratus Windstopper Jacket
Stratus Windstopper Jacket
Stratus Windstopper Jacket
Stratus Windstopper Jacket
Stratus Windstopper Jacket

Stratus Jacket

  • Whitetail : Elevated II
$349.00
(30 Reviews)

The Stratus Jacket has got your back for those long chilly days in the stand. This versatile jacket is 100% windproof and ultra-quiet thanks to a GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ WINDSTOPPER® Technology membrane sandwiched between warm & silent micro-grid fleece. A removable hood with specialized hearing ports that improve the ability to hear deer approaching and double layer PolarTec® Alpha® Direct panels retain heat. The innovative Constant-Connect SITKA® Safety Harness Pass-Through Port with Cobrax® secure slide-to-lock snap and magnetic closure eliminates the need to disconnect from a harness when adding or removing gear keeping you safer and quieter in the stand. Comfortable enough to stand on its own into mid-season, but also fitted for insulation under layering to take you well into November too.

Product ID: #50242

Men's
Sizing Guide

Jacket & Tops Sizing

Size Chest Sleeve
Small 36 - 38" 33"
Medium 39 - 41" 34"
Medium Tall 39 - 41" 36"
Large 42 - 45" 35"
Large Tall 42 - 45" 37"
X-Large 46 - 49" 36"
X-Large Tall 46 - 49" 38"
2XL 50 - 53" 37"
2XL Tall 50 - 53" 39"
3XL 54 - 57" 38"

Pant Sizing (Inches)

Size Waist Reg Tall
30 30" 31"
31 31" 31"
32 32" 31" 33"
33 33" 32" 34"
34 34" 32" 34"
35 35" 32" 34"
36 36" 33" 34.5"
37 37" 33" 34.5"
38 38" 33" 34.5"
40 40" 33"
42 42" 33"
44 44" 33"

Pant Sizing

Size Waist Reg Tall
Small 28 - 30" 31"
Medium 31 - 33" 31" 33"
Large 34 - 37" 32" 34"
X-Large 38 - 41" 32" 34"
2XL 42 - 45" 32" 34"
3XL 46 - 49" 32" 34"

Equinox & Dakota Pant Sizing

Size Waist Reg Tall
30 31" 31"
32 33" 31" 33"
34 35" 32" 34"
36 37" 32" 34"
38 39" 32" 34"
40 41" 32"
42 43" 32"
44 45" 32"

Glove Sizing

Size Palm Circ Length
Medium 8 - 8.5" 7.5 - 8"
Large 9 - 9.5" 8.5 - 9"
X-Large 9.5 - 10" 9 - 9.5"
2XL 10 - 10.5" 9.5 - 10"

Gaiter Sizing

Size Calf Circ Boot Size
M/L 17.5" US 6-10"
L/XL 18.5" US 10-14"

How to Take
Your Measurements

  • 1. SLEEVE MEASURE

    Bend your elbow and put your hand on your hip. Measure from the center of the back of your neck, along the shoulder and down the elbow to the wrist bone.

  • 2. CHEST SIZE

    Take measurement under armpits, around fullest part of chest and shoulder blades.

  • 3. WAIST SIZE

    Measure around where you normally wear your pants, keeping the tape measure a bit loose or putting one finger between your body and the tape measure.

  • 4. INSEAM

    In a standing position,measure from your crotch to where you want your pants to end, breaking at the top of the shoe in the front and just above the heel in the back.

  • 5. GLOVES

    With hand partially closed, measure over the knuckles, around the hand, excluding the thumb.

Fit Guide

SITKA Gear engineers gear with a specific Fit and intended end use in mind. These functional designs provide the user with authentic garments for the right situation.

Fit Descriptions

We can communicate our Fit descriptions in 3 different ways. Keep in mind that each garment will allow for layering in accordance to the garments place in a system and described Fit

  • P/F
  • S/F
  • E/F
  • P/F - PERFORMANCE FIT

    Designed for minimal layering. Whether an early season piece or already insulated this garment fits to prevent inefficiencies in heat retention caused by dead space.

  • S/F - STANDARD FIT

    Designed to accommodate layering for more versatility from early to late season climates.

  • E/F - EXPEDITION FIT

    Designed for maximum layering in the worst conditions. Cut roomier to accommodate additional layering underneath.

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FEATURES & SPECS
  • GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment Elevated II is designed for whitetail hunters in an elevated position.

  • Weight: 23.9 oz. // Size L

  • Warm micro-fleece with GORE-TEX INFINIUM with WINDSTOPPER technology

  • Constant-connect SITKA Safety Harness Pass-Through Port

  • Removable hood with direct hearing ports

  • Fast-access grunt tube holder

  • YKK zippered chest and hand pockets

  • Durable Water Repellent Finish

  • Imported

Wind Protection
Water Protection
Durability
Warmth
Quietness
Breathability
Fit
Product is Standard Fit, designed to be layered for versatility.

Technology

Polartec

Why We Made This

We designed the Stratus system for the cold, windy days of whitetail season. Comfortable enough to stand on its own in the warmer months, or paired with insulation as the rut approaches this system will perform all season long. GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ with WINDSTOPPER® technology offers 100% windproof protection and a brushed face makes it ultra-quiet, keeping you in the stand and free from distraction.

Product Comments

30 Reviews
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ReadyRob
Reviewed On 05/29/2021

The Status jacket is the most versatile article of Sitka gear that I have. On cool breezy days, the jacket is perfect with a Lightweight Hoody. When temperature drops, I pair it with a Celsius Midi, Fanatic Hoody, and a base layer and I am good to go even down to the low 20's. The hood is clutch on cold and windy days. Wind protection is excellent. Plenty of room for layering, but to baggy at all. I am 5'9", 180 pounds and the Large size is perfect.

jeffery ingle
Reviewed On 05/25/2021

I love this jacket. Its the perfect combination of comfort and warmth for my hunts here in Alabama. I can get down in the 20's very easily with this jacket and the layering systems. The harness system is easy and super safe. The hood is awesome but I dont use it that much since I have other pieces that already have hoods but it does give you a little rain protection. Great jacket for hunting in consistent 30's.

C Henke
Reviewed On 05/23/2021

Awesome Jacket and Bibs! Super quiet and comfortable as well as warm. Purchased the Stratus setup to hunt late season whitetail in northern Michigan.

Scott F
Reviewed On 05/17/2021

Very Simple review: A must have for Whitetail hunting in Michigan.

Mike K
Reviewed On 05/15/2021

5'9-5-10" - 135lbs. I bought a Medium Jacket and Medium Bibs initially. The Jacket fits great, not snug but will be perfect for layering (I hate baggy and this is not baggy even for my weight) I returned the Medium Bibs and found a size Small online and they fit like a glove! Figure I would write this review as there are no reviews on here for the few of us skinny guys.

Samuel Hoffpauir
Reviewed On 02/12/2021

Not an insanely big and warm jacket which is a good thing. You are able to move around in it as well as be plenty warm because of the wind stopping ability. I hunt in central Alabama and hunted with my core midweight zip-t and core midweight bottoms along with my stratus jacket and stratus pants in 30 degree weather and was completely comfortable.

DEMYAN PETRYK
Reviewed On 01/06/2021

Guys this Jacket works as intended. I live in South Bristol NY right by Bristol Mountain Ski Resort. I use the fanatic hoodie and the lightweight long sleeve mid weight top to layer in, and this jacket is good for sitting at anything over 30 degrees. This jacket was made with the bow hunter in mind. I am 5'7" and weight 190 and the large fits just perfect. I sat in some soaking rains and some good snow falls and this thing kept me warm and dry but with breathability built in. I love the snug fit and how everything from head to toe on it was built with a function. The hood has this awesome system built in to help you hear all around you with it fully pulled over your head. I will say the jacket is a lil warm for spot and stalk and if it was 35 or warmer walking in I packed it in for the most part. That being said, It packs very easily and can be put in an extremely small pack. I usually sit in my stands for at least 4 hours and love how quiet the jacket is. Having the ability to grab my bow and draw back silently is a blessing this jacket will give you consistently.

John
Reviewed On 12/26/2020

My wife had given me the Status jacket, pant and Celsius midi for Christmas this year and I had a chance to field test it on a bow hunt the day after. In my new gear, a couple light layers, the quietness and warmth was amazing with a temperature of 18° at sunrise! Skylighted, the Elevated camouflage kept me concealed for a 20 yard shot on this successful hunt.

I’ve owned a lot of warm clothing over the years that were half or even a quarter of the cost of Sitka gear but had less than stellar results. If I could give advise to a new hunter, invest in good clothing, you’ll be in the woods on cold late season days when others are home sitting around their fireplace.

Once a skeptic now a believer, thanks Sitka...

Adam Konietzko
Reviewed On 12/18/2020

Love how many scenarios this jacket works in. Sleet, wind, sub freezing temperatures. Great jacket on its own and perfect when layered!

Dustin Ortmann
Reviewed On 12/10/2020

The Stratus is really versatile and I think its best feature is that it is great at blocking the wind. I wear it many times just over a base layer. When temps drop, I like to layer the Stratus Jacket over an Equinox Hoody. If it is really cold I will throw a Fanatic Vest over the top of it. If you are looking for a jacket that has a wide range of uses then the Stratus is a great choice.

Justin L
Reviewed On 12/04/2020

Great jacket! 6'3" 230 pounds and the XL fits perfect. Used it on a successful archery hunt in Kansas. The wind was brutal but this jacket kept me warm on the all-day sits. Above 40 degrees I used this jacket, below I used my Fanatic Jacket.

Chris Cummings
Reviewed On 12/02/2020

Just recently purchased the coat and pant set. By far the quietest set I have ever used. With a strong north wind, I never had an issue of being cold. The stratus set kept the wind off me.

Ely Bakken
Reviewed On 12/01/2020

I absolutely love this jacket and would recommend it to anyone. I hunt in Wisconsin and this is the perfect fall jacket it keeps me toasty until it gets below 25 degrees. I have owned my jacket for about 6 months and it still looks the same as the day I bought it so I would say the durability is great!

Mike
Reviewed On 11/24/2020

This is my new go-to jacket for KS white tails. Extremely versatile for varying temperatures. Great as a stand alone jacket with a core hoodie when it’s warmer. When it drops in the 20s I just wear a fanatic hoodie and a Celsius midi and I’m extremely comfortable with these over my bibs. Love the new feature for changing out of the jacket without unhooking from the tree. Finally, I thought the grunt tube holder was going to be kind of gimmicky, but I actually like its placement. I highly recommend this jacket for a versatile piece of gear that can be worn on most days in the fall.

Ben
Reviewed On 11/20/2020

This is now my favorite piece of kit.
I hunted in this for 20 plus days in Montana from 40 degrees to sub zero (layering).
I will not be without this jacket.
I’m 5’10 and 188 pounds. The large fit me great. I have a lot of gear in L and xL from Sitka.
I will use in FL this winter season with a light base as I know it’s capabilities.

christopher wallstrum
Reviewed On 11/20/2020

Used for big game hunting in MT where blade is required. Jacket works great in the wind. Had only 2 minimal wicking layers on when using in the 20 degree range and was great. Used all rifle season and even as a side trip to hint upland birds where orange is required. Very useful overall. Only 4 stars for below reasons.

Vertical Hand Warner pockets are nice but really need to be slanted or horizontal. Kept losing shells and other stashed items out of them. Poor design to keep anything in and know it is secure.

Hood snaps are not hard enough to get off the hood comes off with very little resistance. Very irritating and a pain to put back on when in use. What’s wrong with a real fixed hood or one the is much more difficult to get of. When going through trees in pursuit of a critter is NOT when you find out the hood design stinks. Bummed it is this poor.

I will continue to use the jacket for cost I paid and overall satisfaction with wind stop but might somehow modify/rivet/ glue the snaps with loctite of the hood on permanently.

Christopher Meyer
Reviewed On 11/17/2020

I own the earlier version of this jacket with the optifade forest pattern and this version. The old jacket is twice as thick and twice as warm as this one. I do like the new design of this jacket. It has the updated camo pattern which is great and the harness pass through however the jacket doesn't get me past 40 degrees. I've hunted in 20 degrees with the older version. It seems that the trend of all companies is to make lighter and thinner clothing yet advertise it as some miracle fabric that keeps you just as warm, that simply isn't possible.

Derek Hamby
Reviewed On 10/31/2020

This is a must have in the whitetail world. I have used it several times in the last 3 weeks. If the temps are in the 50s down to even the 30s I pack it in and after about 20 minutes in the stand I put it on. Made the mistake of wearing it to the stand one time and was roasting by the time I got sit down. Haven’t had to use the hood yet so its a plus that its removable.

Colten
Reviewed On 10/30/2020

Overall a really solid jacket, very high quality finish and feel and blocks wind very well. It is worth noting that this jacket is more of a shell and you will need good layers 35* and below. Gave it 3 stars because I am not a fan of a few things. The collar/neck harness does not work well. Its very finicky trying to get it to slide perfect (pain in the butt in trying in the dark) and the hood buttons come loose easily causing the hood to flop off to one side, also a pain to get the thing buttoned back up. The grunt tube holder on the shoulder needs to be tighter!! My call falls out every time which is a big bummer for a whitetail hunter in the last half hour of a hunt. Would be a 5 star jacket worth every penny but when you pay top dollar I’d expect it to be about perfect

Chris
Reviewed On 10/24/2020

There are too many reviews on here where people give a rating without using it in the field.
Well, I’ve used it in the field a few times now.
It’s pretty warm in 30-40 degree weather. I still felt a little wind when it was whipping. The collar is kind of annoying if you’re a bow hunter. Great pockets and it’s pretty quiet. Material hold up really well to thorns. You can walk through most anything and not worry about ripping.
I think with proper layering this jacket could be used when the temp drops.
Fit is nice and accurate.
I’d buy again.

Chris
Reviewed On 10/20/2020

I have the original version of this jacket, in the first iteration of the elevated I camo pattern. Absolutely some of the best money I have ever spent on gear. It still keeps me super warm and blocks wind like no other!

Michael Schultz
Reviewed On 10/20/2020

I bought this before the season started but now that I’ve used it out in the field, I feel I can provide some feedback.
First off, I’m impressed. Missouri had a cold front come through with 35-45mph winds and of course I was in the stand. Other than being stubborn and not wearing a beanie because it’s not late enough in the season, I was really comfortable! The material is surprisingly quiet and comfortable and doesn’t restrict movement at all. Definitely worth the money. The only improvement for the pattern (in my opinion) is less white and more brown but it’s not stopping me from wearing or buying more. 5/5, very happy with my purchase.

Jack Shoffstall
Reviewed On 10/18/2020

Hey all, wanted to write a review as this is alot to spend on a jacket and I struggled since there were so few reviews online. I must say, I love this jacket for multiple reasons but can not give it 5 stars based on design. For quietness, lightweight, wind resistance and warmth - this jacket excels. I just returned from a WY elk hunt and this was the only outer layer I wore for five days. One day it was mid-twenties, blowing hard, snowing sideways, etc. I had on a merino base-layer, a midweight quarter zip and this jacket. My guide kept asking if I was cold, not one bit, we glassed for hours and I was never cold. This jacket was designed as a whitetail jacked and has a unique collar arrangement that is supposed to allow a safety harness to pass through, some kind of magnet attached. For the love of all things holy, put a normal collar on this jacket and a slit in mid back like every other hunting clothing manufacturer. The collar on this jacked never lays right and is never comfortable - design fail. Not enough to keep me away from the jacket, but be warned. I would have preferred the Jetstream for my application, but the Stratus is cut larger (standard fit) for us folks that do not have a flat belly. Bottom line, if you need warm and windproof, and have love handles - this might be your jacket.

Court Brewer
Reviewed On 10/15/2020

For it's weight, this jacket is incredibly warm. I had it on while I was doing 60mph on my four wheeler in 40 degrees the other day with a hoodie underneath and I didn't get a chill at all. Not even a hint of wind got through it. Fit is great, although the large is a little short on the torso. I own two of these jackets and prefer the large tall when I have more than just base layers underneath. (I'm 6' 180 for reference) All in all, this is an amazing jacket and is my most used outer layer in the whitetail line that I own. Only small complaint I have is I wish they would have kept the zip off hood on the new version instead of using snap buttons. They did this for the pass through system for safety harnesses, but I use a rock climbing harness so it really does nothing for me. This small thing wasn't even enough for me to take off a star because this jacket is that nice. Buy it and you'll be glad you did!

Chelsea
Reviewed On 10/13/2020

Wanted to get some good quality hunting gear for the season. Last week started my bow hunt, it was windy for a couple days straight and this jacket did not block the wind at all like it is supposed to do. Very disappointed as that is the only reason I went for the expensive stratus 'windstopper' in the first place. Not happy.

John Arnold
Reviewed On 10/05/2020

Just received my stratus jacket today. Fit is perfect! Will be buying more sitka clothing as wallet allows me. 5' 8" 210 lbs muscular but stout build. XL fit great!

Brian Moser
Reviewed On 08/01/2020

I bought for this for CO elk hunting as well as midwest deer hunting. I purchased the Large and it fits a little larger than the Sitka Mountain Jacket which is perfect as I can layer up on colder days. Quiet, warm can't wait to use this season.

Chad Adams
Reviewed On 07/13/2020

Received mine in the mail and is so comfortable lightweight that I know I'll be able to stand in the stand for hours on end and not get cold. So happy with the jacket
6'1" 260 and the 2 xl fits perfect! So happy I bought it along with the Stratus pants and base layers.

Dominic Evola
Reviewed On 07/13/2020

A few nice upgrades on the 2020 version of this jacket but they don’t tell you that they reduced the size of the front pockets. Previous versions of the front pockets almost reached around To the kidneys allowing for handwarmers or large items.

Robbo
Reviewed On 07/08/2020

Love the new design, this is most definitely the best Sitka piece to have for an outer layer for whitetail hunting. Perfect for Virginia cold season where you just never know how cold and windy it’s gonna get. I’m 6’3” and 300 lbs stalky broad build and the 3XL fits your effect and allows perfect for layering with the Celsius midi jacket and fanatic hoody under neath.

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