Designed with an ultra light, breathable, 4-way stretch material, the Ascent Jacket is your go-to piece for warm weather early season hunts.
Designed for warm weather hunts and charging through brush and undergrowth, this durable, ultra-breathable outer layer expels heat and perspiration. Use the Ascent Jacket when you wish you could wear a T-shirt, but need full concealment and scratch protection. It is the ideal early season outer layer for Big Game and Whitetail Systems.
At just over 15 ounces, the Ascent Jacket is built for hunters on the move. The athletically cut 4-way stretch woven polyester fabric offers maximum range of movement and impressive abrasion resistance. The full front zip makes for easy peel off and pile on, while the silent finish of brushedfabric lets you come to full draw in stealth. Two hand pockets and one chest pocket are positioned so as not to conflict with your pack’s waist and chest straps.
Stopped the wind and kept me comfortable during my Idaho elk trip. That's a game changer! I will also be wearing this jacket when whitetail season starts next month.
Another excellent Sitka product is about all can be said. Every product feels like it's supposed to, like its a part of you not hanging from you. I wear the ascent jacket from early archery @ end of August through the later hunt in mid December. The only downfall is the higher cost of all the products. But w/that being said I've always been one to ignore that if a product enables me to do what I love. And I can say I have never had to worry about a Sitka product failure. Just finished my 4th season on ascent jacket,mountain pants and probably get another 4 or more. Now if Sitka only made boots I'd have it made. Hint hint.
After years of buying "other" brands I finally was talked into buying my first Sitka pant and jacket. Comfort has always been a must for me and I can't compliment this jacket enough! This last September was my 3rd season wearing this jacket (and pant) and you can't tell they had been used hardly at all. 16 days in the field for one Rocky Mountain Bighorn hunt this season; it wouldn't have been the same if "Sitka" wasn't there with me...
This thing is great for having an extra layer "just in case". Packs down and works well on scouting trips or early season hunts in the morning or evening when temps can be a bit cool compared to the rest of the day. I also use this piece during the winter for off-season workouts. Breathes really well and moves with you but doesn't bind given the four-way stretch material. I test gear for Gore, and have found that this is one of those pieces that actually performs a bit better than advertised! One of the most under-stated pieces in the line.
A. Sitka Gear does sell direct to individuals online within Canada and the USA.
A. Sitka Gear products are available from specialty retailers across North America. Please see our Dealer Locator for a list of stocking dealers near you. Most retailers will special order Sitka products not in stock. We are also glad to assist you in locating a specific product; call our gear experts at 877-SITKA-GR.
As well, you can purchase online directly through our website.
A. Yes, we have gear experts available from the hours of 8:00am MST to 5:00pm MST that are able to answer any of your technical questions as well as process and place orders. During hunting season and other times of the year in which we experience high call volumes please do not be discouraged to leave us a voice message. We will return your call ASAP.
A. Our products are built to be used together as a complete system and are designed for very specific end-uses. For general guidelines on how to build an appropriate system for a specific hunt please check out our System Builder. As well, our gear experts are all avid hunters and are here to assist you in building your system. Don’t hesitate to call them with specific questions at 877-SITKA-GR.
A. We stand behind every product we make. If you are unhappy with any of our products at the time your receive them, feel free to send them back. Damage due to wear and tear will be repaired at a reasonable cost. For more details, visit our Repairs and Warranties page.
A. General sizing info for Sitka Gear products is included on our Sizing Chart page. For questions on specific sizing details, contact our gear experts at 877-SITKA-GR or email us at Info@SitkaGear.com
A. Appropriate pack sizing and fit is determined by a specific measurement of your torso length. For more information please visit our pack sizing chart or call one of our gear experts at 877-SITKA-GR.
A. Yes you can. If it is within 60 days of the original purchase date and you would like to return your product for an exchange or refund, please visit www.sitkagear.com/returns and follow the prompts to receive and RA#. Note, that products must be unused with hangtags still affixed and must have been purchased direct from Sitka Gear. If your item was purchased from one of our Authorized Dealers, please contact them in regards to their individual return policy.
A. Please visit our dealer locator to find a stocking online dealer or call our gear experts for assistance at 877-SITKA-GR.
A. Unfortunately, we do not accept back orders at this time. If there’s a specific product you would like to find and it’s not available on our site, please call or email our gear experts at 877-SITKA-GR or Info@SitkaGear.com. We would be glad to help you locate the product from an authorized retailer.
We update our website regularly as products become available throughout the season, so please do check back on SitkaGear.com to stay updated.
A. All of our orders are shipped via FedEx. Standard Ground, 2-Day or Overnight deliveries are available. Additional charges do apply for express shipments, oversized items and/or duties & customs into Canada.
A. If you have entered a valid email address through the checkout process you will receive an email from FedEx with your tracking number when your shipment is processed.
A. We make every effort possible to get your order processed and shipped in a timely fashion. Most orders are shipped within 2 business days of order placement. If an item on your order is backordered or out of stock, you will be contacted by a Sitka Gear customer service associate to discuss alternative options.
A. Creating an account with us helps speed up the ordering process for you and allows you to keep track of your order history, as well as manage your profile information online.
A. Sometimes credit/debit card statements contain two transactions, but this is only a temporary scenario. When a purchase is made, an authorization is placed on your card to temporarily hold the funds on your account. This is not an actual charge on your card. Once the order has been shipped, this authorization becomes an approval and charges your account at that time. The authorization will drop off your account within 2-3 business days (depending on the financial institution).
A. We may be able to cancel your order but can only do this by telephone. Please call us at 877-SITKA-GR as soon as possible after you have placed your order. Otherwise it may be too late, as we try to process and get orders out the door as quickly as possible.
A. To return a Sitka Gear item that you purchased from a store, please contact the original store to inquire about their individual Returns policy.
If you purchased your gear direct from SITKA Gear please visit www.sitkagear.com/returns and follow the prompts to receive an RA#
If your product is damaged or requires repair and you would like to find out more about our warranty policy, please visit our Warranty page.
A. Please visit our Product Care Information page for detailed care instructions for all your Sitka Gear products.
A. We greatly value all your feedback, good or bad. Feel free to submit your reviews in our review sections found on every product page.
A. Sitka Gear does offer a Pro Purchase Program for qualified professionals, including Guides, Outfitters, Industry Professionals and Fish and Wildlife Officers. For more information please contact us by sending an email to Outfitters@SitkaGear.com.
A. Yes. Although we proudly support and like to recognize the efforts of every hunter and enthusiast, we do also have a team of sponsored Athletes. To learn more about our athletes, view each of their profiles here: http://stk.imagicom.com/insight/athletes
A. Our Sitka Athlete roster is currently full, but if you would like to touch base with us please feel free to send an email to Info@SitkaGear.com and we will forward it along as appropriate. As well, we love to hear stories from the field and are constantly looking to post customer stories to our blog. Submit your stories here: http://stk.imagicom.com/insight/tribe-stories
A. Sitka Gear is continuing to expand and is glad to hear of your interest in becoming a Sitka Gear retailer. Please email your contact information to Dealers@SitkaGear.com and a sales representative will follow up with you as soon as possible.