Stratus Vest
GoreTex Infinium

Stratus Vest

  • Whitetail : Elevated II
$189.00 $132.00
(12 Reviews)

The Stratus Vest is an integral part of our most versatile whitetail system. This stud pulls double-duty as either an insulating mid-layer or a core-warming outer. A GORE-TEX INFINIUM with WINDSTOPPER® membrane is sandwiched between a wet-printed micro-fleece shell and a micro-grid backer, making it ultra-quiet and 100% windproof.


  • Size:

Product is Standard Fit, designed to accommodate layering for more versatility from early to late season climates.

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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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Standard Fit

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. 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 - 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: 16.8 oz. // Size: L

  • Fabric: GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ with WINDSTOPPER® Technology, Polyester Micro-Fleece Face, Polyester-Micro Grid Fleece Knit Interior.

  • Ear Panels: Polyester Mesh Face and Polyester Brushed Knit Interior.

  • Durable Water Repellent finish resists light precipitation and prevents the face fabric from wetting out.

  • GORE-TEX INFINIUM™ with WINDSTOPPER®: Offers complete windproof protection through a durable, lightweight, and breathable membrane.

  • Micro-Grid Interior: Promotes evaporation by maintaining minimal surface area next to skin.

  • Safety Harness Pass-Through Port: The safety harness pass-through port allows you to wear a harness closer to your body and add or subtract layers without removing the harness as conditions change.

  • Zippered Hand Pockets and Chest Pocket: Keep your hands toasty and your necessities within reach.

Wind Protection
Water Protection
Durability
Warmth
Quietness
Breathability

Technology

GoreTex Infinium
Stratus Vest
Stratus Vest

Why We Made This

Whitetail hunters need the absolute best protection from the chill of long sits in mid-season. We designed the Stratus with GORE® WINDSTOPPER® to create a fully-featured, 100% windproof vest that was optimized for these exact conditions. A DWR finish sheds off light precipitation, and we utilized micro-grid fleece for its warmth-to-weight ratio. Zippered hand pockets keep essentials close and digits warm and dexterous. The addition of the safety harness pass-through port allows for easy layering with any safety harness system.

Product Comments

12 Reviews
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Brian Jeno
Reviewed On 12/31/2019

The Stratus Vest has been with me on nearly every hunt this year. Combined with either the Fanatic Hoody or ESW shirt, this vest is the perfect piece for hunting in North Carolina where we experience extreme temperature swings. On a hunt where a front passed during the sit, temps went from 79°f to 49°f in an hour. Going from the ESW shirt to Fanatic Hoody and Stratus Vest I was able to pack light and still be able to stay comfortable during the hunt. The Stratus Vest is a must have in your Whitetail kit!

Anthony
Reviewed On 12/04/2019

The Stratus Vest does a good job when it comes to wind protection, however, when it comes to warmth it falls short. I just wish it would have had more of an insulation factor...

Colton Wendle
Reviewed On 11/27/2019

Awesome vest! I wear it every day and you can’t feel a bit of wind in it. Very warm and comfortable! I highly recommend!

Brett
Reviewed On 01/05/2019

I am 5'9", 165 and the medium Stratus vest fits perfect with room to spare, even after layering under it with a hoodie, base layer and long sleeve tee and under shirt. I tried the large and while it would have been fine in a vest, this is a layer that goes under my Stratus jacket and there was just no need for a large. Many of Sitka's items are true to fit so you don't automatically have to go up a size. For me it typically works out like this with Sitka clothing: Standard fit, I wear a medium. Performance fit, I wear a large.

Rod
Reviewed On 11/25/2017

This is by far my "go to" vest. From mid October through mid November, I wear this vest. I either wear it with the fanatic hoodie or under the stratus jacket. I'm completely comfortable to temps down to the mid 20s. I do not go on a hunt without this vest either on me or in my pack.

John
Reviewed On 10/28/2016

Excellent fit finish and perfectly thought out like all other Sitka gear. Nice and fin yet the lining combined with the wind stopper material makes this vest amazing. I called a few days ago in regards to the vest and sizing as I would like to be layering it underneath of the fanatic lite jacket and bibs system. I spoke with the most helpful woman. Very personal. Answered all my questions and let me ramble. I believe I had her on the phone for ten minutes! Never once felt rushed and she went above and beyond to make sure I had all the information I needed and then some. Customer service is second to none. I have quite a bit of Sitka gear at his point and it always exceeds my expectations.

John marleau
Reviewed On 10/02/2016

Love this vest with my fanatic hoodie! Super warm and super quite, love how it breaks the wind!

Range holder pocket is great and provides easy access. I do not go into the field without this vest on me

Kirk
Reviewed On 09/05/2016

My most used piece of hunting clothing yet! Love the vest over the equinox for crisp early mornings in early/mid season, especially if there's a steady wind/breeze. When the sun comes up, and the temps rise...off with the equinox jacket, and just wear this over a base layer. Keeps the core temp regulated, and minimizes sleeve bulk for those in pursuit with a stick and string.

Matthew K
Reviewed On 06/27/2016

Great fit, even being a taller guy it has just enough length. Very functional item!

John R
Reviewed On 02/18/2016

I really like this piece. Versatile, quiet and windproof. I like vests if they are functional. This one is. It will cover many weather scenarios. Really like it over the Celsius jacket or the Fanatic Hoody. Freedom of movement just seems better in a vest layered over other items to me.

Clint
Reviewed On 01/19/2016

I bought the stratus vest to wear under the Celsius jacket for late season and for the wind protection. Vest fits great and is comfortable. Pretty quiet considering it has wind stopper. It's really thin but surprisingly warm. I like it!

Jay
Reviewed On 11/21/2015

Light weight piece that may be worn daily. Great addition to the Whitetail System.

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