Sitka Gear Drops the Dew Point on Big Game

Bozeman, MT.- Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, introduces the Dew Point Jacket and Pant featuring the Gore™ Optifade™ Concealment Open Country pattern. This light-weight and extremely packable rain solution will have the back country gear head making space for the Dew Point.

A key design feature on the Dew Point is that it is built with 2-way stretch GORE-TEX® fabric and a minimalistic mentality that will have every bivy hunter making the Dew Point part of their arsenal. An open mesh pocket on the Jacket doubles as a stuff packet, allowing a hunter to have key items right at their finger tips. [Read more…]

Sitka Gear Drops the Dew Point

Looking To Pack Light and Stay Dry The Dew Point Is For You

NAPA, CA. Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, introduces the Dew Point Jacket and Pant featuring the Gore Optifade Concealment Open Country pattern.  This light-weight and extremely packable rain solution will have the back country gear head making space for the Dew Point.

A key design feature on the Dew Point is that it is built with 2-way stretch GORE-TEX fabric and a minimalistic mentality that will have every bivy hunter making the Dew Point part of their arsenal.  An open mesh pocket on the Jacket doubles as a stuff packet, allowing a hunter to have key items right at their finger tips. [Read more…]

Sitka Thunders With Their Cloudburst

 

Sitka Gear Cloudburst JacketSitka Gear Provides Thunderstorm-Fearing Mountain Hunters Peace Of Mind

NAPA, CA. Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, is excited to introduce the Cloudburst series jacket and pant, which is a premium designed outfit that provide mountain hunters peace of mind with a fully featured force field against the unrelenting elements. The Cloudburst series is an example of Sitka Gear’s ingenuity to manufacture performance apparel that outdoor enthusiasts demand. [Read more…]

Sitka Gear Unveils Delta Wading Jacket

Sitka Gear Delta Wading Jacket

Abundance of Key Features Make the Delta Wading Jacket One of the Most Progressive Waterfowl Products On the Market

NAPA, CA. Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, introduces the Delta Wading Jacket, a premium system designed with the most demanding waterfowler in mind. This marquee product has been scientifically designed and tested for hunters that desire both maximum comfort and functionality.

The new line of performance waterfowl gear from Sitka Gear utilizes the all new GORE OPTIFADE Concealment Marsh Pattern. Whether you’re traversing a marshland tulle maze or navigating the willows along a river, the Delta Wading Jacket keeps your pockets out of the water, and keeps you comfortably engaged. In addition, the jacket is built with GORE-TEX fabric that is an innovative solution for durable waterproof, breathable protection. The Delta Wading Jacket is extremely lightweight and carefully articulated to move with you as well as conveniently stuff into your daypack or gear bag. [Read more…]

Sitka Gear Hudson Jacket

Sitka Gear Hudson Insulated Jacket

NAPA, CA. Sitka Gear, the industry leader in performance hunting gear, adds the Hudson Jacket to its new and premium designed waterfowl system. Staying toasty and dry on late season pursuits is critical to staying mentally sharp enough to make the next shot. By addressing these needs Sitka has the waterfowler’s interests in mind.

The new line of performance waterfowl gear from Sitka Gear utilizes the all new GORE OPTIFADE Concealment Marsh Pattern.  The Hudson Jacket addresses the needs of late season waterfowler who routinely travels across ice coated waters.  The combination of
GORE-TEX waterproof/breathable fabric protection and reliable Primaloft insulation make the Hudson a must for the discerning late season waterfowler. [Read more…]

Sitka Gear Turns Fowl

 

Sitka Gear Marsh Waterfowl

It’s hard to believe that Sitka Gear could revolutionize yet another hunting gear segment! They have teamed up with GORE once again to develop an OPTIFADE pattern for the waterfowl hunter, yes that’s right I said, “waterfowl hunter”! Like OPTIFADE Open Country and Forest, GORE OPTIFADE Marsh pattern is a digital concealment, not mimicry. Rather than trying to make the hunter look like something, the pattern’s intent is to make the hunter appear to be nothing to the animal.  The OPTIFADE pattern is designed for the ground use for all waterfowl hunting. The Marsh pattern is detailed as possible to confuse bird vision.   [Read more…]

GORE OPTIFADE European Style

W.L. Gore & Associates, a leading manufacturer of advanced technology products including GORE-TEX® branded products, today announced that it has developed GORE® OPTIFADE Concealment “ the first visual concealment technology based on how deer and other hoofed animals see, both spatially and colorimetrically.  In Europe, W.L. Gore is partnering with Harkila, Chevalier (Scandinavia) and Beretta (Italy) manufacturers of high-performance clothing for hunters, to bring the new technology to market in 2010. [Read more…]

New GORE-TEX Boots from Wolverine

HAWKEN
WOLVERINE ICS™ GORE-TEX® 6” BOOT
GORE-TEX® FOOTWEAR

Lightweight and durable, the Wolverine® Men’s Hawken is a perfect partner for early season and warm weather hunts, pairing an aggressive Vibram® Mutant outsole for traction on the most rugged and uneven terrain with the comfort of an athletic shoe.  The Hawken features Wolverine iCSâ„¢ technology, allowing wearers to customize their individual setting for maximum comfort by adjusting the disc in the boot’s heel. Constructed with waterproof full-grain leather and 1000 Denier nylon upper, the Hawken has an abrasion-resistant ArmorTekâ„¢ wrap to prevent unsightly wear and tear, especially on the toe. A GORE-TEX® waterproof breathable membrane allows moisture out but never in to keep feet dry and comfortable.  Armed with a 30-day comfort guarantee, the boot is available in Brown/Real Brown and Brown/Mossy Oak® Break-up II. [Read more…]

SIMMS Launches GORE-TEX Footwear

Shoes Are Developed for Anglers by Anglers

BOZEMAN, Mont. (For immediate release) – Buoyed by its long relationship with W. L.Gore & Associates, Inc – makers of GORE-TEX® Technology – Simms Fishing Products
will launch a line of waterproof, breathable performance footwear early in 2011. Simms will be the first company to focus on designing and developing GORE-TEX® footwear
specifically for anglers.

As part of its expanded footwear line in 2011, Simms is introducing three GORE-TEX® footwear pieces: The Pursuit GORE-TEX® Shoe Mid and Low and the Harbor GORE-TEX ® Shoe, all designed for wear on and off the water. All three shoes feature GORETEX ® membrane, non-marking Vibram® outsoles – originally designed for use by the US Navy on carrier ships – and OrthoLite® memory foam sockliners for superior comfort.

Having manufactured breathable GORE-TEX® waders in its Bozeman, Montana facility since 1993 and being the fishing industry leader in Vibram® soled technology gives
Simms a unique advantage as it crosses into the performance footwear market. [Read more…]

Under Armour Footwear with GORE-TEX

UA Speed Freek

ELKTON, Md. (January 18) – W.L. Gore & Associates (“Gore”) (www.gore.com), inventor of GORETEX ® high performance fabric technology, today announced it is joining forces with Under Armour, Inc. (“Under Armour”) (NYSE:UA) (www.underarmour.com) to create a line of versatile hunting footwear for Fall 2011. The line will be unveiled at the SHOT Show this week in Las Vegas, Nevada (January 18-21). The line represents Under Armour’s first footwear offering in the hunting category and will include five styles enabled with the GORE-TEX® brand: UA Speed Freek, UA Breech, UA Ridge Reaper, UA Caliber and UA Siberia. Under Armour will be unveiling the new styles in Booth #11044. [Read more…]