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BlackStrap Expedition Hood Balaclava


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    15 Reviews


    Expedition Hood Balaclava

    • Balaclava protects you from the conditions of alpine skiing
    • Dual-layer construction provides warmth and wind protection
    • Four-way stretch fabric wicks moisture
    • Treated to resist the buildup of odors
    • Ergonomic design fits snug under hood
    • UPF 55+ offers protection from the harmful rays of the sun
    • Made in USA
    • Item #BSP000D

    Tech Specs

    [face fabric] 80% nylon, 17% elastane, 3% other, [lining] 100% polyester
    face mask
    UPF Rating
    Recommended Use
    skiing, snowboarding
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

    Tech Specs

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    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    I finally decided to upgrade to an actual balaclava after going all season with just a tube neck gaiter and it was a fantastic idea. I love being able to push this down past my chin when I don't need my mouth covered. It's comfortable too and handles a face full of powder without freezing to my hair. My only complaint is that it smells a little weird brand new, not really a bad smell as it can be ignored, but it was weird enough that I noticed wearing it the first few times.

    Warmest Balaclava

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    This is now an essential part of my freezing cold weather kit. There is no better cold weather balaclava on the market. You can tell it was designed for extreme temps, as it has kept my head and face warm through some of coldest tours of my life (I'm talking -20 degrees F at 5 in the morning cold). While it would not be my choice for a hot spring day, in the cold weather this cannot be beat. Classic Blackstrap style with ultimate functionality.

    Best for everything!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    Love using it in the winter. Even more recently, I used it on a sunrise hike this fall and it kept my head and ears super warm. Well worth the buy for how warm and durable these masks are, considering I’ve worn the same one nearly every day riding last winter.

    amazing product

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    This and all of the blackstrap face masks are the most comfortable and durable face masks out there. they fit awesome and end up molding to your face over time!!

    Good First Impression

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    Went up to Brighton for the first time and never noticed my head get cold or damp. I would say this did it's job well. Also didn't scratch or pull on any face fuzz.
    Easy to pull down.

    Excellent Fit

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    This balaclava has one of the best fits Ive tried and can easily be pulled over your face or under your chin without too much trouble at all. Warm material kept my brain nice and toasty.

    Warm and Versatile

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    This balaclava is a set up from the original BlackStrap printed ones. It's thicker and warmer and has wool blended in to it. I especially like how it can easily and quickly slip under or over the chin for breathability, and when under the chin, it doesn't feel like it's too tight or suffocating. Love this!

    Great for cold ski days!

      I've never owned a buff or mask that doesn't freeze up, until I acquired this little gem. The dual layers are great at wicking moisture and preventing freezing. The expedition weight is quite warm but not too bulky to work with a helmet. Great product overall!

      Unanswered Question

      What is the difference between this one and the expedition version and the regular version? Do either of them have a "hard mouth"?