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Having the right clothing in a hostile environment can make the difference between accomplishing your mission and failure or, in extreme cases, life and death. Serious health issues that occur after prolonged exposure to extreme cold, such as frostbite and hypothermia, can be avoided by wearing the proper apparel to fight off frigid winter temperatures. Experts recommend wearing several layers of clothing, with the innermost layer being a fabric that wicks moisture from the skin. The outer layer should serve as a windbreaker. Modern technological advancements in materials science, weather-resistant treatments and basic ergonomic design have produced extreme cold weather clothing that eclipses anything available even a generation ago. These 9 pieces of cold weather clothing were designed and tested to keep you warm in the most unforgiving extreme winter weather. With the right threads, you and your family can not only survive but thrive in the face of harsh weather and unforgiving environments.

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For more information on these products visit:

Helly Hansen
hellyhansen.com

BlackHawk
blackhawk.com ; 800-379-1732

511 Tactical
511tactical.com; 866-451-1726

Gatorskins
gator-skins.com; 717-755-7105

Arc’teryx
arcteryx.com; 866-458-2473

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