MONTANE YUKON ARCTIC ULTRA KIT ESSENTIALS

The Yukon arctic is a hostile place.  Its tundra stretches for hundreds of barely populated miles over frozen lakes, mountains, and alpine forests.  When snow isn't falling heavily from the skies it is piling heavily in deep drifts, slowing progress.  Temperatures can drop as low as -50°c.

Competitors must be able to operate in such conditions whilst towing a heavy pulk behind them.  It is exhausting work, sweat freezes in the numbing cold, with hypothermia or frostbite very real considerations if layer management is not expertly managed.

deep heat down insulation jacket myau 2019 | Montane

INSULATION: DEEP HEAT

A down layer specifically designed for layering in extreme cold conditions.  Its HyperDRY 800+ down will keep you warm, yet pack down well in your pulk. Pockets are easily accessible, and a 2-way zip allows easy access to harness straps.

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hydrogen extreme mid layer myau 2019 | Montane

MIDLAYER: HYDROGEN EXTREME

A refined and modernised reinterpretation of our classic Extreme Smock, the Hydrogen Extreme is warm, robust, and versatile.  Its useful front pockets and side vents allow it to be worn at all times regardless of work levels.

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primino myau 2019 | Montane

BASELAYER: PRIMINO

Primino's blend of Merino wool and PRIMALOFT fibres retains the positive qualities of each.  This makes a high-wicking, odour-resistant and generally resilient garment.  Available in a variety of styles and weights for a range of sensitivities.
 

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wolf hoodie myau 2019 | Montane

HOODIE: WOLF

Perfect for high-output stop/start activities such as alpinism or pulk-pulling along the Yukon Quest Trail in winter.  Super breathable when used as an outer, it becomes a great insulation piece once combined with a shell.

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VIA Trail Series Thermal tights Winter 2018 kit list | Montane

LEGWEAR: TRAIL SERIES THERMAL TIGHTS

 these are ideal for the high output required for the MYAU.  Lightweight and fast drying, yet warm and comfortable, they also incorporate intuitive storage features for easier self-management whilst on the trail.

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alpine pro waterproof shell layer myau 2019 | Montane

SHELL: ALPINE PRO JACKET

The perfect all-rounder.  A lightweight, versatile and breathable waterproof shell with 3-layer Gore-Tex Pro under a 40D outer fabric and simple, intuitive features.  It has been designed to accommodate being layered over insulation.

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