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Blackstrap Solid Hood Balaclava

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$34.95

$37.99
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Color: Black
Size
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Andrius P., Ski Expert
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Adam St. Ours, Ski Expert
By the Expert Community

Best for those needing a comfortable, breathable, and moisture-wicking hood for cold, windy days.

Great for
  • ComfortSoft material, fits well under helmet, doesn't chafe.
Good for
  • WarmthKeeps face warm, but not super warm for head.
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The Blackstrap Hood is the ultimate balaclava facemask for skiers, snowboarders, and snowmobile riders. This high-performance accessory sets the industry standard in comfort, protection from the elements, and style.

Key Features:

  • Patented Tri-Blend Fabric (Milled in the USA): The Blackstrap Hood features a unique blend of synthetic materials that are breathable, moisture-wicking, lens-safe, antimicrobial, quick-drying and machine washer/dryer friendly.
  • Wind rated dual layer Exo-Hinge neck and face: The Exo-Hinge construction provides an extra barrier of wind protection while remaining breathable for maximum comfort.
  • Single layer head & neck for a helmet friendly ergonomic fit: Designed to be worn under your helmet without adding bulk or discomfort.
  • Made in the USA: Crafted with pride using only premium materials sourced from domestic suppliers.
  • One size fits most adults (Available in KIDS): With its stretchy fabric design this hood will fit most adults comfortably. It's also available in kids sizes so everyone can enjoy its benefits.
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4.98 average rating

SizeOne size
ColorBlack
GenderUnisex
Age GroupAdult
FeaturesSun protection, Quick-drying, Abrasion-resistant, Breathable, Moisture wicking
Best useSnowsports, Snowboarding, Downhill skiing
MaterialCotton, Synthetic
FabricTREO fabric technology
UPF50+
Accessory typeBalaclava
Model year2024

3.5/5
Katie Young owns this product
I took this hood out on different weather days to see how it stood up. Pretty great on a mild, sunny weather day. Wasn't too hot and helped keep the hair out of my face while riding. The material was perfect for under my helmet as it wasnt too heavy/ thick and didnt make me sweat. Also took it out on... Read more
Ideal for
  • Great for keeping face covered from biting winds. Easy to pull up and down.
  • The moisture from breathing doesnt instantly freeze solid like other hoods
  • Soft material, doesn't chafe
Not ideal for
  • Not meant to be a super warm hood. Would recommend a beanie with hood if its really cold.
  • Hood by hairline could be a bit longer to help cover the forehead more
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Katie Young
Apparel Expert
5.0/5
Lucia L owns this product
I've used a Blackstrap Hood Balaclava for multiple seasons now and don't know what I would do without it. This hooded balaclava is perfect to fit under helmets without feeling too bulky. The material is pretty breathable but still warm enough to wear on the colder days. I normally wear this until spring comes around and then switch to a... Read more
Ideal for
  • Snug fit goes well under helmets
  • Moisture wicking fabric
  • Breathable, especially over mouth area
Not ideal for
  • Doesn’t really have size options
  • Not super long down neck
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Lucia L
Ski Expert
4.8/5
Andrius P. owns this product
The Blackstrap Hood Balaclava offers a simple head and face covering in a one-size-fits-all design. I only wear Blackstrap balaclavas because they keep my head and face warm without ever needing to worry about it failing mid-ski day. Unlike other balaclavas, the Blackstrap Hood Balaclava features an overlapping hinge design that allows you to adjust the fabric over your mouth... Read more
Ideal for
  • Beautifully simple hinge system that allows the whole face to be covered
  • Wide range of color options to choose from
  • Easily washable
Not ideal for
  • Not made for super cold temps
Reviewed by:
Andrius P.
Ski Expert
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Why did you choose this product?I received my first Blackstrap Hood Balaclava as a gift and instantly loved it. I really liked the quality of...read more
Lucia L
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What is the value for the money versus other options?While these balaclavas are a big more on the expensive side, you are getting a high quality product that is...read more
Lucia L
Ski Expert
What was your favorite moment with this gear?While I don't have a specific favorite moment while wearing my Blackstrap Hood Balaclava, it is one of my essentials...read more
Lucia L
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What do you love about this product?What makes the Blackstrap Balaclava stand out from all the other hoods out there is the material and durability of...read more
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2 customer reviews

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Love this

Posted on Sep 6, 2023
I wear under my helmet so warm also face mask protects my face. Does not stretch out . Highly recommend for skiing !
PattiLocation: Chittenden, VT
I would recommend to a friend
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Love The Versatility

Posted on Aug 29, 2023
Great piece of gear for a wide variety of uses. I love how easy it is to use as a face covering or only a hood. Keeps the ears warm!
Michael CLocation: Longmont, CO
I would recommend to a friend
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