BlackStrap The Expedition Hood Balaclava Solid Crimson Red USA Made Facemask
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The Expedition Hood Balaclava | Solid Crimson

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Our Kids and Adult products fit a very wide range as our fabrics have so much stretch. Here is a size guide to help decide which is best for you! We have adults who fit our kids sizing and visa-versa.

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Since 2008, our commitment to developing and manufacturing products in the USA has involved working with various domestic textile manufacturers, employing 100's of domestic cut and sew employees as well as operating our product processing from our Bend OR HQ including the quality control, packaging, and distribution of all of our products.

Machine Wash in cold water, gentle cycle, and with similar colors. NO BLEACH. Tumble dry low or Hang dry.  

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The Expedition Hood Balaclava Facemask sets the industry standard in warmth, performance, comfort, and protection from the elements. Skiers, snowboarders and snowmobile riders have made The Expedition Hood their go to balaclava when the weather is at its coldest. The Expedition hood has dual layer construction throughout the head, neck and face hinge. It is ergonomically designed and features BlackStrap’s patented Exo-Hinge construction, seamless helmet compatibility and the USA milled, 4-way stretch fabric that is antimicrobial and moisture wicking. The Expedition Hood is UPF 50+ (UV) rated for sun protection.

  • Made in the USA
  • Wind rated dual layer construction
  • One size fits most adults (Available in KIDS)
  • Patented Tri-Blend Fabric (Milled in the USA)
  • Ergonomic fit for helmet friendly fit
  • Synthetic, breathable moisture wicking & lens safe fabric
  • Antimicrobial, quick dry & machine washer/dryer friendly

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Exceeds expectations! Great material that caresses my skin while staving off excessive moisture build up keeping me warm and dry! Fits snug and can either protect my whole face without compromising my breathing or sit down low enough to let me choke on mouthfuls of powder!!

BlackStrap Industries Inc. The Expedition Hood Balaclava | Solid Crimson Review
Raymond J.
United States United States

The Best !

The hinge is the best.

Tanner C.
United States United States

Great Quality

Bought 3. Great quality and design. Very happy with purchase.

Tina P.
United States United States


This was a gift for my husband and he loves it. He's used it 3 times for skiing and has commented on how warm it keeps his (bald) head and (beardless this year) face while also being much easier to breathe through than a more traditional buff. It still gets slightly wet inside but it doesn't freeze.on the outside. I love it because he used to forgo his helmet for a beanie to keep his head warm and now he wears his helmet because it fits easily over this

BlackStrap Industries Inc. The Expedition Hood Balaclava | Solid Crimson Review
Steve O.
United States United States

Expedition Balaclava

Great face protection during Covid.

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