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Option Balaclava

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Versatile Head And Face Protection
$28.00
COLOR black
SIZE: S/M - In stock
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This versatile alpine balaclava’s Thermodynamic™ fabric is stretchable enough to convert to a neck gaiter or hat when conditions permit, and it provides excellent moisture management.
Fabric :
Thermodynamic™
63% nylon
23% polyester
14% spandex jersey knit
Weight :
1.8oz / 51g Avg. Weight for size L/XL
Fabric Performance :
Wicking
Quick-Drying
Breathable
Lightweight
Design Features :
Multiple Configurations
Screen Print OR Logo
Outdoor Research Wordmark Label
Functional Details :
Flat-Seam Construction

RATING AND REVIEWS

Best fit

5

Just used it on a wet, icy and windy 40 degree day. Worked well under a hat and hood and filled in the exposed spots.

San Diego CA

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One of my favorite go-to winter accessories

5

I most commonly wear this OR balaclava when road cycling during winter. I've worn it when the temps have gotten into the mid-20s and didn't need anything additional on my head (besides my helmet, of course). It breathes very well, so I've had almost no issues with sweating. And it's pretty thin, so there's no problem at all with it fitting in with my helmet. Just a great product.

Seattle, WA

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Ninja warmth

5

Use this for cycling and skiing in the Pacific Northwest. Keeps my face and ears warm by itself. Not the easiest thing to breath under, but you can just move it down and it will stay.

Bellingham, WA

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Neck is too short, otherwise I guess it okay

3

Used it for snowboarding. Fits well under a helmet, and breaths great. Kept the wind of my chin a bit. Just didn't really offer much protection for my neck

Billings

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A must-have for Nor'easter Canadian Skiers

5

Fits like a glove

Montreal

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Great for layering

5

Excellent balaclava for layering when windy or cold (below -10C). Can be easily used as a stand alone if above -10C.

Quebec

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Great

5

Aawesome

Quebec

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Excellent fit

5

As always, OR made an excellent fitting product at a good price

New York City

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Great for cycling

5

I misplaced the balaclava I've had for years and after shopping various models made by cycling companies, I settled on the Option Balaclava. I've had great luck with other OR products, so I figured I may as well give their balaclava a try. It's working great for me. It breathes so much more effectively than my old balaclava. Even though it feels thinner than the old one did, I don't feel like I've lost any insulation. Very pleased with the purchase.

US

Awesome

5

Awesome lightweight balaclava. Fits perfect under a helmet and is surprisingly warm for how light it is. Fit is great, no riding up on back of neck.

CA

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Hats Size guide

Hats


Measurement shown in:
ADULT’S S M L XL
US HAT SIZE 6¾ – 717.2 – 17.8 7⅛ – 7¼18 – 18.4 7⅜ – 7½18.7 – 19 7⅝ – 7⅞19.3 – 20
CIRCUM 21½ – 2254.6 - 55.8 22¼ – 22⅞56.2 - 58.1 23 – 23⅝58.4 - 60 23⅞ – 2460.6 - 61
1 SIZE S/M L/XL
US HAT SIZE 6¾ – 7⅝17.2 – 19.3 6¾ – 7¼17.2 – 18.4 7⅜ – 7⅝18.7 – 19.3
CIRCUM 21½ – 2456.2 - 61 21½ – 22⅞54.6 - 58.1 23 – 2458.4 - 61
KID’S XS S M L
AGE 0-1Y 1-3Y 3-6Y 6-12Y
CIRCUM 18½47 2051 2153.5 22½57.2

How to measure


Measure around your head where the headwear would fit comfortably.