Headbands let the heat escape from under your helmet when ascending fast. A simple beanie will keep it in for slower or colder days. Hard to beat a balaclava when it gets really cold, but a simple face mask is nice for cold descents that you can remove when going up.
The Dragon Beanies from Ski Trab are lightweight polyester hats that fit under a helmet and breathe well enough to race in. Woven with fun Italian colors, the Trab caps demonstrate your love of both fashion and function. The beanies have a sleek feel and are deep enough to cover your ears. Plus wearing Dragons on your head instills fear in your enemies.
This is the go-to hat for most racing and speed touring. It’s basically the Dynafit Performance headband with a light mesh lid covering the top of your head. The mesh traps about half your heat which is about perfect when going fast. It’s super thin so fits easily under a helmet. Your ears are covered by a soft brushed lining that prevents frostbite without risk of overheating. The..
Designed for either touring or skimo racing, the aptly name Millet Beanie is a strong contender. A stretch-knit construction with quick-drying fibers is just want you want on your head when you’re fighting external cold and internal heat. The lightweight, tight-fitting beanie fits under a helmet and breathes well. The brushed lining and flatlock seam make it comfortable to wear. Th..
What is a SKUBE you ask? It's what you get when you cross-breed a SKully and a neck tUBE. With a simple drawstring attached, the flexible SKUBE can either vent heat or store it. In other words, it's a perfect system for back country skiing when your are hot on the way up and cold on the way down. Worn as a hat, you can open the top to vent and then close it for the down. Or slide i..
Skimo racers don’t sweat nearly as much as 1980s tennis players. Dynafit consequently designed a band with different characteristics than the old white-cotton sweatbands. The Performance Dry Band has a comfortable brushed lining and wicks away moisture while protecting ears from frostbite. The headband is perfect for days when full head coverage is too much but no protection risks ..
A lighter and thinner cut than the Dragon, the Dragon Race headband is designed for skimo racing and other highly aerobic winter activities. The stretchy blend of polyester and spandex is just enough to stop your ears from freezing when you’re going hard. Fits comfortably under a helmet while letting excess heat escape out the vents. Join the Dragon Race club with the signature ..
The Crazy Idea Fast Cut Thermo headband is a simple piece of Vuelta, a soft, moisture-wicking, bacteria-resisting fabric. If you’re lazy about washing your head gear, the “bacteriostatic” treatment should delay the onset of “stink”. The band is designed for skimo racing and other highly aerobic winter sports. Choose from two sizes (men: think large) and plenty of colors to fit styl..
Cover your ears with pure Italian style. The Dragon headband from Ski Trab is an 80% polyester / 20% spandex blend that softly protects your hearing-flaps and forehead from frostbite. Heat can still escape out your lid so you won’t overheat. The Dragon band is a casual ski touring accessory.
The pink colored band runs small and best suited for smaller heads.
You know the days. The days that other protection just won’t do and you need a balaklava. The Xtrem edition from ARVA is a good choice for those days, with Windshield inserts and a mesh breathing panel to accommodate your high exertion. Made with Thermoline+ 4-way stretch material, the Balaklava is Xtremely comfortable and can be worn under a helmet or by itself. It’s also got a ne..
So extreme is this bandana that ARVA didn’t even have time to write all the letters in the word. Or maybe their marketing team just consists of poor spellers. Either way, the Thermoline+ Stretch face protection is a handy tool for doing laps. It’s secured with Velcro, so you can leave it off while you’re huffing and puffing, and then put it on before the down, when you need the ext..
Keep your neck, head, ears, any maybe other parts warm with the Skimo Neck Gaiter. This sleek tube of CoolMax fabric can be worn dozens of ways to enhance your appearance or temperature. CoolMax is breathable so you won’t overheat on the up, but provides a good level of protection on the down. The gaiter is elegantly styled with the Skimo Co logo and is guaranteed to attract the op..
Turn your forehead into a billboard with this adjustable trucker hat. Comes in skimo blue or emo black. Front panel in white adorned with the Skimo Co logo...
Sport your support of the Wasatch Backcountry with this hat featuring a prominent ski line. All proceeds from the sale of these hats go to the Wasatch Backcountry Alliance, a non-profit organization working to preserve our most valuable human-powered ski terrain. Do the right thing, but try to ski mainly left off the peak of Monte Cristo.