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winter clothing/ what works best?

Discussion in 'ATV / UTV Snow Removal' started by traildogg, Nov 20, 2009.

  1. traildogg

    traildogg Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    Hi, just got my new plow set up installed on my rincon 650 atv its a 54'' warn cyclone blade with quadraxx 3600lb winch everything is mounted and ready to go just waiting fo the snow:) my question is regarding clothing what works best to stay dry and warm i dont want to get too wet while plowing how many layers of clothing do you guys use pants gloves scarfs jackets etc...
  2. SuperdutyShane

    SuperdutyShane PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,517

    Sweatpants and a t...

    Usually I wear my Carhatt jacket, regular jeans, and a sweatshirt underneath the Carhatt.

    IPLOWSNO PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,620

    i wear a fall style carhart but i have a roof and windshield too and underoos
  4. mycirus

    mycirus Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 589

    I usually just wear jeans and a long sleeve shirt. If I get too hot I just turn off the heated seat.....Oh wait what....oh nevermind....Ha ha.
  5. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,256

  6. mercer_me

    mercer_me PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,371

    Carhartt jacket, insulated over alls, pants, sweat shirt, t shirt, wool socks. Ranger boots the red ones with yellow on the toe. If you can't tell I wear only Carhartt.:D
  7. 06Sierra

    06Sierra PlowSite.com Addict
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,329

    I have some Rocky pac boots rated to -140, ski pants I don't remembe the brand, Columbia 3 in 1 jacket, helmet and some goretex snowmobile gloves with a removeable fleece liner. I'm usually hot in that with jeans and a t-shirt on under it.

    Number of layers depends on what the outside layer is and how cold it is outside. Look for stuff that is wind and water proof for the outside layer. If it is real cold out and you are going to wear long johns, find some that are moisture wicking.
  8. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,143

    I've found that if you wear a thin rubber rain suit that you don't need as many layers on under them. They retain a lot of your heat since wind can't cut through them. In some cases you will sweat with minimal layers.
  9. nixray

    nixray Senior Member
    Messages: 165

  10. 06Sierra

    06Sierra PlowSite.com Addict
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,329

    Check out 5.11 tactical. They don't have as big of a selection as underarmor. If all you want is something to keep the moistture away, 5.11 is a little cheaper priced and works just as good.
  11. jomama45

    jomama45 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,190

    *****, I didn't need that vision in my head! :realmad:

    Any outer clothing for snowmobiling will keep you dry & warm, especially if your moving around quite a bit while plowing.
  12. mzgloves20

    mzgloves20 Member
    Messages: 55

    Ditto...The U/A stuff is the bomb. Cold gear is what its called under their branding. Works great, no bulk. Last year my face was the biggest concern at the airport...brrr.... Nuthin like the breeze from a 737...:)
  13. Deco

    Deco Senior Member
    Messages: 453

    it's been a while , but like you say many layers . do you stay local or away from your headquarters ?
    Last edited: Nov 22, 2009
  14. HotRod55

    HotRod55 Junior Member
    Messages: 24

  15. fms

    fms Senior Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 209

    Light weight, wicking first layer. Second layer based on temperature and wind. Light, waterproof outer layer with a good hood. Waterproof boots. Light weight gloves.
  16. traildogg

    traildogg Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    thanx for al the replies, layers of clothing is the popular way to dress and some nice ski pants... time to go a shoppin :nod: