The "Polar Works Package" is comprised of 13 essential items you need for your Polar Expedition, including the perfect size waterproof day pack, into which all of the other items fit.
Sling this ultra light pack filled with the Polar Works gear over your shoulder and carry it on the plane knowing that you and your essential gear will arrive together in Ushuaia or the Arctic.
"The Polar Works" package includes the items detailed below and offers good value compared to purchasing all of these items ala carte. Please make your size and color selections from the drop down lists you see.
Dry Summit Pack LT- A minimalist, waterproof alpine pack, the Dry Summit Pack LT weighs in at 11.3 ounces—with a carrying capacity of 25 liters. Polyurethane coated nylon and a rolltop closure keep your stuff dry as you race down from the summit or hustle down the trail back to the car during a surprise (or just surprisingly intense) rainshower.The entire Polar Works Package will fit inside the pack so you can carry everything with you on the plane!
Rampart Waterproof Pants - A waterproof and fully seam taped, outershell pant, no moisture gets through protecting you from the "wildest winds", the "drenchiest downpours", and the "soggiest salt spray". Made by Outdoor Research, they easily fit over all your other legwear & layers, have an elastic waist with drawcord, gusseted crotch, snap/elastic cuff closures, and a zippered rear pocket that doubles as stuff sack. Full-length, double-separating side zippers allow for easy "on and off" and "drop seat" emergencies.
Fleece Toque - A lightweight, easy-packing fleece ski type hat. One Size Fits All (even most Youth Sizes)
Arete Glove Set - They come in Men's & Ladies' Sizes and offer "2 gloves in 1"! (A waterproof, insulated outer glove + a 100 weight fleece liner glove with Silicone Grip Matrix and a heat pack / hand warmer pocket on the back of the liner) - The combination makes for ideal digit protection for whatever weather Mature Nature throws your way in Antarctica or the Arctic.
- The outer gloves are made of GORETEX, are insulated, and extend well up your forearm so that they cover your wrist and go over your jacket sleeve to keep all the weather OUT! They have pre-curved construction and Alpengrip Palm for dexterity and a SuperCinch Guantlet Closure on the forearm. The removable "Idiot Cord" assures that you don't lose them at sea or in a high wind.
- The Inner Glove Liners can easily and comfortably be worn as 'stand alone' gloves when the weather gets slightly warmer. The Silicone Grip Matrix makes them great for handling a camera or binoculars and you'll love the heat pack pocket on the back of the hand. Tuck your disposable hand warmers in there and stay very toasty!
Thermal Top - This is an excellent moisture wicking, breathable, midweight thermal top, made of technologically-advanced fabrics - the perfect weight for Arctic and Antarctica expeditions during each of their respective summer seasons. It very quick drying with anti-microbial properties for odor control.
Thermal Pants - This is an excellent moisture wicking, breathable, midweight thermal top, made of technologically-advanced fabrics - the perfect weight for Arctic and Antarctica expeditions during each of their respective summer seasons. It very quick drying with anti-microbial properties for odor control.
Tilley Expedition & Walking Socks (includes 3 pairs Midweight Merino Wool Socks - one of each color) - The most comfortable socks you'll ever wear! Specifically designed for walking and hiking, they're made primarily of fine, ‘itchless’ Merino wool (63%) for softness and warmth; Teflon in the toe and heel to reduce blister-causing friction; a stretch nylon component gives them strength and durability; and a lycra component gives them support and shape retention.
Carlos/Carli Bamboo Pullover – Made by Storm Creek, this shirt is softer than cotton. The bamboo fabric has a luxurious feel that holds gorgeous colors wash after wash. It is designed to protect you from the elements year round. Long sleeves keep you warm when the temp drops, and UPF 40 keeps you undercover when things heat up.
Julbo Glacier Glasses - Traditional, backcountry, glacier glasses design, they have nylon frames with wrap around ear pieces that makes them very lightweight, and removable side guards. The lenses exceed UV & IR requirements and include an eyeglass retainer. Come in Color Black
All Terrain Lip Balm - Designed to protect sensitive lips from burning, chapping and sun blisters, this lip balm is SPF 25 rated, has a light mint flavor, with a weight / volume of .14oz.
AquaSport SPF 30 w/ Zinc - Waterproof SPF 30 sunscreen with Z-Cote®, a transparent zinc oxide, which offers the broadest and best ultraviolet protection in both UVA/UVB ranges. Made from natural ingredients.