From the frigid forests of Northern Europe to the snow-capped mountain ranges of Korea, any force with the foresight to stockpile and train with the right gear won’t just survive the cold—they’ll turn an extreme environment into a game-changing force multiplier. Simply equipping your operators with effective over-snow mobility options and reliable cold weather gear gives them a massive edge over a peer adversary.

ADS understands your budget rarely includes a separate line item for cold weather gear. Not to mention, official DoD cold weather requirements guidance is riddled with capability gaps at extreme temperatures, especially for individual mobility and mountaineering needs.

Our custom kitted solutions take the guesswork out of unstandardized acquisition of cold weather gear by using proven commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) equipment—ensuring maximum compatibility with your current equipment and operational doctrine.

Purchase environmental protection systems, boots, and gloves—all under one cost-effective invoice that can be applied to multiple budget categories. Spend less time in the office and more time training.

Beyond Clothing’s A7 Cold Jacket and Pants are built with a DWR coated nylon ripstop shell over Climashield® APEX Insulation. The APEX insulation keeps you warm, retains heat while wet, and dries much faster than down. The nylon ripstop shell repels rain and wind. The A7 Cold Jacket is oversized and designed to be worn over layers A1-A5 while static in arctic climates.

Cold Weather Gear

Extreme Cold Weather Gear, Equipment, & Accessories We Recommend


White Out Overwhites Kit

by Wild Things

Overwhites provide serious protection when the snow flies or when moving into higher altitudes and across snowpack. Traditional Overwhites are made of cotton and are heavy, hold water, and are prone to mildew. Primary concerns are light weight, low bulk and ease of donning and doffing. Wild Things White Out Overwhites do more than just help you blend into the snow. They use a functional and durable 70-denier nylon fabric that is abrasion resistant, blocks the wind and is treated with a durable water-resistant finish, with a near IR suppressant to provide additional protection. The White Out Overwhites Kit includes top, bottom and pack cover, packed into a stuff sack slightly bigger than a soda can.

Cold Weather Glove System

by Outdoor Research

Outdoor Research’s (OR) Cold Weather Glove System is easily integrable, reduces the need for multiple liners, and offers the warfighter enhanced tactility, comfort, and warmth in extreme cold weather environments.

OR Firebrand Mitt allows for compression-resistant warmth, while insulation on the back of the hand and thumb provides warmth without the bulk OR Firebrand Trigger Finger Mitt features a fold-back index finger for trigger-finger access ensuring a firm grip with excellent tactile feedback OR Convoy Glove is designed for all-around tool and weapons handling in cold active conditions and reduces the need for multiple liners

Wild Things Knuckle Roaster

Knuckle Roaster

by Wild Things

The Wild Things Knuckle Roaster hand warmer is designed to provide warmth and comfort in the field. It allows you to wear lighter weight gloves in cold weather to maintain dexterity by giving you a warm place to put your hands. You can forgo gloves all together in cool or wet weather and still have full dexterity. It features a rugged FR treated nylon outer fabric that provides excellent durability, wind and water resistance and FR protection. The interior is lined with a FR fleece for warmth. The reinforced web belt adjusts to various waist sizes with an easy-to-use buckle. Includes an exterior zippered storage pocket.

ESS Influx Goggle

Influx™ Goggle

by Eye Safety Systems (ESS)

By virtually eliminating lens fogging, the ESS Influx™ Goggle allows users to maintain full situational awareness in dynamic environments. As part of the goggle’s patented Adjustable Ventilation System™ (AVSTM), the Influx RotoClip™ silently pivots the position of the lens inside the goggle frame: choose either a dust-free, fully sealed mode, or a fog-free, open-ventilation mode. With Influx™ users can always see clearly and act fast when seconds count.

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