EST - Early Season Technology
The EST Series is designed for warmer weather where you don’t want to overdress but protection from the elements is still required. The EST line consists of options to manage moisture, prevent overheating, and even waterproof/breathable outerwear built for mild early season temperatures.
Refuge HS 3-Layer Fabric
Refuge HS3 is a high-performance technical fabric that raises the bar for breathability and durability. Refuge HS 3-Layer Material is constructed using the same process as our EST Breathable Waders, where waterproof protection is critical. This process combines the outer shell layer, the 100% waterproof/breathable membrane layer, and the internal next-to-skin lining into one fabric, creating a comfortable garment that doesn't require a separate lining material to keep the waterproof laminate off your skin.
The Fowl-Proof Zipper Zipper is the most protective zipper we've used to date. The premium YKK zipper is protected with weatherproof PU-coated nylon barriers to create a shield from the elements without the need for a bulky storm flap. Fowl-Proof Zippers are found on both the main front zipper and all zippered pocket closures on our Guardian Series outerwear.