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ColdAvenger FRC Expedition Balaclava
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ColdAvenger FRC Expedition Balaclava

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About Cold Avenger

The ColdAvenger FRC Balaclava combines the performance of a dual-hazard, HRC2, flame and arc resistant Polartec fabric with our patented two-piece balaclava design. The unique two-piece design allows for easy removal of the ventilator without having to remove the full balaclava, or other safety headwear. The ColdAvenger FRC ventilator is made of a propriety blend of flame resistant resins to meet similar flame resistance as the fabric. The patented ventilator design allows you to breathe freely while keeping your airways protected and relaxed with warm and humidified air. Built with hardhat tabs, hidden "nose-wire" and generous hook & loop closure to allow for a custom fit and near universal sizing.

The ColdAvenger FRC Expedition Balaclava is made with PolartecThermal FR fabric that combines the performance benefits of heavy fleece with the protection of permanent flame resistance (meets ASTM D6413 flame test & NFPA70E arc test).


  • 100% Polyester
  • Hand wash and air dry
  • The original high-performance cold weather mask designed to protect against the damaging effects of cold air
  • Dual Hazard, HRC2, Flame and Arc Resistant
  • Patented two-in-one balaclava design allows for a comfortable and user-friendly fit while providing protection in the harshest winter environments
  • Patented ventilator design allows you to breathe freely and keeps your airways protected with warm and humidified air
  • Hardhat tabs, hidden nose-wire and a generous hook and loop closure allows for a custom fit
  • Soft, flexible and durable FRC ventilator made with proprietary FRC resin blend (meets UL 94 V-0 flame test)
  • Unique ColdAvenger balaclava design allows quick access without having to remove other headwear/PPE
  • 2-in-1 design allows the use of the hood without the ventilator
  • Form-fitting design protects face, neck, ears and airway from cold weather
  • ColdAvenger ventilator allows you to breathe freely during outdoor activities while managing exhaled moisture off the facial skin
  • Fleece wicks away moisture to keep your face dry
  • Humidifies dry and cold inhaled air to protect and improve airway health in the cold
  • Passively warms inhaled air temperatures up to 60F higher than outside air
  • Designed to fit with goggles and helmets
  • Helps prevent the fogging of goggles
  • Adjustable, removable interior valve controls up to 60% of air intake
  • Includes 3 custom foam inserts
  • One size fits all

The Talus ColdAvenger is designed for a variety of winter outdoor activities where protection from cold is essential. Researched and developed in Northern Rocky Mountain winters and tested in snow and freezing weather, ColdAvenger keeps your face warm and dry while helping humidify inhaled air and allowing you to breathe freely. ColdAvenger has been used with comfort at -20F. It is the ultimate ski mask for winter face protection during outdoor activities. Include it in your essential ski and snowboard gear. Ski, snowboard, snowmobile, heli-ski, hunt, cycle, motorcycle, or work in comfort outdoors with the Talus ColdAvenger.

How Does ColdAvenger Work?

ColdAvenger mixes inhaled cold air with exhaled warm air to achieve a dynamic balance of warmth while keeping the face dry. Inside mask temperatures are 40F to 60F higher than outside, depending on activity. The patent-pending ventilation design allows for easy breathing during exertion, a critical feature for high endurance outdoor activities. Moisture from exhaled air binds to the plastic piece, keeping the face dry.

ColdAvenger Performance Features & Benefits:

Cold weather protection of the face and airways not only contributes to comfort, but helps prevent cold-induced adverse health effects. Prolonged cold air exposure is a form of chronic trauma to the airway as demonstrated by research involving athletes participating in winter activities (Read Scientific Research). Normally, inhaled air is warmed to body temperatures and humidified at the same time by the moisture and warmth contained in the nose and upper airways. An unprotected face allows cold air to interfere with this warming and humidification process. ColdAvenger helps keep the temperature of the air around your face 40F to 60F higher than outside and helps to humidify inhaled air.

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