Big Game Transitions Series.
Release Date: 2/28/2009
A revolution in big game hunting protection from Browning.
The Big Game Transitions Series begins with the Base Layer .
The first layer of clothing is the Base Layer or NTS, Next to Skin. NTS comes in both the lightweight Compression Fit for warmer days and the heavier Arctic Weight for colder days. The NTS system provides two main purposes: the form fitting design wicks moisture away from your body keeping you dry and comfortable at all times. Secondly, NTS features the Browning OdorSmart Anti-Microbial technology from VisaEndurance. This base layer technology utilizes embedded silver ions to kill odor-causing bacteria. OdorSmart from VisaEndurance is the first level of odor control that every hunter needs. Both the Compression-Fit line and the Arctic line lay an effective foundation for controlling human scent.
Big GameTransitions 2nd Layer or Insulation Layer.
Browning offers the wind-resistant, lightweight, fast-drying and extremely breathable 4X Microfleece Jacket, Vest and Pant. Their backpack friendly design allows easy access to pockets. This fleece is four times more wind-resistant than traditional fleece. Because of this, 4X Microfleece can function equally well as an insulation layer or as stand-alone outerwear.
The jacket features Duplex handwarmer pockets, set-in sleeves which are fully lined for easy on-and off plus two zippered handwarmer pockets and an internal zippered security pocket. The Vest features an elasticized waist, zippered fly, zip-to-knee cuffs and a rear zippered security pocket. The pant features highly constructed microfiber fabric, elasticized drawcord waist, belt loops and knee-length zippers. The color choices are in Mossy Oak® New Break-Up® or Mossy Oak® Treestand®
Another great option for the Insulation Layer is the Big Game 700 Fill Power Down Jacket and Vest. Did you know that natural goose down has the highest warmth-to-weight-ratio of any insulation? 700 Fill Power goose down is selected because it provides optimum loft and warmth with minimal weight. The good looking outer shell is high count, down-proof fabric to assure optimum loft and compactness. No coatings or laminations are added in order to maximize breathability. Again, the Backpack friendly design allows easy access to pockets while wearing a pack. Wear the jacket or vest alone or layered under any Transition outer shell. Both the Down Jacket and Down Vest come in the Mossy Oak® New Break-Up®, Mossy Oak® Treestand®, Tan and Olive colors.
The Big GameTransitions 3rd Layer or Protection Layer.
The third and outermost layer in the Browning Transitions Series is the Protection Layer, beginning with the Quest™ Gore-Tex® Soft Shell Jacket, Pant and Glove. These revolutionary garments represent the “Flagship” of the Transitions series. You know the famous Gore-Tex® label means 100% waterproof protection with the “GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU DRY” promise. Patented internal seam taping assures no leakage through the seams, a problem that is typical on other so-called waterproof soft shell garments. The fabric features a tough, 3-layer construction that resists tears and abrasion yet remains soft and quiet. The laminated tricot cuffs assure a watertight closure at the wrist and the bottom draw-cord prevents heat loss. You will love the backpack friendly pockets that allow easy entry even while wearing a pack. The hood rolls up out of the way when it is not in use but is quickly accessible when needed.
The Quest™ Gore-Tex® Soft Shell Pant give you the same features and protection as the Quest Gore-Tex® Soft Shell Jacket, and have padded knees, zip-to-knee cuff openings with zippered storm flaps, zippered fly and lots of pockets to store your stuff.
The Quest™ Gore-Tex® Gloves are 100% waterproof, windproof, breathable Gore-Tex® fabric with X-TraFit® Product Technology. They provide unmatched feel, uncompromised grip and dexterity. They have a waterproof leather/synthetic palm, articulated fingers and a Sensi-Flex Technology trigger finger for unequalled feel.
If you are looking for the best of the best, Quest is what you want for the ultimate all-weather protection for hunting big game.
Also providing excellent outdoor comfort in the Protection Layer is the Pursuit™ Soft Shell Jacket, Pant and Glove. The Pursuit jacket and pant are made from a revolutionary 4-way stretch fabric that is highly wind- and water-resistant yet extremely breathable. For extra warmth, we have added a lofty Sherpa lining that is treated with Browning’s OdorSmart anti-microbial treatment to kill the bacteria that causes odor. Don’t be fooled by the soft, quiet fabric! It is also extremely rugged and abrasion resistant to withstand the harshest environments. Features of the jacket include backpack friendly pockets, detachable hood, water resistant zippers and internal cuffs. The pants feature zip to the knee zippers at the cuff, padded knees and five pockets to store all your stuff. Matching gloves with a Lycra® trigger finger, bonded two-layer soft shell fabric and a no-slip palm round out the Pursuit™ package.
Choices for the Big Game Protection layer are all meant to keep you warm, comfortable and dry. Total windproofness and high breathability are what you get with the Escape™ Gore Windstopper® Jacket, Pant and Glove, featuring famous Gore Windstopper® technology. These garments are ideal for highly aerobic hunting situations like hiking or climbing in rugged, steep terrain. They are also highly water-resistant, thus shedding light rain and drizzle with ease. This choice of Escape™ garments are also very lightweight and packable and feature the backpack friendly design typical of all Transitions models. The Jacket features water-resistant zippers, fully lined sleeves for easy on-and-off and a draw-cord bottom. The Backpack Friendly design eliminates bulk and weight and provides easy access to any pocket. The Escape™ Pants feature a soft and warm fleece lining, padded articulated knees, a zippered fly, zip-to-the-knee cuff zippers and large hip pockets. The matching gloves also have the windproof, breathable Gore-Tex® Windstopper® insert, a bonded two-layer soft-shell and a no-slip palm with a Lycra® trigger finger, so you can feel the pressure of the trigger.
Next choice for the Big Game Transition Protection layer is the Zero Gravity™ GORE-TEX® Paclite Shell Jacket and Pant. They feature amazingly lightweight Gore-Tex® Paclite fabric, the lightest and most breathable of the Gore-Tex® technologies. This system is so light and compact it can go everywhere. The jacket weighs a mere 1 pound, 3 ounces, and the pant comes in at just under one pound. It is perfect for layering over any of the insulation layers in the Transitions Series or worn by itself in warm, wet weather. Again, it is backpack friendly. You can easily access all of the pockets and get at your gear, even while carrying a heavy pack. The cuffs are hook and loop, watertight and adjustable. The attached hood is adjustable with a drawcord closure and molded brim. Both Jacket and Pant stuff into their own carry bags for easy storage.
Another excellent choice in the Big Game Protection Layer is the Storm™ Gore-Tex® Parka and Pant. Here are more excellent choices for the Protection Layer. With the Browning Gore-Tex® Storm Parka, you get the added protection and warmth of a parka-length garment. It combines a lightweight Gore-Tex laminate fabrication with lofty Thermore® insulation, and a warm brushed tricot lining with OdorSmart™ antimicrobial treatment to kill odor-causing bacteria. And, it is very backpack friendly. The Gore-Tex Storm Pant features a fully constructed waist with zippered fly and is cut higher in the back for added protection from the elements. All the seams are taped and the zippers are waterproof.