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The Boreal Shirt

For reference only- The Boreal Shirt is only available at Lester River Bushcraft in 100% wool.


We took our venerable WBS a few steps closer to total outdoor utility.  In the two years since we bred the first one, we've sent hundreds out to folks who really wail on clothing: S.E.R.E. instructors, deputies, SWAT Teams, the US Forest Service, guides, and  other rugged souls. It's even rumored that a few of them are wandering around with our Special Forces..<Shhhhhh.>

Nothing else we've made has ever been so thoroughly abused.

The Boreal Shirt uses the generous WBS pattern, the same wonderful fabric, and it carries the same ironclad promise. If we failed to do our job and it comes apart, we'll make it right again. (Same silly stipulations as the WBS: no luge accidents, swimming class 5, chainsaw toss, etc, etc.)

The full coverage hood rides just high enough to cover your hat, but it still fits inside a shell. Crank down the visor to cradle your face, or open the gusset and drop the top for warmer days. We kept the depth reasonable so it won't cut your peripheral vision. The huge front pocket is perfect for warming your hands. Inside you'll find two D rings anchored to a double-layer zippered security pocket to protect your electronics or shield you from your pointy EDC gear.  We also tucked in three small pouches for foraging or holding tools. 

Snaps dot the wrists to cinch them shut in the cold. They're slim enough to stay out of your way when you roll up the cuffs, and they won't clog with burrs. You can wear the hem open to cover your bottom, or cinch it up  and tuck it under for a more agile fit. Like our Camp Coat and Jackpine Vest, all our load bearing hardware is stainless steel anchored in nylon webbing. (We placed muted black grommets at the neck to reduce glare.) You can swap out all the draw cords and cord locks without breaking a stitch.

Fabric: 20 ounce imported wool/nylon (80/20 percent by weight). Nylon trim. Color: Navy or Forest Green.  Sizes: SM-XL. Custom sizing available on a limited basis. See our Sizing page for details. Machine or hand wash cold, gentle cycle with mild soap, air dry, expect lint.