Cold Weather Flying Kit

 

Winter flying can be lots of fun if you are prepared.  Here are a  few equipment recommendations for winter flying at Stillwell and slope soaring in the local area to get you started setting up your cold weather flying kit.  This not a complete list of what equipment you'll need.  

 

Winter Golf Gloves

These have soft golf leather palms which make it very easy to feel the control sticks.  The backs are insulated.  You can get these at any of the local golf stores or golf course pro shops.

http://www.amazon.com/FootJoy-Winter-Regular-Large-Pair/dp/B005HPQA8Y/ref=sr_1_1?s=sporting-goods&ie=UTF8&qid=1385607955&sr=1-1&keywords=footjoy+winter+golf+gloves

 

Hot Hands Heat Packs or Similar

Hand Warmer Size

You can get these individually at home depot and lots of outdoor places.  One in the palm of each hand keeps hands nice and warm and helps to warm the rest of you.  They are good for hours.  

http://www.amazon.com/HeatMax-Hot-Hands-Handwarmer-Pairs/dp/B0007ZF4OA

 

Body Warmer Size

If you feel you need it.

http://www.jensonusa.com/!VarnIIrd!RBrEZCgOzpABQ!/Hot-Hands-Personal-Warmers?utm_source=FRGL&utm_medium=organic&gclid=CMzuzKO-hrsCFQbl7AodHBMA6w

 

Head and Neck Protection

Neck Gaiter

Neck protection. Better than a scarf

http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/65592?productId=1105125&qs=3016887_mercent_google_pla&attrValue_0=Black&mr:trackingCode=5F605596-B0F0-E211-A497-90E2BA285E75&mr:referralID=NA&mr:device=c&mr:adType=pla&mkwid=HTGxG1fS_dc&pcrid=28597245897

 

Balaclava

Head and neck protection.

http://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/65680?feat=65592-ppxs&dds=y