High Temps? No Problem with KUIU’s Gila Line of Hot-Weather Hunting Clothes

KUIU is a well-known outdoor clothing company that has been making cotton products for the Outdoors for over 30 years. Recently, they’ve expanded into providing its customers with an entire line of high-tech hunting clothing. But don’t let that fool you: The Gila line is made from the same kind of cotton but with special features that make it perfect for extreme weather conditions.

You may not have heard of KUIU, but you’ve seen their gear. On the range, in the field, in the woods, and on the trail, KUIU’s line of hunting clothing provides unmatched performance and protection.

The Gila is a new line of hunting clothes from KEEN that lets you get the job done in hot weather. That’s thanks to KEEN’s Triple-Dry fabric, which was developed with the help of top outdoorsmen. This lightweight fabric—which can last up to 10 times longer than standard fabrics in both a wet and dry state—provides full-coverage protection, while the Gila’s heat-activated ProCool fabric wicks away sweat to keep you cool and dry.

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You’ll likely encounter scorching weather conditions during early archery season in September, or late season and Spring Gobbler season on the opposite side of winter, no matter what state you hunt in. I’m not sure whether it’s because of global warming or anything else, but I’ve personally seen 80-90 degree days during both the early autumn and late spring hunting seasons in the last year – yet I live in New Hampshire, where colder temperatures are anticipated.

Two questions arise as a result of this: First and foremost, are you truly hunting until your toes are frozen to the treestand deck? Isn’t it an important aspect of the game? Second, what should you do if all of your camo layers are thermal and the temperature in the woods is expected to be in the 70s, 80s, or 90s?

To address at least one of these concerns, KUIU has released the Gila line, a collection of camouflage and neutral-tone shirts and bottoms intended for hunts when sunburn is a greater worry than frostbite.

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Pants, shorts, shirts in a variety of designs, and a neck gaiter are all part of the Gila range, which contains the following features:

  • Comfort and fit are prioritized in this collection of polyester, wool, nylon, and spandex mixes.
  • Sun protection of UPF 50+
  • Wicking and quick-drying
  • Treatment for odors

nullThe Hoodie with Long Sleeves. Kuiu.com is the source of this image.

You may look at the whole collection here.

KUIU clothes are very light, as you can see from the weight specs at the link above, making them an excellent choice for hikers.

Tick protection is another benefit of these light-weight, long-sleeve shirts and trousers. Permethrin-treated clothing is one of the most efficient methods to keep ticks at bay. Short sleeves, obviously, provide less protection. The Gila line provides arm and leg protection without compromising comfort.

Whether you think that global warming will soon convert North American woodlands into steamy rain forests, or you just want to be comfortable when hunting in the temperate early and late seasons, the KUIU Gila line is worth investigating.


When heat and humidity combined with the burden of a full pack create an extremely uncomfortable trip, you need clothing that keeps you cool and dry in the heat. You need clothing that is breathable and lightweight, and you need clothing that can handle a temperature that will make you sweat like a pig. With the Gila line of hunting clothing from KUIU, you can face the heat with confidence.. Read more about kuiu for sale and let us know what you think.

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