Review: Coal V-Neck Gator

06 Dec, 2011

Intended Purpose: The Coal V-Neck Gator is a two sided micro tech fleece designed to be lightweight and bandana style for the mountain.

Appearance: I received the V-Neck Gator in the purple colorway which is entirely purple with the coal branding all over. I like the bright color but there are other options that aren’t as bright.

Best Used for: The V-neck Gator is designed to be a bandana style gaitor for neck warmth or over the face coverage on the mountain. It’s lightweight with a v-shaped hem that tucks into your clothing on the mountain.

Fit: The V-neck Gator is one size fits all, it’s stretchy and adjustable so it fits me comfortably. If I need the mask to stay covered over my face, I just tuck it under my goggles to hold it up.

Durability: No issues so far with using this mask. I’ve ridden with it at Northstar on a snowy day and many sunny cold days at Mammoth so far this season. It hasn’t decreased in stretchiness and is in great condition.

Thoughts: The start to the season hasn’t been much for powder but there has been snow and cold temperatures during some of it. I’ve been using the Coal V-neck as my facemask for the majority of riding days so far.

Ready to buy? Head over to evo for the Coal V-neck or shop for snowboard accessories

On-Snow Photo

Coal V-Neck Description


Review Disclosure: This product was given to me by Coal.

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  1. kelvin
    December 07, 2011

    l think l bought excatly the same one+color earlier last month

  2. elias
    December 08, 2011

    i am a fan of coal, too. they used to have a color called sea foam, is like a pale green color, which was extremely ptetty, i wanna get more of them but not easy to buy them online. anywhere i can check out the entire collection and do online shopping?