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Video: Whether you twist it, flip it, fold it or just slip it on, the Buff Wool Buff will keep your head warm and protected during cold-weather activities.

Buff Wool Buff

Whether you twist it, flip it, fold it or just slip it on, the Buff Wool Buff® will keep your head warm and protected during cold-weather activities.
  • $29.00

Item # 789718

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  • 100% merino wool buff has a soft hand and it wicks, insulates and resists odors naturally; wool provides excellent insulation even when wet
  • Built-in stretch gives this buff the versatility to be worn 12 different ways, including as a mask, bandana, hairband, balaclava or scarf
  • Specially treated to be machine washable

Buff Wool Buff

Specification Description
Best use Hiking
Fabric Merino wool
Sun-protective fabric No
Gender Unisex
Dimensions 25.5 x 9.5 inches

Buff Wool Buff

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Rated 4.6818/5 based on 44 reviews
Rated 3out of5
by fromHas good and bad qualities. I ordered this Buff (plain black) not sure if it would be comfortable since it is wool. It is very soft, there is no itch factor you get with other wool items. The stretch is great and I really like that it is machine washable. Unfortunately the Buff is MUCH longer than the original Buff. I will be returning it for an original Buff. It would be perfect for my needs if this item were available in a long and a short style.
Date published: 2009-10-10
Rated 3out of5
by fromBuff Wool Buff wool is a great idea but the product shipped to me was too BIG. Wool buff was too baggy where the original buff and polar buff are a snug (but not too snug) fit. I returned this for a polar buff. I'd recommend this to a friend with a BIG head.
Date published: 2009-12-18
Rated 3out of5
by fromStarted to uravel after first wash. The Buff started fraying right away. It's annoying. For the price, I would expect better quality.
Date published: 2011-05-25
Rated 4out of5
by fromMade a Good Balacalava I used this as a balaclava to go under my helmet while snowmobiling in Yellowstone. It worked great, although it was a little loose and really long when compared to the other buff I own. I think the length helped keep my neck warm, but I wish it fit a little tighter.
Date published: 2013-01-21
Rated 4out of5
by fromWarm and Versatile Great product, so many uses. I use it mostly as a scarf and pull it up over the nose when needed. Getting older and the cold is getting colder in the mountains it seems.
Date published: 2013-01-24
Rated 4out of5
by fromlightweight but warm like an extra layer Mostly use it instead of an extra layer on cold days. I keep it in my pocket when commuting on the bike and if the temp drops I have it ready. Truly helps. In the fall when I used to wear a fleece I just bring the buff and wool hat and I'm set with a long sleeve.
Date published: 2013-10-16
Rated 4out of5
by fromWanted a warmer gaiter I own the original Buff and wanted a warmer one for the East Coast winters. The Buff wool is almost twice as long as the original Buff but I prefer the length knowing I can pull it up to protect my face and double up the lower half to protect my neck if need be. Quality seems as good if not better than the original. No seems or loose strings. Nothing to chafe the skin. Only this is I find it a tad itchy. I never could wear wool sweaters/turtle necks but this isn't too bad where I can't wear it.
Date published: 2009-11-14
Rated 4out of5
by fromGreat Product As others have stated, this Buff is about 50% longer then a regular buff. This can be an advantage for wearing it as a balaclava as the extra lengths allows you to still have coverage for your neck while providing coverage for your face. The extra length is also great when you wear it around your neck as a scarf, allowing you to double up the thickness. I find that the extra length bothersome when creating a skull cap. It creates unnecessary bunches. Moreover, I find that the merino wool is a bit itchy but bearable.
Date published: 2010-12-27

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