Filson Alcan Collection

When it comes to rugged outdoor gear and motor inspired apparel, few brands are as accomplished as the guys at Filson and their latest Alcan Collection is a real case in point. If you’re after some new, adventure-ready apparel and accessories for your wardrobe in 2021, you’ll find plenty of pieces within this awesome looking new collection from Filson. Check out the best bits from the new range below:


Alcan Canvas Vest ($275)


Engineered for function and utility, the Alcan Canvas Vest features zippered chest and hand pockets to keep gear or accessories secure even in high winds, as well as a chest slotted-utility pocket for small tools. The corduroy-lined collar height is compatible with helmets. The 17-oz. heavy-duty canvas is saturated with the same wax that has made Filson’s oil finish Tin Cloth such an unbeatable barrier to water for nearly a century. Imported from England, this high-quality canvas is crafted by the famed British Millerain, who have been pioneers in weatherproofing fabric since 1880. A reinforcing layer of Cordura® 7-oz. ballistic nylon covers the shoulders for added protection.  ($275)


Alcon Double Front Pants ($250)


Crafted from Filson’s signature dry finish Tin Cloth and delivering extra protection where it’s needed most, you’ll love the functional performance of these Alcon Double Front Pants ($250). The seat is reinforced with an extra layer of Tin Cloth and the double-layered legs feature articulated knees for comfort while riding and ease of motion. Zippered pockets secure valuables and protect from knife wear. The tightly-woven 2-ply by 2-ply canvas is reinforced on the leg fronts with Cordura® 7-oz. ballistic nylon. Designed originally for WWII flak jackets, ballistic nylon is a 2×2 basket weave with an exceptional abrasion resistance that ensures extra protection in case the bike goes down or when working in uncompromising weather conditions. ($250)


Alcon Tin Cloth Tool Backpack ($245)


The Alcon Tin Cloth Tool Backpack from Filson ($250) features adjustable, contoured and padded shoulder straps and nylon- webbing waist belt and sternum straps for comfort and stability. The large front zippered pocket folds down to provide a work surface and boasts slotted pockets for all of your essential tools. On the open road or backcountry trail, this classy looking carry will have your tools at the ready, just in case. Filson’s Alcan Tin Cloth Tool Backpack has room for warm layers, pockets for water bottles, and a large, structured front pocket with internal slots for various-sized tools. Built with the brand’s legendary Tin Cloth and reinforced with ballistic nylon, your gear will be dry and protected whatever the adventure. ($245)


Filson x Bell MX-9 Adventure Motorcycle Helmet ($265)


This dual-sport helmet is comfortable on-road or off and has plenty of limited-edition Filson logo graphics. The polycarbonate shell is lightweight, yet robust as they come. Equipped with Bell’s exclusive MIPS® technology and scratch-resistant, anti-fog adjustable visor with airflow vents. Interior liner can be taken out for washing. Bell has been an industry leader in head protection for high-speed motorsports for years and recreation since Roy Richter built his first helmet in 1954. Made with the help of a veteran U.S. Navy pilot, the early versions were used extensively in California’s hot-rod and road-racing scenes. In 1955 a Bell helmet saw its first action in the Indianapolis 500, and in the 75 years since, Bell has become the first name in helmets for motorcyclists and racers. ($265)


Alcan Stag T-Shirt ($50)


This Filson Alcan Stag T-Shirt ($50) is a heavy-duty, reliable style staple in any man’s wardrobe, and you just won’t find a better tee out there for the money. It’s proudly made in America with USA-sourced cotton¬–a 6.5-oz. knit jersey with texture, structure and a dry-hand feel. The sturdy rib-knit collar has an abundance of stretch, keeps its shape and will last for years. Custom graphics are designed in-house at Filson and are dyed with a special process for lasting colour vibrancy. A basic essential with graphics to rep the original Alaskan Outfitter. ($50)


Alcan Tin Cloth Tool Roll ($125)


Interior features zippered clear pocket with key fob and a sturdy buckle closure secures it when rolled – you’ll not find a better home for your gear than this Alcan Tin Cloth Tool Roll from Filson ($125). The exterior is equipped with daisy-chain webbing for attaching added gear or securing the tool roll. Two of the four Tin Cloth zippered pockets can be detached from the ballistic-nylon shell for travelling light and quick. The interior boasts a zippered clear pocket with key fob. Sturdy webbing/buckle closure secures it when rolled. The exterior is equipped with daisy-chain webbing for attaching added gear or securing the tool roll. A beefy nylon-webbing grab handle delivers secure grip when it’s fully-loaded. The Alcan Tin Cloth Tool Roll – makes it easy to be prepared, like any good adventurer. ($125)

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