The Backstrap The Hood Balaclava sets the industry standard in performance,comfort, and protection from the elements. Skiers, snowboarders, snowmobile riders, and all outdoor enthusiasts will find The Hood Balaclava their new favorite tool in the outdoors. The Hood has an ergonomic design, 4-way stretch fabric for multiple wearing applications and seamless helmet compatibility. The Hood Balaclava is UPF 50+ (UV) rated for sun protection and has a dual layer Hinged Mouth that is breathable for all season use. Stay Protected, Explore Longer.