Montane Punk Balaclava - Unisex

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Montane Punk Balaclava - Unisex

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Technical winter full headwear protection... stay warm Punks!


The Punk Balaclava is a fully featured piece of mountain headwear. Constructed from POLARTEC® Microlight Mini Rip-stop, it offers enhanced protection in critical areas. The Punk Balaclava has been designed to provide a snug, ergonomic fit and layer perfectly under a mountain shell hood.

Weight: 45 grams


  • POLARTEC® Classic Micro has a superb warmth to weight ratio

  • PERTEX® Microlight Mini Rip-stop overlay protects critical areas against the wind

  • DRYACTIV Stretch over the top of the head for a snug fit

  • Flatlocked sewn seams throughout for extra durability

  • Clear view visor slit for good field of vision

  • Enhanced breathability area around mouth

  • Small peak to help fit under a mountain shell hood

Technical Specs

  • Fabric: POLARTEC® Classic Micro

  • Fabric over head: DRYACTIV Stretch

  • Overlay: PERTEX® Microlight Mini Rip-stop

  • Weight: 54g

  • Activities: Fast Alpine / Mountaineering / Mountain Walking / Polar Exploration


POLARTEC® Classic Micro
  • 159g/m² 100% Polyester knit, brushed both sides

  • Warmth with minimal weight

  • Highly breathable and quick drying

  • Comfortable next to skin

    PERTEX® Microlight - Mini-Rip-stop
    • 52g/m² 100% Polyamide mini rip-stop weave

    • Air permeability 1.0cc max (JIS L 1096 / ASTM D737)

    • Spray rating 80 / 20 (JIS L 1092)

    • Abrasion resistance 40,000+ at 12.5k PA (BS EN ISO 12947-2)

    DRYACTIV Stretch
    • 360g/m² 94% Polyester, 6% Spandex with brushed inner

    • Spandex for stretch and freedom of movement

    • Highly breathable and quick drying


    • Machine wash in warm water at 30°C/86°F with a mild soap. MONTANE® recommends that you use Nikwax BaseWash

    • Do not use fabric softeners or bleach

    • Drip dry

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    • Covid Level 3 and 2 Update: 

      Please use an address that the couriers can leave your item, as they are not holding items for pick up.

      We expect shipping delays to some areas. All items are being shipped Monday to Friday. 

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      For delivery of orders within New Zealand, excluding boats:

      • All local orders over NZD $100 are shipped free using a standard signature required service.
      • All local orders under NZD $100 are charged a flat fee of NZD $8 and are shipped using standard signature required service.
      • We use Post Haste Couriers as our courier service
      • Allow 4 business days for standard South Island shipping and 5 business days for the North Island.
      • Rural Address and PO box numbers please add business 2 days.
      • Once your order has been dispatched you will receive an email with tracking information.
      • Once your order has left the store it is at the mercy of the couriers. Please check your tracking information and contact the couriers if it has not arrived when expected.


      • Allow 4 business days for standard South Island shipping and 5 business days for the North Island.
      • Rural Address and PO Boxes, please add 2 more days.
      • We try our best to get your orders out to you ASAP, however, during our peak times (Christmas, Sale week etc), we may need an extra day to process them.
      • These estimates are for a perfect world when courier companies work on time and natural disasters and pandemics are at bay. Once it has left the shop it is sometimes up to the shipping gods!


      • We can’t change addresses in the system once your order has been placed, however, send an email to or call us in-store and we will endeavour to change the address.
      • Please let us know before order cut off at 1pm daily.


      • We offer an in-store pick up service.
      • This is contactless, please order online and choose Pick-Up.
      • You will be notified when your order is ready for collection.
      • Collection can be made during opening hours at 
        57A Buchan Street


      • Once your order has been shipped you will receive a Shipment Order Email. This will have a link to your tracking details, you can use this link to find the location of your parcel and contact the courier company to see how far away it is.
      • If you have not received a confirmation email within 24hrs, please check your junk box in your email, as some times we need to get in touch with you and emails do happen to end up in there!
      • Alternatively, speak to our order guru 'Bot-Bruce', and he can find the tracking details for you in the chat section of this pop-up. Just ask him, 'Where is my order?' and follow the prompts 🐻.



      • All Australian orders are charged a flat fee of NZD $35 and are shipped using a standard service (not including boats).
      • All North American orders are charged a flat fee of NZD $90 and are shipped using a standard service (not including boats).
      • Standard delivery times for international orders can vary from 5 business days to 6 weeks.
      • Once your item has been dispatched you will receive an email with tracking information.
      • International orders do not come with a signature delivery confirmation.
      • Please do not buy products with eggs or bacon, as international customs do not like this and your order may be confiscated at your own cost (no one wants wasted bacon and eggs!)


      • A limited number of Montane items are shipped from the UK warehouse and delivery can take up to 14 business days from order placement
      • All Ruffwear is shipped from our Christchurch store and usually leaves the same or next day. If for some reason we don't have the item you ordered we will notify you the day you order and let you know when you can expect delivery. Special order for non stocked items are usually 2 weeks.


      • Shipping for white water kayaks starts at $99. Shipping can be arranged for all other boats, kayaks and canoes.
      • Please contact the store for details and cost.


      If you'd like to know availability and delivery times for a specific item please contact us and we will get back to you the same day.