What in the world is a balaclava face mask you ask? Traditionally a balaclava hat is a close fitting knitted cap that covers the head, neck and tops of the shoulders. It is also referred to as a ski mask. It is worn especially by mountain climbers, soldiers, and skiers. Balaclava masks are great for winter sports. Below you will find fleece, strapped, full-face neck cover, micro fleece mesh, and neoprene full and half mask styles. They come in 3-hole and one-hole styles. This style both keeps you warm, while at the same time letting your face breathe and stay cool during more strenuous winter activities. All full and half face masks are available in so many designs and styles. Now you know about balaclava caps and knowing is half the battle. Whether you call it a balaclava or ski mask, we are where the hat lovers, and balaclava lovers, go.