100% full fur ushanka is a transformer hat with ear-flaps. This model is for serious people who have become accustomed to investing in high quality items designed to last for many years. Buy this hat once and it will last a lifetime. The beaver fears neither moisture nor frost, it doesn't shed at all. Why not add a full fur beaver ushanka to your winter wardrobe?
A misconception about mountain men was that they were loners, wandering the wilderness detached from the outside world.These men were there to make money.The fur trade was booming, & trapping could be very profitable for someone with the know-how & equipment.Beaver pelts, the most in demand,fetched as much as $6/lb.Trapping was not easy nor was it cheap.The initial investment in gear & supplies was more than most men could part with,leaving trappers one option: a fur trading co.