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Product Details

  • Premium Steerhide holster and harness
  • Chest-style crossdraw carry
  • Comfortable 2" shoulder strap
  • Adjustable torso strap with Fastex-type buckle
  • Retention strap with glove friendly polymer release tab
  • Fits large-framed revolvers with barrels up to 4" and large frame autos
  • Optional Great Alaskan Ammo Carrier holds six spare cartridges (revolvers) or a single spare magazine (autos)

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Galco's Great Alaskan™ shoulder holster system is the latest in an expanding line of chest-type hunting and outdoor holsters. Carrying a large-frame revolver or auto in an easily-accessible crossdraw torso position, the Great Alaskan is ideal for protection when hunting, fishing, camping or hiking in bear country.

Constructed of premium steerhide, the holster component is fully lined with smooth leather. In a departure from common construction methods, the harness is also made of extremely durable premium steerhide. The harness pivots at the holster attachment points for comfort, while its 2” width at the shoulder distributes weight extremely effectively. A Fastex®-type buckle facilitates quick donning and removal of the holster system. The harness will also accept an optional carrier for spare cartridges or a magazine, sold separately.

Fits chests to 54".

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Based on 35 reviews for the GREAT ALASKAN CHEST HOLSTER

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December 12, 2021

(5.0 out of 5)
Another great holster from Galco
I did a lot of research on chest holsters & the Great Alaskan is the only one I found that angles the shoulder strap across your back & over the right shoulder making impossible to slide off. If the strap goes straight up over the left shoulder it can slide off. Weapon fitment is perfect & retention strap is easily removed with heavy gloves on. Plenty of adjustment for wearing under a heavy jacket or over.
Great Holster.
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December 6, 2021

(5.0 out of 5)
Delighted! Serious Hunting Rig Access & Safe!
I am DELIGHTED with this hunting rig.! I bought it for my son's large game hunts. There be predators there... and having a powerful handgun at the ready, safely holstered until it is needed, then tactically accessible and available is a great life-safety asset! Likewise for hunting with a handgun, this rig is a perfect match of safe carry, ready presentation, and weapon protection. The accessories likewise are available over outerwear or under your bibs. The quality of this holster rig is self-evident. The economics of owning such a rig for serious hunting is equally self-evident. My son and I both love the Galco Great Alaskan Chest Holster. Regardless of season or weather, this rig makes all the difference. I'm outfitting all the hunters in my family with this rig - Merry Christmas All ya'll!
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October 25, 2021
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(5.0 out of 5)
Great holster for easy access when carrying your backpack
This is the 3rd Galco holster I’ve purchased for my Kimber Camp Guard 10mm pistol. I have the waistband belt and a shoulder holster’s which are very well constructed and serve their purpose well. Neither one of the two holsters served the needs I was looking for, an archery backpack hunt into elk county. The Great Alaskan Chest Holster is exactly what I was looking for while wearing the backpack, it’s very comfortable to wear and fits perfectly between the shoulder straps of my backpack and the weight of the pistol is evenly distributed within the center of my chest with easy access to my pistol and binoculars.
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