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Re: Socks - neoprene or goretex?
Here's what I use: polypropylene liner socks VB socks: thin neoprene socks or turkey-sized oven bags (whatever will fit without restricting circulation) wool socks, use thicker ones for co...

In GEAR » Socks - neoprene or goretex?
December 01, 9:32pm

Re: Steger Mukluks
I use Steger liners/insoles as mukluks inside Tingley rubber overboots (no shoes) when temps are too cold for trail runners. Same system, different shell. Works ok, except I'd rather have actua...

In GEAR » Steger Mukluks
December 01, 11:18am

Re: Should i keep my hardcore wind rain pants?
I'd keep them too. If it was colder, 7 days of wet legs might bother you enough to wear them.

In GEAR » Should i keep my hardcore wind rain pants?
November 29, 6:14pm

Re: Re: Re: Winter footwear
Greg, good question! I hadn't read the details in a long time, so I was going by memory. Here are the details on Camuk waterproofing: http://www.camuks.com/index.php?option=com_content&am...

In GEAR » Winter footwear
November 29, 1:42pm

Re: Burning ends of things
Just stop playing with fire and get out and hike! :D

In GEAR » Burning ends of things
November 29, 1:31pm

Re: Winter footwear
I think the Steger Camuks would be the best option. They claim to be waterproof below freezing. I'm not sure how true that is though. Wear a VBL sock, such as turkey oven bag or thin neoprene s...

In GEAR » Winter footwear
November 29, 11:31am

Re: Gloves
I'd wear wool glove liners in those conditions.

In GEAR » Gloves
November 29, 11:14am

Re: 'Caught In A Storm, Near-Hypothermic, A Piece Of Gear Saved My Life'
Whatever it was he used to initiate "a rescue with GPS coordinates" probably helped more than the headlamp. ;)

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » 'Caught In A Storm, Near-Hypothermic, A Piece Of Gear Saved My Life'
November 29, 9:52am

Re: Ground cover for use with Duomid in winter conditions
Your setup sounds fine to me.

In Winter Hiking » Ground cover for use with Duomid in winter conditions
November 29, 9:45am

Re: GLOVES OR MITTS FOR SNOWSHOEING ETC...
Paul's info above is excellent. I use a similar approach, although I've tried different approaches over the past 20 years of playing in the snow. It's funny how I went back to the one I...

In GEAR » GLOVES OR MITTS FOR SNOWSHOEING ETC...
November 22, 10:45am

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