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Arthur Forbes
(FNF) - F
Is Western Mountaineering releasing a new down bootie in 2011? on 11/17/2010 11:57:18 MST Print View

I could have sworn I read on BPL where WM was coming out with a new 5-0z down bootie, a bit lighter then the "standard" bootie and quite a bit lighter then their Expedition bootie.

Has anyone else heard anything about this? I need to know before I decide to buy, thanks!

Konrad .
(Konrad1013) - MLife
Yes, the flash bootie on 11/17/2010 12:13:11 MST Print View

Yeah, it's coming out in Jan. 2011. After doing some cost calculations, and being too impatient for their release (as I need booties for the upcoming season) I went ahead with goosefeet down socks. Just got my downsocks in today, and so far I'm very happy

But anyhow, here is the info on the flash bootie
http://69.39.31.102:8888/Blog/PrimaLoft/08.2010/8.10.backpackinglight.com.PrimaLoft.pdf

BTW, i didnt take these screenshot/pdf's of the member content. I simply googled what i recalled about the product and this was the result that came up. No clue who did the converting

Edited by Konrad1013 on 11/17/2010 12:14:08 MST.

Link .
(annapurna) - MLife
Re: Is Western Mountaineering releasing a new down bootie in 2011? on 11/17/2010 12:15:25 MST Print View

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Edited by annapurna on 11/17/2010 12:15:55 MST.

Mike M
(mtwarden) - MLife

Locale: Montana
bootie on 11/17/2010 19:15:05 MST Print View

do they offer any overboot for it? I like the feathered friend setup w/ bootie and overboot, something for around camp in the snow

Mike M
(mtwarden) - MLife

Locale: Montana
3 oz on 11/17/2010 19:20:10 MST Print View

according to this site only 3 oz and looks like a sleeping/tent only bootiehttp://www.hikelight.com/clothing.html

Arthur Forbes
(FNF) - F
Tent Only Use? on 11/18/2010 10:28:41 MST Print View

That's what it looks like to me, at 3 oz it cannot have a very thick CCF "sole" but there is something on the bottom so it might work for light use around camp & late night bathroom calls which is what I am looking for.

Mary D
(hikinggranny) - MLife

Locale: Gateway to Columbia River Gorge
Is Western Mountaineering releasing a new down bootie in 2011? on 11/18/2010 13:36:25 MST Print View

Take a look at Goose Feet: http://goosefeet.webs.com/products.htm
My down booties plus waterproof over-booties (which you can wear to go outside in rain or snow) weigh 3.7 oz.

Mike M
(mtwarden) - MLife

Locale: Montana
goose feet on 11/18/2010 14:59:32 MST Print View

^ Mary- those look good :)

Brad Groves
(4quietwoods) - MLife

Locale: Michigan
Re: Is Western Mountaineering releasing a new down bootie in 2011? on 11/18/2010 16:56:56 MST Print View

From our Summer OR coverage:

http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/orsm2010_day_1_tasty_treats_brad.html

They're nice!