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Rocco Speranza

Locale: Western NC Mtns
Are these the right Frogg Toggs? on 05/06/2013 13:54:00 MDT Print View

I was thinking about buying these as ultralight rain gear, just to use for backpacking, Got some good Golite stuff earlier this spring to replace my old rain gear.

Chad B
(CenAZwalker) - F

Locale: Southwest
Yeah but on 05/06/2013 15:45:00 MDT Print View

I got mine directly. $19.99 with free shipping.

Rocco Speranza

Locale: Western NC Mtns
cool on 05/07/2013 06:18:02 MDT Print View

Okay, cool. Thanks for the heads up. I'll just wait a little bit on buying them then because I just spent a lot on other camping gear. haha

Was going to get them from amazon because I thought the price was lower than usual. Guess not...

scree ride
ft on 05/07/2013 06:34:06 MDT Print View

So how are the Frogs holding out for everybody?

I like Amazon's return policy. It's usually pretty easy. I've found that if I go to Amazon to check prices, then web surf for a few days shopping other sites, Amazon's prices will mysteriously drop. Coincidence? Probably.

Corbin Camp

Locale: Southeast
Work great on 05/08/2013 14:06:21 MDT Print View

They are not the most durable thing in the world, but for the price and weight, they are hard to beat. The only time I've really had to baby them is when you get around thorns or a low hanging branch. A little duct tape works great for repairs.

just Justin Whitson
Re: Work great on 05/09/2013 19:49:50 MDT Print View

Also try tyvek tape for repairs, lighter, more slick, and better adhesion. Downside, tyvek or branded logos (like lowes) and light colors are the usual.

Hiking Malto
(gg-man) - F
No pants on 05/09/2013 19:52:52 MDT Print View

If you are hiking even slightly overgrown trails, the pants are a waste of time. They started shredding within a mile in WA on the PCT.

Justin Baker
(justin_baker) - F

Locale: Santa Rosa, CA
Re: ft on 05/09/2013 20:00:35 MDT Print View

One thing you can do is put a shirt over your dri ducks. In the winter I normally wear a nylon button up and put it over my dri ducks which protects it from my pack straps and when bushwacking. I do the same thing with my wind shirt to protect it when shoving through brush.

It's not the best option because your outer shirt gets wet and useless, but for occasional use it's a good solution to the durability issue if you want protect it with high abrasion. Not necessary if you hike on well groomed trails.

Edited by justin_baker on 05/09/2013 20:02:24 MDT.