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Western Mountaineering booties?
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Iowabowhunter 03-Nov-20
djb 03-Nov-20
Iowabowhunter 03-Nov-20
djb 03-Nov-20
DEMO-Bowhunter 03-Nov-20
Scrappy 03-Nov-20
Scrappy 17-Nov-20
Rocky D 17-Nov-20
Rocky D 17-Nov-20
03-Nov-20
Anyone tried these?

https://www.campsaver.com/western-mountaineering-expedition-gore-windstopper-booties-mens.html

Have the arctic shield boot covers-they are ok. Not the warmest.

From: djb
03-Nov-20
I use the western mountaineering standard down bootie and put them in a pair of arctic shield boot covers. I have used them for all day sits in cold weather in MN and the UP of MI and my feet stay very warm. I wear a pair of light boots to my stand and switch to the bootie when I get there.

03-Nov-20
Djb-sounds like you take your boots off?

From: djb
03-Nov-20
I take the boots off that I wear to stand and put the booties on.

03-Nov-20
I have used the feathered friends version of these and they are great. I wear my rubber boots to the stand and then change to the down before I climb in. I have wore just the down on a few hunts when I have a short hike and know the path doesn't have a high risk of getting busted by deer on the way in.

I have wore them in some pretty cold temps and my feet have stayed warm. If you added a hand warmer, your feet might roast. Love mine when the temps start dropping.

From: Scrappy
03-Nov-20

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I just got a pair of these to try with my artic shields. Glad to see im not the only one thinking along these lines. The reason I chose these were the synthetic insulation due to how much my feet sweat in the artic shields and they were only 29 bucks off Amazon

From: Scrappy
17-Nov-20

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The baffins in the above post were not sufficient last friday with the temp around 18 degrees at daylight. My feet didn't freeze but any temps lower would have been a complete failure. Just ordered a pair of western mountaineering booties from Amazon

From: Rocky D
17-Nov-20
X2, djb! I would add that I wear just the booties in the Heater Body Suit unless it gets 20 degrees or colder. I do not take the cold that well these days.

From: Rocky D
17-Nov-20
X2, djb! I would add that I wear just the booties in the Heater Body Suit unless it gets 20 degrees or colder. I do not take the cold that well these days.

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