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Old 02-26-2013, 10:44 AM
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Boots

I'm looking for a pair of boots to pack in and hunt in. I see many that look great, ie. waterproof, comfortable, light. My question is, what is the rule of thumb on insulation in the Nov. mountains. It seems that boots that would provide the right insulation for camp would be extremely hot and uncomfortable during the trek. What do you guys wear? Thanks.
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:21 AM
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Re: Boots

Kenetrek Mountain Extreme uninsulated
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Old 02-26-2013, 11:33 AM
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Re: Boots

Kenetrek hardscabbles if it doesn't get really cold and if it is uncomfortable, I just put in the full length heater insoles. If its really cold, Whites Elkhunter pacs. If it is really really really cold---the cab of my F350..................

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Old 02-26-2013, 12:18 PM
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Re: Boots

+1 what mike 338 said
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:54 PM
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Gotcha. But, if you hike in and the weather is in the 30s, then, two nights later, it drops into the teens (at night while in camp), do you just hole up in your bag? Surely, no-one would take two pairs of boots. I realize these are dumb questions but I'm obsessed. These forums really are providing some awesome information. I appreciate yall.
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Old 02-26-2013, 01:20 PM
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Gotcha. But, if you hike in and the weather is in the 30s, then, two nights later, it drops into the teens (at night while in camp), do you just hole up in your bag? Surely, no-one would take two pairs of boots. I realize these are dumb questions but I'm obsessed. These forums really are providing some awesome information. I appreciate yall.
Thats why I stated to take along some foot heaters---you'll have the best of both worlds.

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Old 02-26-2013, 01:39 PM
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Thats why I stated to take along some foot heaters---you'll have the best of both worlds.

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Ah! Foot heaters. Like the ones that produce heat. Right? I was looking for some king of Thinsulate insoles. I wade in green timber duck hunting a lot and it's really hard to keep my toes warm. The sticky heater pouches really seem to get in the way. Googling "Full length heater insoles"
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