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Danner Pronghorns - How much insulation ?

 
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Old 01-20-2012, 07:21 PM
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Re: Danner Pronghorns - How much insulation ?

I hunted 3rd rifle last year in mine deep snow and cold temps..all I wore was the 200gram all leather pronghorns with smartwool heavy hunting socks and gaiters..If your going to be sitting for very long I would probably look into the 400 or 800 gram version..
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Old 01-20-2012, 07:39 PM
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Re: Danner Pronghorns - How much insulation ?

You will be happy with the 400 gram.
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Old 01-21-2012, 12:18 AM
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Re: Danner Pronghorns - How much insulation ?

I am a guide in southwest Colorado and my pronghorns did not even last a year. Spend the money and get the American made Danners or even better i would take a look at Schnee's or Kenetrek. Great boots and amazing service
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Old 01-21-2012, 12:21 AM
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Re: Danner Pronghorns - How much insulation ?

Oh and for the insulation 200 if walking and 400-800 if you are going to be sitting or riding a horse for periods of time
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Re: Danner Pronghorns - How much insulation ?

in my experience 2-400 is plenty for any amount of hiking and if you think your going to get cold add wool socks and always pack the "Hot Hands" packets you can throw them in your boot and be toasty warm. if you have too much insulation your feet will sweat then when it gets cold you have wet feet which is a recipe for disaster
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Re: Danner Pronghorns - How much insulation ?

Mine are uninslated for light weight. I hunt in N. Id. and unless I sit for long periods, I have no problem staying warm. I wear merino wool socks inside......Rich
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Old 02-19-2012, 06:40 PM
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Re: Danner Pronghorns - How much insulation ?

This year I tried something new, to me anyway. I wore uninsulated boots and packed a set of artic shield boot covers. After sitting for about 2 hours my feet were to the point of painful cold [ 10 degrees] I reached into pack and put them on and within 20 min my feet were toasty warm. They were a gift from a friend, one of the best I have gotten. Cold feet in a tree stand can ruin a hunt. I told another friend about the experience and he said he has some but never used them. The next mornings temps were about the same and at lunch he told me he had waited till his feet were so cold they hurt and put the covers on with the same results. They are one of the first things I pack now. I have been told that you can also throw some hand warmers in them if you want to cook your feet.
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