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Old 11-19-2019, 09:02 PM   #41
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Has anyone tried overshoes? I was watching Life below Zero on Nat. Geographic and a musher was wearing NEOS overshoes. They are supposed to be good to -20f
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Old 11-19-2019, 09:06 PM   #42
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Has anyone tried overshoes? I was watching Life below Zero on Nat. Geographic and a musher was wearing NEOS overshoes. They are supposed to be good to -20f
They look interesting! https://www.overshoesneos.com/Neos_A..._Overshoe.html
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Old 11-19-2019, 09:09 PM   #43
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They work and have been around awhile also.
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Old Yesterday, 12:26 AM   #44
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Interesting idea, what do you like to wear them with?
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Interesting idea, what do you like to wear them with?
Any boot. Conditions and temperature dictate the boot.
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Old Yesterday, 01:53 PM   #46
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I used NEOS overshoes for a few years over trail runners. Worked pretty well.

I used that system mostly because I could not find a decent winter boot that was warm and comfortable. The "insulated" leather boots are not nearly warm enough for my cold toes. And while I have had plastics for ice climbing, they are not very comfortable for longer walks.

Now I'm a happy Salomon Toundra wearer. Warm enough and comfortable enough for what I do. Disclaimer - I'm no longer doing multi day high altitude alpine stuff, or -20F days. If I decided to get back into that, I'd have to get a (VERY expensive) upgrade; the Toundras would not handle that.
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Now I'm a happy Salomon Toundra wearer. Warm enough and comfortable enough for what I do. Disclaimer - I'm no longer doing multi day high altitude alpine stuff, or -20F days. If I decided to get back into that, I'd have to get a (VERY expensive) upgrade; the Toundras would not handle that.
So that -40 stuff they brag about is only if you never stop moving? I kinda figured that was going to be the case. I still have high hopes for the aerogel.
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