Nice to have
very light and pack up in a small stuff sack (included!!)
worked well on a snow hike. work well in the wind too. layered with a pair of CVW tights and stayed comfortable as long as i was moving.
no issues getting them on or off over boots
got a small scratch on them from an ice axe, but didn't go all the way through. but was close. one of the problems with very lightweight fabric i guess.