The leather palms should be fine with this stuff, it's designed for leather gloves (as well as fabric).
This was the first big Test of my Chaco's. Slippery/Muddy/Wet/Rocky/very steap hike up Tree roots, Rocks and mud in Costa Rican rain forest to a lake in a dormant volcano... Very Impressed with my choco's. never felt unstable in them on problem was the occasions small rock that found it's way into the footbed.
Our Lab, he's in the photo in the green overcoat...
He is about 65lbs and is wearing a medium in the photo.
I've heard mixed reviews about the current version of Chaco's (made in China) also It seems like neither Back Country nor REI is restocking any of them.
I'm I out of luck of ever getting a pair of Chaco's?
If I'm not out of luck what's the difference betweeen the different soles (Unaweep vs Unaweep pro)?
I don't think so.
There is a "sleeve" inside that will hold a hydration bladder. there there are a couple of ports that you can run your tubing through.
No A-frame option just diagonal.
Depends on your cold weather... are you talking snow storm or just cool temperature?
I just go straight into the dry bag. You can roll these down and "compress" your bag pretty well with them. Down is a lot easier to compress than synthetic in my opinion. Keep in mind you'll need to Roll the closer a few times to keep the contents dry (but you probably already knew that).
9 x 21in [25L] = Might be a tight fit depends on if your 8x17 leaves room to compress or is pretty tight to start with.
7 x 25in [35L] = Would probably fit pretty well.
10 x 28.5in [60L] = Would be plenty big and leave some room for other stuff.
no hydration bladder included.
It's made to block the wind and the water... two things that will keep you cold in any season. Layer underneath according to the activity and the temperature. You made the right move.
Different materials, lighter, Chimney vent, sleeves vs. clips... This one is made to take a little more constant abuse for a longer period of time.
XL = Girth of 35"48" (89122 cm)
from Ruffwear http://www.ruffwear.com/Cloud-Chaser-Soft-Shell-Jacket_2
Our black lab loves his softshell!
They shouldn't KEEN claims they are "Non-marking" so you should be safe.
It basically uses chemical reaction between salt and electricity to kill bad stuff...
Take a look at MSR FAQ's about MIOX to see all the details about treating more that 4L of water at a time etc.
you'll get a pair
On MSR's Site they claim it'll filter down to .2 microns... so you should be in business.
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