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kbone

Plastic Boots?

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So, I was at Linda Ice 9 and the temps were around -35C and my toes were very cold in my leather Scarpa Matterhorns and we had to beg off the climb. I don't want that to happen again so I have been looking for plastic boots on-line. There seems to be a very limited selection available at most retail outlets and that made me wonder... are plastics out these days? Are there other warm options (to -35C) that I should be considering?

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hard to stay warm in anything worth ice climbing in at -35F.

 

Better yet, why climb when it is that cold? The ice is all brittle and suffering is high.

 

Maybe I just suck. :)

 

Seems like there are some good double leather boot with insulation but I never really thought about ice climbing in those conditions for reasons above. But if you must........

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