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  Western Mountaineering, Puma Super DL Review By the Everest GearGal


The Western Mountaineering Puma Super DL sleeping bag is for outdoor enthusiasts who aren’t afraid of a little cold sub-zero camping. Whether you are more likely to be found on the Continental Divide in January or the flanks of Everest in May this bag will keep you comfortable in temperatures down to -20°F. The Puma is constructed of 35ounce down fill and has 8.5 inches of loft, so even if your honey doesn’t join you on every expedition you will always have something to snuggle with back at camp. 

The bag is constructed using 6 inch spacing and V-block side baffles, helping to keep the down in place and reducing cold spots to nothing more then bad memories. A 3-dimensional down filled collar traps the warmth from the body in the bag and utilizes Dryloft™ fabric on the outside to protect the down from possible frosty breath and condensation from within the shelter. The two interlocking down draft tubes are also made with Dryloft™ to keep cold air and weather out of this toasty oasis.  

Should you be seduced into sleeping under the stars by a clear night or find yourself in an unfortunate situation late in the day the Puma Super DL is ready. The Dryloft™ shell provides adverse weather protection. The foot section is reinforced with 2.4oz taffeta making it suitable for gear storage if you size your bag large. 

Regardless of whether the next 10 years have you scaling the 7 summits or cross country skiing the shores of Lake Superior, the Puma Super DL has what it takes to replenish the body and spirit at night and tackle the challenges awaiting the adventure by day.

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Millet One Sport Everest Boot  has made some minor changes by adding more Kevlar. USES Expeditions / High altitude / Mountaineering in extremely cold conditions / Isothermal to -75°F Gore-Tex® Top dry / Evazote Reinforcements with aramid threads. Avg. Weight: 5 lbs 13 oz Sizes: 5 - 14 DESCRIPTION Boot with semi-rigid shell and built-in Gore-Tex® gaiter reinforced by aramid threads, and removable inner slipper Automatic crampon attachment Non-compressive fastening Double zip, so easier to put on Microcellular midsole to increase insulation Removable inner slipper in aluminized alveolate Fiberglass and carbon footbed Cordura + Evazote upper Elasticated collar.

Expedition footwear for mountaineering in conditions of extreme cold.  NOTE US SIZES LISTED. See more here.

A cold weather, high altitude double boot for extreme conditions The Olympus Mons is the perfect choice for 8000-meter peaks. This super lightweight double boot has a PE thermal insulating inner boot that is coupled with a thermo-reflective outer boot with an integrated gaiter. We used a super insulating lightweight PE outsole to keep the weight down and the TPU midsole is excellent for crampon compatibility and stability on steep terrain. WEIGHT: 39.86 oz • 1130 g LAST: Olympus Mons CONSTRUCTION: Inner: Slip lasted Outer: Board Lasted OUTER BOOT: Cordura® upper lined with dual-density PE micro-cellular thermal insulating closed cell foam and thermo-reflective aluminium facing/ Insulated removable footbed/ Vibram® rubber rand See more here.

 






 

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