2nd, lose a pair of socks, if your feet sweat your body heat is drawn away as the sweat evaporates, leaving your feet feeling cold and clammy. 3rd, with less layers of socks and extra toe room stick an adhesive backed disposable toe warmer to the top of your sock at the toes before you put your feet into the waders.
How do I keep my feet warm while duck hunting?
Avoid starting with cotton or other fabrics that hold moisture. Add one or two pairs of wool socks to your feet, and cover your torso in another layer or two of insulated long underwear and a fleece or other synthetic top.
How do I keep my feet from getting cold while hunting?
Keeping your feet dry is the most important step in warding off the cold. One way to accomplish this is to wear two pairs of socks: an inner layer of thin, moisture-wicking socks (such as ones made from polypropylene) and an outer layer of thick, insulating wool socks.
How do I keep my feet warm in the field?
Here are six ways to keep your feet as warm as possible while staying in the field despite what the weather has to offer.
- thick insulation. A mistake I often find myself guilty of is lacking insulation for my feet. …
- snow pacs. …
- electric socks and insoles. …
- stay dry. …
- loose boots. …
- keep your head warm.
What do you wear under duck waders?
Usually a pair of fleece pants. Very comfortable and they will retain their warmth better in the winter than cotton if you are to sweat walking in or whatever. Spandex only for early season. Wool longjons and maybe fleece pant in the winter, usually just long jons tho.
Why don t socks warm my feet?
Your feet, even though they’re covered by socks, are still more in contact with cold surfaces than the rest of you, which is covered by a blanket. The blanket has an air space between it and the rest of your body, which the feet do not have, and this traps warm air making the rest of you warm, but not your feet.
Does Vaseline keep you warm?
Whilst warm-up oil provides a heating sensation, good old Vaseline can be used as a barrier to the elements. Some riders apply a thin layer to their lower back and bum to prevent the worst of cold spray from dampening a ride, but it’s more conventionally used on the face and lips to cut down on wind chill.