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Are Your Hands Staying Dry in this Year’s Big, Cold Water?

You know what they say about warm hands? Good pogies. Just kidding…only we say that…but it does have a shade of truth to it, doesn’t it? Pogies are a staple for big water. With the runoff we have been having so far (melted snow means COLD WATER!), we haven’t been on the river this year without our handy dandy pogies.

Bobby and the crew have been using the Immersion Research Microwave Pogies and finding this kayak accessory to be a comfortable way to stay warm, while keeping a solid grip on your paddle. Check out their quick breakdown below.

All of this is now really cold runoff….

Pros:

  • Warm
  • Easy to get in + out of
  • Cuff on the inside to keep additional water out
  • It is IR, and IR is cool

Cons:

  • You get what you pay for however…. MSRP at $44.95
  • Other brands available for less
  • Cuff on the inside to keep additional water out
  • It is IR, and IR is cool
CKSonline Immersion Research Handwarmer

Features:

  • Colors may vary
  • 3mm neoprene
  • Abrasion resistant neoprene across knuckle area
  • Quick drying
  • Wind-proof
  • Supertex neoprene

Conclusion: Intuitive user-friendly pair of pogies, that paddlers can get in and out of (quickly) that will keep your hands warm. GET THIS.

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