Eighteen bucks is a bargain, compared to the $55 for the Seal Skinz, and I usually carry a spare pair of whatever socks I am wearing anyway.

As a certified geezer, I routinely suffer sticker shock.  My first climbing rope from REI (nylon, 120' in length)cost twenty bucks.  That was big money back in the Pleistocene.....


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