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Thread: Knee Pads for Hunting?

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    Knee Pads for Hunting?

    Does anyone wear the above? Tactical style? Paintball style? Good for scrambling/crawling around in the tight stuff? For low profile approaches? Not worth the hassle? Any experiences or recommendations? Quite often I find myself thinking "If I crawled here I'd get under that branch without making any noise" but then I try to duck walk instead and get hung up.

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    I have some sitka pants that have pockets in the knees and come with pads but I took them out unless youre actually crawling somewhere they feel silly to walk with
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    Which pants are those mate? Good pants otherwise? I could always try them.

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    Sitka mountain (pretty sure that's the ones...) pants, as above like Ryan I took mine out then promptly fell over a riverbed and landed knees first on a nice rock.... Still dont use them....

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    I use the Kuiu Alpine pants. They have 'durable welded Kevlar/poly knee pads with EVA foam for added protection'

    I love them, use them all year round.

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    Ask any of the camp bitches which they recommend
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    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    Ok, Kuiu Alpine, cheers guys. Actually @hotsoup you're my size. I think you probably need a new pair by now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WillB View Post
    Ok, Kuiu Alpine, cheers guys. Actually @hotsoup you're my size. I think you probably need a new pair by now.
    Haha, I have a fair a bit of crawling around to do before I wear them out!
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    Quote Originally Posted by WillB View Post
    Does anyone wear the above? Tactical style? Paintball style? Good for scrambling/crawling around in the tight stuff? For low profile approaches? Not worth the hassle? Any experiences or recommendations? Quite often I find myself thinking "If I crawled here I'd get under that branch without making any noise" but then I try to duck walk instead and get hung up.
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    Seen it all now ;-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonecrusher View Post
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    Seen it all now ;-)
    One looks cool, the other not quite!
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    have been known to have shin pads inside gaiters before....sure helps when scrambling through crown fern and hit hidden branches at shin height. keeps gaiters up too.
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    https://www.twinneedle.co.nz/product...terrain-pants/

    I have these and the knee pads. Awesome and the knee pads work well as well. Maybe the pants might be a little loud when scrapping through scrub though?
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    its hunting not soccer mate I just turn into a ball and roll through it at full pace, sonic the hedgehog styles!
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