Hot Hands, Warm Feet

I have used the Hot Hands for a few years and always keep a few in my Jeep during the cooler months. I use them for cold mornings and having to scrape the windows of our vehicles, hunting, playing with the kids and even our cousin Jimmy’s hockey games! I have even given them to children waiting for their school bus in front of our house.

I am an avid bowhunter, I hunt on stand for and average of 3 hours for morning and evening  hunts in the early season. Once the rut gets started it is an all day affair! I am on stand 1 hour before light to 30 past dark which is about 9 to 11 hours, depending on the weather. It can get downright cold in Virginia! I do a lot of backcountry hunting in Montana and Idaho which is just the opposite of stand hunting and some of buddies from out west don’t understand how cold it can get on stand.  I try to explain to them that sitting still for 3 hours, in 30* temperatures, 20 feet up on a piece of aluminum with the thermals swirling or a breeze is “tough”!  Oh, and don’t forget that moment when its time to draw on your deer after setting on stand freezing for 2 hours…good luck! [Read more…]