Featuring GORE-TEX® Pro Shell fabric - offers the most durable waterproof/breathable fabric designed to meet the demands of professional guides and hard core anglers
GORE-TEX® 3-layer Pro Shell Technology in upper/GORE-TEX® 5-layer Pro ShellTechnology in lower - 25% more breathable
Patented front and back leg seams provide articulated fit, maximum comfort and mobility
Reach-through, lined hand warmer pocket with zippered chest pocket
Removable Tippet Tender™ Pocket with dual entry zippers & retractor docking station
Adjustable 1.5” elastic suspenders with YKK® buckles
Low profile belt loops with 2” stretch nylon wading belt
Custom boot designed specifically for Simms waders. Also available in a Vibram® Lug sole.
APPROX. WEIGHT: 124 oz/3.5 kg FABRIC TECH: GORE-TEX® 3-layer Pro Shell Technology in upper/GORE-TEX® 5-layerPro Shell Technology in lower - 25% more breathable WADER SIZES: S/7, S/8, M/8, M/9, M/10, MK/9, MK/10, L/10, L/11, L/12, LK/11, LK/12, XL/11, XL/12, XL/13, XXL/12, XXL/13 BOOT SIZES: Whole sizes only, 7-13, EEE width. Street shoe size is recommended.
GORE-TEX® PRO SHELL outerwear is waterproof, exceptionally lightweight and offers the ultimate in breathability, durability and extended comfort. Constructed with a woven backer, GORE-TEX® Pro Shell garments slide easily over other layers and offer exceptional tear strength and internal abrasion-resistance.
Little Parts from the YKK® Fastening Products Group create The Big Difference for Simms' customers — fastening solutions intelligently integrated with the finished product to provide the highest quality, most durable gear. The Little Parts — zippers, metal buttons and snaps, and Nylon buckles — all earn the YKK® brand. The Big Difference begins with their obsession to ensure that every individual component renders maximum value to the finished whole. That commitment instills quality and value into every product. Simms utilizes fasteners built to withstand the harshest environments and YKK® provides the best solutions to meet those needs. All Simms outerwear features nylon YKK® zippers to minimize corrosion and provide high performing, durable wear. www.ykkamerica.com
CleanStream™ is a design philosophy that runs through Simms' line of wading footwear. While not specific to a product feature, this designation does indicate that the product includes features and/or materials that are more resistant to "hitch-hiking" organisms – have less exposed stitching, fewer ridges & pockets and utilize non-absorbent materials – all making the boots easier to inspect, clean and dry faster. All of these elements assist anglers in doing their part to prevent the spread of invasive species.
GORE-TEX® WADER CARE:
The #1 tip to prolonging the life of a wader is drying your waders. It is important to dry your waders out after each use. We recommend drying the inside first (if damp) and then the outside. When drying the outside you can pull your gravel guards up until the feet are dry and then flip them down to dry the rest of the wader Washing - Use a front load machine or hand wash. Use cold water and normal detergent that does not contain bleach. Once you have washed the waders make sure you dry them properly start by drying the inside first. Never put your waders in the dryer, the heat will adversely affect the seam tape on your waders and will void your warranty. Fit - We offer more sizes than anyone, a good fit goes a long way to extending the life of your wader. Make it clear that people should use their exact measurements as we have already provided extra room for layering and movement. General Care - Do not store inside your car for long periods of time excess heat will damage your waders. Use A Mat - Always put your waders on using a protective mat to shield the neoprene feet from rocks. The Headwaters gear bag for example has a pull out mat that works great for this. Proper Layering - Do not wear jeans under your waders. Jeans are highly abrasive wearing on your waders from the inside out. More importantly jeans and sweatpants do not transfer moisture away from the body. Use proper layering (to view our layering collection, go here). Using layers such as these will help wick moisture away from your body and assist in the waders ability to breathe. Stains - most stain removers will work fine on our waders. As long as the stain remover does not contain bleach you should be o.k.