Thanks for the replies.
ExcitableBoy wrote:I use Nikwax brand bee's wax type paste, and have been using it for 20 years. IMNSHO, it waterproofs better and lasts longer than Biwell or Sno Seal brand products.
What product would you recommend? I looked at their products and the "Nubuck & Suede Proof" seems like a good bet (it says it is wax), since my Mt.Experts are split-grain leather. I was planning on getting Tectron Sno Seal, since it is available at REI, but I will look into Nikwax.
tonyo wrote:I use sno seal on my leather boots (La Sportiva Thunder II) with no ill effects, but I probably just don't know better. I do know my feet don't get wet after a day of post-holing and stepping in water.
I'm not having any problems with my feet getting wet, just the leather wetting out makes the boots heavy and it is especially bad on multi-day trips when the soaked leather gets cold and freezes...the next day my feet never warm up because of the freezing boots. Does the Sno Seal do a good job at beading off the water?