Finally a pad that stays put! Made from tough ballistic nylon, Crawldaddies are designed to withstand the harshest cave environments while staying exactly where they belong. The Gravel Guard keeps those pesky pebbles from creeping in the top, while a breathable neoprene backing and inner padding also insulate and provide flotation in stream crawls. These Longdaddies provide extra shin to boot-top protection for those that need a bit more length. They are sized assuming they will be worn over polypro and under a suit, so if you like your pads over your pants be sure to order a larger size. All pads sold in pairs. Length 19 1/2
The circumference of your leg needs to be measured.
My third pair
Posted by Bill Walden on 8th Dec 2014
I'm the same age as the old goat who lives a few miles south of me. I wore the first pair out at age 70 and the second pair out at age 72 and yes, I am still caving, surveying and digging for new caves and new passages. These knee pads work well for me.
With very regular use the padding does wear wear out. However I am a bit hard on them. Last year I used them as brakes as I slid down a canyon wall. It was a controlled slide. They didn’t wear through. Good. But my caving jacket didn't fair so well - lots of holes.
What appears to get to the Long Daddies is the constant flexing in the most important area - where they protect the knee cap. The interior padding breaks down.
Yes, I recommend them.