The Wilderness Systems Padded Foot Pedals are molded pliable rubber foot pedal pads that replace existing foot pedals and enhance paddling comfort, particularly on ruddered kayaks where foot pressure is a constant discomfort. Firm enough to maintain "feel" and control of the kayak, but soft enough to pamper the paddler's feet. The comfort of seating systems has evolved tremendously over recently, now it's your "dog's"turn.
While I'm not sure that they are $35 worth, they do make a big difference. I was skeptical about how much of a difference these would make, but I was pleasantly surprised at how much of a difference they made in comfort. I struggled a bit on the rating between 4 or 5 stars. I landed on 4 since I think the comfort gain to cost is just a little off.
These are much better than the stock foot pedals and help keep my feet from going numb/hurting on a long trip. They would be a 5 star if they were angled up a little bit instead of being perfectly vertical. As usual ACK service was great.