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Pros Super cozy liner, completely waterproof, cute style options, comfortable, warmComfortable, good traction, waterproof, warm, supportiveVery protective, warm, durable, excellent traction on icy surfacesWarm, wider-forefoot, waterproof, fantastic traction, stability and supportWarm, weather-proof, faux-fur collar, tall shaft height, stylish
Cons Expensive, shaft lacks stabilityPoor on ice, shorter construction, technical style, 1/2 size too smallExpensive, bulky and heavy, reported issues with leaking after long-term useAggressive and techy look, not cozy, less arch supportPoor traction, heavy, less precise fit
Bottom Line Wrap yourself in comfort and versatile functionality all winter longWarm, waterproof, with wonderful snow traction, great for hikingProtective warmth built into a tall neoprene winter bootThis winter hiking boot is warm and burly for winter hikes or choresWhen winter pukes be sure to be wearing this tall and protective winter boot that offers stylish flair
Rating Categories UGG Adirondack III Oboz Bridger 7" Insu... Arctic Ice Tall Bugaboot Plus IV Omn... Sorel Joan of Arctic
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Specs UGG Adirondack III Oboz Bridger 7"... Arctic Ice Tall Bugaboot Plus IV... Sorel Joan of Arctic
Maximum puddle depth before major leaking 9 inches 5 inches 15 inches 6 inches 10 inches
Measured Weight (one boot, size nine) 1 lb. 5 oz 1 lb. 4.8 oz 2 lb. 5 oz 1 lb. 4 oz (size 7) 2 lbs.
Type of Boot All-around winter Hiking Outdoor work and chores Hiking All-around winter
Fit Details True to size True to size True to size True to size True to size
Measured Shaft Height (from bottom of sole to top of shaft, Size 9) 10 inches 7 inches 17 inces 7.5 inches (size 7) 13.5 inches
Lining/Insulation UGGpure wool 200 gram 3M™ Thinsulate™ insulation Fleece lined & 5mm of neoprene Omni-Heat reflective lining, 200-grams of insulation 6 mm recycled felt
Removable Liner? No No No No Yes
Footbed EVA O FIT Insole™ Thermal Removable contured PU Techlite EVA 2.5mm bonded felt frost plug
Upper Material Waterproof suede and leather Waterproof nubuck leather Neoprene 8mm & rubber Leather, nylon Waterproof suede leather with faux fur cuff
Toe Box Rubber Molded rubber Rubber Rubber Rubber
Outsole Molded Spider Rubber Granite Peak winterized rubber Vibram Arctic Grip Michelin winter compound rubber Waterproof vulcanized rubber
Company-claimed cold-weather rating -32 n/a n/a -25 -25
Animal products used? Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Sizes Available 5 - 12 6 - 11 5 - 11 5 - 12 5 - 12
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