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Kamik NationPlus
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Awards Best Buy Award Editors' Choice Award  Top Pick Award  
Price $59.95 at Amazon$148.93 at REI
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Pros Warm, comfortable, affordable, great tractionWarm, completely waterproof, comfortable, good traction, supportiveSupportive, good traction, very warmInexpensive, warm, super user-friendly, good traction, made in USAWaterproof, warm, easy to put on, removable liner
Cons Not completely waterproof, more labor intensive to put on than othersSizing runs a bit small, expensiveMore difficult to pull on and off, relatively complicated lacing system, break-in periodClunky loose fit, not for hiking, leaking seam between upper and lowerVery heavy, large, sloppy fit, potential durability issues
Bottom Line A casual boot for tromping around in the snow and rain at a budget friendly priceThis model boasts an Editors' Choice Award-winning combination of comfort, warmth, water resistance, and tractionA well made boot that is at home walking on snowy trails or out on a snowshoe hikeIf you're looking for a straightforward, utilitarian winter boot, look no further than this oneWith its proven track record as a popular Pac boot, the Caribou continues to be a favorite for use around town
Rating Categories Kamik NationPlus Oboz Bridger 10" Insulated Vasque Snowburban II UltraDry Kamik Greenbay 4 Sorel Caribou
Warmth (25%)
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Water Resistance (25%)
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Fit And Comfort (25%)
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Ease Of Use (15%)
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Traction (10%)
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Specs Kamik NationPlus Oboz Bridger 10"... Vasque Snowburban... Kamik Greenbay 4 Sorel Caribou
Maximum puddle depth before major leaking 4.5 in 8.5 in 7.25 in 3 in 10.5 in
Appropriate Activity All activities, from chores to hiking All activities, from chores to hiking All activities, from chores to hiking Chores, errands Chores, errands
Width Options Regular, Wide version available Regular Regular Regular, Wide version available Regular
Fit Details True to size Runs 1/2 size small True to size Roomy Roomy
Measured Shaft Height (from bottom of sole to top of shaft, Size 10) 11 in 10 in 8.5 in 14 in 11 in
Weight (Per Pair, size 11) 3.6 lbs 3.6 lbs 3.4 lbs 4.4 lbs 5.3 lbs
Lining/Insulation Removable 200B 3M Thinsulate 400g 3M Thinsulate synthetic fibers 400g 3M Thinsulate Ultra Insulation 6 mm Thermal Guard Removable/washable 9mm recycled felt inner boot with Sherpa Pile snow cuff
Upper Material Waterproof suede and ballistic nylon Waterproof nubuck leather 1.8mm Waterproof Leather Waterproof 600D nylon Waterproof nubuck leather
Toe Box Rubber Rubber Durable rubber toe rand Rubber Rubber
Outsole SNOWTREAD Synthetic Rubber Winterized Rubber Vasque Nordic Rover outsole with ColdHold Technology Prime Rubber Handcrafted waterproof vulcanized rubber shell with Sorel aero-trac non loading outsole
Company-claimed cold-weather rating -40 F Not listed Not listed -25 F -40 F
Animal products used? Yes Yes - Leather Yes No Yes
Sizes Available 7 - 14 8 - 14 7 - 14 6 - 15 7 - 17
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