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Price $108.74 at Backcountry
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Pros Warm, wider-forefoot, waterproof, fantastic traction, stability and supportSuper cozy liner, completely waterproof, cute style options, comfortable, warmComfortable, good traction, waterproof, warm, supportiveVery protective, warm, durable, excellent traction on icy surfacesWarm, weather-proof, faux-fur collar, tall shaft height, stylish
Cons Aggressive and techy look, not cozy, less arch supportExpensive, shaft lacks stabilityPoor on ice, shorter construction, technical style, 1/2 size too smallExpensive, bulky and heavy, reported issues with leaking after long-term usePoor traction, heavy, less precise fit
Bottom Line This winter hiking boot is warm and burly for winter hikes or choresWrap yourself in comfort and versatile functionality all winter longWarm, waterproof, with wonderful snow traction, great for hikingProtective warmth built into a tall neoprene winter bootWhen winter pukes be sure to be wearing this tall and protective winter boot that offers stylish flair
Rating Categories Bugaboot Plus IV Omni-Heat UGG Adirondack III Oboz Bridger 7" Insulated Wa... Arctic Ice Tall Sorel Joan of Arctic
Warmth (25%)
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8
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9
Weather Protection (25%)
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9
Comfort & Fit (25%)
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5
Ease Of Use (15%)
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Traction (10%)
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Specs Bugaboot Plus IV... UGG Adirondack III Oboz Bridger 7"... Arctic Ice Tall Sorel Joan of Arctic
Maximum puddle depth before major leaking 6 inches 9 inches 5 inches 15 inches 10 inches
Measured Weight (one boot, size nine) 1 lb. 4 oz (size 7) 1 lb. 5 oz 1 lb. 4.8 oz 2 lb. 5 oz 2 lbs.
Type of Boot Hiking All-around winter Hiking Outdoor work and chores 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) 7.5 inches (size 7) 10 inches 7 inches 17 inces 13.5 inches
Lining/Insulation Omni-Heat reflective lining, 200-grams of insulation UGGpure wool 200 gram 3M™ Thinsulate™ insulation Fleece lined & 5mm of neoprene 6 mm recycled felt
Removable Liner? No No No No Yes
Footbed Techlite EVA EVA O FIT Insole™ Thermal Removable contured PU 2.5mm bonded felt frost plug
Upper Material Leather, nylon Waterproof suede and leather Waterproof nubuck leather Neoprene 8mm & rubber Waterproof suede leather with faux fur cuff
Toe Box Rubber Rubber Molded rubber Rubber Rubber
Outsole Michelin winter compound rubber Molded Spider Rubber Granite Peak winterized rubber Vibram Arctic Grip Waterproof vulcanized rubber
Company-claimed cold-weather rating -25 -32 n/a n/a -25
Animal products used? Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Sizes Available 5 - 12 5 - 12 6 - 11 5 - 11 5 - 12
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