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Price $138.75 at Backcountry
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Pros Comfortable, good traction, waterproof, warm, supportiveSuper cozy liner, completely waterproof, cute style options, comfortable, warmVery 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 Poor on ice, shorter construction, technical style, 1/2 size too smallExpensive, shaft lacks stabilityExpensive, 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 Warm, waterproof, with wonderful snow traction, great for hikingWrap yourself in comfort and versatile functionality all winter longProtective 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 Oboz Bridger 7" Insulated Wa... UGG Adirondack III Arctic Ice Tall Bugaboot Plus IV Omni-Heat Sorel Joan of Arctic
Warmth (25%)
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8
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9
Weather Protection (25%)
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Comfort & Fit (25%)
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Ease Of Use (15%)
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Traction (10%)
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Specs Oboz Bridger 7"... UGG Adirondack III Arctic Ice Tall Bugaboot Plus IV... Sorel Joan of Arctic
Maximum puddle depth before major leaking 5 inches 9 inches 15 inches 6 inches 10 inches
Measured Weight (one boot, size nine) 1 lb. 4.8 oz 1 lb. 5 oz 2 lb. 5 oz 1 lb. 4 oz (size 7) 2 lbs.
Type of Boot Hiking All-around winter 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) 7 inches 10 inches 17 inces 7.5 inches (size 7) 13.5 inches
Lining/Insulation 200 gram 3M™ Thinsulate™ insulation UGGpure wool 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 O FIT Insole™ Thermal EVA Removable contured PU Techlite EVA 2.5mm bonded felt frost plug
Upper Material Waterproof nubuck leather Waterproof suede and leather Neoprene 8mm & rubber Leather, nylon Waterproof suede leather with faux fur cuff
Toe Box Molded rubber Rubber Rubber Rubber Rubber
Outsole Granite Peak winterized rubber Molded Spider Rubber Vibram Arctic Grip Michelin winter compound rubber Waterproof vulcanized rubber
Company-claimed cold-weather rating n/a -32 n/a -25 -25
Animal products used? Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Sizes Available 6 - 11 5 - 12 5 - 11 5 - 12 5 - 12
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