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Pros Warm, waterproof, easy to pull on, don't look like a winter bootSuper 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 support
Cons Not breathable, poor traction, short heightExpensive, 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 support
Bottom Line A waterproof winter boot that is warm but limited in weather protectionWrap 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 chores
Rating Categories Blundstone Thermal - Women's UGG Adirondack III Oboz Bridger 7" Insulated Wa... Arctic Ice Tall Bugaboot Plus IV Omni-Heat
Warmth (25%)
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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 Blundstone Thermal... UGG Adirondack III Oboz Bridger 7"... Arctic Ice Tall Bugaboot Plus IV...
Maximum puddle depth before major leaking 7 inches 9 inches 5 inches 15 inches 6 inches
Measured Weight (one boot, size nine) 1 lb. 8 oz 1 lb. 5 oz 1 lb. 4.8 oz 2 lb. 5 oz 1 lb. 4 oz (size 7)
Type of Boot Casual winter wear All-around winter Hiking Outdoor work and chores Hiking
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) 6 inches 10 inches 7 inches 17 inces 7.5 inches (size 7)
Lining/Insulation Thermal Thinsulate UGGpure wool 200 gram 3M™ Thinsulate™ insulation Fleece lined & 5mm of neoprene Omni-Heat reflective lining, 200-grams of insulation
Removable Liner? No No No No No
Footbed Removable sheepskin footbed EVA O FIT Insole™ Thermal Removable contured PU Techlite EVA
Upper Material Waterproof leather Waterproof suede and leather Waterproof nubuck leather Neoprene 8mm & rubber Leather, nylon
Toe Box Leather Rubber Molded rubber Rubber Rubber
Outsole Slip-resistant TPU Molded Spider Rubber Granite Peak winterized rubber Vibram Arctic Grip Michelin winter compound rubber
Company-claimed cold-weather rating n/a -32 n/a n/a -25
Animal products used? Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Sizes Available 6 - 11 5 - 12 6 - 11 5 - 11 5 - 12
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