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Awards Top Pick Award Editors' Choice Award  Best Buy Award Top Pick Award 
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Pros Lightweight, best traction in test, versatileWarm, completely waterproof, comfortable, good traction, supportiveSupportive, good traction, very warmWarm, comfortable, affordable, great tractionInexpensive, warm, super user-friendly, good traction, made in USA
Cons Basic footbed, not completely waterproof, stiff uppersSizing runs a bit small, expensiveMore difficult to pull on and off, relatively complicated lacing system, break-in periodNot completely waterproof, more labor intensive to put on than othersClunky loose fit, not for hiking, leaking seam between upper and lower
Bottom Line This lightweight insulated boot has outstanding traction on iceThis 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 hikeA casual boot for tromping around in the snow and rain at a budget friendly priceIf you're looking for a straightforward, utilitarian winter boot, look no further than this one
Rating Categories Bugaboot Plus IV Omni-Heat Oboz Bridger 10" Insulated Vasque Snowburban II UltraDry Kamik NationPlus Kamik Greenbay 4
Warmth (25%)
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10
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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 Bugaboot Plus IV... Oboz Bridger 10"... Vasque Snowburban... Kamik NationPlus Kamik Greenbay 4
Maximum puddle depth before major leaking 3 in 8.5 in 7.25 in 4.5 in 3 in
Appropriate Activity All acitivities, from chores to hiking All activities, from chores to hiking All activities, from chores to hiking All activities, from chores to hiking Chores, errands
Width Options Regular Regular Regular Regular, Wide version available Regular, Wide version available
Fit Details True to size Runs 1/2 size small True to size True to size Roomy
Measured Shaft Height (from bottom of sole to top of shaft, Size 10) 8.5 in 10 in 8.5 in 11 in 14 in
Weight (Per Pair, size 11) 3.1 lbs 3.6 lbs 3.4 lbs 3.6 lbs 4.4 lbs
Lining/Insulation Omni-heat reflective lining with 200g insulation 400g 3M Thinsulate synthetic fibers 400g 3M Thinsulate Ultra Insulation Removable 200B 3M Thinsulate 6 mm Thermal Guard
Upper Material Leather and nylon Waterproof nubuck leather 1.8mm Waterproof Leather Waterproof suede and ballistic nylon Waterproof 600D nylon
Toe Box Rubber Rubber Durable rubber toe rand Rubber Rubber
Outsole Michelin rubber Winterized Rubber Vasque Nordic Rover outsole with ColdHold Technology SNOWTREAD Synthetic Rubber Prime Rubber
Company-claimed cold-weather rating -25 F Not listed Not listed -40 F -25 F
Animal products used? Yes - Leather Yes - Leather Yes Yes No
Sizes Available 7 - 15 8 - 14 7 - 14 7 - 14 6 - 15
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