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Awards Editors' Choice Award  Best Buy Award Top Pick Award  
Price $148.93 at REI
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Pros Warm, completely waterproof, comfortable, good traction, supportiveSupportive, good traction, very warmWarm, comfortable, affordable, great tractionInexpensive, warm, super user-friendly, good traction, made in USAWaterproof, warm, easy to put on, removable liner
Cons Sizing 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 lowerVery heavy, large, sloppy fit, potential durability issues
Bottom Line This 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 oneWith its proven track record as a popular Pac boot, the Caribou continues to be a favorite for use around town
Rating Categories Oboz Bridger 10" Insulated Vasque Snowburban II UltraDry Kamik NationPlus Kamik Greenbay 4 Sorel Caribou
Warmth (25%)
10
9
9
9
9
Water Resistance (25%)
10
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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 Oboz Bridger 10"... Vasque Snowburban... Kamik NationPlus Kamik Greenbay 4 Sorel Caribou
Maximum puddle depth before major leaking 8.5 in 7.25 in 4.5 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 Regular Regular, Wide version available Regular, Wide version available Regular
Fit Details Runs 1/2 size small True to size True to size Roomy Roomy
Measured Shaft Height (from bottom of sole to top of shaft, Size 10) 10 in 8.5 in 11 in 14 in 11 in
Weight (Per Pair, size 11) 3.6 lbs 3.4 lbs 3.6 lbs 4.4 lbs 5.3 lbs
Lining/Insulation 400g 3M Thinsulate synthetic fibers 400g 3M Thinsulate Ultra Insulation Removable 200B 3M Thinsulate 6 mm Thermal Guard Removable/washable 9mm recycled felt inner boot with Sherpa Pile snow cuff
Upper Material Waterproof nubuck leather 1.8mm Waterproof Leather Waterproof suede and ballistic nylon Waterproof 600D nylon Waterproof nubuck leather
Toe Box Rubber Durable rubber toe rand Rubber Rubber Rubber
Outsole Winterized Rubber Vasque Nordic Rover outsole with ColdHold Technology SNOWTREAD Synthetic Rubber Prime Rubber Handcrafted waterproof vulcanized rubber shell with Sorel aero-trac non loading outsole
Company-claimed cold-weather rating Not listed Not listed -40 F -25 F -40 F
Animal products used? Yes - Leather Yes Yes No Yes
Sizes Available 8 - 14 7 - 14 7 - 14 6 - 15 7 - 17
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