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