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VivoBarefoot Scott Boot Review

VivoBarefoot has been making wonderful options for those, like me, who prefer to wear minimally built shoes that give your feet lots of room to move and feel the ground in a natural way.  A challenge I’ve always run into is that when winter comes around, I’m forced to put on heavy boots that are the exact opposite of what ...

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Chaco Yonder Boots Review

Chaco Yonder Leather Boot

Chaco, a brand long known for extremely supportive footbeds and sandals that will last for decades is throwing their hat in the ring for fashionable winter boots for men.  The Chaco Yonder is a fashion focused boot that includes one of the things that has made the Chaco brand so popular, the LUVSEAT footbed. Making of the Chaco Yonder Stepping ...

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DC SPT Mountain Work Boots Review

DC is known for its long history of great snowboard boots and they have brought that legacy into their line of snow boots. It can be hard to find a winter boot that is both very warm and functional with snow pants and also looks great with a pair of jeans.   DC teamed up with the expert terrain park builders ...

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Vasque Lost 40 Winter Boot Review

Master of Deep Snow and the Cold Sometimes, you just need a big boot that will keep you warm and dry regardless of conditions and the Vasque Lost 40 seeks to fill this niche in your footwear arsenal.  This is a boot that makes no apologies for its purpose of winter hiking in serious snow and other cold-weather activities. Think ...

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Women’s Winter Boot Guide

  Living in a ski town, or an area the receives major snow, means that you are wearing boots for 6 and sometimes 8 months of the year. Unfortunately, there isn’t one boot out on the market that you can wear hiking in knee deep powder, to the office, with a pair of jeans around town, and throw on to ...

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Sorel Madson Wingtip Boot Review

sorel madson wingtip boot

Price: $230 Sorel has long been a household name in the category of winter boots that can withstand some of the coldest temperatures and harshest winter conditions.  In the last few years, Sorel has had an increased focus on the fashion side of footwear, trying to get their foot in the door into the world of high priced footwear which ...

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Merrell Berner Moc Review

merrell berner moc

For the times you need to step up your game just a little bit above a pair of running shoes or hiking boots, the Merrell Berner Moc might just be the shoe for you. The Merrell Berner Moc can best be described as a mix between a light hiking shoe and a dress shoe.  The Berner Moc is composed of a ...

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Acorn Moc Ragg Slippers for Women

  Replacing a pair of old slippers is a great holiday season present. Acorn is well known in the slipper world and offers 214 options on their website Acorn.com. Acorn has integrated heritage ragg wool into their best selling Moc slipper and offers the Acorn Moc Ragg Women’s Slippers in two colors new for this season, grey and red. Moc Ragg ...

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Merrell Capra Venture Mid GORE-TEX Surround

Merrell Capra Venture Mid Hiking Boot Lugs

Leave that Moleskin at home! The new Merrell Capra Venture Mid GORE-TEX Surround are made for long treks. Your feet will last the entire hike without blisters, battering, and bruising.  Merrell was able to achieve this superior comfort by using GORE-TEX SURROUND technology.  Over the past two months my feet have been happy hiking and field testing around in the new Merrell ...

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