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10 Pairs of Boots That Will Take You into the Woods

Don’t blow a hunt, hike, or shoveling session with the wrong boots.

Ask any seasoned hunter, and he or she will tell you feet are the source of many failed hunts.

If you don’t have the right footwear, and you haven’t broken them in sufficiently, you’re going to have a miserable time. It’s a known fact.

Here are some top notch picks for hunting, hiking, and even just plain old snow boots for this upcoming season, and you can’t go wrong with what The Sportsman’s Guide is making available. Check these out.

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Look at the rugged toughness of the Guide Gear Men’s 17″ Rubber Boots. Scent-free. Waterproof. Plus, they have added protection at the toe and heel, and a thick, heavy outsole. Double your warmth with the 1,600 gram Thinsulate Ultra version.

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Rubber boots are always going to hold a place in a hunter’s heart. Grab a pair of Guide Gear Men’s 15″ Rubber Boots with the adjustable strap and you’re golden. You can get these in 1,200 gram Thinsulate, too.
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Sometimes you just know it’s gonna be a swampy, sloppy mess where you’re hunting. Be completely covered with the Guide Gear Men’s 15″ Rubber Boots in RealTree AP Camo.

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The Guide Gear Pursuit Men’s Camo 16″ Hunting Boots are a perfect choice for warmth and comfort. Waterproof, speed lacing, and Mossy Oak’s Break Up Country pattern, doing work.

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Now we’re getting serious. These wool-lined Guide Gear Hovland Men’s 11″ Winter Pac Boots can take the punishment, so when the below-freezing conditions lead to ice and snow, you know your feet will be fine.

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The Guide Gear Men’s 9″ Winter Pac Boot has stretchy side gore panels for lightning-quick and easy on/off.

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These Guide Gear Outdoor Men’s Side-Zip 9″ Duck Boots may not find their way to the deer stand, but when you need a pair of trustworthy foot protectors for when the temps drop, you’ll be covered.

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Grab a pair of Guide Gear Men’s 9″ Duck Boots for those in-between hikes, even if it’s just between the cabin and the car. Be sure of your footing when the snow falls, and have a go-to pair of boots for when the snow shovels need to be used.

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High boots are far more protective, especially against dreaded snakes. The waterproof Guide Gear Pursuit Men’s Camo 16″ Snake Boots with a Mossy Oak Break-Up Country camo pattern are just the thing. Screen Shot 2015-11-01 at 11.26.27 PM

The Guide Gear Pursuit Men’s Camo 9″ Hunting Boots in Mossy Oak Break-Up Country could be the most all-around capable hunting boot there is. Your feet will appreciate the fit and durability. You can get them insulated in two levels: 400 and 800 grams Thinsulate. Make your pick based on how cold it will get where you hunt.

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10 Pairs of Boots That Will Take You into the Woods