When you are out in the backcountry it is important to have sturdy, reliable hunting boots. Here are the best 10 hunting boots to put under the tree this Christmas.
No one likes wet, sore feet. With companies really targeting how to make footwear comfortable, reliable and practical for the outdoors, maybe it is time to get your loved ones new hunting boots.
Most on the market today are high-tech, with GORE-TEX linings, and are literally works of art. These boots will keep you or or your outdoorsman, or woman, comfortable in the backcountry.
Either wrap a pair up to put under the tree or put some on your own Christmas list.
Check out the slideshow to see this year's best hunting boots.
Irish Setter Men's Vaprtrek 8" 400g Insulated Hunting Boot
These boots are mid-level in height (8"), insulated with Primaloft to keep your toes warm, and are super light (400g). Get them at Gander Mountain for $159.99.
Kamik® Nationcamo Pac Boots
These boots are more geared toward walking in deeper snow with snowtread. These have removable insulation only weighing 200 grams. These will keep you warm down to -20 degrees. Get them at Cabela's for $89.99.
Kamik® Icebreaker Boots - Green
These Kamik boots are more geared toward very wet conditions with waterproof rubber uppers and nylon collars to seal out the weather. There are no laces so these are perfect for your hunter in a rush. Get some at Cabela's for $59.99.
LaCrosse Men's Silencer HD 800g 8" Hunting Boots
These are some heavy-duty hunting boots. These will keep you 100% dry and warm with 800g of insulation with leather uppers. The proprietary Deer Tracks traction will keep you comfortable while pursuing game. Get some at Gander Mountain for $109.99.
LaCrosse® Adder Scent HD™ 18'' Waterproof Snake Boots
These are some easy slip-on boots that your hunter can wear to the field and then to town. When he is out hunting, he can feel secure with the boots' anti-microbial scent-blocking fibers woven into the fabric. The EVA footsole will keep the wearer comfortable all day. Get some at BassPro for $169.99.
Muck Boot Men's Camo 6.5" Camp Boot
These would be great for your hunter to wear at camp. These are comfortable 6.5" boots that are still super durable and have great traction for scrambling up rocks. The binding fits snug around the ankles to keep dirt out. Get some at Gander Mountain for $119.99.
Cabela's Women's Pinnacle™ Uninsulated Hunting Boots
These female-specific boots are waterproof and ultra-breathable. They are uninsulated but the GORE-TEX membrane will keep the wearer's feet dry. The EVA mid-soles are shock absorbing so your lady will be comfortable bounding around the backcountry. Get some from Cabela's for $59.99, that's really cheap for GORE-TEX by the way.
ROCKY® 9'' Prowler Elite Waterproof Insulated Hunting Boots
These have 800 gram Thinsulate™ ultra insulation to keep you dry and warm. They are high-up on your calf to keep you supported while the airport cushioned footbed, EVA midsole, and cleated outsole will keep those feet comfy. Get some from BassPro for $89.97. They are on sale so, hurry.
Danner® High Ground 8" 400 Gram GORE-TEX® Waterproof Insulated Hunting Boots
These Danner boots, in addition to 400g Thinsulate™Ultra insulation and GORE-TEX lining, are fully oiled, abrasion-resistant leather. These boots are beautiful and comfortable. Get some from BassPro for $219.99.
Danner® Jackal™ GORE-TEX® Snake Boots
These Danner boots are literally snake-proof. They have 360 degrees, fang-blocking nylon. The nylon uppers are durable and light, making them breathable for warmer conditions. Yet, the GORE-TEX linings keep you dry and comfortable. So these are really all-season boots. Get them from Cabela's for $229.99.
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