I've been eyeing these for quite a while - can you give some sizes of other brands of boots you wear and what size you bought this boot in? I am usually a 10US, well 10.5 (which they don't come in) for the extra width, and would love a comparison so I don't have to pay postage back to them and then to me again... thanks.I have been using Garmont T8's for a while & really like them. They work straight from the box & do exactly what they say they do. http://www.kitbag.com.au/products/T8-Garmont-Multi-Terrain-Combat-Boot.html
I've been eyeing off a pair of goretex Meindle's for a while now.I've leather boots made for walking and light climbing.
It's in Europe a fameous brand, made in Germany and called Meindl Borneo.
They got Vibram shock absorbing soles and are really great in warm and also cold conditions.
Walked twice in Australia with those boots, also using them in European winter.
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They're good boots but I prefer the Hiker, a lot lighter. I wear them everyday, last for ages and you won't slip on anything even wet mossy roof tiles. Very light boots.while out 4wdriving shooting and camping i wear my trusty oliver AT's steel cap work boots they are super comfortable
with lots of support and my feet are very used to them (that happens when you wear em all day everyday) they are also quite water proof
and my socks (explorers) never get wet until the water comes in the top of the boot. having said all that a good pair of hunting boots
is high on the list for hiking general hunting and backpack hunting.
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