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Old 04-10-2008, 05:47 PM
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Default RE: Elk Hunting Boots

ORIGINAL: salukipv1

I think a heavy pac boot mgith be just too much weight/warmth, esp if you're moving around.
This is a good point. I wear uninsulated boots and a pair of wool socks when I'm elk hunting in the late season. I don't hardly ever stop moving so my feet never get cold. I save the pac boots for waterfowl and coyote hunting. Most people would probably be more comfortable with at least a little insulation in their boots, though, like 400-800g since most people don't want to work hard enough to keep their feet warm in uninsulated boots all day.

If the snow is going to be deep, just buy a pair of gaiters to keep it out of the top of your shoes.
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