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Cabela's Big Sky Mid - Backpacking Boot Review

Backpacking Boot Rating: 8.5 - Great!

Durable hiking boot that is waterproof, one-piece leather, stitched construction and a very classic design. Great for multi-day backpacking and made to compete with the Danner Mountain Light II.

Quality Ratings:

1. Weight: 3.6 lbs Good
2. Sole: Vibram Excellent
3. Upper: Leather Excellent
4. Lining Good
5. Sole/Upper Connection Excellent
6. Insert: Formed Good
7. Toe Protection Good
8. Lacing Excellent
9. Waterproof: Gore-Tex Excellent
10. Breathability Good
11. Ankle Support
Fair
12. Value Good

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THE GOOD
These are better then the Danner Mountain Light II. They have an insert and a wider toe box. They are waterproof like a boat and rediculously rugged.

THE BAD
The Big Sky is heavy and and the leather is stiffer than the Danners. These boots need break in time and the stitching may be less durable.

THE FIT & COMFORT
This boot has a straightish foot design. The leather is stiff and may give you a few hot spots for the first few outings.

THE PRICE
List price - $160.00
Average price - $139.95

OTHER NOTES
This boot has a copy cat that is $80 more and almost as good. It's the Danner Mountain Light II.

Available Sizes: Men's 8-12, 13, 14

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Similar Boots: Danner Mountain Light II

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