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I don't know about the specific traits of hiking boots, but for me the key to a good all-weather all-activity boot (in my case camping and hunting - the latter of which involves a fair degree of walking over open varied ground, though walking is not the purpose) are a durable upper and a synthetic sole with some tread.  Leather soles in the field are just absurd.

 

My CXL AE Bayfields served this purpose for many years:

 

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I still think CXL is nearly unbeatable as a choice for the uppers - and the Carmina Jumpers that have replaced them are of that material:

 

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But if you happen to luck into a pair of genuine Heather Gorse (Zug!) Veldtshoens, that's probably the cat's pyjamas right there.

 

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absolutely love those carminas!  when did you get those?  and is that the Oscar last?

post #2462 of 3331
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absolutely love those carminas!  when did you get those?  and is that the Oscar last?

Thanks - from Skoak - and yes, Oscar last.
post #2463 of 3331
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Thanks - from Skoak - and yes, Oscar last.

 

Thanks.  I guess it's these....

 

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...as it says these are burgundy cxl.  However they look like a deep tan.  Is it in fact these?

post #2464 of 3331
Yes, it's those. They are a lot more red IRL.
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Yes, it's those. They are a lot more red IRL.

thx!

post #2466 of 3331
I don't care what color they are still a great looking pair of boots. I'm sure they look even better on.
post #2467 of 3331
What size roger?
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UK9
post #2469 of 3331
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Thanks! I got them from an awesome shop in Maastricht (Holland) called "Shoes and Shirts". They have a very nice selection of shoes (corthaC, Edward green, C&C, Lattanzi...)

Nice place to visit in Maastricht then.  Thanks

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UK9

 

Is your TTS size US10D?

post #2471 of 3331
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Is your TTS size US10D?

I don't believe TTS is something that actually exists. But 10D would be my closest notional US size.
post #2472 of 3331
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I don't believe TTS is something that actually exists. But 10D would be my closest notional US size.

 

My interpretation of TTS is the most commonly found size in your shoe collection. 

post #2473 of 3331
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Originally Posted by RogerP View Post
 

 

I don't know about the specific traits of hiking boots, but for me the key to a good all-weather all-activity boot (in my case camping and hunting - the latter of which involves a fair degree of walking over open varied ground, though walking is not the purpose) are a durable upper and a synthetic sole with some tread.  Leather soles in the field are just absurd.

 

My CXL AE Bayfields served this purpose for many years:

 

 

 

I still think CXL is nearly unbeatable as a choice for the uppers - and the Carmina Jumpers that have replaced them are of that material:

 

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do you have any pics of these after some wear?

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do you have any pics of these after some wear?

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