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Unread 05-01-2014, 06:58 AM
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Looking for Good boots for a Mid Oct Elk hunt in Colorado?

Hello,
I don't know if this the place to post this but I need to know what is a good boot for a mid Oct. Elk hunt in higher elevations of southern colorado. We will be on horseback going in at least 10 miles or more and hunting in elevations of 9K to 12K. There will most likely be some snow and I anticipate temps ranging from 20 to 45 degree range. I own several heavely insulated pair of waterproof rubber boots but these are primarily for waterfowl hunting so they won't do. Any suggestions? I have a ton of Cabelas points built up and would really like to use them for this purchase. Thanks in advance for any input.
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    Unread 05-01-2014, 09:30 AM
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    Re: Looking for Good boots for a Mid Oct Elk hunt in Colorado?

    I like and use KENETREK. From Alaska to south America to Africa, work the best for me.
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    Unread 05-01-2014, 09:44 AM
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    Re: Looking for Good boots for a Mid Oct Elk hunt in Colorado?

    Those are on the top of my list but I need a wide size and didn't see that option on their web site.
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    Unread 05-01-2014, 10:12 AM
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    Re: Looking for Good boots for a Mid Oct Elk hunt in Colorado?

    I would suggest crocs from Walmart they are only like 10 bucks and are really warm.
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    Re: Looking for Good boots for a Mid Oct Elk hunt in Colorado?

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    The Kenetrek Mountain Extreme 400's could work for the hunt you described. We sell em and they are available in wide sizes. CLICK HERE.

    You were probably looking at the 1000 gram insulation version which don't come in wide sizes unfortunately.
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    Unread 05-01-2014, 02:02 PM
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    Re: Looking for Good boots for a Mid Oct Elk hunt in Colorado?

    Don't be cheap here. Choose high end boots and take the time to break them as specified by the manufacturer.

    With that said, I own Kenetrek Extremes in non insulated version. These are some of the best boots you will ever own. The other maker to consider would be Zamberlan.

    Make sure you select the correct size, which is usually a half size larger than your regular street shoes or boots. This will give your feet plenty of room on those descents and prevent bruising of the toes.
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    Re: Looking for Good boots for a Mid Oct Elk hunt in Colorado?

    The Danner range of boots would be worth a look.
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