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Old 02-06-2013, 10:58 PM
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Originally Posted by BLC View Post
+1 for REI. If you are a member you can take them back after wearing them a year later, no box, no receipt, and they will take them back no questions asked. I bought a pair of Vasque waterproof hikers that are super comfortable for about $160.

Whats your budget?
The most comfortable hiking boot I've bought are a pair of Vasque Wasatch hiking boots at REI. They are $175.00, but the best money I've spent. I used them on a hike to the top of Mount Lassen a couple of years ago and they weren't broken in before I went. Not one hot spot or blister.

I know this is out of your budget, but I'd give you my .02

For a $50.00 boot, go to big 5 and try a pair of Hitec's on sale that usually sell for $60.00-$70.00 a pair. I've had good luck with them in a less expensive boot.

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