Reviewed by Pelli from Brookline MA on Thursday, May 02, 2013
I love these boots. I have wide toes and narrow heels, and these boots worked great for me.
I ordered my regular U.S. size. They seem true to size, but wider than any other boots I tried.
I like them especially because they are cushioned at the top and really comfortable around the ankles.
Reviewed by Liz from Colorado on Friday, March 15, 2013
I bought 4 pair of boots from STP and these were the Winners. The first time I wore them they were so comfortable I had them on for 12 hours with NO blisters, which is incredible for my feet. They are serious boots for the outdoors, I was climbing around land with ease. I feel like I can stand on the edge of a cliff with stability, super boots!
Reviewed by scotty from mccall, idaho on Tuesday, December 11, 2012
I had order over the phone size 7, they had sent the boots out three different time always wrong size. I will never order or shop from your store again. they also charged my credit cards and I have not seen the refund as of yet. the amount is over three hundred dollars and I needed the money to get other boots for my daughter. you have put in in a bind.
you have a merry christmas and I hope you all sleep well.......
Reviewed by hikermd from the north country on Saturday, October 27, 2012
Got these exact boots at a mountaneering store 2 years ago and had to replace them. Found them at an excellent price at sierra trading post. They are perfect, soft, comfortable, very supportive and good arch support. Got 2 pairs.
Describe Yourself: Avid Adventurer
Pros: Ankle Support, Comfortable, Pronation Control, Secure Fit
“Am trying to decide between this boot in leather interior,and GTX. Would durability and breathability be better with leather interior? Assume the Nubuck can be waterproofed if need be? Any product recommendation/advice for waterproofing it? Am looking for coolest option - temp wise - as also hike in hot climates.”
Asked on 8/9/2012 12:00:00 AM by Kroy from Canada and Mexico
My experience has been to go with the GTX. I hike in both hot and cold climates also. The problem I have found with waterproofing after the fact is that the seems are not sealed and the waterproofing takes away the breathability of the leather.
Answered on 8/16/2012 12:00:00 AM by STP Gear Doctor_Kevin from Sierra Trading Post
“I have relatively thin and bony feet and toes (some broken) that blister easily: I want to use these boots for all around short and long distance hiking on various terrains.||1/ Is the padding sufficient on the footbed and at the heel to impede blisters and/or can it be removed from the footbed in order to replace it with my own inner soles?|2/ I need make sure that there are NO seams on the inside of the top of the toe area--and that the goretex lining is not super stiff and scratchy-- to rub and blister my toes....|3/ I also want to know if the toe area is sufficiently roomy from top to bottom--that is on the inside from the top of the toe area to the footbed--or shallow....|4/My walking shoe size is normally an 8 1/2 or a 9; I usually wear smartwool type hiking socks or other wmarino wool socks a bit thicker. May I assume that the remaining euro 7.5 is a true 9?||thanks.||worldwalker”
Asked on 4/24/2011 12:00:00 AM by worldwalker from nyc,ny
There is not a lot of padding in the footbed of the boot. There is, however, a very roomy toe box. When I wore these with rather thin merino wool socks my big toe scraped a little, leaving a sore spot. I plan to wear thicker socks with these boots in the future.||I also have thin feet ("toothpicks", my doctor calls them....), and these boots fit snugly. My heel doesn't rise up, and they feel good and tight, except in the toe.||Good luck.
Answered on 6/19/2012 12:00:00 AM by snowshoe happy from neihart, mt
“I need a boot that has a high instep and is at least a D width. How does this boot compare?”
Asked on 2/5/2011 12:00:00 AM by Sore Tootsies from Montana
I have a narrow heel and need a roomy toe box. These fit well, though I do have to snug up the heel well. My instep is moderately high, and these are comfortable for me. However, if you need a D, I doubt these would work for you. They are a pretty standard width, and despite what the description said, they do not run large, at least in the smaller sizes.
Answered on 3/5/2011 12:00:00 AM by Outdoors gal from New England
“Ok I'm confused by the sizing on this one. I see the size 7 but when I go to choose it, it gives me a different US size??? What is the right choice for a woman that wears a size 7 street shoe???”
Asked on 11/10/2010 12:00:00 AM by Anonymous from Unknown
These boots are listed as UK sizing with the US size in the parenthesis. If you are a women's size 7 you will order a 5.5.
Answered on 11/15/2010 12:00:00 AM by Customer Care from Sierra Trading Post
“about sizing. I take an 8 1/2 shoe and usually a 9 or 9 1/2 hiking boot, which size would I order in this boot? I usually end up with the euro size 40 as opposed to the euro size 41. Thank you.”
Asked on 8/21/2010 12:00:00 AM by Sam from Boston, MA
While this is a stiff soled boot it does not have a shank. It is rare to find a steel shank except in work boots and some serious mountaineering boots these days. I hope this helps.
Answered on 7/12/2010 12:00:00 AM by Customer Care from Sierra Trading Post
“Many reviewers indicated these boots (used to be called Raichle) have glue issues in the past. The soles could be delaminated depending on your luck. Do you offer any replacement if it happens after 1 year manufacturing warranty?”
At Sierra we have a 100% satisfaction guarantee so if you are not happy with your purchase for any reason, please return it to us as soon as possible. Products purchased within 6 months of the order date will receive a refund by the original payment method. For returns on purchases over 6 months old, a gift card will be issued. If you feel we have made a mistake in filling your order, we will gladly refund your shipping charges as well.
Answered on 7/1/2010 12:00:00 AM by Customer Care from Sierra Trading Post