Information about Sorel Chipahko Blanket Boots (For Women)
Closeouts. A chic design that looks and feels great walking down chilly city sidewalks, Sorel's Chipahko blanket boots get their stylish look from a water- and stain-resistant wool blanket upper that's accented with a full-grain leather rand, trim and adjustable straps.
Water- and stain-resistant wool upper with full-grain leather rand, trim and straps
Reviewed by BBJ from WISCONSIN on Monday, November 10, 2014
These are very attractive boots. The color is perfect with denim and the leather trim is icing on the cake.
Having said all this...they ran big and as much as I was tempted to keep them they went back.
Reviewed by Mountain girl from Colorado mountains on Tuesday, October 28, 2014
These boots are better than you can imagine. These are my second pair! I bought the last pair 18 months ago and they have held up beautifully. They are amazingly warm and cozy. I live in the Colorado mountains, and I get tired of lugging around heavy boots all day. These are light and they don't feel like work to wear. They are fine for dry powdery snow, but I wouldn't wear them in slush. Every where I wear the them people compliment them and ask me where I got them. I am normally a 10.5-11 and I ordered size 10. My only complaint is that the side straps hang too long from the buckle, but they can be trimmed.
Reviewed by Tippy Toe from Utah on Monday, October 13, 2014
I've not worn these in the snow yet, but they seem like they will be quite warm. They're stylish enough to be worn as everyday boots in the winter. I am usually a true 7.5, but I ordered these in a 7 and I think that was the right choice because they seem to fit perfectly (a little bit snug but I know they'll stretch out).
Reviewed by PROSPECTER from Chicago on Friday, September 26, 2014
Having lived in Flagstaff, Sedona, and Cottonwood, I have a real appreciation for all things Native American or American Pioneer
Crafted. These boots are a work of art! The blanket is great waterproof wool dyed in a beautiful S.W. Pattern with real subtle blues and soft brown patterns. The heels and soles are quality Sorel, and worth every penny as is the warm lining. The leather strapping gives the appearance of finely made authentic pieces you would expect to see worn in the west in the higher altitudes to protect the inhabitants from the elements in an earlier century.
I'm psyched that I found them in the right color, right size, great price, and living in Chicago, I go, they go. Winter has changed to polar vortex climate and yet, who wants to wear Moon boots? These say stylish, practical, where did you get them? I'll share the information because Sierra Trading Company had done a wonderful pricing turn with almost every item they sell. I support their buyer's choices and will spend many winters warm and dry. Extremely fond of the selection, affordability, and style. Thanks from a 60 year old who loves southwest artifacts and good quality products!
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They are ok for traction not the worst but not the best. I have worn them on ice they are ok. They are very warm and fit great. I walk 2 miles a day and have worn these they do well.
Answered on 2/27/2014 12:06:45 PM by Beckaroo from Oregon outback
They do have great traction, but I will tell you that the ankle support isn't so great in these boots. I went hiking in them and had sore ankles by the end of the trail- about 3 miles tromping in snow.
Answered on 2/27/2014 12:23:42 PM by Amy from Grand Forks, ND
No - I slipped on ice. But on snowpack they are ok. The tread is in the pattern of snowflakes, and is shallow.
Answered on 2/27/2014 5:59:38 PM by Happy Feet from Colorado
The soles are relatively flat but I have worn them out shoveling snow and on ice and never slipped.
Answered on 2/27/2014 8:57:30 PM by CtGirl from Connecticut
Not really :( they are a little slippy on ice.
Answered on 2/28/2014 10:20:36 AM by Adrienne from GRMI
Yes, they have great traction. I like these boots a lot.
Answered on 3/28/2014 4:33:35 PM by French Finn from Coeur d Alene Idaho