Reviewed by DanD from Texas on Thursday, May 11, 2017
My old HH Brown leather hiking boots lasted 20 years and had been resoled three times. They were done. Since they don't make them any more, I was looking for something similar in appearance and features. It seemed that the Alico Backcountry was a match. I paid $149.99. There are two disappointments: 1. They run large. I wear 9-1/2. The Alico 9-1/2 feel like 10. Too loose. 2. The lace eyelets are shiny like chrome, and have sharp edges as if they were stamped out from a tin can. I think they will chew up the inside of my pants cuffs, so I'm having to file the burrs off (for $149.99 I shouldn't have to do that). The boots are not inexpensive, but they are a disappointment. I intend to keep them, since I have worn them and they are therefore not returnable. Ask me again in five years. . .
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