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Reviewer: BP | All
Great fit and comfort,also soft to walk on. Downside is they wear pretty fast. Keep it in production.
This north face boot
Reviewer: Devin | Marquette
Overall, warm and good grip. My heel gets rubbed a bit on one foot for some reason. I may just need to break the shoe in more. Super cute boot and waterproof!
Still Loving Sundowners After 20 Years
Reviewer: Kevin | Anderson, CA
This is my 3rd pair of Sundowners, but the first pair I have purchased since they have started manufacturing in China. The first pair were purchased in 1994 and went to some lucky person at a Salvation Army thrift store a few years ago. The last pair I bought were made in Italy in 1998. They are still in great shape considering their age, and my son now wears them. I was a bit concerned due to all the negativity thrown around (about the China thing)... but I am pleased to say that I have found it to be a lot of hype without merit. I had a feeling that might be the case, as many people will start hurling stones as soon as they see others in the crowd doing the same. I have already hiked over 25 miles in this new pair, and they are doing well. Personally, I have always like the fact that Sundowners are nice and stiff... this makes it take a long while to break them in, but I feel that is part of what makes them last so long. While there are some rather uncomfortable spots during this long break-in period, this pair seems to feel the same as the other (made in Italy) pairs I have owned in the past. The real issue is not where they are made, but how they are made. So far, I haven't found anything to complain about. On the contrary, I am happy with my purchase and glad to see that Vasque is still making these puppies. As far as hikingboots.com goes, I was also very pleased. The boots arrived way ahead of schedule, and everything in the process was quick and painless. I was also happy with the price... I paid $167 including shipping, which is almost $35 less than the last couple pairs I bought.
Reviewer: Donna | san jose
arrived on time perfect fit and quality
Great lightweight hiker
Reviewer: TS | West Central IL
This is my 4th pair of Altitudes. I get a little over 2 years out of a pair. They are quick to break in and always comfortable. I hunt, fish, hike, and am a Boy Scout Leader. They are not heavyweight mountain boots, but they suit me just fine. I can wear them to church when they are clean or right into the slush and muck when needed. I have never had the waterproofing fail. My feet are dry always. I am a size 13 and they fit true to size. These are a great value.
hi tec boots
Reviewer: mike | watbackremento
Reviewer: Johnny | Temple TX
The only problem I have with them is that they rub the outside of my foot where the gusset is nearest my little toe. Otherwise, they seem to be a good, light, well performing shoe
Reviewer: A.G. | York, PA
Pretty good boot, very comfortable to walk in. I have yet to really abuse these boots, but I can tell they'll hold up nicely. My only complaint: they're a bit narrow. After a few hours of continuous wear they started getting a tad uncomfortable. I'm pretty sure I need to wear them in a bit more, but if you have a wider foot I don't think these boots are for you.
Boot seems to run short
Reviewer: Frank | Puyallup
I wore the once and the fit was fine in the width except for being too short for a 13N. I went to REI to size my foot and it is a 13N. Maybe this style of boot runs short
Thanks so much for your feedback! We're sorry to hear the fit of the boots wasn't perfect. If you would like to reach out to our Customer Relations team, we would be happy to see how we could help take care of this for you.
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