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Some sort of protective footwear can be paramount to survival in extreme circumstances. We discuss everything from flip-flops to arctic boots.

muck boots, outdoor shoes, best hiking boots

Review: XpressCool™ Muck Boots are cool and waterproof

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Spend much time on a farm, hunting or working outside and you will appreciate any boots that can keep your feet dry. Keeping them cool is another matter. Can you have both?

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These flip-flops, river sandals and running/trekking shoes may all work as camp shoes.

Check out these five top choices for camp shoes

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Your camp shoes allow you to take off those heavy, hot boots you walked in all day. But you don’t want just any pair of shoes. Here are five choices.

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Gaiters are an integral part of snowshoeing equipment.

Gaiters | Five tips to choose the best pair for any conditions

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Low cut, ankle-high or ten-to-18-inch boots? Before you invest in some expensive footwear, give some thought to gaiters.

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My footwear: flip-flops, running shoes, Merrill walking shoes, Danner day hikers, Cabellas Outfitters and Sorel snow boots. One of these pairs of shoes will take care of my needs.

Snuggly Toes alpaca felt innersoles: Maybe you don’t need heavy insulated boots for cold weather

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Sometimes the best hiking boots aren’t warm. Try a pair of felt innersoles to extend your boots’ wear in cold weather and to avoid buying heavy, insulated footwear.

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