Rated 5 out of 5áby KodakIzzie fantastic boot
I just got these boots and they're really great. I ordered one full size down and they fit perfectly. The soles are extremely comfortable, it's like walking around in sneakers! They're just a really classic, really well made boot. Highly Recommended!
March 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby Shopper1200 Love my new boots
They felt great straight out of the box. I keep them loose and that seems to feel better than lacing them like I would normally lace a boot.
Thank you to the other reviewers who recommended that I order a size down. I normally wear a size 9 and I ordered an 8 and they fit perfectly (as long as I wear think socks). They're a bit loose if I wear regular socks.
They've work great for me in the 30 - 50 degree wet weather we've had here in Texas since I received them, but I can't speak to how warm they would keep you at much below that. My feet do sweat a bit (something to be expected, I suppose, since the boots don't breathe, being rubber) and I could see how that would make for a cold clammy foot in colder weather. I think I would definitely order the lined version in that case. I still might order the sole liner I've heard other reviewers talk about, that way I could wear a thinner sock and have some more insulation on the bottom of my foot.
Also, I like that they don't make my feet look big. Winter boots tend to make my feet look rather large.
All in all, I'm very pleased that I sprang for them. Bonus is that they are actually made in the US by a company that I believe in and feel good supporting.
February 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
áby Thpeaky No break in time
I have a red: yes, RED pair of 8" boots. I work in home health and this has been the worst winter in many years. I have had great troubles with wet, cold feet. I shopped every place around my area with no satisfactory boots so....I ordered my Bean boots and have had them for 2 weeks. Usually I can't wear any shoe everday but these have been comfortable from the git go. When the weather turned particularly cold I wore bamboo low socks underneath my boot socks and nooooo problems! What a great product! I have already recommended to several other therapy co workers. Scott made my boots: thank you Scott!!
January 31, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5áby patoma great!
Great boots, the only thing is I wish i would've gotten the ones with lining. but they keep my feet warm enough and are super comfortable and fit great
January 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5áby Utopiapam Great boots
I ordered one size smaller as suggested, the fit is perfect. Wore my boots all day after receiving them. Very comfortable right out of the box!
December 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5áby Mcnecie Best boot ever!
Have been looking for a waterproof boot and have had my eye on several Bean boots. After much deliberation I decided on this pair and I have not regretted my decision. I live in a warm, humid climate with few frigid days and decided these would fit the bill. They are so darned comfortable. I received them on a Tuesday and departed for NYC the very next day, boots packed! I wore them all over the city....brand spanking new, absolutely no break in time and was very pleased and most importantly, very comfortable. I highly recommend! I did as instructed and ordered a size down......perfect fit! I will be ordering a pair of the fleece insoles for a little additional warmth......I have a very high instep and it is difficult to wear thick socks with ANY type boot. Thank you LL Bean! You have yet another devoted customer!
December 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
áby jeancamp Functionally Classic, Aesthetically Beautiful
This is a beautiful boot! Sturdy, and will require some breaking-in, but well made, with a nice profile. I wear thick SmartWool socks and the boots fit fine, almost like a clog. Can't wait for winter weather here!
December 7, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5áby iamamumau better for me than 100th anniversary boots
These boots are great! I will say though, I originally bought the taller 100th anniversary boots because I wanted the tallest boot I could get. Those boots were very difficult to get on my foot. I don't know if I have wider calves then intended, as other reviewers have noticed, or whether the leather just needed to soften up. I sent them back and ordered these instead, and they went on my foot much easier, I was able to lace them all the way up!
I wear them with thick socks, and I ordered a smaller size than I usually wear. The fit is good, but they do run large as other reviewers have noted! I wore them on a 3.5 mi. trek uphill in snow and slush. My feet stayed warm and dry the whole time. Overall, excellent boot which I expect to have for years to come!
December 4, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5áby straighteight More than I hoped for!
I hung up my camp apron to join the hunt this year.
I was looking for a boot that is:
2. light with flexible sole
4. taller than ankle high
It's hard to find a good boot for women. This boot met all my expectations and more!
No break in period needed. My feet stay comfortable and dry, wearing wool hiking socks, in 80 degree dry to 40 degree wet conditions . 2-10 miles per day. Provide ample traction on wet, mixed vegitation and moderate terrain. Love the 10" boot- can't tell when/if my pantlegs get wet and peace of mind re: rattlesnakes. I can feel the ground as I stalk without feet getting sore/bruised.
Only minor fitting issue: a little too roomy around the ankle. I'm not hiking aggressively or on steep/rocky terrain. No performance issues- just looks odd/bulky around the ankle.
October 3, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
áby cakeandsprinkles The only boots I need!
I had my eye on the Bean boots for a while; however, I wanted something with more height and a different color that could get dirty. The Maine Hunting Shoe is the answer!
I wanted these boots to wear in Northern California: mud, rain & dirt would be the extent of their use. I wear a size 8 and purchased a size 7; perfect fit. I wore them with thin/medium socks and feel my foot moving around a bit; thicker socks would be better. After about 6 hours of wear, my feet felt fine and I couldn't be happier with my purchase. Can't wait to break them in!
July 28, 2013