Boreal G1 Lite
Price Paid: 280 pounds
Recently wore these boots on a trip to Russia climbing Mount Elbrus. The boots far exceded my expectations they were extremly comfortable. In fact by the end of my trip I ended up calling them my slippers as they were so comfy.
Others in the group had a selection of Vegas and Spantiks, The Vegas caused a few people problems due to the rivet position at the ankle and everyone that wore them felt their feet slightly cold at about - 20°c.
The Spantik boots held up to the cold well but after only a few days wearing them the inner boot showed signs of wear and splitting not on just one set but on everyone who wore them.
The Boreal G 1 Lite were totaly warm kept my feet dry in the slushly sections unlike the Vegas, and after days of wearing them still look brand new with no visable wear to be seen. So for that reason I give them 5 out of 5.
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Description of Boreal GI BootsThe Boreal G1 Mountaineering Boot will give any mountain a swift kick in the ass. Features that guarantee maximum protection with no cold spots bring monumental clarity to intense and extremely cold conditions and the G1s Boreal Dry-Line lining provides the ultimate waterproof and breathable barrier. Thats not all This G1 Mountaineering Boot fits like the glass slipper in Cinderella and is infinitely more comfortable, durable and manly. The burly nature of this Boreal Mountaineering Boot surpasses that of Conan the Barbarian with technical features that rival the inner workings of Einsteins brain. Not too shabby eh FeaturesUPPERS Lightweight double boot consisting of an outer boot and a removable inner boot.INNER BOOT Slip lasted removable bootie of Lorica and highly abrasion resistant Cordura exterior with Sympatex membrane and interior of Boreal DryLine. Thermo-sealed seams. Triple internal Thinsulate layers no adhesives used surround the foot, guaranteeing maximum protection with no cold spots. 1.4 mm Neoprene insole for insulation, with anti-slip heel lugs for precise inner boot location. 4 piece Neoprene Velcro-elastic closure for thermal insulation. Special Velcro-elastic adjustment on heelOUTER BOOT Premium Quality waterproof and reinforced 2.8mm Split leather. Lorica, Carbonglass and Neoprene. Highly abrasion resistant Cordura liner with Sympatex membrane and 6 mm EVA. 1.4 mm Neoprene insole for insulation, with anti-slip heel lugs for precise inner boot location.MIDSOLE Boreal PBG-680 with lateral reinforcements for superior torsion control. Specially isolated by three layers Radoma, triple layer Thinsulate and Neoprene.USAGE Intense to extremely cold conditions. High mountain and altitude climbing. Long alpine ascents.WEIGHT 2615 gr. pair. Size 7 u.k.LINING Boreal Dry-Line for absolute waterproofness stay cool breathability.SOLE Boreal Mount FDS-3 with triple density rubber. Plus 10 mm EVA-Pro midsole for shock absorption and thermal insulation. Technical Crampon compatible
- US Outdoor Store