User Review: L.L. Bean Speed Guide Hikers (Gore-Tex)
Materials: Leather/Keprotec Backpacking Boot
Use: Midweight Backpacking Boot
Break-in Period: 2 Days
Weight: 2lbs 10 oz.
Price Paid: $189
The first thing I noticed about these blue beauties is the quality craftsmanship. I gotta hand it to Bean...they really know how to make a tough boot. They do seem to run a little large though so if you have a narrow foot I suggest you get one half size smaller. Problem is they don't come any narrower than width 'D'. Sturdy construction, Snazzy design, Very comfortable almost right out of the box, at a decent price make these boots one of my all time favorites. And oh yeah, I can't rave up Bean's customer service enough. You can return your boots to them at any time no questions asked and they are actually cheerful about it.
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