These are our boots of choice for extended backpacking. They're heavy – each boot weighs nearly two pounds. But the leather uppers are tough, and the Vibram sole stays sure-footed. The full-size boot's best asset is comfort: Memory foam molds to your foot, and the sole is denser at points of greater impact. [$299; scarpa.com]
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