Customer reviews for Columbia Men’s Bugaboot™ Plus XTM Omni-Heat

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Columbia Men’s Bugaboot™ Plus XTM Omni-Heat

The extra tall collar on this warm winter boot provides additional protection in extreme conditions while Omni-Heat insulation and thermal reflective lining throughout manages body heat so you stay warm and comfortable during extended periods of activity in cold winter conditions.
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3 out of 3(100%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Men’s Bugaboot™ Plus XTM Omni-Heat
Review 1 for Men’s Bugaboot™ Plus XTM Omni-Heat
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Super Boot for Cold Feet

PostedJanuary 13, 2013
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Sunhammer
Location: Oregon
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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Quality
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4 / 5
4 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Ok, personally I never wear any boot except when it is snowy. I tend to have warm feet, and wear sneakers and midweight socks until about 32F. So, that is what I am starting with...
I got the Columbia XTMs, and it was about 38F outside so I did a warm weather test and walked 8 blocks down to the store, browsed, and came back. During the walk itself my feet were hot but bearable. An interesting note was that the balls and toes of my feet were much hotter than the arch and heals.... but the 10 minutes inside the store became totally unbearable and I had to cut short my browsing and get back outside. I literally felt my feet cooking. I had expected as much if the boot lived up to the specs... and it does. In short, this is NOT a run around the city boot.
Tonight the temp dropped to 24F so I slipped the boots on and walked a mile, then sat out for a bit. Extremely warm all the way. Even sitting still with my feet on concrete they stayed very warm. I am guessing that for optimum comfort it needs to be around zero degrees (-18c). I'll never see a -65F day here, but mountain snow or freezing rain is no longer an issue.
A word on size and comfort: I wear a 9 1/2 extra wide, but usually have to buy 10 or 11 (depending) to get a wide enough shoe. Reviews said these were "small" so I got size 11, and that is what they feel like. In other words, Columbia 11 is about the same as a Nike 11, if the comparison helps.
I pulled the insoles and stuck in some gels. I think it was a bad move and am switching back. The original insoles are a bit thicker than the Dr. Scholls gels...which didnt add anything, that is for sure.
The overall quality of the boot is excellent. Very light for its size. It looks solid as you can get. The one thing that makes me nervous is the upper 3 lace hooks are plastic, which worries me a bit, and is why I lowered the "quality" - which may be unfair, but I wont know for a couple years.
I would recommend this product.
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Review 2 for Men’s Bugaboot™ Plus XTM Omni-Heat
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Nice Boot

PostedJanuary 2, 2013
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Blue22
Location: Henderson, KY
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
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Quality
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5 / 5
5 / 5
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Love this boot. Use these to hunt in W. Kentucky weather. I have wore these in 18 degree and with thin one layer sock, feet do not get cold!.... They are very comfortable. Very pleased!
I would recommend this product.
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Review 3 for Men’s Bugaboot™ Plus XTM Omni-Heat
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5 / 5
5 / 5

Best boots I have ever owned!

PostedDecember 30, 2012
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Blessedcustomer
Location: Wenatchee, WA
Outdoor Experience:Everyday Adventurer (outdoors 20-52 days a year)
Employee:No
User Rated Sizing: 
Runs Very Small
True to Size
True to Size
Runs Very Large
True to Size
Quality
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Function
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5 / 5
5 / 5
These boots were bought with the intention of being the absolute survival boot. Advertised as being waterproof and have the ability to keep your feet warm. Well, let me tell you this as an absolutely blown away customer. This is the boot of choice. Functions exactly as promised, and on top of that they are light and extremely durable! Traction on ice at all times and seriously warm boots! I cant imagine wearing anything else from now on! Thank you Columbia for being what you say to be! I am forever a Columbia customer from now on!
I would recommend this product.
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