if was planning on sitting for any length of time in cold weather , I'd probably be looking for a "felt pak" style like Nokia or Kodiak. Not the type of boot that you'd want to walk far in, but with a good layering of socks they will certainly keep the toes warmer than most others that I can think of. I have both these and 1000 g thinsulate/ Gore-tex styles and for just plain sitting on the watch, give a felt pak any time.......just my thoughts......anyhow
Danner Ft. Lewis 200gr Thinsulate ( the originals). This boot has served the vast majority of my biggame and upland bird hunting needs. Sized 1/2 size larger than my normal size to accomodate extra heavy weight SmartWool socks and sock liner in cold weather. In milder weather I install footbeds and wear with midweight wool socks and liner. Always been happy with Danner.
While I was up on the mountains looking for some elk, we spotted some off in the distance. And while I was glassing these elk I couldn’t quite pick up the details of these elk because they were clear out there, and because I couldn’t keep steady enough to get a clear picture of what I was looking at. I told my brother, “I can’t really tell ‘cause I’m shaking.” He gave me the best piece of glassing advice I’ve ever been told (‘cause how many glassing tips can there really be...