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Richard Forbes

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From a small town in Southeastern PA, Richard moved west as soon as he could. He's lived all over the US and is currently falling in love with the Pacific Northwest. He spends his free time reading trip reports, training and planning for the next trip, whether that be packrafting in Texas, backpacking in Colorado, or closer-to-home cragging at Index (near Seattle). He's also spent over two years working on farms (around the world) without rain boots, and now, after this test realizes how much more pleasant his time on said farms could have been should he have just bitten the bullet and bought them. For incomprehensible reasons, he bought chaps instead…

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This boot is a classic - simple construction, waterproof up to the calf, surprising comfort, and great traction. With...
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For anyone living in a rainy climate (and even those who don't), rain boots are a key piece of your footwear arsenal...
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These boots are comfortable and stylish enough to wear no matter what the occasion, and we were impressed by their...
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This low boot provides a uniquely wider, higher volume fit, and is good for those who don't need a lot of water...
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Servus CT Safety Review

We are unimpressed by these boots -- they are too uncomfortable and stiff to enjoy wearing, despite their extremely...
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