Top 5 Hunting Boots

Hunting boots are a critical component of any successful hunt. Whether walking a short distance to your blind or trudging miles through rugged terrain, your feet are carrying the load. Without the right boots, you could give up early and lose out on that trophy just over the ridge. When selecting boots for hunting, it is extremely important to consider factors like waterproofing, insulation, shock absorption, sole and outsole tread, and ankle support. The 5 best hunting boots listed below include waterproof hunting boots in popular materials like leather and nylon.

Kenetrek Mountain Extremes 10" Insulated Hunting Boots Leather and Nylon Men's

A serious boot for rugged terrain, the 10" Kenetrek Mountain Extreme is made with a one piece vamp of 2.8 mm top grain leather on top of stiff nylon midsoles with high traction K-Talon outsoles. A waterproof, breathable Windtex membrane keeps you warm and dry. Sure to become your favorite boot due to its awesome support, what will really surprise you is just how lightweight and comfortable they are. Made in Italy.


  • 2.8 mm Top grain leather
  • K-Talon outsoles
  • Waterproof, Breathable Windtex membrane
  • Thinsulate Insulation

What Customers Are Saying

Best boots for extreme terrains!!!!!

I am very tough on boots especially those for mountain hiking. These are great boots very well made, water proof, durable I use them in the Blue Ridge mountains in VA. Excellent grip very comfortable. I have the hardscrabble, 400 and the 1000 mountain extremes. Stiff when you first get them, but become more and more comfortable after broken in (appoximately 25 to 35 miles). Then they become like gloves. They handle all terrains very well. I've had mine three years now just added the 1000's. Most good boots last me a year these have outweighed my expectations. I'm sold completely on these. These boots are boots you can count on from start to finish they also have excellent customer service.
- Snyper 2, 1/5/2015

About Kenetrek

Sheep hunting tests you down to the core. It's brutal, exhausting & downright dangerous. We first started designing boots after an eight-day hunt in the Mackenzie Mountains of the Northwest Territories in 2002. The merciless country tested us in unimaginable ways, & I was winning the fight, until my feet made me want to lay down & die. What were once blisters became almost freakish gashes that took me down for the count. That's when I knew we had to design a better boot that could keep up with a high-country mountain sheep hunter. Since then, we've been designing, building & beating up boots in every brutal terrain conceivable, to make sure hunters, backpackers & hikers can go anywhere on the planet without ever experiencing boot failure. Today, thousands of outdoor enthusiasts wear Kenetrek boots to live their passions with unbelievable support, total comfort & confidence.

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Crispi Nevada GTX 8" Hunting Boots Leather Men's

The story of the Nevada GTX goes back over 40 years ago when Alessandro Marcolin started hand constructing Crispi boots. The Nevada has been a staple in Crispi’s lineup ever since.  Add the latest cutting edge technology in footwear with the handcrafted precision and comfort Crispi is known for and you get the hands down best hunting boot on the planet. There no wonder why the Nevada has withstood the test of time and continues to conquer every mountain it faces. GORE-TEX Performance Comfort Footwear offers optimized climate comfort for moderate weather conditions and a wide range of outdoor activities.

Crispi Technology

A.B.S.S. (Ankle Bone Support System). A.B.S.S. revolutionizes the comfort and protection of the entire ankle area thanks to a combination of innovative materials that allow the footwear to contour gently your ankle. This system offers outstanding sprain protection even on the roughest terrain whilst supporting the ankle in all conditions, thus limiting fatigue on the lower joints even after very long walks.

Crispi Crossbow Frame (CCF) brings an innovation on the shock absorbing system sole by associating the request of stability, comfort and technology in a high quality product. This insert made in plastic material follows a particular form in a waving module which offers a perfect stability, sustaining the foot and, at the same time, absorbing the shocks during the walk.


  • Vibram with polyurethane shock, absorbing midsole
  • Gore-Tex Comfort Footwear Lining
  • Board Lasting Mechanical Construction
  • ABSS Ankle Support System
  • Crispi Crossbow Frame

What Customers Are Saying

About as good as it gets

Having owned and worn over a half dozen different brands of boots,(Lowe, Danner, Herman Survivors, etc.), I can honestly say these Crispi's are the most comfortable and supportive boot I have ever put on. Recommenced to me by a friend, I thought they would be to good to be true. Not so! You get what you pay for and this is top shelf.
- Floyd, 7/30/2019

About Crispi

Crispi Boots are built in Italy and have been using the finest materials and construction available for over 40 years. Designed for hunting, backpacking, trekking, mountaineering, hiking, and other outdoor activities, Crispi manufactures premium footwear that has been tested throughout the world including the Alps, Rocky Mountains, and Himalayan Mountain Ranges. Durability, comfort, and performance is what sets Crispi apart.

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Zamberlan Outfitter GTX RR 11" GORE-TEX Hunting Boots Leather Men's

The Zamberlan 980 Outfitter GTX RR is Zamberlan's most advanced backcountry hunting boot to date. The 980 Outfitter GTX RR is the first field boot featuring Zamberlan’s new technical backing last designed for a more precise fit. This model also features a redesigned 3/4 RRS (Rubber Rand System), constructed using an improved rubber compound with improved elasticity. The new RRS also features a beveled edge to prevent catching and peeling.
The Outfitter is ideal for carrying heavier loads and hiking through rough and steep backcountry and mountain terrain. The Zamberlan Vibram StarTrek features dual-density PU construction (one for comfort, one for support), a TPU stabilizer, and a tread with excellent downhill braking, toe climbing zone, wide yet grippy lugs for easy cleaning, and a heel strike zone. The 2.8mm Hydrobloc Tuscan nubuck leather uppers ensure the greatest protection from water and snow and the Zamberlan RRS (rubber rand system) protects the foot and ankle as well as prevents the leather from deterioration caused by cracking, cuts and scratches. The Gore-Tex membrane offers maximum water protection and breathability.


  • 2.8mm Hydrobloc Tuscan nubuck leather upper
  • Very robust, tall boot that is protective, and very comfortable
  • Gore-Tex membrane offers maximum water protection and breathability
  • Resolable Vibram Star Trek sole
  • Hand-crafted in Italy

What Customers Are Saying

Great Boot

I wear this boot almost every day, very comfortable.
- Rick, 1/2/2018

About Zamberlan

Quality is the reason why the boots of our traditional lines, our “genuine Italian products”, are still produced in Italy, in our factory, where we work every day. We cannot compromise on this based on our ethics towards our workers, as well, our demand for the most consistent quality in our products.

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Under Armour CH1 Waterproof Gore-Tex Hunting Boots Men's

The Under Armour CH1 Waterproof Gore-Tex Hunting Boots was designed in collaboration with Cam Hanes to combine rugged protection with an athletic feel. These men's lightweight Gore-Tex hunting boots handle extreme temps, miles of stream crossings, treacherous side-hilling, and demanding pack-outs.


  • Lightweight textile upper with a durable synthetic exo-skeleton for support and protection
  • Breathable Gore-Tex membrane is 100% waterproof but still allows sweat to escape so you stay dry
  • Dual BOA lacing systems provide adjustable support in the midfoot for ascending and descending control
  • Side TPU stabilizers provide superior comfort and support on demanding slopes
  • Lightweight EVA midsole for underfoot comfort
  • Outsole features high-traction Vibram Megagrip rubber with multi-directional lugs for advanced grip on all terrains


About Under Armour

It started with a simple plan to make a superior T-shirt. A shirt that provided compression and wicked perspiration off your skin rather than absorb it. A shirt that worked with your body to regulate temperature and enhance performance. Under Armour is the originator of performance apparel - gear engineered to keep you cool, dry and light throughout the course of a hunt. The technology behind Under Armour's diverse product assortment for men, women and youth is complex, but the program for reaping the benefits is simple: wear HeatGear® when it's hot, ColdGear® when it's cold, and AllSeasonGear® between the extremes. Under Armour’s mission is to make all athletes better through passion, design and the relentless pursuit of innovation.

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Irish Setter Gunflint II 10" Hunting Boots Leather Mossy Oak Break-Up Infinity Camo Men's

The Irish Setter Gunflint II 10" Leather Mossy Oak Break-Up Infinity Camo Hunting Boots are the perfect cold weather boots. The UltraDry waterproof membrane and the 1000g 3M Thinsulate Ultra insulation keeps your feet dry and warm in the cold weather. The full grain leather KingToe provides more comfort and 40% more toe room than standard boots. Your feet rest on top of a comfortable removeable insole. The sole of this boot includes a comfortable shank which provides more stable footing and helps support your feet and calves. Standing 10 inches tall, the Gunflint II is packed with everything you need and more.


  • 10" Height
  • UltraDry Waterproofing System
  • 1000g 3M Thinsulate Ultra
  • Full grain, waterproof and waxed leather
  • Goodyear welt construction
  • Removable Polyurethane
  • Steel shank
  • Bulls-Eye Air Bob carbon rubber outsole
  • Moisture wicking nylon
  • KingToe is a larger toe box to provide comfort and 40% more toe room

What Customers Are Saying

A good boot for the money

I use these boots for hunting and they keep my feet very dry and warm. The boots have good treads for walking and the upper part of the boot gives good support to the ankles. The insouls very comfortable and give good support to the bottom of the feet. The boots are just alittle heavy, but nice. Dave
- Dave the hunter, 11/2/2014

About Irish Setter

Whether your feet take you to the Back Forty or the back of beyond, Irish Setter has a boot for you. Built by people who know boots, inside and out – Designed for hunters by hunters. Irish Setter is based in Red Wing, Minnesota – a beautiful, historic Mississippi River town. The people are good. There is no better place for outdoor enthusiasts to live and no better home for our team to design boots that meet their needs. Irish Setter boots continue to deliver on our heritage of excellence, confidently leading hunters into any terrain – in all sorts of weather conditions and back out again.

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