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Sorel Women's Caribou Boot


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These fit true to size on the inside, meaning my foot fit in it as expected.
Krisinda Anderson | Fit: As expected
I wear them while taking my dog for her daily walks and can clomp through any snow drift without fear of cold feet.
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both boots fit well and true to size (i'm an 8 with slight arches).
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  • Leather
  • Imported
  • Rubber sole
  • Shaft measures approximately 9.5" from arch
  • Heel measures approximately 1"
  • Platform measures approximately 1/2
  • Boot opening measures approximately 12" around
  • Snow boot featuring waterproof-leather upper, felt lining, and D-ring lacing

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A classic SOREL style since 1972, the Caribou Boot is the timeless choice for those who work and play in cold weather. Designed to keep your feet warm in subzero temperatures, the Caribou features a lightweight and flexible shell, seam-sealed waterproof construction, and durable materials to protect your feet from the damp chill of winter. Available in both men and women's sizes, the Caribou is a must-have for those who want to brave harsh temperatures in style.

The Sorel Caribou is the perfect choice for work and play in cold weather . It has become well known for its warmth, durability and comfort by protecting millions of Sorel customers through snow, rough storms and long cold winters. Product Features: Waterproof Nubuck leather upper Seam-sealed waterproof construction Lined with a removable 9mm thermoplus felt innerBoot InnerBoot traps heat next to your feet Thick rubber midsole insulates Sherpa Pile snow cuff 2.5mm bonded felt frost plug Handcrafted waterproof vulcanized rubber Shell Sorel AeroTrac non-loading outsole adds traction Rated to -40 below zero

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  • ASIN: B000BRJX6Y
  • Product Dimensions: 13.2 x 13.1 x 5.5 inches; 4 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 pounds
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • Origin: Indonesia
  • Item model number: NL1005
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Fit great, warm and very comfortable.
Patricia L. Curran
This will be the last pair of snow boots you will ever need to buy though because Sorel's are amazing.
TheFuzz4
I bought them to keep my feet warm and dry in the cold and snow, and they do both very well.
M Shah

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128 of 131 people found the following review helpful By C. Ryan on October 10, 2007
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These 10" high winter boots set the standard for basic cold weather boots in snowy conditions. They're probably the boot most commonly worn by locals in snowy Western mountain towns.

But be advised they do not have a lot of lateral stability in the sole of the boot. That is to say, the rubber bottoms tend to twist sideways making them, in my opinion, unsuitable for anything other around town use and possibly some work situations. The twisting motion makes traveling off beaten paths, especially climbing hills or side hilling, more difficult and tiring. My seven year old (Canadian made) Sorel Caribou models have somewhat thicker and probably more water resistant leather uppers, but the current (Chinese made) Sorels seem to have more advanced combination synthetic and wool felt liners and apparently much-needed additional underfoot insulation.

These boots have a cool look with the faux shearling collars but their relatively modest height means you will need to wear gaiters to keep out snow if you leave beaten paths. Felt lined pacs are typically the warmest boots for the bucks and the liners can be taken out to dry. I've washed my Sorel liners on gentle cycle using wool-friendly soap with excellent results and spraying some Armorall (used to perk up rubber and plastic in cars) on the rubber bottoms keeps them looking great as well.

Recommended to anyone who wants a warm, foolproof, traditional looking boot to wear in around-town or to cold weather outdoor events, keep in the car for emergencies and possibly wear to work or riding snow machines in really cold weather.
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63 of 66 people found the following review helpful By mightytaiyo on December 16, 2009
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ordered the Caribou-Elderberry [5m].....my true size is 6 1/2 [running shoe 7]...after reading reviews on a few sites. 80% of the women reviewing said they ordered 1/2 to 1 full size smaller was best. And though i haven't had the chance to wear these in snow YET, the 5m DID in fact fit me perfectly - with my SmartWool PhD Ski Medium socks on!! Was snug but had room for my toes to wiggle around - and i have a wide foot where my toes are. the boot is bulky so if you go true to size......they'd definitely look HUGE on you. i think the trick is.....if you have a "fuller" foot [not in length but girth/width] in whatever size you fit, consider just going to the next SMALLER size [Sorel Caribou don't come in 1/2 sizes]...so if you're 6 1/2 go down to a 6............this will still give you LOTS of wiggle room and probably allow you to wear super thick socks. otherwise, if you've got an average to slender foot, might want to try a full size smaller................... Boot construction - well made....and they look so cute on.
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75 of 87 people found the following review helpful By P. L. univ Tennessee on December 19, 2009
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We just ordered a pair for my wife because she likes my 10-yr.-old pair so much. The new ones look about the same but as soon as you put them on you realize that they are not the same. The details in the construction are not there. The materials are not as robust. Some reviewers already commented on the new boots' lack of durability. My 10-yr.-old pair were "hand made in Canada" and the new ones are made in China. I doubt the new pair will look as good as mine in 10 years.

I read on-line that Columbia Sports wear bought the brand name and closed the Canadian factory. The new ones cost just as much as the old Canadian ones but Sorel now advertise in Vogue!!! It is sad that Columbia closed up the original factory and move the business overseas.
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful By crissymarie on February 2, 2011
Color Name: Shale/StoneSize Name: 8 B(M) US Verified Purchase
I just moved to NYC, and after our first blizzard, I realized I needed snow boots. I browsed, read the reviews, and decided on these boots. This was one of the best decisions of my life! These boots are warm! I can step in any puddle, in any snow embankment, and even walk across an inch of ice. I highly recommend them!
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19 of 22 people found the following review helpful By Alexis Radulovich on February 9, 2009
Color Name: ElderberrySize Name: 9 B(M) US
I live in metro-detroit and ordered this boot right before the deep freeze set in about a month ago. My feet stayed wonderfully warm and dry even in 8 inches of snow, and I wore them EVERYWHERE. The only reason I can't give them 5 stars is because if you walk around as much as I do (college student and retail employee) you'll find that your legs are actually sore because these suckers weigh so much.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Katy on December 27, 2009
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When I was a kid (in cold, snowy northern Illinois), we always wore Sorel Caribous to keep our feet warm and dry. When I went to get boots a few years ago, they were the only ones I looked at. Thank goodness they come in cool colors now (the old ones were ugly as sin!). I've had my current (Made in Canada) pair for 4 years, and I love them. I have a friend who has a pair of the more recent "Made in China"s, and she agrees with my thoughts on these completely. These boots (China or Canada) are better for some things than for others... For playing out in the snow- wonderful! Driving, not so much... the stiff, thick (and very supportive & comfortable) upper does not have a lot of give, so flexing your ankle to drive isn't going to happen. I generally drive in slippers or sneakers, then slide these on when I get where I'm going. Not a big deal for me, and sooo worth it to have awesome snow boots! And, yes, they do run a bit big. I happen to love that I can wear them with big, thick socks... if I have on regular socks, the previously mentioned supportive upper keeps my foot secure, and my toes have extra room; again, no biggie, and very comfy. The removable liner is a huge plus. I've washed them in Woolite when they get stinky/icky. All in all, a great outdoor boot!
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