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        01-09-2011, 10:04 AM
    SailorGriz, How about trying the packer boots. Lace up, somewhat smooth sole, heel to prevent your foot from slipping forward. Probably work for rock crawling as well.
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        01-09-2011, 12:52 PM
    Green Broke
    I ride in a pair of Ariat's. They are pretty darn beat up looking now - they have been hosed off, gone through poop, mud and all kinds of stuff so they aren't fancy looking. They are comfortable enough but I wouldn't climb rocks or anything else in them.

    I am going to check out the kinds y'all talked about. I need a new pair to ride in!
        01-09-2011, 01:00 PM
    I've rode in Ariat all my life and have had very few problems with them.

    If you don't want to purchase a pair of cowboy boots, check out these. They are super comfortable and I had a similar pair that lasted me a few years until I grew out of them.

    Justins do not seem as comfortable to me, but that is just a personal preference thing. Both brands are perfectly acceptable for riding, and either one would work.
        01-09-2011, 02:28 PM
    Green Broke
    Tennessee, I like those!!! I would like to get something besides cowboy boots - my right instep is HIGH and I can't wear certain boots because they are too tight.
        01-09-2011, 03:44 PM
    Originally Posted by Nokota    
    SailorGriz, How about trying the packer boots. Lace up, somewhat smooth sole, heel to prevent your foot from slipping forward. Probably work for rock crawling as well.
    Agreed. I have a pair I bought as hiking boots, but the smooth sole, high heel and strong support make them good for riding...just a bit heavy.

    I use Roper sneakers for scrambling around stuff and riding as well. (Mens Kiltie Style Horseshoe Roper (Equine - Apparel Footwear - Mens - Footwear))
        01-09-2011, 05:03 PM
    Packer boots look like a good option. Never heard the term so I had to google it. I'll look for some when I'm in the market in a few months! Thanks!

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