Who should buy the Columbia Firecamp Boot

Dubbed by Columbia as a multi-sport footwear, the Firecamp Boot underscores versatility both on rugged trails and concrete pavements. This hiker must be part of your collection, especially if:

  • You're an adventurer who likes hiking in northern states such as Minnesota, North Dakota, and Montana.
  • Lightweight hiking boots, especially those with 200-gram insulation, are what you prefer.
  • You're looking for a dapper-yet-inexpensive boot that can withstand wetness from slushy trails.

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Who should not buy it

If you have stout feet, particularly around the forefoot, you might get disappointed with the Firecamp Boot. In its place, consider either the Vasque Snowburban II UltraDry or the Xero Shoes Alpine.

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No sluggishness in the winter

An overwhelming number of hikers say that the Columbia Firecamp Boot is extremely light for its class. Case in point: per piece, the featured shoe is about 100 g lighter than most insulated hiking boots.

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Warmth: The Firecamp Boot's middle name

Its high insulation is quite impressive to many experienced hikers. From top to bottom, the hiker made their feet feel cozy, even in inches of snow.

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The Columbia Firecamp Boot's impermeable upper

Nearly everyone agrees that, like all other waterproof Columbia boots, this one has excellent moisture repellency.

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Comfort in heaps

Many hikers are quite sold on the boot’s comfort level. Its EVA midsole is soft enough to navigate uneven surfaces with ease.

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The Firecamp Boot's squeezing toe box

A few hikers say that the shoe is too narrow at the front. It squished their toes a few times, especially during the break-in phase.

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A win price-wise

Adventurers in droves are pretty happy with the price of the Columbia Firecamp. Considering its quality, type, and durability, they all say it’s among the budget-friendliest options out there.

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Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 14.8oz
Use: Urban hiking, Day Hiking, Snow
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lightweight / Insulated, Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal, Wide / Normal
BRAND Brand: Columbia

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Author
Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and run all over the world. He has summited peaks throughout the Americas, trekked through Africa, and tested his endurance in 24-hour trail races as well as 6 marathons. On average, he runs 30-50 miles a week in the foothills of Northern Colorado. His research is regularly cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, etc. On top of this, Paul is leading the running shoe lab where he cuts shoes apart and analyzes every detail of the shoes that you might buy.