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    boots for second rifle

    Guys will I be Ok in colorado second season with my uninsulated Danner Pronghorn or should I upgrade to the 400g boot.

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    Too many variables?
    I wear my PHs during CO first and second but I have a heavy pair of 600gram ready to pinch-hit…...

    Elevation and unit would help answer that one.
    Second season can range from 15 to 75 (at least where I hunt)
    There are units where 2nd season might be a stretch.

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    Depends a lot on elevation an weather. Some years I am wearing my un-insulated hikers clear into November, and some years I have broke out the 12" 200 gram pack boots in September. I've found the 200 gram pack boots to be ideal for hunting in deeper snow (6"+). If you plan on sitting for a long time they are a little under-gunned, but typically I am moving relatively frequently enough to make for a good mix of warmth and maneuverability. If there is little or no snow then it's just un-insulated all leather hiking boots.

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    Be prepared for anything that time of year. You could get snow in September and want insulated boots or you could be using uninsulated boots in November. I got caught unprepared in an early snow storm once. I have packed for anything ever since.
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    Lows will probably be around 15 or 20. You never can be sure but I would definitely want some insulation.

 

 

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