**goHUNT staff recommends ordering this boot true to size. When we say true to size we mean the size of Nike you'd buy off the shelf.
*Please review our goHUNT staff boot profiles below and our sizing video before ordering.
goHUNT Staff Boot Profile
goHUNT Stiffness Scale Rating - Flex 4 (see stiffness tab)
A durable boot built to handle any terrain, including high altitude sheep country
7mm nylon midsoles for extra support with heavy pack loads
10 inches tall, 2.8 mm thick premium full-grain leather uppers offer durability, comfort, and weather protection
Approximately 3.9 lbs per pair
Windtex® waterproof breathable flexible membrane
Lightweight K-Talon™ outsoles provide excellent traction and a full rubber rand protect the boot from wear and tear
Warranty - 1 Year
BreakdownThe Kenetrek Mountain Extreme boots are legendary. They are among the most durable mountain hunting boots on the market. The 10” tall premium full-grain leather upper with one-piece vamp construction and minimal seams will last season after season. Reinforced double and triple stitching, heavy-duty lacing hardware, and the full rubber rand sole guard adds to the overall bombproof construction of the Mountain Extreme. Windtex® waterproof membrane keeps your feet dry in wet conditions. A 7 mm nylon midsole is built to handle heavy pack loads and offer support and stability while the legendary K-Talon outsole provides excellent traction. The Kenetrek Mountain Extreme boots are perfect for early to mid-season hunting in any type of environment, including steep, rocky, and demanding terrain.
Don’t see the size you want? Email boots@goHUNT.com for any special requests.
HOW TO ACCURATELY MEASURE YOUR FEET TO FIND THE CORRECT BOOT SIZE
Start by collecting a few things from around your house, including a yardstick or ruler, a soft tailor’s tape or paper tape, a piece of cardboard or printer paper, and a pen.
Draw a 90° angle on the cardboard or paper using the yardstick or ruler. The lines should be long enough so that your longest toe touches the horizontal line and the widest point of your foot touches the vertical line.
Ensure that you’re wearing your hunting socks while taking these measurements. Stand on the paper or cardboard with your feet shoulder-width apart and place your full weight on both feet.
Have a second person mark where your heel and the widest part of your foot lands on the cardboard or paper. Ensure that you’re keeping the pen vertical when making your marks. Leaning the pen inward or outward against your foot will skew your measurements.
Place the edge of the tailor’s tape on the straight line and measure the widest and longest point of each foot down to 1/10th of a centimeter.
Add both length measurements together and divide them by two. This is your length measurement.
Add both width measurements together and divide them by two. This is your width measurement.
Record your measurements and refer to the goHUNT Sizing Guide and Staff Reviews to find the right boot size for your foot profile.
GENERAL TIPS TO ENSURE YOUR NEW BOOTS FIT PROPERLY
Measure your feet with the socks you intend to wear in the field.
Measure your feet later in the day. Your feet tend to swell slightly as the day progresses.
The arch and heel of your foot should feel snug but not tight. Your heel should feel secure in the heel pocket. If your heel lifts up when you step, make sure the lacing is not too loose.
Your toes should not touch the front of the boot. You want just enough room to wiggle your toes. When you kick the toe into the floor, you should know where the front of the boot is without your toes hitting.
If you're unable to cinch the boot tight enough to prevent heel slip or it allows your toes to touch the end of the boot, you will have a hard time with a heavy pack on steep downhill descents and you’ll want to size up.
goHUNT Return PolicyIf you should need to return a boot, they may be returned within 30 days of purchase for a full refund. Boots should be returned in brand new condition with no wear marks. All boots should be returned in the original packaging with the original tags. Boots must not be worn outside to be considered for a refund. We do not allow direct boot exchanges. If you return a product in brand new condition with all original packaging and tags, we will process your refund. You can order another product that best fits your needs or wait until your refund is processed. With all the backcountry hunters we have on staff at goHUNT, we understand the need and know how hard it is to find a boot that fits your foot. goHUNT has spent countless hours and measured many feet to make sure you get the right size boot the first time. If you watch our sizing video and review our staff foot profiles, we are extremely confident you'll find the right size boot for you the first time. In the rare case you don't, the goHUNT staff is on call to make sure you find the right boot for your next hunt.
*We're so confident in our extensive sizing research that if you fully review it, and correctly measure your foot, we know you'll find the boots that fit.
HOW DO I CARE FOR MY BOOTS?
Proper boot care can significantly extend the lifespan of your boots. Leather boots, in particular, need to be cared for after heavy use. If your boots are wet and covered in dirt, we recommend cleaning them. If you’re not going to clean your boots, you should still allow your boots to air dry after each use.
Remove your insoles and laces after each use. This will open up your boots and allow them to air out. Even if your boots don’t get wet, they will naturally absorb moisture from your feet, especially on multi-day trips. Insoles and laces can be hand-washed in cold water and set out to air dry.
Using a boot brush and warm water, remove the dirt from your boots. The warm water will open up the pores of the boot and allow you to thoroughly clean them.
For leather boots, you’ll want to recondition the leather after cleaning them with warm water in order for them to remain water-repellant. Applying a waterproofing agent to the damp leather will reclose the pores that were opened up during cleaning. Once you’ve reconditioned your boots, water should bead up when gently poured over the leather.
Allow your boots to air dry. Do not use a heat source to dry your boots. The heat could cause the leather to shrink or become brittle, increasing the chances of irreparable rips or creases.
Store your boots in a cool and dry place to prevent mildew. We recommend packing a newspaper in the toe box of wet boots to help absorb the moisture and maintain the boots’ shape during the drying process.
Take your boots to a knowledgeable cobbler for repairs.
WHAT SHOULD I USE TO TREAT MY NEW BOOTS?
For a general-purpose waterproofing product, the goHUNT staff has found that Granger or Nikwax Waterproofing performs the best.
Re-apply this product as necessary or after every use in severe conditions.
Please refrain from using beeswax, animal fats, or petroleum-based products on your boots, as these products will void some manufacturer warranties.
*Please note that these products may darken the color of any leather.
WHAT IF MY BOOTS ARE GORE-TEX®?
We recommend treating the leather on your Gore-Tex® boots the same as you would on any other leather boot.
The Gore-Tex® lining creates a waterproof/breathable membrane on the inside of the boot, but leather uppers still need to be cared for.
The durable waterproofness of the Gore-Tex® membrane is not affected by leather conditioners, silicone, oil, or shoe polish.
Great boot right out of the box. I went with a taller more secure boot due to my ankles tendency to roll. I used the foot measuring reference guide from the website to get the sizing down for this boot. I measure as an 11 EE in regular shoes and went a half size (11.5 EE) up to accommodate sock thickness, potential swelling as well as foot slide while going downhill. The half size up also gives that little bit of extra room in the toe box. While I am still only 3 miles into the break in period the boot is very comfortable with no hot spots up to this point. Per Kenetrek’s recommendation I waxed the boots prior to my first outing. This definitely makes them a dark brown color. Overall I am very impressed and hope to enjoy these for years to come.
This is my first pair of Kenetrek boots, and my first pair of the high ankle style boot. Needless to say, I am HIGHLY impressed with them!! I just got home from my Colorado elk hunt, and I used them there for the first time in the outdoors. Before I left, I followed the recommendation of "breaking them in" for a couple weeks before use. I wore them around my house and on walks with my dog. They became comfortable very quickly and I had ZERO issues while on my hunt. Proper sizing for these boots is essential, so be sure to accurately measure your foot size. I wear a size 13 in all of my footwear, but size 12 in these boots. Great boots, incredibly strong and solid boot sole, very comfortable, and quick break in period!! Now it's time to clean them up and apply the Kenetrek Boot Wax!! GoHunt.com had the best price on these boots and they shipped very quickly!! They also have online review videos to watch and research hunting gear, which helped me solidify my choice to buy these!!
I have extremely flat feet and these boots felt great right out of the box. I’ve got over 15 miles on them so far and still no issues with my feet. I Highly recommend these boots!
I wear a size 10EE and this is the first boot I've found that has enough room for the ball area of my foot. I've put about 15 miles on these, 5 just walking around the house and property, 10 with a 50-55 pound pack on training hikes. Very comfortable out of the box. Really like these boots.
I’m happy with my boots. I plan on ordering more stuff from you guys in the future.
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