Columbia Bugaboot Review

Columbia Bugaboot

The Columbia Bugaboots are a great value and should be in any hiker’s cold weather arsenal. It handles rain, snow and general cold conditions with ease. I bought these boots last November and took them to Mount Baldy with 4 feet of snow. I also brought a pair of gaiters to keep the snow out. My feet never got cold or damp. The next time I tried them was in a rainy Yosemite. Again, my feet were totally comfortable.

The Bugaboot, a Columbia Sportswear classic since 1993, is updated and improved for superior performance. An excellent all around insulated boot for cold weather adventure, the Bugaboot is warmer than ever and loaded with Columbia`s finest footwear features.


  • Omni-Tech Waterproof Breathable
  • AgION Antimicrobial
  • Thinsulate Insulated
  • TechLite
  • Omni-Grip Outsole
  • -25 F Rated

Omni-Tech fabric provides premium waterproof breathable protection from the elements for our best products. Microporous membranes keep water from penetrating apparel and footwear, yet allow perspiration to escape so you stay dry.

Antimicrobial technology, based on silver ions, protects against a broad spectrum of bacteria to keep the footbed clean and neutralize odors.

Effective cold weather insulation from 3M is lightweight and retains body heat while shielding you from low temperatures.

Techlite delivers superior comfort and cushioning for outdoor footwear. This durable, impact absorbing material delivers consistent support in a lightweight package to keep feet protected and comfortable whether at the beach or on the trail. Techlite cleans easily with soap and water, is non-marking, odor-resistant and easier on the environment.

Designed for winter sports, this non-marking combination of soft, flexible and firm compounds provides increased abrasion-resistance for durability. Formulated to maximize traction in snow and ice with resistance to extreme temperatures.

-25F rating
This footwear contains 200g weight insulation rated to protect feet at temperatures as low as minus 25 degrees Fahrenheit or minus 32 degrees Celsius.


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