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chris

chris

chris

chriswrote a question about on April 4, 2011

Can someone speak in everyday terms about the difference between this and the TPS 520? I've seen plenty of citations of the difference in soles, and then a description of the materials of those soles right off the product page. But can someone explain the difference in how they feel? Is one better suited to backpacking with a load vs one more geared toward lighter hiking or something?

I'm looking for boots for backpacking, and they'll be replacing my TPS 535's (same as the 520 but they're just leather, no gore-tex). Never had a problem with water proofing on those.

In addition to how the sole feels, is there a difference in breathability between this and the TPS 520?

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