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Sorel Explorer Joan Boot - Women's

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Explorer Joan Boot

If you take the warmth and weather protection of a winter boot and marry it with the fit of a sneaker, you get the Explorer Joan Boot from Sorel. Take this boot from city to cabin in comfort and style throughout the winter. Its waterproof construction keeps your feet dry as you walk the snowy streets of the city and the microfleece lining with insulation keeps you warm as the temperatures drop up at the cabin. With all that warmth, the boot maintains a streamlined silhouette that won't weigh you down while a cushioned footbed has you walking on clouds all winter.

  • Warm winter boot with sneaker fit for comfort from city to cabin
  • Waterproof construction keeps feet dry through snow-packed streets
  • Microfleece lining and insulation warms toes in cold temperatures
  • Cushioned footbed and midsole offer comfort for long days on feet
  • Rubber pods on outsoles offer traction on slippery sidewalks
  • Faux fur collar and slim silhouette contributes to a cozy aesthetic
  • Item #SRL00CC

Upper Material
full-grain leather, suede, faux fur collar
Waterproofing
breathable membrane construction
Insulation
100g insulation
Lining
microfleece
Closure
lace
Footbed
removable molded PU like EVA footbed, microfleece topcover
Midsole
outsole grade EVA
Sole
EVA with molded rubber pods
Shaft Height
6.5in
Claimed Weight
12.7oz
Recommended Use
casual
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year

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>Rating: 5

Everyone must have some real thick socks

Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
9
Height
5` 5"
Weight
140 lbs

Okay so I read all the reviews and everyone was saying they ran super small.. so I went on a limb and ordered my regular boot size, 9. (Im an 8 1/2 in regular shoes.) I could see how if you wore super thick socks they would be tight, but however just with my regular boot socks they fit like a dream. Not floppy, but not tight. The felt is very soft, and the inside lining is also very soft. I hate œtraditional winter boots because they feel so clunky, and your girl is already a klutz! These are very lightweight, and comfortable. Theyre exactly what I was looking for, although I’ll probably spray the felt with additional waterproofing just to be safe.

Okay
>Rating: 5

LOVE THEM!

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Fit:
True to size
Size Bought
10
Height
5` 11"
Weight
155 lbs

Every time I wear these boots put somewhere I get compliments. They are comfy, warm, and functional. I live in WI so a warm boot is essential. They are waterproof enough for light snow or melting snow. They seem to go with every outift. Buy them! I do think they run narrow but I have a narrow foot so they fit me well.

>Rating: 3

Small in Length & Narrow at the toes.

Familiarity:
I returned this product before using it
Fit:
Runs small
Size Bought
9
Height
5` 4"
Weight
128 lbs

I love the look of these boots and the color, but as most reviews have said they run really small. I usually take an 8.5 in boots like these, but ordered a size 9 based on reviews and still found them too small and very narrow at my toe area. I would have liked to exchange them for a larger size, but after having to pay 6.99 to ship back and then not knowing if a 9.5 will fit and being out another 6.99 to send those back, sadly I'll have to skip ordering from here. Too bad because I really wanted these boots.

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>Rating: 5

Comfy boots run REALLY SMALL

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit:
Runs small
Size Bought
9.5
Height
5` 19"

Third times a charm I guess. I ordered these in my usual size of 8.5 and then returned them for a 9. Still too small! I finally got a 9.5 and they are great but definitely recommend going a full size up!

>Rating: 5

World’s comfiest winter boot

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit:
Runs small
Size Bought
9.5

This is the first review I’ve ever written, but I love these boots so much I had to write one. I have been wanting these for a few years but held off due to the price, but let me tell you they are worth it! They are very lightweight, almost like you are wearing athletic shoes! The real key is how warm they are! After taking them out of the box I immediately put them on and went on a half mile walk. With 30 degree F weather and just ankle socks on, my feet never felt cold the entire time. The only thing I would recommend is ordering at least .5 size bigger than your normal size. I read that in a review and I’m glad I listened, as I don’t think they would’ve been as comfortable if I had ordered my normal size. Overall, I LOVE THESE BOOTS. I wish I would’ve ordered them sooner, as they are worth the price. I’m excited to wear them throughout our cold north Iowa winters. Highly recommend!

>Rating: 4

Nice & comfy- run small

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit:
Runs small
Size Bought
9

I got these boots in the Quarry Black color & really like the color. After reading that they run small, I ordered 2 pairs- 1/2 & 1 full size larger than my normal 8 1/2. The 9s fit just right, So I 'd suggest ordering 1/2 size up. The insoles are like all other insoles these days- squishy & no support- throw aways. I wish shoe companies would include reasonable insoles. They are a little stiff around the back top of my ankles, but hope they'll soften up after a bit of time.

>Rating: 5

I love these

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
Fit:
Runs small
Size Bought
8.5

The shoes look and feel good right out of the box. I am glad I read the reviews before buying, they do run small. I usually wear a 7.5 or 8 in most shoes, but I had to buy an 8.5 with these, and they are perfect.

>Rating: 5

Love these so much!

Familiarity:
I've used it several times
Fit:
Runs small
Size Bought
11
Height
5` 11"
Weight
165 lbs

Got these in black. Omg, I love them. Theyre going to be so warm for my winter trips to Utah. Please listen to the reviews and order one full size up. Im a size 10 in every shoe and I didn't really want to go all the way up to 11. I thought they would look huge. They don't and im so glad I listened. They fit perfect with a little cushioned sock.

>Rating: 4

Another cute and functional Sorel boot

Fit:
Runs small
Size Bought
10.0
Height
5` 8"

Trust the reviews, they run a bit small and snug so size up. I'm a TTS 9.5 and always order a 10.0 in Sorel. They fit lengthwise as my toes are fully extended and do not touch the ends, but they are definitely snug in the toe box (that's why 4 stars instead of 5). I do believe they will stretch with wear and thicker socks. I'd be afraid they'd flop if I sized up to the 10.5. They are super cute and warm with any outfit. I ordered red laces from Amazon to make them a bit more fun. These will get a lot of use this winter.

Trust

I love the laces on them!! What laces are they from Amazon if you don't mind my asking.

>Rating: 5

Fashion + Function

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
Runs small

I honestly can say I have never gone a winter season without wearing a perfect pair of Sorel boots. Made of full-grain leather, faux fur collar, 100 grams of insulation and EVA rubber sole these cute boots will keep you dry and warm on snowy days. From the streets of New York to small ski towns live winter in style.

>Rating: 5

LOVE THESE BOOTS!

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
Runs small
Size Bought
7.5
Height
5` 5"
Weight
125 lbs

I wore these boots literally every day this past winter. They are both cute and practical for Minnesota winters. 100% recommend. I am usually a size 7 in shoes so I recommend going up a half size.

>Rating: 4

So cute

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

First of all, i just want to point out that I live in KY and we don't get a ton of winter weather (it's been 70 degrees in january) but my husband and i are traveling for a ski trip and i needed something that was cute and warm to wear while in Whistler village. I love that these are a taller boot and have a sneaker style! Fit: everyone is right, order a size up. For reference i am a solid 7.5 in just about every shoe. I have a pair of sorel joan of arctic wedges and they are a size 8 so i figured an 8 in these boot would work. Once i got them they were a little snug and decided to go ahead and order the 8.5 just to do a size comparison. I had to go a full size up in these boots. only reason for 4 star is the fact that the sizing is all over the place with sorel boots. Comfort and style: i haven't worn these in super cold weather but in 50 degrees they keep my feet ultra warm. they also look super cute with jeans or leggings. Over all i really like them and think they will be a great addition to my travel winter wardrobe! !! Thanks to backcountry for their seamless return process and their great prices!

>Rating: 5

Great Comfortable Boot That RUNS SMALL!

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

First of all Back Country is amazingly fast with shipping I had to order and return these and reorder bigger size and the entire process was painless very fast and easy. NOW for the boot ... Sorel sizing is very confusing. I am a size 10 normally in all other shoes and my measurement according to sorel size chart said to order a size 10.5 after debating about ordering a size 11 or 12 for hours I finally snuck into a dicks sporting goods to try one on unfortunately the biggest size they has was a 10 and I could barely get it on my foot and after 2 minutes I'm sure circulation was getting cut off ... so I decided to order a size 12 in these so I finally the pair of boots came today ... they fit my normally size 10 foot perfect the toe box is a little narrow but I'm sure with get roomy with a little wear. The boot is great I didnt have any color choice in a size 12 when I ordered but I got the Quarry/Black which is actually a grey boot ... the fur at the top is a great addition nice and soft and adds the perfect amount of style to the sneaker boot... the shoe is well made and very soft ... would recommend to everyone to spend the money and get a pair they are worth it... but beware please SIZE UP for me it was two whole sizes most review say a half a size or whole size. If you have a local Dicks or REI go try them on and then order them in the proper size FROM BACK COUNTRY ONLY because they are amazing and have great prices as well... hope you all enjoy your shoe/boots aka Sorel Explorer the way I am enjoying mine. This is only my second ever pair of Sorels but I'm in love

First

Yeah it definitely runs small. Should have looked at the reviews first.

>Rating: 4

A bit too small

Usually wear a 8 and ordered an 8.5 and these boots. They were still too small which I was surprised by. I would order a full size up in these boots just to be sure they fit with some normal-thick socks as well. Besides that, love these boots!

>Rating: 5

Love these boots!

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I got the wine color last winter and they are great. Super comfortable, and when paired with warm socks, plenty warm for freezing temperatures. Get lots of compliments. I did size up a half size and I would recommend that!

>Rating: 3

Want to love....

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

I wanted a pair of winter boots that I could casually wear when the weather started getting colder. They are fashionable, light weight, and super comfortable. Fit: Based on other reviews, I went up a half a size and they fit perfectly, even with smart wool socks! Normally 6.5 and bought 7. Style & Comfort: I like the look of these boots! I viewed other sights because I wasn’t sure about the color from the pictures. I purchased Quarry/black and they are definitely grey, which is what I wanted! I love the fur trim! They are just as comfortable as they are fashionable. I wore these during a weekend trip to the Adirondacks. My feet felt great walking in them all day for mild temperatures. (40-50degree weather) Disappointment....I recently just wore these boots to a local festival that took place at night and the temperature was between 20-25 degrees. After being outside for 3hours, my toes were super cold!!

>Rating: 5

Amazing as always!

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

These boots are great! Definitely order a half size up. I'm a true 8.5 and ordered a 9 and they are perfect! These are very warm and have a great casual look for around town.

>Rating: 5

Size up!

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I tried these on before i ordered them and I’m glad i did. I usually wear an 8.5-9 and got a 9.5 in these. My other Sorel boots are a 9, but the 9 in these was way too small! Definitely order 1/2 to full size up. Besides the sizing being off, these boots are great!

>Rating: 5

Super cozy!! And cute, not bulky.

These looked good. I get extra discount from here: coupon-code.info

>Rating: 5

Love these - order 1/2 to 1 size up

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

These are so comfortable and really cute!!! I normally wear size 7 in other brands boots but always 7.5 in all my Sorel's. I found the 8 the be the most comfortable and the ones I'm keeping :)

>Rating:

Do I need to spray anything on these boots to protect them from water spots?