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Vasque Talus Trek Hiking Boots

Vasque Talus Trek Hiking Boots

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I have checked the pricing on these boots on numerous other sites.
The boots are selling for around $149.00 on most sites, and you can find lower prices at around $109 on Amazon depending upon the size, (13 2E a/k/a/ Wide, which is my size) but again other sizes are also priced at $149.00.
So the pricing is excellent, and $99.99 seems very good, but remember you need to add the Massdrop shipping, so you are at $108.00 with the shipping costs included.
I have a history of using Vasque boots, as I have used the Vasque Zephyr GTX boots in the past.
My first pair lasted for quite some time, however the sole on my second pair delaminated just as I was finishing an overnight backpacking trip, so I had to deal with it flapping under my boot for the last half mile or so.
Vasque used to have them made in Italy, but when they switched to China the quality declined.
They were generally good hiking boots, or between 3.5 to 4 stars.
The soles on the Vasque Zephyr GTX also did not have much grip on wet or slippery surfaces, as I can attest, having slipped a few times.
That being said, the Nuasi XS Trek outsoles seem to have better traction, and slip resistance than previous Vasque boots according to reviews I have read.
My only real concern with purchasing boots, shoes, or sneakers through the internet, is the fit.
When I purchased my Zephyr GTX boots, I actually tried them on first in a brick and mortar store (Bass Pro Shops) but purchased them online at a huge discount, Sorry Bass! Economics control a lot of my decisions!
Anyway...I have looked and I do not see any mention or reference from Massdrop related to a free return, or exchange, if for some reason these boots do not fit properly, and in fact it is stated that all sales are final!
Some of the reviews that I read mentioned that these boots run narrow...not sure, and again that is the problem.
So, I have to ask the question...Who wants to be stuck with a $108.00 pair of boots that don't fit correctly, or which are uncomfortable?!
I had this problem when purchasing sneakers from Joe's New Balance Outlet. The sneakers did not fit well, and I ended up wasting money and time returning them...Never again!
For example...I mentioned Amazon previously which is selling my boot size for $109.00 with free shipping, which is a great price, but in addition they also offer free returns, so I can rest easy if I order from Amazon and the boots are an uncomfortable fit, as I simply return them at no cost to myself!
So unless Massdrop or Vasque has a hidden free return policy for this drop, I will have to decline the offer.
Maybe someone at Massdrop or Vasque can clarify the return policy.
Did a winter/spring hike of mount Washington in NH in these boots a couple years back. They provided great support and grip, and even took to crampons well for the technical bits. Can confirm my feet stayed dry and warm through sub freezing temps and 2' trail side snow drifts.