Photographers, hunters, hikers, and others who love the outdoors need protection against snake bites.
Landscape photographers often obsess about camera gear, but not necessarily protective gear.
If you have a photography enthusiast in your life, you’ve already learned that buying the right photo gear can be tricky and confusing. But wildlife and landscape photographers also need gear that helps them cope with the elements, and the environment.
As a landscape photographer, I’ve encountered a lot of snakes along the way. I regularly hike through tall grass, along river banks, and over rocky hillsides, where snakes are likely to be found but are difficult to see. Luckily, I’ve never had a bite, but I realized the importance of protecting myself after a park ranger in New Mexico warned me to beware of rattlesnakes on a rocky hiking trail.
Snakebite protection for wildlife and landscape photographers, as well as hunters, hikers, and outdoorsmen
I like these boots because they have tall uppers, they’re comfortable, waterproof, and the lacing can be adjusted for tucking-in pants if desired. These boots also have a chunky tread, which I prefer for hiking.
I love the look of these 17-inch Chippewas. These are pull-ons, and they look great while protecting.
Hunters and wildlife photographers might prefer these full-camouflage LaCrosse snake boots. These 18-inch boots offer 360-degree snake protection, rubber soles, and they’re waterproof.
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