Take your time and make sure they fit well. "Waterproof" Goretex uppers won't help you much in snow, loose rocks, or encounters with cacti. The heavier your pack gets, the more ankle support you'll need. Expect to pay a couple hundred bucks. But if you can wait a few months and afford the real deal, lightweight Esatto custom boots start around $700 and are well worth it. Danner is a store brand of light leather suitable for narrow normal feet (not wide!), and modest conditions.