Most mud is able to be walked through. I see people unnecessarily walking around mud that your feet don't even sink into. My boots are only medium height and I hike through muddy areas all the time. And with 2 trek poles it is faster than trying to find a route around the mud. Keep in mind too that to minimize trail damage you should wear as light a boot as possible for the conditions. Heavy boots with deep treads compact the soil more and tend to tear up the trail. Stay on the trail and Leave No Trace!
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