- Incredibly durable, tough, and supportive boots
- Not too heavy; designed for his comfort
- Excellent traction, good waterproofing, stylish, and protective
Made with durable leather upper, great lacing system, solid sole, supportive, medium weight, no blisters, minimal break-in time, great stability and ankle support, good-looking, great for heavier hikers, and easy to slip on/take off.
Reviewers report that the seams wear out quickly; and the laces tend to come loose.
Details: If he's a hiker, these are the boots that will "go the distance" for him! Few boots can match the durability of these bad boys; in fact, users have reported hiking for thousands of miles without discomfort. He won't need to break in the boots, but can start hiking with them right out of the box. They're beautifully stylish, with a design that's easy to slip on and off without struggling. The leather upper is durable and long-lasting, though the seams tend to wear out quickly.
Thanks to their medium weight, excellent foot and ankle support, comfort, and durability, he'll fall in love with these boots. The leather uppers are highly resistant to wear, with Gore-Tex waterproofing that protects his feet from getting wet as he hikes. The synthetic sole delivers excellent traction, with a deep tread that is perfect for descending dusty hills or scrambling over rocks.
Price: Though the boots are a bit pricey—anywhere from $135 to $290—they're definitely worth it considering he won't need to replace them for years to come.
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