Average Rating based on 5 reviews 4.400000 0 5
Verified Buyer Reviewed by Jerry from Las Vegas on Sunday, September 25, 2016Since I was away for some time, and since I was told not to walk outside I have not had enough to determine whether the boot will feel looser with walking indoors. I have used Lowa boots in the past so I'm hoping that I don't have to return them because they feel a bit tight at the instep. They appear to be well constructed and with a Vibram outsole I suspect they will ware well.
Verified Buyer Reviewed by DKINY from upstate NY on Saturday, July 9, 2016Nice quality and great workmanship. Unfortunately had to send them back.
Can't get my heel to get locked, have constant heel lift while walking.I really wanted these to keep...
Verified Buyer Reviewed by PaOldGuy from Pa on Saturday, June 25, 2016Before Goretex the ideal was a single piece of smooth leather with as little stitching as possible. These have no goretex, nubuck leather, and lots and lots of stitching. Nonetheless, I'll take 'em! The goretex linings may keep feet dry from external wetness, but the boots themselves can still be a soggy mess to walk in, and in all conditions the goretex makes for really sweaty feet. I've dosed these boots with snoseal wax enough to keep the exterior leather itself from becoming a soggy mess. I've yet to see how all that stitching works out. To me the important part is that these boots without goretex and with leather lining can breathe.
I was a bit leery of the height of the boots, but I've found that it's just fine, very supportive. And the tongue holding stud works swell.
Unlike some of today's boots with glued on soles, these soles are tough enough to handle the pile of rocks that the AT is in my neck of the woods.
Reviewed by Ebars from NH on Saturday, June 4, 2016I'm sold on non-goretex boots. These fit very well and the leather lining molds to your foot. They are nubuck, not suede as another reviewer stated. This is a big difference as nubuck is full grain leather, suede is splIt. Properly treated they are waterproof to a certain extent. The gusset ends at the ankle flex point to increase ventilation, so below there I can submerge them for short periods of time with no problems.
The boots have a stable, fairly thick sole but are flexible. Good room in the toe box. The 2.4+mm leather is strong without being too stiff. As all Lowas, the lacing system just works and provides a nice ankle wrap, even for my small ankles and narrow heel. They lock in well.
I wear an 11 in boots, I got 11s, great fit. Not a lot of break in needed in my opinion.
Verified Buyer Reviewed by Cowboy Bob from Az on Tuesday, May 24, 2016So far so good not a whole lot of miles yet suede so not waterproof feet stayed cool good support nice traction, look good and a great price with Sierra's deals