Very lightweight walking boots made from full-grain leather. Because they’ve got a low ankle cuff and very forgiving fit, they will especially suit walkers with wide or problem feet. These boots don’t have a waterproof lining – instead the fabric has been treated with ion-mask waterproof technology. This helps keep them lightweight, and also does a great job of keeping your feet dry. They’ve got a very flexible midsole which restricts them to use on easy ground, but it provides adequate shock absorption and the sole grips well, especially on rock. There’s no rubber bumper at the toe or heel, but there’s enough reinforcement to protect your feet from knocks. A great price for a lightweight boot.
Upper: Full-grain leather
Membrane: ion mask
Sole: MDT outsole
Men’s version: No
Contact: 01702 541 771; www.hi-tec.com
*Review from Country Walking magazine, October 2011