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Gear Details: Boots

198 Tundra GT RR

Manufacturer: Zamberlan USA

Product Details:
Product Year2009
Usage:Off-Trail: All leather, very stiff soles, high-cut support, minimal seams, excellent traction, and usually waterproof.
Height:midcut
Sole Construction:cemented, glued
Upper:Nubuck leather, Synthetic fabric
Membrane:Gore-Tex
Lining:Synthetic fabric
Sizing
Narrow Medium Wide Weight Price
Men's Whole Sizes - 12 - 13 - 2, 12 220
Men's Half Sizes - 8 - 11 -    
Women's Whole Sizes - - - 0
Women's Half Sizes - - -    


READER REVIEWS

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I selfishly never review items but just had to after finally finding the perfect boot. After a long hunt of trying to find the right boot for backpacking I ran into these and am incredibly happy.

I first tried the Zamberlan Civetta's. These came up a bit too high for me hurting the low end of my calf. They were pretty heavy and were a bit narrow for me (and I never wear wide shoes).

I've tried the Zamberlan Skill 310s (the tongue was consistently pre-bent and leaned significantly to one side after trying on 3 pairs). I was getting too much presure from the tongue area, and after a hike realized that even after lacing tightly, I was getting the toe crunch on decents. I tried these with green superfeet as well but it made the toe crunch worse as my heal wasn't as locked into place as it was with the regular insole.

I then tried the Cresta all leather Hikers from llbean. These didn't provide enough toe box room and were too narrow. I was about to try the wide version of these as the length was good and thought I wouldn't get the toe crunch with these but then my saviors arrived in the mail!

The Tundra in mens were perfect from day one. Hardly any break in period. Not too wide, not too narrow, not too long, not too short, no heat or pressure spots. They are light but yet feel solid. They provide great ankle support even though they are a little lower than the Civettas and other boots I've seen/tried on at the store. I've had no issues with the water proofing. One big plus is that I'm not too hot in these leather plus gortex lined boots and I normally get hot in leather. They have 3 fabric sections on both sides of the boots which I believe really help in this department.

These are excellent boots and plan to continue with this line as long as they still sell them. A+
Posted by Nance, Mar 01, 2009 Star Star Star Star Star

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