Cons:A little heavier than some typical hiking boots, but not by much.
The Bottom Line: Want an inexpensive pair of shoes for hiking or general purpose then these are a great choice.
Hiking With Ozark Trail Men's Putty High Top Hiking Boot
Recommend this product?
They have been a pleasure to hike in since they are a very little above normal weight (probably by an ounce or less) you would expect for typical hiking boots. They wear very well in the different terrains so you have piece of mind that you are not going to lose grip and fall. They handle well on roots, grass, paths, gravel, and about all of the other normal walking paths.
Usefulness In The Gym
I found the Ozark Trail Men's Putty High Top Hiking Boot to be great on the treadmill for walking on incline for prepping and getting in shape for going hiking.
They are very comfortable because they are excellent at cushioning throughout your arch and the rest of the foot; they fit like a glove.
The Ozark Trail Men's Putty High Top Hiking Boot are a genuine modern look that has been in style for the modern trends in some form of fashion for quite some time... probably since about 1999 or 2000.
My personal experience with these is that they tend to be very durable as far as the insoles and tread are considered, and the upper itself is considered. Normal wear and tear they should last a year or possibly up to two years worn five days a week. If you are a hardcore hiker the most wear and tear you will get out of them is a year and half possibly at the max, but more realistic expectations out the shoes for the endurance hiker is probably around nine to fourteen months as far as the tread and upper..
The construction of the shoe is amazing, since it appears to be comparable to virtually indestructible much like some of the older Nike hiking shoes. The stitching is done very well. The insoles appear as though they could through last a year under normal use.
Ease of Clean Up
Clean up is relatively easy since all you have to do is wipe it down with a rag as far as the upper is concerned since they are waterproofed. And cleaning the tread is not too bad since all you need is an old toothbrush or kitchen brush to clean it with.
I would recommend them to anyone who wants to buy a good pair of shoes that is modern in style and are very comfortable for prolonged periods (five to six hours straight) of hiking. And they run for $28, so they are a great buy for what you get.
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