Friday, April 6, 2012

OBOZ Mountain/Hiking Boots Fall 2012

Outdoor Retailer, SLC


words/images Judith Ecochard

A focused bunch for back to school with OBOZ, (a neat merger of "outside" and "Bozeman")-a focused collection of hiking/multi-sport/trail running/lifestyle kickers-some new styles too- set to launch for Fall 2012...that maintains the "True To The Trail™" motto...getting folks outdoors, properly shod.



Urban-black-14.1 oz- Missoula $120
Very cool- the URBAN vintage looking-like 80's running shoes for men/women that are good for around the town---Nubuck leather and suede upper, BFit Dleuxe Footbed with defined arch, molded heel pocket, composed of EVA resin and two pockets of soft urethane foam under the heel and forefoot for cushioning, and perforations that open into channels on the underside of the insole that allow for breathability and air flow...and durable Mountain Town outsoles.




Bitter Root flower detail-Jaspar-Cashmere-suede leather upper-BFit Dleuxe Footbed with defined arch,, heel pocket, composed of EVA resin and two pockets of soft urethane foam under the heel and forefoot for cushioning, and perforations that open into channels on the underside of the insole that allow for breathability and air flow...and durable Mountain Town outsole

















Oboz footbed collection ...three options depending on personal comfort/needs---including BFit Minimal...

BFit Minimal-one density foam-minmal support


nice old school details-layered outsoles=Missoula in Rust $120









Jaspar-Alpenglow $115--- 12.0 oz




ALSO NEW:
Women specific hiking boots---the Madison Mid ($145) is made of waterproof nubuck leather and waterproof suede upper...with Oboz BDry proprietary Waterproof/Breathable membrane and BFit Deluxe footbed, and a supportive two part midsole---a dual densityEVA and nylon shank-great fitting and lightweight (14.9oz).




nice detail-mountain ranges embossed outsole.





INFO: http://www.obozfootwear.com
BACKPACKING-Beartooth ($200) a unique heel lock technology-glove leather lined heel and tongue top, Oboz BDry Waterproof/breathable, 3D molded heel counter, waterproof nubuck leather and high abrasion textile upper, 2 part dual density PU midsole-tough and agile.