|SwampMonster-TPU waterproof shell shell-with IBS technology, Contour Welt|
words/images Judith Ecochard
Rockford, Michigan based Wolverine has an 125 year old history that manifests itself in many ways-these days...including rugged workboots, outdoor and water shoes to name a few...in addition to the high style, premium 1000 Mile fashion collection.
All footwear is durable and comfortable and value priced given the top of the line materials and construction quality---that's top notch.
|warmth rated to -40 below-400 grams of insulation, abrasion resistant ArmorTek coating on high wear areas|
|heel cleat-snow shoe compatible|
Fall 2012 highlights include a revamped SwampMonster for harsh environments, and retro looking women's boots---Reyna and Izzy.
|REYNA (left)-waterproof leather/suede upper -with the patented ICS technology, brushed NYLEX lining... IZZY (right) waterproof suede, plush Sherpa lining to wear the collar up or down, NXT odor control sock liner|
Personally, we would wear these waterproof clogs-Zuri all the time.
|Zuri-waterproof clog, NXT odor control sockliner,rubber tough outsole- also in black, lavender and brown|
Available now-the low cut trail hikers... PULSAR (men's) and Flare (women's-$105)-moisture wicking, breathable (mesh upper), springy with arch stabilizers, comfy and supportive all day worthy with the patented ICS™ dial a comfort disc and Claw-Trax™ outsole.
|mesh upper with stabilizing overlay, wave mesh lining-with waterproof Gore-Tex®, Ortholite®footbed Pulsar-Flare (l-r)|
|Vibram lug outsole|
|Men's light Grey- Women's available in dark grey and in light lime green-with the it totally works ICS technology and Ortholite® footbed|
For hot days that given the weather this Spring, will surely happen, we could see how these breathable mesh upper, versatile kickers would work well for travelers too-wanting too pack one pair of shoes-with all day comfort important- touring cobblestones byways---as well as sturdy enough for day hikes that aren't too highly graded or require one to lug around backpacks with a lot of weight.