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Oboz Crest Low BDry Hiking Shoes – Final Report

A 24 mile hike in the Nantahala Wilderness at the headwaters of the Nantahala River in the Blue Ridge Mountains provided the “perfect” final test for the Oboz Crest Low BDry hiking shoes.

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After three days on soggy, water logged trails.

I wouldn’t call the conditions perfect for backpacking, but for testing a pair of waterproof shoes made for through hikes, it couldn’t have been any better. Click here and scroll to the bottom to read my final update from this trip and draw some conclusions about the shoes.

-Kaleb R

Update – Oboz Crest Low BDry Hiking Shoe

A soggy hike in the Crest Low BDry shoes.

I’ve had the Crest Low BDry shoes for about a month now. They’ve been through about 50 miles so far and have been tested in soggy, wet conditions and even some technical terrain. See the rest of my update here.

Final Look – Lowa San Francisco GTX

Lowa San Francisco

Lowa San Francisco GTX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lowa San Francisco GTX quickly became my go to shoe and it continues to be my favorite in my closet. Read more….

Update – Lowa San Francisco GTX

Lowa San Francisco GTX

Lowa San Francisco GTX

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have been enjoying the LOWA San Francisco  GTX Surround for almost 2 months now and I can’t say enough about how much I like these shoes. Read more…

Acorn Rambler Mule Shoe

A week or so before Christmas, this box arrived from a company originating in Maine!  Up for review are Acorn’s Rambler Mule Shoe, a sort of hybrid slipper shoe in my own words.  Read on for what the company claims and my initial thoughts. Review link HERE.

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Lowa San Francisco GTX

Lowa San Francisco GTX

Lowa San Francisco GTX

When I received the Lowa San Francisco GTX shoe and pulled them out of the box I was immediately impressed with the style and look of the shoe. I was looking for a casual, comfortable, everyday shoe. I have worn them every day for most of the day since I received them and so far I have not been disappointed. Read more

The Lowa San Francisco  GTX was provided for review purposes.

Review by Ron J