GORUCK Heritage Jump Boots - High Top worn 2
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Heritage Jump Boots from GORUCK

Looking for an old-school Paratrooper style boot? Here’s the new Heritage Jump Boots from GORUCK. The Heritage Jump Boots got its inspiration from the original Jump boots designed in 1941 with rigid toe caps and calf-length lacing. GORUCK upgraded their boots and utilized the supportive MACV-1 platform paired with the finest materials, including the most rigid leather. The leather comes from Rostaing Tannery, established in 1789 and family-owned since its beginning. Only from GORUCK: Heritage Jump Boots from GORUCK – Overview The upper of Heritage Jump Boots is an especially tough and long-lasting full-grain leather with a premium finish. It is very durable and only gets better with time and use. The boots have a wide toe box that allows your toes to breathe and lessens the friction that can arise if your feet scratch against the insides of your jump boot. These boots don’t have spacer mesh that absorbs water, so you feel light when you’re hiking. The outsole of these boots covers the toes for understated protection against hostile terrain or when doing push-ups. The dual-compound rubber outsole [Read more …]

Salomon QUEST 4D GORE-TEX FORCES 2 pair
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Forces Boots from Salomon

Need boots? Check out the selection of Forces Boots from Salomon. Technically speaking these are tactical boots. But in my mind – a boot is a boot. Doesn’t really matter if you are hiking, rucking, or assaulting. Make sense? Tactical footwear or Forces boots are rated the ultimate, all-purpose footwear that can be used for a wide range of activities like hunting, hiking, and in the workplace at any weather condition. These boots are functional, comfortable, safe, sturdy, and reliable and can be used for your outdoor pursuits for an extended time. Here are some of the styles that are available from Salomon: Forces Boots from Salomon – Overview Salomon is a French fitness company that started in 1947. from shoes to accessories and winter sports equipment, Salomon’s passion for outdoor sports, new technologies, and craftsmanship has inspired them – and still does – to produce progressive gear to allow you to enjoy and challenge yourself in the great outdoors freely. Salomon produces tactical boots that take you to the most rugged terrain while giving you the support and grip [Read more …]

GORUCK Ballistic Trainers - Mid - Black + Camo worn plank
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GORUCK Ballistic Trainers in Black and Camo

Let’s take a look at GORUCK Ballistic Trainers in Black and Camo. GORUCK is known for manufacturing durable gear, and many can attest to this testament. They are consistent with their military roots and offer a definite functional style with a lifetime guarantee. The Ballistic Trainer is an excellent option if you are looking for a shoe that does everything and can handle workouts from Crossfit to rucking and traveling. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: GORUCK Ballistic Trainers in Black and Camo – Overview Over time and with distance doing the work, your feet will swell. But GORUCK Ballistic Trainers has an ample forefoot area that allows your toes to breathe and to move. This added space, along with the breathable and flexible knit, lessens the friction that can happen if your feet scrape on the insides of your shoe. A supplementary, thinner insert is also incorporated if you prefer less arch support and want to feel closer to the ground. Classic powerlifting shoes have a 20mm+ heel-to-toe drop, other functional fitness trainers [Read more …]

GORUCK Jedburgh Rucking Boots Deception Canvas wolf grey worn 4
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Shoes and Boots from GORUCK

Let’s take a look at Shoes and Boots from GORUCK. To push beyond your boundaries in garages, streets, fields, and on asphalt, you need a solid platform and more support. Even when you run, lift and flex, you need support. Shoes and boots from GORUCK are made to give you a reliable platform, more support, and so much more. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Shoes and Boots from GORUCK – Overview GORUCK offers different shoes and boots for the demands of your different everyday challenges. If you are looking for rucking boots for combat and travel, or if you are someone who is always on your feet, the MACV-1 is for you. If your activities demand 3x support and 3x stability for all of your three arches, the Ballistic trainers will not fail you. GORUCK has the Jedburgh if you are looking for boots that will not only deliver versatility in any environment but also look good anywhere. These shoes and boots are made to bring comfort to your all-day activity with their [Read more …]

GORUCK Heritage Jump Boots worn side
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Heritage Jump Boots from GORUCK

GORUCK is on fire with boot options – here’s the newest – the Heritage Jump Boots. The original Jump boots were first used by the 82nd Airborne Division and were distinct because of their solid toe caps and calf-length lacing. This gave GORUCK an inspiration for their boots but to put their signature in it, they use the supportive MACV-1 platform paired with the best materials, including the most rigid leather. The leather is from Rostaing Tannery, established in 1789 and family-owned since its origin. It is relatively small, exclusive, and only provides the highest quality and unparalleled leathers. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Heritage Jump Boots – Overview The dual-compound rubber outsole of the Heritage Jump Boots offers functional performance in any environment, even on wet and muddy terrain, with its augmented traction. The outsole also covers the toes for understated protection against the hostile ground or when doing push-ups. The forefoot rubber is developed for improved grip, while the heel area is formed for abrasion resistance and enhanced durability. The leather used [Read more …]

GORUCK Jedburgh Rucking Boots Wolf Grey rucking
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Rucking Boots from GORUCK

Let’s review Ruck boots from GORUCK. The MACV-1 is one of the nicest shoes (boot or otherwise) I’ve had the pleasure to test. And the good news is that GORUCK has lots of variations on the MACV-1 – and even a close-cousin – the new Jedburgh ruck boot. Rucking is a form of cardio exercise, and its most significant advantage is it makes fitness as simple as walking. It is also a low-intensity interval training workout where you walk with a weighted rucksack for a set distance and gets you in shape, helps you gain strength, and develops your cardio. So if you want a new kind of adventure, rucking is something you want to try. All you need is a rucksack with added weight and good rucking boots. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: GORUCK MACV-1 Video Review from our YouTube Channel Want to see these bad-boys in action? Check out these videos: Here’s the Black Leather version: GORUCK Rucking Boots – Overview Rucking is a good workout and provides plenty of tremendous [Read more …]

Altama OTB Urban Assault Boot Review
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Altama OTB Urban Assault Boot Review

Let’s review the from Altama. This is similar, but different than it’s aquatic brethren – the Altama OTB Maritime Assault Boot – which we’ve also reviewed. The key differences here – this boot is meant for dry land – it uses a mainstream EVA midsole for cushion and a knit upper. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Altama OTB Urban Assault Boot – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Our review pair is on order, while we wait for them to arrive check out this video from our YouTube channel about the OTB Maritime Assault Boot: Altama OTB Urban Assault Boot – Overview While Altama OTB Maritime Assault Boot is made for all tactical water operations, the Altama OTB Urban Assault is made for tactical land operations. It may look like Chuck Taylor initially, but the differences between the two will also be seen immediately. It is fashioned with convenient knit uppers and a justified, high balance sole so you can comfortably do anything. It has air mesh [Read more …]

GORUCK MACV-1 Lightweight Rucking Boot in Coyote Suede (6")
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MACV-1 Lightweight Gen2 Boot Review – GORUCK

GORUCK, the rucking company, makes a lightweight jungle boot they call the MACV-1. And they’ve now launched the 2nd generation of this lightweight, comfortable boot. The newest MACV-1 boot has an improved rubber outsole for better all-terrain performance, and an upper made out of improved leather. But there is much more to this pair of boots – and that’s what we’ll talk about in this review. We’ve just received our pair of MACV-1 boots (6″ in Coyote Suede) and our hands-on (feet-on?) testing has begun. Consider this to be a “first look” and we’ll update with further details as we find out more about this great new footwear. Here’s the products we’ll be reviewing: Let’s take a close look. GORUCK MACV-1 Video Review from our YouTube Channel Want to see these bad-boys in action? Check out these videos: Here’s the Black Leather version: This video focuses more on the GORUCK Rucker, but it’ll give you an idea of how we test this gear: MACV-1 Lightweight Rucking Boot – Sizing Let’s talk about fit and sizing because that is what most [Read more …]