There’s a new rucking boot in town – the Jedburgh Ruck Boot from GORUCK. The GORUCK MACV-1 allowed you to experience its lightness and comfort in your adventurous travels and long treks. Now comes Jedburgh Ruck Boots with the same traits but with a new and advance upper called the Deception Canvas™. These boots have the ideal heel-to-toe drop for rucking and come with no spacer mesh and a wider toe box. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Jedburgh Ruck Boots – Overview Because of its construction, the heel counter and the 2″ webbing Jedburgh Ruck Boots do not pull forward when you lace your boots up with your ankle locked into the heel. They are advisable for airborne operations and manage stability and support on rough terrain. The Jedburgh Rucking Boots are lightweight, and the EVA midsole and the rubber outer sole have a great bond resulting in an outstanding performance of the boots. Spacer mesh is soft and comfortable, but your boots get heavier and heavier once they get into the water. GORUCK [Read more …]
Let’s review the Altama OTB Maritime Assault Boot (Buy on Amazon) from Altama. No, it’s not a Chuck Taylor Converse – it’s a special-purpose boot originally made for the US Navy Seals. They wanted a shoe that fit and worked like the Converse shoes (i.e. a very simple design) but wanted something that could be used in amphibious operations. These are sometimes called tactical chucks for that reason. Luckily for the rest of us, these shoes can do a lot more than that – and they look good doing it!
GORUCK has released the Generation 2 version of their lightweight jungle rucking boot – the MACV-1. Here’s this brand new boot – 6″ high in black leather. This is a great boot – it is not a hard-core all-terrain boot, but rather a more well rounded, comfortable boot. And it is meant to go the distance. We’ll review all the special features of this boot in this review. Let’s take an up-close look. GORUCK MACV-1 Video Review from our YouTube Channel Here’s the Black Leather version: Want to see these bad-boys in action? Check out this video of the Coyote Brown: This video focuses more on the GORUCK Rucker, but it’ll give you an idea of how we test this gear: MACV-1 Generation 2 – What’s New? We mentioned this is the 2nd generation of the MACV-1 boot, so let’s talk about what is new and improved first. Perhaps the biggest improvement is the new all-terrain outsole. GORUCK took feedback from the wearers of the original boot and made a more aggressive lug pattern on this version. Here’s one thing [Read more …]