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Zamberlan 960 Guide GT RR Hiking Boots - Men\'s


    Zamberlan 960 Guide GT RR Hiking Boots - Men's

    The Zamberlan 960 Guide GT RR hiking boots feature Gore-Tex® waterproof, breathable linings for superior moisture protection during extended backpacking trips.

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    Item # 857259

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    • Nubuck leather uppers have a distinctive, handsome look; rubber rand reinforcements supply extra durability and protection
    • Seam-sealed Gore-Tex liners protect feet from wet weather and allow excess moisture vapor to escape, keeping feet dry and comfortable
    • Nylon linings wick moisture away from feet, further ensuring dry comfort; silky collar linings feel great against calves
    • Anatomically-shaped removable footbeds provide cushioning and support, wick away moisture and have an active carbon middle layer to help control odor
    • Dual-density polyurethane is used to create midsoles for a solid foundation underfoot, adding stability and control
    • Thermoplastic urethane shanks are added to bolster arch protection and increase support
    • Offering amazing traction, the Vibram® Star Trek outsoles are ideal for carrying heavy loads and hiking through rough and steep off-trail terrain


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    Zamberlan 960 Guide GT RR Hiking Boots - Men's Specs
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    Nubuck leather/rubber rand
    Gore-Tex waterproof breathable membrane/nylon
    Dual-density polyurethane
    Thermoplastic urethane shank
    Vibram rubber
    3 lbs. 11.25 oz.
    Footwear height
    Footwear closure
    Crampon compatibility
    Average footwear weight (pair)
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    Zamberlan 960 Guide GT RR Hiking Boots - Men's

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    Rated 4.3333/5 based on 6 reviews
    Rated 1out of5
    by fromDisappointed Twice Ordered a pair online because they don't stock them, excited since my last pair of zamberlans lasted 12 years and countless miles. When they showed up there was a 2 mm hole in the front right toe where the pieces of the sole, last, and toe rubber obviously didn't fit together. For 330 bucks I'd like the front of my boot watertight and put together right please. Returned them right there and ordered another pair. A week later they sent the SAME PAIR back to the store I had ordered them delivered too, same hole in the toe and they even had the the tags I had removed to wear them around the store for for fit removed from the boots and left in the box just as I had left them a week previously. Canceled my order as I don't really care to get the same pair of defective boots a third time...
    Date published: 2014-03-19
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromZamberlan is the best I'll never forget my first pair of Zamberlans purchased about 25 years ago and how Kathie, our two sons and I hiked a 100 mile section of the AT. Those boots were comfortable from the start to the end. I have had a number of different makes of hiking boots and I find myself comparing to my first Z's. Thought I better have another pair for my March 23,2015 AT thru hike!
    Date published: 2014-04-28
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromBest Backing boots made I did not buy these boots at REI. I won them at a hunting banquet. Regardless, these are definitely the best hiking boots I have ever owned. They are not light hikers, they are designed more for backpacking. They perform much better if I have at least a 20 lb pack (but I also only weigh about 160lbs). The materials are top notch, high quality leather, goretex, vibram soles. One thing I really like about these boots is that my feet stay cool, not cold, but I have noticed that excessive heat does not build up in these like some other boots I have owned. Mostly these boots are extremely comfortable. One of the best fitting boots I have ever owned. When these wear out in a few years I will purchase another pair.
    Date published: 2013-10-20
    Rated 5out of5
    by frombest I've owned Fit: regular shoe is 9, bought 9. I expect they run half size large, but with a medium thick sock fit is perfect. Initial tightness/stiffness in foot and upper was expected and eased up to be a perfect fit after a mile walk. Function: Solid, supportive boot but remarkably light. Excellent on all terrain/loads. Unless its a sandals day, I'm wearing these. I'm pretty sure these would be fine into the 60 degree temp range. Cant speak to durability yet - but with the excellent build quality I cant imagine an issue. Very good looking boot if that important to you. Expensive boot but worth every penny. No better place to over spend than on your feet!
    Date published: 2014-02-11
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromThe finest boots I've ever owned The past couple of years I've been buying Zamberlan Vioz GTs and have been amazed at their quality and durability. Even then, I still manage to go through a pair a year. So based on the pictures and a couple of reviews on the net I did this purchase as an impulse buy over the Internet (not available in local REI stores at the time) using the same size as my Vioz GTs. I did not have the opportunity to try them on - but hey, this is REI. I've not been disappointed. These are the finest boots I've ever owned (previously I would have said that about the Vioz GT). I've done several hikes now with lots of off-trail travel and they have delivered. I see several improvements over the Vioz GTs. The Vibram sole has deeper cleats for digging into mud or soft soil - nice on the downhill when it is time to apply the brakes. I love the Zamberlan 'rocker' sole - any other pair of boots now make me feel flatfooted. The toe box is firmer and has a larger protective shield over the toe where my Vioz GTs have worn though (probably from kick stepping into dirt and rocks). Ankle support is strong and better protected than my Vioz GTs. The overall fit is like my Vioz GTs,i.e., near perfection. The boot is slightly taller than my Vioz GTs. The tongue on my Vioz GTs would sometimes bite into the front of my ankle but this has not been a problem with this Guide GT, the tongue is softer and feels much better. I think there might be improvements in the leather used as these boots still look newish after the dirt is washed off - the Vioz GTs seemed easily scratched. I like the lace hooks better than the ones on my Vioz GTs where the first set of hooks coming up is re-enforced and slightly different from the others. Attention to detail, design, quality, these are incredibly well-built boots.
    Date published: 2013-12-30
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromget a pair! Waited for a 20% sale and swooped on these. After reading many reviews I was not dissapointed. Amazing boots. Very well made, the quality is excellent. Wore them around the house doing construction for 6 hours only to make sure they fit then climbed Mt Whitney.. ( I'd run out of time to break them in) No Blisters!! No issues. Incredible. I do wear boots for work so my feet are boot ready but these were brand new boots.. Really worth every penny. I would recommend for standard foot size. They are not wide so that may be an issue for some. That's it. Excellent boot, excellent quality, the traction with the vibram soles they have been paired to is beyond question.. I used 5/10 approach shoes a lot with a tacky sole.. Never slip or break traction. These Zamberlan boots came very very close to that. Wet or dry - there was never any doubt of stable footing. Get them.
    Date published: 2014-06-16

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