Our View - Oboz Arete Mid B-Dry Waterproof Men:
The Oboz Arete Mid is a lightweight, waterproof walking boot with a great fit and is an ideal choice for spring and summer walks. Designed for the fast and light hiker who wants a dynamic trail boot that provides excellent support and protection without any excess weight.
A streamlined, no-sew construction not only reduces the boots weight, it also enhances its flexibility. Adding to the Aretes dynamic, responsive feel is the A3 chassis system which independent TPU stabilisers which provide torsional flex and allow the foot to function naturally while the single density EVA throughout its length provides excellent cushioning and comfort. An integrated shank and ESS plate is lightweight but offers protection from stones hurting the feet.
All in all, the Arete is a really good trail walking boot with a fast and light feel that offers uncompromising fit, support and protection in a high performance package.
Specifications - Oboz Arete Mid B-Dry Waterproof Men:
- FIT Insole™ - Oboz proprietary insole is what we’re known for. Moulded to match the specific shape and construction of every pair we make, this purpose-designed technology delivers the kind of fit, feel and performance that’s unmatched in the industry.
- A3 Chassis™ Two-Piece Suspension - Independent TPU stabilizers provide torsional flex and allow for natural articulation while the single density EVA throughout provides cushioning and comfort.
- Tempest Outsole - Our Tempest outsole reduces weight without compromise, featuring multi-directional and perimeter lugs for traction, and active flex grooves for freedom of movement.
- A3 Chassis™ Integrated Shank & ESS Plate - The integrated shank reduces weight while providing proper support and flex points. The ESS forefoot plate mitigates over-flexion and protects from stone bruising.
- B-DRY Waterproof - There’s no denying feet sweat and trails can get muddy. There’s also no denying the ability of our proprietary waterproofing system, B-DRY, lets sweat escape while keeping moisture out.