The man and I went out for a sweet little 8 mile tour near Mt. Audobon in CO this weekend. No blisters after 4 hours of touring! The conditions were thin and we had to do lots of technical side stepping over rock and up steep muddy sections. These boots are stable, yet light, and COMFY! I was really impressed with this boot. I have a wide toe box and a short foot. It's usually pretty difficult for me to find something that doesn't pinch the sides of my feet. This boot works great for me.