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Hanwag Bergler Backpacking Boot - Men's


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    • Nuss/Hazelnut

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    Built on tradition.

    By using a traditional method of boot-making, which reduces the number of seams, Hanwag has ensured that the Men's Bergler Backpacking Boot brings an ideal level of both comfort and durability to you on the trail. The aforementioned traditional construction requires very skilled, high-quality, handcrafted workmanship to double-stitch the sole to the nubuck leather upper, which means fewer seams and subsequently less rubbing and pressure points for lasting comfort in the backcountry.

    The comfort is then further bolstered by the soft leather padded cuff and tongue to prevent chafing and enhance cushioning, while the flex zone on the heel along with a shock absorber eat up loose, rocky, and treacherous terrain underfoot. And if your adventure begins just after the rain's ended, rely on the ultra-grippy and stable Vibram Tessin rubber outsole to lockdown each step you take with confidence.

    • Traditional backpacking boot for comfort and durability
    • Nubuck leather upper is double-stitched to sole for comfort
    • Double-stitched design removes pressure points and rubbing
    • Leather lining adds comfort against your foot
    • Smooth ball-bearing lacing makes for easy put-on
    • Vibram rubber outsole is extremely durable and grippy
    • Design allows boot to be resoled as many times as necessary
    • Item #HWG000U

    Tech Specs

    Upper Material
    nubuck leather
    Vibram Tessin
    Claimed Weight
    1lb 10.4oz
    Recommended Use
    hiking & camping, backpacking
    Manufacturer Warranty
    1 year

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    Serious Boots

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Height: 6'1"
    • Weight: 180lbs

    I am still in the stages of breaking these in. I tried a size 11 (which is my street shoe size in vans) and I think I could have made them work but I sized to a 11.5 and I am happy. The 11's were still roomy in the toe box but I could just feel the end of the boot and I figure with foot swelling I would be in a bad spot.

    The 11.5 is fairly roomy and I would surely need a hearty sock for a loooong hike. I will possibly look at insoles here to fill up a slight amount of space as my toe box is wide but the rest of my foot is fairly skinny.

    Overall I am into week 2 of wearing and they are more supple but still need break in time. There are 0 hot spots and I love the feel, although the material around my ankles, when tied tight, can be uncomfortable over time as it has ripples that tend to apply slightly more pressure depending on your step... But I am sure that will break in soon.

    The boot is stiff for sure, but it has a slight natural bend to it around the ball of the foot/sole area, so as you walk the foot articulates well. The eyelets are awesome and hold tight over time. The construction is clearly the highest quality boot I have owned (Well above RedWing, Danner and Thorogood.. which are some of my other favorite boots) These were made to last a lifetime for sure. The darker leather scores easily but it ads a patina that I am looking forward to.

    I purchased these for a hefty trip that will involve TONS of hiking in colder weather and I feel these couldn't have been a more perfect boot.

    Feet Beasts

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size

    I've been looking for some real deal working duty backpacking boots. Not save an ounce weekend warrior boots, but starts looking good at mile 300 boots. I found them. These babies are old school heavies. The softer uppers give my ankles a nice hug while the solid leather foot takes a beating and keeps on hiking. I'm in love.


    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Height: 6'2"
    • Weight: 220lbs

    These boots are hands down one of the best I have ever owned. They are fully leather lined and from the first time you put them on it's like a glove. **Please note the sizing listed is UK**. I am a US 12 and bought a UK size 11 and the fit is perfect.
    The toe box is on the roomier side so if you have an average or slightly wider foot it should serve you well. Paired with a wool sock these are solid winter boots. I have trudged through knee deep snow and my feet stayed 100% dry.
    The boot is burly and looks very heavy but is surprisingly light once you have it on. Paired with a flannel and Khaki's you will be ready for every mountain town around the globe. Hanwag is Fjallraven's boot brand so look there first for your next flannel and it'll be a match made in heaven!!