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  • 100 / 100 | Outside Bozeman | | Level 1 expert

    These attractive, waterproof, and incredibly comfortable boots are a true bargain, offering all-day fit, functionality, and traction matching footwear costing twice or three times as much.

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  • The Mount Diablo I WP is equipped with features ready for extended day hikes. Its suede upper is bolstered with i-Shield and Dri.Tec membrane for optimal trail performance.
  • For cushioning, it employs a polyurethane (PU) midsole and an Ortholite Impressions sockliner. In contact with the ground is a Vibram rubber outsole.

The Hi-Tec Mount Diablo I WP is a men’s-only day hiking boot. It comes in regular sizes and medium (D) width. It reasonably runs true to size. With its lace-up closure, users can customize and adjust the fit as desired.

This mid-cut day hiking boot features a Vibram rubber outsole. The large lugs strategically positioned across its facade enables the sole to adhere on to different ground surfaces. The indentations between these cleats channel water out and prevent muck build-up. Its upright extension at the toe area safeguards the foot against knocks.

The Mount Diablo I WP from Hi-Tec comes with a polyurethane (PU) midsole. This material provides long-lasting cushioning thanks to its compression resistance. It is paired with an Ortholite Impressions footbed which conforms to the user’s foot and renders comfort.

Hi-Tec designers equip the Mount Diablo I WP with hard-wearing suede leather and breathable mesh. The i-Shield (a protective overlay) coats the upper to repel dirt and enhance stain resistance. Inside the boot is the Dri.Tec membrane which acts as a barrier against water intrusion and allows the foot to breathe.

Its toe and heel areas are reinforced to protect against rock-strewn trails. Its lacing system employs rustproof hardware and a round lace which work together to manage fit. A strap at the heel area assists wearers in on and off.