Updates to Northside Montero Mid Waterproof

  • Northside’s Montero Mid Waterproof allows hikers to tackle the outdoors in different weather conditions. Its leather upper uses a waterproof seam-sealed construction to provide protection on the trails.
  • The boot’s midsole and footbed, both made of ethylene-vinyl acetate or EVA, render comfort and cushioning underfoot. Its rubber outsole which features aggressive lugs, takes care of the boot’s traction.

Size and fit

The Northside Montero Mid Waterproof is a mid-cut hiker for men. It is available in medium (D) width and regular sizes. It reasonably runs true to size. User’s desired fit is achieved through the help of its lace-up closure.


With its rubber outsole, the Montero Mid Waterproof affords grip on various terrain types, whether wet or dry. The space between its angled lugs is textured to prevent muck from building up, sustaining its adhesion on ground surfaces.


The Northside Montero Mid Waterproof employs a lightweight ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) midsole. It makes each ride comfortable by absorbing ground impacts and providing rebound. Its removable insole is also made of EVA which enhances these benefits


This ankle-high leather hiker from Northside has a resilient suede upper with nylon inserts to promote breathability. Its waterproof seam-sealed construction prevents water intrusions while the moisture-wicking lining maintains a fresh feel. Comfort is enhanced with its padded tongue and collar.

For extra trail protection, it is designed with a scuff-proof toe guard. Its gusseted tongue keeps loose debris at bay. Assisting in fit management is the boot’s closure system which includes webbing eyelets and a pair of metal loops. Also, a pull strap at the heel aids in easy on and off.

Facts / Specs

Weight: 20.5oz
Use: Day Hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Northside

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Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

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