Verdict from +100 user reviews

10 reasons to buy

  • Many users commend how lightweight these sneakers are. Wearers can quickly forget that they have shoes on their feet.
  • The quality is a feature that is lauded by some consumers. 
  • One who was extremely satisfied with his purchase bought another pair of the same model immediately.
  • A couple of users note that it pairs well on business casual attire and dressed down weekend outfits.
  • Few purchasers are happy to receive compliments, a quite rare instance from guys' sneakers.
  • Because of the Killington Hiker Chukka Cleats, one customer stated that Timberland is stepping up their game.
  • Several consumers complimented the unique style of these sneaker cleats.
  • It has a very soft sole that makes walking the whole day extremely comfortable.
  • The nubuck leather upper material makes it a suitable pair to wear during winter.
  • It delivers excellent support on the heel which makes it a comfortable everyday work cleat.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A high number of buyers mention that these fit a bit narrow.
  • The suede needs extra attention because it causes marks easily, said a consumer.
  • One consumer said that although the leather is perforated, it doesn't seem to breathe that well.

Bottom line

Timberland, once again, lives off its reputation for producing shoes that combine comfort and style with the Killington Hiker Chukka Cleats. Its unique design correctly spells sophisticated with bouts of ruggedness, making it a perfect modern sneaker for the urban man conquering the city.

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Good to know

Ensure that the feet are well-supported with the high-top profile of the Killington Hiker Chukka Cleats. The full-grain and nubuck leather uppers deliver lightweight protection while keeping the feet snug. These men's sneakers measure from 7-13 Medium. Users say that the fit is a bit narrow. Ordering a half size up is ideal for a better fit.

Carpe Diem-ing has never been better with the Timberland Killington Hiker Chukka Cleats. Its high-top silhouette gets an exciting vibe of ruggedness injected with a dose of sophistication, making it apt footwear for work or play. Dress it up with trousers or pair it down with joggers. Both of the combinations will undoubtedly work given how versatile these shoes are.

Even though the high-top Killington Hiker Chukka Cleat is made primarily as lifestyle footwear, it is equipped with technologies to make users have a smooth, comfortable, and stable ride. One of which is the Ortholite insoles, an advancement that is breathable, anti-microbial and at the same time provides a long-term cushion. In tandem with it is the Sensorflex Comfort System, a triple-layer suspension system that can adjust to uneven terrain.

Timberland initially was named The Abington Shoe Company when it was founded in 1952. A few years after, the company introduced an injection molding technology which resulted in waterproof cleats. It also called for a change in the company name to The Timberland Company.

The company continued its legacy in the shoemaking industry and eventually diversified its list of offerings more than its fashionable waterproof yellow cleats. One of its recent products is the Timberland Killington, a sneaker cleat that is built for casual or trail purposes.

  • The leather used for these sneakers are awarded Silver Rated Tannery which means that Timberland follows the appropriate environmental practices and promotes sustainability within the leather tanning industry.
  • The breathable mesh lining is made of 50% recycled plastic bottles.
  • Men can avail these sneakers at $130.
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.