Who should buy the Oboz Bridger 8" Insulated BDry

This Oboz offering from the brand's Bridger lineup reaches out to the hiking community through its excellent performance in low temperatures. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a hiking boot that can help hikers to overcome various outdoor activities.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that offers weather protection.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that renders excellent surface traction.

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  • The Bridger 8” Insulated BDry from Oboz is designed to overcome various outdoor obstacles. It has a leather upper that carries the brand’s BDry membrane and a 200 g 3M Thinsulate for weather protection.
  • An O Fit Insole Thermal cradles the hiker's foot. It sits atop a single-density EVA midsole. For surface traction, it is equipped with a Granite Peak outsole.

Size and fit

  • A true-to-size high-cut winter hiking boot from Oboz, the Bridger 8” Insulated BDry comes in a range of whole and half sizes. It is offered in standard (medium) width only. Its traditional lace-up closure allows hikers to personalize the fit.
  • The brand indicated that this footgear has a narrower rearfoot than the forefoot. This design prevents slippage while providing adequate toe box room.

Astonishing terrain adherence especially on icy grounds

Featuring a Granite Peak outsole with winterized rubber, this Oboz hiking boot adheres to various terrain types, especially on icy grounds. 

Provides extra security on the trails

Its pronounced lugs are widely spaced to channel water out and prevent muck build-up. It is slightly extended upright at the toes to provide extra security on the trails.

Lightweight support and rigidity

The mono-density EVA of the Bridger 8” Insulated BDry renders comfort and cushioning to users. It works with a TPU chassis and nylon shank for lightweight underfoot support and rigidity.

Heat retention and comfortable cushioning

The mono-density EVA of the Bridger 8” Insulated BDry renders comfort and cushioning to users. It works with a TPU chassis and nylon shank for lightweight underfoot support and rigidity.

Brand-owned BDry membrane for water protection

This winter hiking boot from Oboz comes with an all-nubuck leather upper. It carries the brand-owned BDry membrane for water protection. For heat retention, it is incorporated with a 200 g 3M Thinsulate insulation.

Oboz Bridger 8" Insulated BDry's lacing system

For extra protection outdoors, it is designed with molded rubber toe and heel caps. Its lacing system uses combination eyelets for fit management. An extra D-ring is placed near the toe area to attach the gaiter. 

Easy to wear

Lastly, for a smooth on and off, it comes with a pull tab at the back and a heel kick.

Nice to know

  • This hiking boot from Oboz is the Official Hiking Boot of the National Ski Patrol (NSP).
  • The Bridger Mid BDry is the non-insulated edition of this boot.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 697g
Use: Snow, Day Hiking
Cut: High cut
Collection: Oboz Bridger
Features: Lace-to-toe, Insulated / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal, Wide / Normal

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Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and run all over the world. He has summited peaks throughout the Americas, trekked through Africa, and tested his endurance in 24-hour trail races as well as 6 marathons. On average, he runs 30-50 miles a week in the foothills of Northern Colorado. His research is regularly cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, etc. On top of this, Paul is leading the running shoe lab where he cuts shoes apart and analyzes every detail of the shoes that you might buy.