Who should buy the Oboz Sawtooth Mid BDry

The Sawtooth Mid BDry’s phenomenal qualities speak for themselves, and should easily help it gain the favor of those who love the outdoors. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a shoe that enables hikers to tackle local trails with versatile performance.
  • Prefer a shoe that has the ability to stay watertight to the Oboz B-Dry waterproofing technology.
  • Prefer a shoe that is capable of eliminating sweat, thanks to its moisture-wicking liner.

Oboz Sawtooth Mid BDry logo

Excellent traction

With the boot’s Sawtooth outsole (an Oboz exclusive), adventurers can take on different types of terrain with ample amounts of slip and skid resistance. It is covered with self-cleaning lugs, strategically placed at key locations to grant users enough traction whether they are moving downhill, uphill, or laterally.

Oboz Sawtooth Mid BDry outsole

Responsive cushioning

This Oboz gear has a dual-density midsole made of ethylene-vinyl acetate for stability and cushioning. The material used in its creation (ethylene-vinyl acetate or EVA) makes it resilient and springy enough to effectively absorb shock on every landing.

Oboz Sawtooth Mid BDry Midsole

Supportive and stable cushioning

Within its medial zone lies a nylon shank—a component that doubles down on support and stability. A company-owned footbed called O Fit Insole sits atop the Sawtooth Mid BDry’s midsole. This moisture-wicking insert is engineered with multiple densities to give users a combination of cushioning and support underfoot.

Oboz Sawtooth Mid BDry midsole 2.0

Waterproof

The Oboz Sawtooth Mid BDry’s upper is primarily made of two materials—waterproof nubuck leather and scuff-resistant textile. It is breathable on the inside yet watertight on the outside all thanks to B-Dry, Oboz’s proprietary waterproofing technology. 

Oboz Sawtooth Mid BDry Upper

Breathable

It has a 3D molded heel counter for support and a hardy covering at the forefoot for toe protection. It also has vent panels on its sides for extra breathability.

Oboz Sawtooth Mid BDry Upper 3.0

Secure lockdown

A secure and precise lockdown is made possible with the help of the boot’s lacing system. Its classic design has a unique twist to it in that the top eyelets are open hooks, allowing wearers to make some final configurations with relative ease.

Oboz Sawtooth Mid BDry Secure lockdown

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 575g / Women 485g
Use: Day Hiking
Cut: Mid cut
Collection: Oboz Sawtooth
Features: Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal, Wide

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Author
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.