Mens Boulder Boot Black
$115.00
SKU# TestBB

Mens Boulder Boot Black

9.9oz Lightweight Packable Boot
Mens Boulder Boot Black
Black
Mens Boulder Boot Amber Blue
Amber Blue
Mens Boulder Boot Buckeye
Buckeye
Mens Boulder Boot Navy Stout
Navy Stout
Mens Boulder Boot Brown
Brown
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*$24.95 for one pair shipped international
 

Specs
Last  LemsLast™ foot-shaped
Upper  100% 1200D Nylon (100% Vegan)
Sole  9.0mm LemsRubber™ injection rubber
Insole  Removable 3.0mm MoistureWick
Lining  100% Cotton  
Stack Height  9.0mm  Drop  0.0mm
Weight  9.9oz (Sz 43)

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  • FAQ
  • Testimonials
  • Reviews

Featured:  2014 BACKPACKER GEAR GUIDE

Weighing a mere 9.9oz (Mens size 43), the Boulder Boot is arguably the lightest boot in the world. The upper of the Black Boulder Boot is made of 1200-denier nylon and is 100% Vegan. The whole boot is completely collapsible, great for stuffing into a pack during a hike and wearing around the campfire afterwards. There's absolutely nothing to this boot, no heel counter, no shank, and nothing stiff that would irritate the foot. If a barely-there boot is what you're in need of, look no further.

Sizing 

Lems Shoes fit true to the USA sizing below, please do not refer to the EU sizing of other shoe brands.

Note: To give yourself additional volume in the shoe try removing the insole.  Our insoles are designed to be removable to adjust to different volume feet.  Also, when wearing with Correct Toes, we recommend removing the insole.



FAQ's

Q: Is it waterproof?
A: No it's not waterproof.  We chose to leave out a waterproof membrane  because they sacrifice breathability.  The upper is treated with a DWR water-resistant coating.  When this begins to wear off, we suggest treating the nylon and leather with a spray on Scotchguard, Nikwax, or something similar.
Q: Is it vegan like the original shoe?
A: No, because the Brown colorway uses full-grain leather.  We are coming out with a Black colorway in October made of all vegan materials.
Q:  Returns?
A: We accept returns for 45 days.  For exchanges we will actually ship out the replacement free of charge.  See our Easy Returns page for more info.


Featured Testimonials

  I recently tested the Boulder Boot on a 62-mile hike through Glacier National Park.  You may be asking yourself, "If you do not market the Boulder Boot as a performance hiking/backpacking boot, why would you post a review of the product on a 6 day hike?"  Confidence - that's why.  I was confident that the Boulder Boot would be able to withstand everything a 180 lb frame with a 50 lb pack could throw its way. And I must say, the Boulder Boot not only withstood the abuse, but it far exceeded my high expectations.  Here's the link to my full review full review.

Steve Perna
Lems Shoes
Man of Many Hats


What Our Customers Say
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Customer Reviews

Rating Never stop making these boots!
This is my third pair of Boulder Boots, my brown leather ones are my work boots, my black nylon ones are for hiking and flyfishing (breathable and quick drying), the third pair is an attempt to keep some clean boots! It took me so long to find such a perfect boot, the toe box is wide and roomy, they're truly zero drop, they're tough but light as a feather, there's nothing here in Australia like them. Lems if you stop making these, you'll make a grown man cry..
Reviewed by: from Melbourne Australia. on 5/11/2015
5/5
Rating Love these
Not quite as much ground feel as I was hoping for, but definitely the most comfortable shoes I own so I am overall very happy. I have worn them nearly every day since I received them. I am not a shoes-in-the-house kinda gal and I even sometimes forget to take them off when I get home. So comfy!!!
Reviewed by: from Omaha. on 4/26/2015
5/5
Rating Nothing Can Separate.
I would like to start off by mentioning that I have owned these boots for upwards of nine months, or so. The extra space, and thanks to a size inquiry the extra size up, I can wear these all day long without any foot pain. My feet feel very weird in anything other than my Boulder Boots. They are optimal, in my opinion, without the inner sole. Nothing beats sporting nothing at all (bare feet), but if you must adhere to the 'No Shoes. No Shirt.' policy then by George do it with a pair of these!
Reviewed by: from Ringgold, GA. on 4/11/2015
5/5
Rating We are not worthy
This boot immediately became my everyday footwear this winter. Surprising warmth and water resistance. I only got cold when at a Nordic ski race standing on frozen ground for an hour at five degrees. My only complaint is that the sole is very slippery when wet, I think a lug sole would help for snow use.
Reviewed by: from Vermont. on 4/4/2015
5/5
Rating Intelligent boots = happy feet
Logical to wear shoes that are the shape of foot. Loved every season but winter-always had to go back to heavy, constricting boots. Then, the Boulder boot! Record setting cold temperatures and record setting snow fall this winter in Maine-these boots were great! Used waterproofing spray and wool socks. Wore all winter for daily use (and some long hikes). Wonderful to feel like I was wearing sneakers all winter and my feet stayed warm and dry! Found my boot for Maine winters!
Reviewed by: from Maine. on 3/26/2015
5/5
Rating mr.
I've had these LEMS for a few weeks now, and I am really happy with them. They are very light, comfortable and roomy and look good too (I have the black ones). So far I've used them at temperatures of down to about -15C (10f) with regular wool socks and liners and had no problem, but I intend to get heavy wool socks for when it gets much colder. I checked and they are really water repelent.
Reviewed by: from Torotno. on 2/18/2015
5/5
Rating Brutally Diappointed
Clearly grossly disappointed....like wearing bed room slippers to go outdoors. donated them after a few days to a christian organization. Worst pair Ive purchased in 60 years.
Reviewed by: from Arizona. on 2/16/2015
1/5
Rating Won't look at others
An absolutely outstanding boot. I end up wearing this every day I'm not working. My feet feel healthier after changing over to these and I'm sold on the brand as a whole. Great job.
Reviewed by: from Pittsburgh, PA. on 2/10/2015
5/5
Rating My Feet Couldn't Be Happier!
This boot is stylish in any season! they look great and feel amazing, my toes can move around and breathe without feeling constrained or confined. i've been a proud supporter of Lems Shoes for a long time. Andrew certainly did his research when he started this company, focused on the foot and not the dough. As much as i'd prefer to be barefoot all of the time, we all know that's not always possible or reasonable… that's ok. Slip on your Lems and you're good to go! thanks guys!
Reviewed by: from Edwardsburg, Michigan. on 2/4/2015
5/5
Rating all the freedom of being barefoot with the protection of a well made boot
I bought these as a winter boot and they are irreplaceable. They're my favorite shoes because they are so versatile. I've worn these everyday since I got them and have taken them from urban landscape to the Texas bush. Really well made, athletic boots. You can run and jump in these like you're barefoot.
Reviewed by: from Houston. on 1/14/2015
5/5
Rating Very Impressed
These are hands down my favorite pair of shoes I've ever owned. I bought them to wear for work, and they are perfect. Super comfortable and light, like wearing slippers to work, yet I feel completely protected from anything I might step on. They're great in the snow, too. I'll be getting more pairs of Lems shoes!
Reviewed by: from Columbus, OH. on 1/12/2015
5/5
Rating A Great Alternative to Leather Boots
I purchased these for my husband, a life long leather boot wearer, as an alternative to a Fila tennis shoe he was forced to wear with a special ankle foot orthotic due to his Foot Drop (neurological affliction). This was the first boot with a wide enough toe box that would allow his orthotic to slide inside easily. He said this boot is very comfortable, and he likes the ankle support. Plus, I think they look great on him. Thanks Lems for giving my husband the ability to wear a boot again.
Reviewed by: from San Francisco. on 1/8/2015
5/5
Rating mr.
I was looking for a pair of minimalist shoes for work. Ended up falling in love and using it as my primary, everyday go-to boots. Sooo comfy, superlight yet rugged, and beautiful. My feet are very wide, and ive been struggling to find comfortable, practical, and good looking shoes my whole life, especially since I moved to minimalist/barefoot footwear. These are, by far the best option for me on the market today. Thanks a lot! :-)
Reviewed by: from Israel. on 12/31/2014
5/5
Rating Super Comfortable
I bought these for my husband, who doesn't just have a wide toe box, he has Fred Flintstone feet. Previously he'd only been comfortable in Vibrams or barefoot. Then he tried these on. He kept saying "They're so light! They don't weigh a thing!" and "They're the most comfortable shoes I've ever owned!" This guy is tough to please but Lems is a winner in our house.
Reviewed by: from Las Vegas, NV. on 12/31/2014
5/5
Rating My New Biker Boots
I recently switched to wearing only minimalist sandals to ease my low back pain, but I couldn't ride my motorcycle in sandals. I'm quite pleased with the Boulder Boots. They have great traction and are nice and flexible, unlike traditional biker boots. Of course, there's no padding on top, so I must shift gently, but that's fine. Love that they're vegan, too! Side note: I ordered men's because women's are normally too narrow for me.
Reviewed by: from Flagler Beach, FL. on 12/29/2014
5/5
Rating Excellent
I've worn these every day since I bought them a month ago. They are very light and comfortable. I chose to fully waterproof them, and they are working out perfectly.
Reviewed by: from New York. on 12/29/2014
5/5
Rating Genius alternative boots
Very pleased of these boots. The inner shoe is very confortable, i felt it was a bit bulky but after a week my feet occupy all the space without problems. The toe box is wide and it's very enjoyable. The outer shoe is resistant and after an hour under the rain my feet wasn't wet. I think there are classy and discret in black. Thank you Lem's team for your honest work. I hope seeing your products in France one day.
Reviewed by: from France. on 12/18/2014
5/5
Rating Great Winter Boots
These boots are prefect for most winter days. The toe box if foot shaped, they are super light with a great ground feel.
Reviewed by: from Mississauga, ON Canada. on 12/14/2014
5/5
Rating Home Inspector
I bought these to compensate for winter weather. I have a pair of Primal 2 I have been wearing for work over the last year. These boots are light, relatively flexible compared to other boots, and thus far durable. No real gripes. The toe box does feel a bit narrow unless you take the sole out, then you have more room for the toes to splay comfortably. I have not yet applied a water proofing membrane, but intend on it. The FAQ link for these has a product recommendation for doing so.
Reviewed by: from TN. on 12/13/2014
5/5
Rating So happy with the Boulder Boots
I work on a concrete floor all day and my feet don't hurt! I wear my correcttoes in them while I work. I work at UPS, a very physical job and they are holding up well after about a month of use so far. There is a little fraying on the cloth upper at the toe seam, which doesn't bother me since I use these for work boots and expect them to get roughed up a bit, and it does not seem to be structural at all. My feet are so grateful for these boots!
Reviewed by: from Federal Way, WA. on 12/6/2014
5/5
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