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Mens Boulder Boot Brown

Lems Shoes
$115.00
Mens Boulder Boot Brown

Mens Boulder Boot Brown

Lems Shoes
$115.00
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9.9oz Lightweight Packable Boot
WORLD'S MOST PACK-ABLE BOOT

Finding boots that are ultra-minimalist, featuring a wide toebox, lightweight form, and zero-drop design is more difficult than locating the infamous Sasquatch…but why?  Where is the minimalist boot that is the natural shape of the human foot; a boot that brings your feet closer to the earth with a barefoot design; a boot so lightweight that it cuts down on ounces more than this week's fad diet; and a boot that has a wide toebox with more open space than the state of Kansas? Well, guess what, Dorothy? Welcome home!

We here at Lems Shoes believe that you don't need to be some environmentalist who survives on organic granola and berries to know that going natural can have its benefits, which is why we bring you the Boulder Boot - a barefoot boot that has all of the natural features you’ve been searching for all while promoting healthy foot development, better balance, increased mobility in the feet, legs, and back AND helps to alleviate certain foot ailments such as bunions and hammer toes. If you're ready for a 9.9oz boot (size 43) that can pack down into the smallest of daypacks or carry you on the farthest of Sasquatch searches, then it’s time you rock the Boulder.

  • WATERPROOFING  None
  • LAST      Lems Natural-Shape™ Last
  • UPPER   leather + 1200 denier nylon
  • LINING   100% cotton
  • OUTSOLE   9.0mm LemsRubber™ (air-injection rubber)
  • FOOTBED   3.0mm removable PU insole
  • INSOLE BOARD   1.0mm PU strobel (lined with fabric on top)
  • STACK HEIGHT   10.0mm (not including 3.0mm footbed)
  • DROP   0.0mm (Zero-Drop)
  • WEIGHT   9.9oz/280g (sz 43)
  • PROVIDED WITH 2 PAIRS OF LACES light brown + gold
 
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  • 5
    Boulder Boot

    Posted by Mac on Apr 24th 2017

    The boulder boot has been fantastic for working outside. I work outside all day and my feet feel fantastic. I already had a pair of NinetoFive's....and I just ordered a pair of Primal 2's. Keep up the great work! Extremely light and comfortable but durable!

  • 3
    super stylish, excellent customer service, meh durable

    Posted by Barrett Carlson on Apr 10th 2017

    I purchased a pair of the boulder boot browns (47 EU) directly from Lems approximately 8 months ago (August 2016) and I must say it has been quite the adventure! I now feel like enough time has passed that I can give an adequate review of my experience thus far and I’ll do my best to get down to the good, bad, and the ugly of my experience but before I do I would like to provide a little personal background to help show the context in which these boots were used. I’m 6’ 2” ~220lbs and decently athletic. My job keeps me on my feet all day and I’m pretty active when I’m not working (running around in woods, playing with younger siblings) and I have occasionally gone on short runs in town with these boots (they’re exceptionally lightweight!) I won’t say that I used the boulder boots exclusively since I got them but I did wear them quite a bit as they quickly became my favorite boot that I owned. Upon arrival -about two weeks after ordering – I received the boots in the mail. The boots fit well (I had sent back a first pair as they were slightly too big, try to get the sizing right the first time as Lems doesn’t offer free return shipping!) and the first aspects of the boot that struck me were how incredibly lightweight these boots are and how ascetically pleasing they were. At 25 oz/pair these boots rival good minimalist running shoes in terms of weight, and ounces really do make a difference in long days on your feet and walking and running. The boots are also very breathable and keep your feet cool and dry, that aspect does however let them get soaked pretty easily and also drafty in the winter if your feet get cold (I just layered with wool socks and it was fine) things were fine for the first four-five months when things started to go downhill. I was surprised because my first impression was that if anything were to fail on this boot it would have been the apparently cheap out-sole. I was proven wrong though and treads seem to have held up decently. The faux leather paneling turned out to be the weak link in the chain and quickly seemed to disintegrate on both boots. It was not long after that when the adhesive attaching the sole started to give and the shoe really started to fall apart. I contacted Lems about it with some attached pictures and I was very pleasantly met with prompt customer service and they sent me a replacement pair for free they had apparently had a “bad batch of boulder boots go through”. I would like to say that I f you are experiencing issues with your lems please don’t hesitate to contact their customer support they will help you out. Kudos to them for valuing customer experience! Overall I would recommend these boots in a heartbeat to the more urban, causal adventurer but for the more rugged violent terrain and daily abuse these boots probably aren’t your best bet.

  • 5
    Boulder Boot

    Posted by Tate on Mar 13th 2017

    One of the best all around everyday boots I've ever owned. Super lightweight, durable, comfortable, and all around well built. I wear these boots everywhere from the woods to the city. Amazing boots highly recommended.

  • 4
    Boulder Boot Pros/Cons

    Posted by Joel on Feb 8th 2017

    Overall, they are phenomenal! The positives have been mentioned already. Warm, packable, light, supportive, awesome boots. I would say a huge negative is that the tread pattern is nearly useless on these boots. Some types of slippers have more traction and last longer before wearing out.. If these had a slightly lower heel cuff height where your achilles tendon fits, and a deeper tougher tread pattern they would be the perfect boot..

  • 5
    Lightweight and Comfortable

    Posted by Jonny on Feb 3rd 2017

    Outstanding product. Lightweight, comfortable, and well worth the cost. Well made I will definitely buy other pairs

  • 5
    Mens Boulder Boot Brown

    Posted by Tom on Jan 2nd 2017

    Amazing - I look forward to putting these on everyday. I'm also getting lots of people admiring them here in the UK.

  • 5
    Excellent boots

    Posted by Erik on Oct 14th 2016

    I love these boots. I have worn them mostly casually but can not say how happy I am with them enough. They have the barefoot feel but w some cushion. They are light and extremely comfortable. I will be purchasing many more LEMS.

  • 5
    The "wear all around" boot

    Posted by Rp on Sep 17th 2016

    Great feel for a light weight boot. Although my only wish is that they had a model with a more aggressive tread. But I must say they made it through a good steep and challenging 6hr hike in the Canadian Rocky Mtns. I would highly recommend these for comfort, pack-ability and primitive features. I will definitely be buying future pairs myself.

  • 4
    Love some aspects, hope others will improve

    Posted by Ryan on Sep 6th 2016

    Pros: Lightweight, flexible, comfortable out of the box, zero-drop, moderate protection for a minimalist show Cons: Heel doesn't lock in (kind of sloppy), stitching may give way as the sloppiness will push your toes forward. I own at least five different brands of minimalist types of shoes (Five Fingers, Merrell, Lems, Mizuno, etc.) I use these as my comfortable campsite boots, work boots around house or in a wood shop, and most recently on a re-roofing project. They are comfortable and flexible with the right amount of sole considering they are boots. My biggest issue is that the heel has collapsed which pushes my toes forward. As a result, I have busted through the stitching on both feet. I have done my own stitching which has held up so far on one boot. I have yet to repair the next one. Obviously, waking on an inclined roof was perhaps not the intended application, but the sole flexibility and flatness was perfect for securely maintaining grip and footing. Hiking downhill would be similar. The issue is a more secure heel lock-in is needed. Suggestion: I would love to combine the strengths of my Merrell Trail Glove or Merrell Road Glove shoes with these boots. Merrell has a fantastic heel fit with a wide toe box. I moved from the Five Fingers to Merrells as my primary shoe because getting a perfect toe fit in Five Fingers is difficult. The Merrells succeed in providing a secure fit without slipping while allowing room to splay your toes naturally. It would be great if Lems Boulder boot could copy that secure heel fit (is it the contour of the heel?). This would reduce the slippage. As an option, a waterproofing option does appear to be something that many would like, although some of us are okay without it. I'd probably by two pairs!

  • 4
    Amazing, But Not Quite There

    Posted by Joseph Pallante on Aug 24th 2016

    I love the sole shape, thickness of the boulder boots. Spot on for a comfortable fit. The only problems are that they do not do well in cold weather (even when dry, the cold air shoots right through the canvas), which furthermore means water is also a problem. Aside from the water resistance issue, Boulder Boots are great warmer months. However PLEASE Lems, even if it's just something simple like an all leather version, give us something with a little more protection from the elements during the other half of the year. I'll be glad to pay the difference!

  • 5
    Mr

    Posted by Conor Doyle on Aug 1st 2016

    I've had my Boulder Boots for just over a month now, and they are my go to shoes any day of the weeks. The are comfortable as hell and can stand up to a beating. I love minimalist shoes, and these boots have made that love even stronger. They take the strength of a boots and mix it with the comfort and mobility of bare feet. I have yet to have any kind of pain even after a 12 hour day on my feet! The one thing to be aware of is the boots don't keep out water. It's not a huge problem, but it is definitely something to be aware of when you are choosing your footwear for the day. Other than that, absolutely killer shoe!

  • 5
    Great Minimalist Boots...

    Posted by Kit Badger on Jul 24th 2016

    These boots are great and... pretty much the only show in town for a minimalist boot. They offer a amazing amount of ankle support considering how light the construction is. The one thing I really enjoy though is not being a sticker magnet like my Primal 2s in the dry season. You can check out the video review of them I did at Kitbadger Dotcom.

  • 5
    n/a

    Posted by Josh on May 1st 2016

    So i am a big guy (pushing 390) and i have always been in the thickest soles, with the hardest rubber, with the tightest laces and ankle braces, and supports, and insoles, and extra thick socks, all to just try to get my back to stop hurting, and my feet, and ankles, and knees. None of it ever worked, in fact most of that probably made it worse. I got these on a whim after reading up quite a bit on my flatish feet and what a lot of places recommended getting shoes that are as flat as possible, with enough room for your toes to move around, and not a lot of cushion. every time i searched 0 drop shoes, lems were the first to pop up as best, or favorite, or most recommended it turns out i have to agree with every good thing i have heard about them. I have had no foot pain, ankle pain, knee plain, nor back pain since i started wearing them. Prolonged periods of standing and walking no longer cause debilitating pain in my back and ankles. (the need to sit down for at least 15 to 20 minutes just to be able to stand up straight) My ONLY beef's, are that they are a bit more than i usually spend, and because they are a tad warm, im going to have to buy a pair of the shoes, also a bit more than i usually spend, however after all the years of buying and trying hundreds of pairs of other shoes, ill gladly pay it until they DO cost less.

  • 5
    Boulder Boot

    Posted by Phil on Apr 30th 2016

    Lightweight comfort with plenty of room for toes but without being sloppy these boots felt like old friends right out of the box. They just scream take us for a walk

  • 5
    ?

    Posted by Mary on Apr 28th 2016

    These are great shoes. I bought them to replace my old pair of Merrell Barefoot Power Play gloves which Merrell no longer makes. The Lems shoes are a good alternative, though I do miss the vibram sole a little from the Merrell's. I haven't gone hiking (yet) in these, but I'm confident they'll hold up for a day hike. I found they chafed a little at first until I started tying them differently, and now they fit perfectly. There's plenty of room in the toebox, which is important to me. I bought (and returned) a pair of Vivobarefoot hiking boots because they didn't have enough room for my toes to move. The brown color is great, though I half wish I'd purchased Timber instead... those look amazing, but I went with boring. Perhaps next time, because there will be a next time! I can easily see myself buying another pair when (if) these wear out.

  • 5
    My New Favorite Shoes!

    Posted by Emme Wistrom on Apr 27th 2016

    These shoes are my new favorite! They literally go with every outfit and every time I wear them I get constant compliments on them. Not to mention I didn't have to worry about breaking them in at all, they are by far the comfiest hiking boots I've worn. I can't wait to stock up on more!

  • 5
    Versatile boot

    Posted by Matt on Apr 26th 2016

    I purchased these boots to wear at work. I work in an office environment. Looks great with khakis and jeans. Very comfortable, no leg or foot pain at the end of the day. Have also put some heavier wear on them working on my car in the garage. Still holding up great. Have read some complaints about the boots not being waterproof. Haven't used them in heavy snow or rain, so this hasn't been an issue for me. Have had them now for about 4 months. I plan on buying another pair sometime. Would reccomend.

  • 5
    you won't find a better boot

    Posted by Patrick on Apr 24th 2016

    unless you buy another pair in another color. this is my 2nd pair of Boulder boots. the first pair lasted me 2 years I think and still looks good and is as comfortable as they have ever been. Hands down, these are the best, most comfortable shoes you will own. All of a sudden you will realize, oh, I can wear these boots with shorts, and I can wear these boots with dress slacks, and hell, I think these boots will look damn fine with a suit

  • 5
    Shoe-wearer

    Posted by Lisa on Apr 21st 2016

    I wasn't so sure about these boots at first. The ankle felt a little funny, and it rubbed my achilles tendon just a little. But I've since tromped all over San Francisco, did a whole lot of walking, and they were great. I love the boots.

  • 5
    Mrs.

    Posted by Betsy on Apr 19th 2016

    I am an avid hiker with foot problems. Bunions, extra wide feet, high arches,etc. I bought these Lems and gone are the foot problems! I absolutely love them! I normally wear a six to six and a half, got a 39 in these. They are a bit longer than what I normally wear, but for hiking this is perfect, as the feet swell and more toe room is needed. Really wanted to give a five star rating but for some reason, that option wasn't available.

  • 5
    2nd pair of Boulders

    Posted by Leigh Wilkinson on Apr 19th 2016

    I love the Amber Boulder! My first pair were the black ones, and even though they were fully canvas they took more breaking in than my Amber Blues that have a bit of leather. This pair fit great nearly as soon as I put them on! Just as comfortable as the last pair, now with the added longevity of extra insoles these are sure to last me a long while. I walk an hour to work most days, from Queens to Brooklyn, and these boots carry me happily from point A to point B.

  • 5
    Life changing shoes

    Posted by Joshua on Apr 19th 2016

    I've bought 3 pairs of Boulder boots this year and and I'm not ashamed. I'm so in love with these shoes. I've never had a pair that fit better. At my job I'm on my feet for 8+ hours. I've tried everything - running shows, 150$ Nike's, insoles - nothing compares to the comfort I feel when wearing my LEMS. I don't think I'll buy any other shoe again.

  • 5
    Nice and light

    Posted by Cas on Apr 18th 2016

    I wanted a light weight but sturdy boot. These are just that, and my ankles feel very supportive as well. Great shoes!

  • 4
    'With great footwear comes great '

    Posted by Mick on Apr 17th 2016

    Without doubt the most comfortable footwear I have ever owned. My fifth star is waiting for a version that is also fairtrade and sustainable, like the products from Ethletics.

  • 5
    Awesome Boots

    Posted by Rochelle on Apr 17th 2016

    I really love my Boulder Boots. I wear them frequently with jeans on casual days at work. I always throw them on for long walks and I have happy feet and hips.

  • 5
    Myself

    Posted by Timothy Schipper on Apr 17th 2016

    I have had my Buckeye Boulder Boots for a few months and they have absolutely replaced many of the shoes in my closet. They are extremely light, but have a durable feel so even though you move through terrain or the city easily you still feel protected. I travel extensively for work and only like carry on luggage. I no longer carry tennis shoes on the road, it is always my Boulder Boots in my bag....yes even for the gym on the road. They make my trips to NY with follow on to Denver so much easier since they pack well and are durable enough for finding the nearest Shake Shack in NY or enjoying Red Rock Amphitheater in Denver.

  • 5
    Love my boots!

    Posted by Liz on Apr 17th 2016

    Love! Love! Love! I love my boots. They make me happy. I have very sensitive feet, with arthritis. I can wear my boots, with toe separators and feel comfortable. Thank you for a great boot.

  • 5
    Multipurpose & Flexible

    Posted by Grant K. on Apr 17th 2016

    I use these boots when i ride my scooter to work, when i split wood in the backyard. These are the boots that i take on a quick trail hike in the foothills. I like the flexibility of the sole & the snug and secure feeling of the boots on my ankle. Overall you don't feel like your wearing boots when you put these boots on, which is a nice feeling!

  • 5
    Mrs.

    Posted by Jess on Apr 17th 2016

    These are my go to footwear in cooler weather or for hiking. The timber color looks nicer in person than online in my opinion. I like my primals but the boulder boots are now my favorite shoe. I wore these on a walking tour and hiking in the Appalachian Mountains and I was comfy the whole time.

  • 5
    These boots are bad ass

    Posted by Adam Furrdogg Swanson on Apr 16th 2016

    These boots are awesome. Super light, wide as hell, and black on black is a HUGE must have! They come with burgundy laces if you are feeling fancy too. These are the perfect all day boot.

  • 4
    3rd Pair

    Posted by Rone on Apr 16th 2016

    I'm on my third pair of Lem's Boulder boots. I'll continue to buy them for the forseeable future. I really like the fit and feel. After 3 pair: (1) I wish the outsole came in a tougher compound - I've worn out 2 outsoles all the way through long before the upper was wore out; (2) for running these are great, on the trail your ball-of-foot will slide around in the boot, it's a trade-off; (3) this boot is screaming for an all-leather version; (4) for the price I'm disappointed in the lack of durability in the outsole. Until a competitor can trump the Boulder boot, this is and will remain my every-day shoe. When I buy my 4th pair, I'm going to attempt to attach a thin vibram sole to the bottom of the Boulder boots in the hope they'll last longer than 8 months. Until the Boulder is outdone, I'll continue to buy them. All-day comfort on concrete and the trail.

  • 5
    Oakland Vegan

    Posted by Michael on Apr 16th 2016

    This boot is very, very roomy. My feet and toes thank you. I started with a pair of primals and swear they are the most amazing shoe I've ever worn. The boots are the same, amazing. There extremely light weight and so far very durable. I'm sold on Lems. Truly the best and last shoe I will ever purchase. Thank you

  • 4
    Very nice, with nitpicks

    Posted by Weston Smith on Apr 15th 2016

    These boots are very comfortable to wear, very light. I broke them in going up and down 3 flights of stairs clearing out a house and my feet felt great after*. My only criticisms: like every pair of Lems I've bought, the shoelaces are too short. May be personal preference but I like a longer lace. *The other criticism I have is the boots rub my ankles raw. I'm not used to a taller boot either but that's my problem, not the shoes. I'm not disappointed with this purchase at all. Just need to get used to them.

  • 4
    Amazing Shoes, Need more Cushion

    Posted by Hannah on Apr 15th 2016

    I love these boots! Ever since I got them, I've worn them almost every single day. The natural shape is so much more comfortable than any of my old shoes that squeeze my toes together or have a heel. The only downside is that after walking on cement all day (I walk 8 miles/day on average) , my heel starts to hurt because there is not very much padding. These would be absolutely perfect if there was more padding.

  • 5
    Great boots!

    Posted by John on Apr 15th 2016

    I have been wearing these exclusively since I got them about a month ago. They are very comfortable, fit well (I got 48's and typically am size 13), and there is plenty of room in the toe box which I love for allowing my toes to stretch out while the boots are on. This is exactly the type of minimalist boot I was looking for - something that looks normal (better yet, looks awesome!) yet offers my feet the opportunity to return to a more natural posture. Highly recommended!

  • 5
    Only shoes I wear!

    Posted by Ellie on Apr 15th 2016

    I own all but the new Timber color boots of which I shall be ordering soon. Yes....5 pair!!! I get a ton of compliments. So comfortable that it seems like I don't have any shoes on my feet. For years I have had heel pain but pain is gone!!!

  • 5
    Great all around shoe

    Posted by Quentin on Apr 15th 2016

    I love the boulder boot. I bought my first pair (black) about three months ago and I wear them for work or as a casual out and about shoe, they are comfortable and low key. I picked up the amber blue when it was on sale for 50% and I couldnt be happier, these shoes are fantastic, they go well with anything and are very durable. I logged around 12 miles in one day on a hiking trip in them recently.

  • 5
    Ms.

    Posted by Kaitlyn on Apr 14th 2016

    My husband and I are traveling abroad for a year to many different countries with different climates. These boots are PERFECT for us. They pack away so easily, are very light weight, versatile AND STYLISH which is a huge plus for me.

  • 5
    Great hiking/work boots

    Posted by Dustin on Apr 13th 2016

    These boots are wonderful for all of my outdoor adventures--hiking, Scouting, working, etc. they allow my toes to be free and provide support and stability, while protecting me just enough from the elements and other dangers to make outdoors wonderful.

  • 5
    Ms.

    Posted by Emily on Apr 13th 2016

    I've had these boots for a few years and absolutely love them. I never wore heels or anything too restricting, but I developed bunionettes from wearing normal shoes. I found this company and have never looked back. My toes have ample room, they're SO comfortable, they breath, they're super lightweight, they can dressed up or worn for hiking, and they're zero drop. I get compliments on them all the time. Really, the perfect shoe.

  • 4
    larger size runs small compared to Nine2Five

    Posted by I'm Only Sleeping on Apr 12th 2016

    Love the idea of the boot but can't wear it as it is too small. Size 48 in the Nine2Five fits me fine, but size 48 in the Boulder Boot is about the size of, or a bit smaller than, a 47 in the Nine2Five. Beware that larger sizes may vary between models, contrary to the website's sizing guide.

  • 4
    Great but I want leather

    Posted by Jens on Mar 27th 2016

    This is one of the best winter boot that I have had. But snow is melting the none lether part leaks. Please make this boot in total leader without changing the design!!!!

  • 4
    Wonderful, but with some reservations

    Posted by Amy on Mar 16th 2016

    These are sublimely comfortable hiking boots, and they stay wonderfully comfortable all day. I have a neuroma which tends to be a problem when wearing hiking boots, but with these boots there are no issues at all with it. For this reason these are my favorite hiking boots ever. However, there is a problem with them if you're going to hike anyplace wet and steep and slippery. These boots have very poor traction when worn on slick wet surfaces, causing more than one slip and fall for me in places where I wouldn't ordinarily have had a problem. I would sure be happy if Lems made this boot with better traction. I'd also be much more happy with them if they were waterproof. Lems is nicely up front about advising customers that they are not, but I would certainly prefer my hiking boots to be waterproof! If they had better traction I'd definitely give these boots five stars, since they are light as feathers and unbelievably comfortable. With the traction issue, though, I'm giving them only four stars.

  • 5
    designer

    Posted by Keegan on Mar 13th 2016

    my favorite pair of shoes. lightweight, ultra comfortable, and are showing little signs of wear after wearing them nearly every day for the past 3 months. I would recommend these to anyone.

  • 5
    Miss

    Posted by Jackie on Mar 11th 2016

    I Love these boot so just had to write a review which I don't normally do. I came across the Lems site and was disappointed that I then could not find any suppliers in the UK. Considering that it costs a bit more to bring them in I decided to bite the bullet and go for it and I am so glad I did. I had these boots on doing the gardening today and they are just so comfortable, you hardly know they are on, so light and my feet, especially my toes, are thanking me. I bought a pair of the Primal 2's as well and they are just as comfortable. I am falling in love I feel like chucking all my other shoes, boots and trainers out and just using Lems. If you are looking for ideas Lems a waterproof hiking boot or wellington boot would be very welcome so I can walk the dog in all weathers with puddles and mud. In the mean time thanks for such a great boot. Anyone thinking of buying a pair, go on I don't think you will be disappointed.

  • 5
    Mr.

    Posted by Bob on Mar 11th 2016

    This is the most comfortable boot that I have ever worn and it starts right out of the box, just as I expected from a Lems product. I live in northern Pennsylvania and the boot worked well for hiking, hunting in winter conditions and in the office....once cleaned up a bit. I am very near the point to where all of my shoe choices are a Lems product.

  • 5
    My very favorite shoes!

    Posted by Linda on Mar 10th 2016

    These are the most comfortable shoes I have ever worn! (I used to wear Earth shoes) The superb fitting directions on-line gave me the correct size. I have a wide toe box, narrow ankle and size 5-1/2 foot so buying shoes has always been a challenge. Please continue to make these as I am a convert for life! Your shoes are the BEST!!

  • 5
    great winter boots

    Posted by Brooke on Mar 9th 2016

    I am so happy I found these boots. I have transitioned all of my footwear to minimalist, but I still needed to find some winter boots. These absolutely work. They are super-comfortable. I was afraid the sole would be too stiff, but they are not bad at all, considering they are boots. They repel water and snow quite well, too. My only negative comment would be about the sizing. The sizing guide recommends going up from what you normally wear, which I did, and the boots I ordered were huge. I had to return them and get a new size, which was still too big. In the end, I would have been fine with the exact same size I am in other shoe brands.

  • 5
    Best everyday boot I have ever owned

    Posted by Raymond on Mar 8th 2016

    I have had these boots for about a year now and they are worth every penny. I work retail, I spend a lot of time standing at a register, running around the store, going up and down ladders and pushing carts out side. Most shoes last me about 2 months before the sole too worn to be usable or starts hurting my feet. I can honestly say these boots have improved my quality of life. I no longer have foot pain after being on them all day and as a bonus my back isn't stiff anymore. If you are going to use these in cold and or wet environments I would highly recommend swapping out the inserts (save them for when things do warm back up) and putting in a thermal ones that has an aluminum (space blanket) layer. With soles this thin you will lose a lot of body heat into to cold ground using the inserts the boots come with. The other thing you might want to do is put on a silicon based water repellent barrier. It lasts longer then scotch guard and is safe to use on these boots with out causing discoloration. With a sole this thin I was worried that I would blow though them in a month but after a year of use on a lot of rough surfaces there is not a lot of noticeable wear other then most of the texture on the heel being gone. If there was an option to get these boots resoled when they do eventually wear though I would take Lems up on it, otherwise I will be buying these again when the time comes. Even if they had only had lasted a few months I'd still buy them again just for the pain relief alone but I predict I'll get another two years at least out of these. Keep up the quality and innovation Lems and you'll have a customer for life.

  • 5
    Love

    Posted by Emil on Mar 8th 2016

    Extremely happy would be an understatement. I pretty much spend all my time outside of work with Luna Sandals on my feet. Though when I was in need of new work shoes I came across Lems. I now had an excuse to purchase boots when I previously own none. Perfect, barely there minimal boots that I way to work and throw on those rare occasions when weather keeps me out of my Lunas. Only complaint with the boot itself is that the laces are super long. Lems was kind enough to throw in an extra pair of a different color so I didn't mind trimming one set down. Otherwise, manufacture Lems in the USA and instead of China and get rid of the outdated shipping fees and I'd say these guys would be right up there with my favorite huarache makers.