L.L.Bean Gore-Tex Cresta Hikers, Leather
Use: General outdoor use
Break-in Period: Approx 1 week of full time use
Weight: 2 LBS ?
Price Paid: $170
Great boots right out of the box. I've had 2 pairs. The rand on one pair failed (left boot near your big toe) L.L. Bean customer service is by far the best in the industry, if not the world. They sent me a new pair.
The only complaint I have is for a $180 boot made in Italy the footbed insert is very flimsy/cheap. I'd like to see them go w/a rigid or cork style footbed (like Meindl).