L.L.Bean Gore-Tex Cresta Hikers, Leather (GTX)
Materials: Full Leather
Use: Rough trail w/pack
Break-in Period: Fit well out of the box.
Weight: 3 lbs
Price Paid: $159
I tried Asolo 535, Vasque Clarion II and Sundowner, and Merrell Grand Traverse--none of them fit like this boot. I have about 30 miles on them without a blister or a hotspot.
They are hot on the feet, but that's just the GTX.