L.L.Bean Gore-Tex Cresta Hikers, Leather (all leather)
Use: off trail with moderate pack
Break-in Period: Pretty short
Price Paid: ~$159
I've had my crestas for a couple years now and i really like them. They fit really well and there's plenty of room in the toebox for me to wiggle my little piggies. The heelbox fits me nice and snug.
The gore-tex membrane works pretty well, i guess. Not the world's most breathable boot, but hey, i like them. The only complaint that i have is that after a couple of hikes with some moderate rock scrambling, the leather on the toe and heel got all chewed up. They still work great, just look quite worn out on the outside.