User Review: Pivetta leather hikers
Materials: leather, vibram soles and red laces ;-)
Use: rough long trail hikes with heavy packs and short dayhikes
Break-in Period: 2 weeks everyday-all day...just to make sure.
Weight: guessing....3lbs, size 8
Price Paid: $45
I purchased these boots new in 1978. These boots were the only brand to buy back then, as they could hold crampons the best compared to other brands. On the downside, they are heavy compared to most all boots today. I used snowseal to keep them waterproof, and have a pair of sealskin socks on hand if necessary. They've seen too many miles to recall and are in excellent overall condition. The soles are original, screwed and glued and still in good shape as well. The collars and uppers are bullet proof and will be for many more years. No other brand, from today or yesterday, compares to the quality and long-term survivability of these boots in my opinon.