Listed as the official Swiss Army boot, these were…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Materials: Leather mountaineering
Use: mountaineering, heavy backpacking/trekking
Break-in Period: several days
Weight: 4.5lb
Price Paid: $250

Listed as the official Swiss Army boot, these were great for replacing my old "norwegian welted" 70's boots. I have used them for everything from day hikes to long overnights above timberline in snow and ice. Their leather lining has shaped itself to my feet, and they have become old friends.

Raichle Palue


The Palue has been discontinued.

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