This is a great fitting, comfortable, lighter weight hiking boot that falls short on durability and short on the manufacturer's claims. I actually bought these boots for my work. I usually average about 5 miles a day walking trails, gravel/dirt roads, and some paved walkways. Like most people I was looking for something comfortable and well fitting, lighter weight, durable, with good support and traction. I was also wanting an affordable "made in USA" boot. I settled on these and had them shipped… Full review
Since the Mini Mil's introduction they have addressed and improved the boot to even have several other boots to ease you into barefoot shoes. These boots have had all the former issues taken care of. I can feel the ground below me and move silent. Now the green and black take longer to break in due to the heavy dyes, but the desert tan ones are good-to-go from day 1. They dry quick and have great traction. Well worth the money. Full review
This "military" boot is a minimal boot designed to give the user enhanced ground feel and flexibility, while providing enough protection to keep the foot injury free in harsh environments and/or rough terrain. Its durable leather upper combined with a custom Vibram sole makes it an exceptional boot, perhaps the first of its kind to achieve such high performance. Minimal Boots and the Belleville Mini-Mil TR102: The Ultimate Review (The original review can be found on my blog: chasingyourmind.blogspot.com)… Full review
Belleville is the country's oldest and leading supplier of military boots.