Forking out nearly $700 for a pair of hiking boots might sound excessive, but don’t let the hefty price tag attached to the Feit Wool Hiker discourage you. With a plush merino wool lining and an upper stitched from a single piece of leather, this is footwear designed to perform.
The Wool Hiker is built to be comfortable and durable. Each boot is handmade by a master craftsman—these kicks won't ever go near a factory-floor assembly line. And when the craftsman is done constructing the boot, he leaves it on the mold for 10 days surrounded by light steam to enhance the fit.
Inside, the boot is lined with wool, which means you could ditch the socks even in the winter and you're feet would still stay warm and dry. The Vibram Gumlite-lugged outsole is light enough for city use, but with the grip and durability the company is know for. And each pair of hikers comes with an extra cork and a buffalo-leather insole to adjust for in-between sizing.
Are the Feit Wool Hikers expensive? Sure. But don’t those tired dogs of yours deserve a treat?