An Oboz Hiking Boot That’s ‘Comfortable Right Out of the Box’ Is Now Over $60 Off in Time for Spring Treks


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It’s not uncommon for adventurers to have multiple types of hiking boots for different seasons and trails. The demands of a summer day hike differ from those of a winter backpacking trip. But if you were to buy just one pair, it’s worth looking at the Oboz Sypes boot—a versatile option that’s lightweight, waterproof, and now on sale at REI.

The Oboz Sypes Mid Leather Waterproof Hiking Boots are on sale for as low as $103—up to a 37% discount on the typical $165 price tag. These popular hiking boots have earned more than 120 five-star ratings from shoppers who say they’re “comfortable right out of the box.” Sizes range from 7 to 14 with options for wide sizes in the two available colorways.

Oboz Sypes Mid Leather Waterproof Hiking Boots, $103 (was $165) at REI

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This hiking boot’s uppers are made from waterproof nubuck leather with Cordura mesh paneling for breathability and comfort and also have TPU overlays that further protect feet from rough terrain. The midsole is made from cushioned polyurethane, and the lugs on the outsole provide secure traction when climbing or descending hills. Inside, Oboz has placed its B-DRY membrane that blocks out moisture while allowing air to escape, keeping your feet from overheating or sweating too much.

The boots’ comfort was a major selling point for shoppers, with one noting they “provided all the support I needed.” They found the boots to be such a good solution for plantar fasciitis issues that they said, “These boots literally saved my whole trip.” Another shopper added that the boots are “lightweight and waterproof.”

Shoppers also appreciated the boots’ traction and performance, including one who purchased them and took them on a “rocky, hilly eight-mile hike that same day with no problems,” adding that the boots “felt great.” Similarly, another hiker took these boots on an “eight-mile hilly, muddy, rainy hike” and said, “My feet were dry the whole time, [they] had plenty of grip, and were very comfortable.”

If you’re looking for a lightweight, out-of-the-box-comfortable pair of boots for hiking or even wearing around town, the Oboz Sypes Mid Leather Waterproof Hiking Boots are a good-looking, well-priced option. Most sizes, including halves and wides, are still in stock, but that can change quickly, so grab yours soon.

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