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Backpacker Magazine - Field Notes: The latest word from our testers
050119 Backpacker Oboz Wind River Jpeg 001

BRAWNY BOOT

This boot acts tough, but it's a softie at heart: The Wind River's heavy, nubuck-and-textile upper and beefy TPU toecap kept our feet protected...

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Outside Buyer's Guide - Trail Shoes: Air of Authority
042919 Obg Oboz Lynx Low 001

Best Day Hiker For Women

As capable as any garishly styled trail shoe, but with a muted appearance that fits right in on city sidewalks, the...

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Scouting Magazine - Put your best foot forward with these boots
041819 Scouting Oboz Sawtooth Iilow Bdry 001

Very few low-cut, waterproof hiking shoes deliver the performance value of the Sawtooth II. These provide support for carrying a daypack or a light backpack...

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UK Partner SmallWoods feature on BBC Countryfile

Our UK partner, SmallWoods appeared on BBC Country File Sunday evening (April 14/04/19) to share their part in rescuing our small woodlands from oblivion!

CountryFile presenter...

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Backpacker.com - The Best Hiking Boots for Backpackers
041519 Backpacker Com Oboz Wsap Bdry Jpeg 001 Jpeg 001

Our take A women’s-specific last is one thing, but volume isn’t the only thing that tends to differ between men’s and women’s feet. That’s why...

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Fatherly - Best Hiking Boots and Shoes for Men
040919 Fatherly Oboz Bridger Low Bdry 001

Known as some of the most comfortable hiking boots out there, these low-cut boots from Obōz will keep you comfortable during a long day on...

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TRAIL MAGAZINE APPROVED - BRIDGER LOW B-DRY - "THIS TRAIL SHOE IS HARD TO BEAT"

"An outstanding shoe that is superb on the trail and hard to fault."

TRAIL magazines testers put our Bridger Low B-Dry through their paces on...

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THE GREAT OUTDOORS MAGAZINE - SAWTOOTH II MID B-DRY: RECOMMENDATION AWARD

Chris Townsend from The Great Outdoors took our NEW Sawtooth II Mid out for test and gave us his staple of approval with 4 STARS...

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Backpacker.com - Gear Guide: The Best of the Rest
031119 Backpacker Oboz Mcirque 001

This affordable, waterproof shoe offers solid protection in a low-profile silhouette. “The rubber toe cap and thick wraparound rand warded off rocks on a scramble...

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Refinery29 - A Week Of Wearing Hiking Boots For Non-Hiking Purposes
030119 Refinery29 Oboz Wjuniper Mid 001

Gymnast, but make it fashion. Keep in mind that cartwheels and trekking are not mutually exclusive! I loved the colors on these boots, and had...

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Outside - The Best Stylish Winter Boots of 2019
012519 Outside Oboz Mbridger Ins 8 Jpeg 001

Oboz took its award-winning men’s hiking boot and winterized it with a waterproof upper, a synthetic Thinsulate liner, and a rubber toe cap. The aggressively...

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THE TREK - OBOZ BRIDGER 7' BDRY INSULATED BOOT REVIEW
010319 The Trek Oboz Bridger7 Ins 001

Hi, I’m Maggie and I’m Bad At Winter. I spend November through March April complaining about the cold and doing nothing productive about it, such...

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OBOZ WIN BRONZE IN THE GEAR OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2018

Oboz has been awarded Bronze position in the Sustainability category at the 2018 Gear of The Year Awards!

Shortlisted against some fantastic initiatives like Fjallraven's...

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TRAIL MAGAZINE APPROVED - "THE SHOE FOR ROUGHER TRACKS"

"A great shoe for backpacking over a range of paths and tracks" was the verdict over at TRAIL magazine.

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COUNTRY WALKING - TESTERS CHOICE

Oboz have created something extremely rare; a high-performing boot specifically designed to suit a woman's ankle motion and gait.

One tester said the Sapphires propelled her...

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TRAIL MAGAZINE - USED AND ABUSED - OUR GEAR TESTED FOR YOU






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WANDERLUST - BEST IN TEST

Wanderlust editor, Pheobe Smith, trialled ten lightweight summer walking boots from the biggest footwear brands in the UK, to find out which model offered the...

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OUTDOORS MAGIC - SAWTOOTH LOW REVIEW

If you’re after a great all-round outdoor shoe suitable for hiking, get yourself a pair of the Oboz Sawtooth Low walking shoes

“The Sawtooth Low is...

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OUTDOORS RADAR -



See the full review here:

https://www.outdoorsradar.com/...

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TRAIL MAGAZINE APPROVED - "An Instant Favourite"

"An outstanding shoe for regular trekking over varied and uneven terrain, with a rucksack" was the verdict over at TRAIL magazine.

The perfect shoe for...

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Oboz and Small Woods: The Hawthorn Project

Here at Oboz, we love the outdoors. And the way we figure, the more trees, the more outdoors for us all to enjoy. That's why...

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GEAR INSTITUTE - BEST IN CLASS - WOMEN'S HIKING SHOES
Gear Institute W Bridger Low

Oboz Bridger Bdry

The Oboz Bridger Bdry women’s hiking shoe proved to have the highest level of protection against trail hazards of any of the...

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OUTSIDE BOZEMAN MAGAZINE
Outside Bzmn Bridger8 7 Insulated Backpacker

Review: Oboz Bridger 8" Insulated

Chris McCarthy

It’s rare to find a boot that works well in so many different environments, but that is exactly...

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OUTSIDE MAGAZINE - BEST FOR LASTING FOREVER
Bridger10 Insulated Outside Oct

Consider this boot if (a) you love to snowshoe and need 400-gram insulation for warmth and a heelpiece to keep straps in place, or (b)...

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OUTSIDE MAGAZINE - BEST FOR LONG DAY HIKES
Scapegoate Mid Outside

Best For: Long day hikes.

The Test: A workhorse build—tough synthetic leather with a reinforced rubber toe and heel guard—made this hiker punch above...

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MEN'S JOURNAL - BEST FOR LONG TRIPS
Scapegoat Mid Mj

This boot can tackle classic long routes like the Appalachian Trail, thanks to a flexible upper paired with a light rubber outsole that allows for...

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BACKPACKER MAGAZINE - THE CHOICE FOR ROUGH TRAILS
Scapegoat Mid Backpacker

A tough outsole and durable upper make this all-terrain hiking boot the choice for rough trails.


Support

Thanks to the super-thick EVA midsole and burly forefoot plate...

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MEN'S JOURNAL - DESERT HIKES
Mens Traverse Low Mj

The Traverse serves up the feel of a sneaker - and breaks in right out of the box - but with enough support for steep...

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BACKPACKER MAGAZINE - LOW-CUT HIKING SHOES THAT ARE GRIPPY IN ALL CONDITIONS
Traverse Low Backpacker

Verdict I wore these on early-spring dayhikes in southern Utah and was impressed by the grippiness in all conditions, thanks to deep outsole lugs and...

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MEN'S JOURNAL - BEST FOR VERSATILITY
Crest Low Mj

The best day-to-day hikers are equally tough and easy on the feet. The Crest Low B-DRY passes that test. Speed lacing secures the shoe, a...

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EXPLORE BIG SKY - BIG SKY MID INSULATED WATERPROOF
Big Sky Mids Big Sky Journal

Sure, you’ve got your muck boots—as well as that bomber pair of 12-year-old, hand-me-down Sorels—that are great for mid-winter snowy days, but too hot to...

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MEN'S JOURNAL - BIG SKY MID INSULATED WATERPROOF
Big Sky Mids Mj

Need one shoe to deal with everything from digging out your car to walking the dog or heading out on a snowshoe adventure? Then this...

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BACKPACKER MAGAZINE - ONE OF OUR FAVORITE ALL-AROUNDERS GETS WINTERIZED
Bridger8 7 Insulated Backpacker

One of our favorite all-arounders gets winterized.

Durability We’ve been fans of the Oboz Bridger for years, in large part due to the...

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SEATTLE - WOMEN'S JUNIPER MID
Juniper Mid Seattle Mag Oct2017

This scrappy Montana brand is small with a huge and devoted following. This boot, designed specifically for women, sports tough, abrasion–resistant material plus a...

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BACKPACKER MAGAZINE - TOUGH LOW CUT
Bridger Low

Hikers who don’t need ankle support will still get durable, protective construction from this tough low-cut hiking boot.

One tester pummeled a single pair of Bridger...

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MOUNTAIN LIFE - BRIDGER MID WATERPROOF BOOTS
Mountain Life Mag Bridger Mids

What makes a shoe stand out? If they are created by a brand with clear vision, with a conscientious plan to do better — that’s...

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BACKPACKER MAGAZINE - SAWTOOTH MID
Sawtooth Mid

For big loads and steep, off-trail terrain, I want solid support and stability without excess weight. The Sawtooth delivers, thanks to the midsole’s relatively light...

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OUTSIDE MAGAZINE BUYER'S GUIDE - A COMFORTABLE RIDE
Crest Mid

The Best Summer Hiking Boots of 2017

We tested dozens of boots last season. These 10 stood out for their versatility, durability, and comfort.

Best For: A...

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Backcountry Skiing Canada - Top Honors
Firebrand Ii Low

The first thing that struck me about the Oboz Firebrand II hiking shoes is that although they have a solid/rugged design they are still fairly...

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MEN'S JOURNAL - BEST FOR DAY HIKES
Scapegoat Low Mj

The unassuming Scapegoat Low can stand up to serious punishment on the trail – whether you are traversing the sharp rocks of Maine’s Appalachian Trail...

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BACKPACKER MAGAZINE - BEST FOR RUGGED TERRAIN
Backpacker Magazine Sawtooth Low

The aggressive lugs and pronounced heel cut on this nubuck leather hiker held fast whether we were climbing rocky, scree-choked gullies or descending mud-slicked trails...

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BACKPACKER MAGAZINE - MOST DURABLE
Backpacker Mag Crest Low Waterproof

Our take: If you want a shoe that rides like a trail runner but wears like a light hiker, look no further. Oboz designed the...

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MEN'S JOURNAL - BEST FOR BACKPACKING
Mens Journal Mag Bridger Mid Waterproof

Whether stomping up steep trails or bounding over crags on pack-laden escapes, the Bridger proved tough and stable. The 1-lb., 3-oz boot offered enough cushion...

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BACKPACKER MAGAZINE - ALL-PURPOSE CHAMP
Backpacker Mag Bridger Mid Waterproof

WHY WE LIKE IT: With a sturdy leather upper and above-average support, the Bridger B-DRY Waterproof delivers more than ample protection for on-and off-trail adventures...

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