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Pros Stylish, durable, water-resistant, good valueGood traction, very comfortable, ankle padding, waterproofComfortable, durable, very cushioned, stable, supportive, lightweightVery water resistant, durable, incredibly lightweight, sleek designComfortable, lightweight, durable, inexpensive
Cons Lacks support underfoot, floppy, narrow toe boxRuns big, excess padding in tongueExpensive, take some time to break in, can be warm on hot daysProblematic fitLacks support of larger, heavier boots
Bottom Line The Patch is a solid, fashionable boot for urban jaunts about town and short trailsThis best-in-its-class boot combines lightweight technology with all the versatility a modern boot should haveDesigned for long-distance hikes with heavy loads, the Kaha is designed to maximize support and comfortThese boots are lightweight, sleek, and durable - designed for technical and varied terrainThe best iteration of this model yet
Rating Categories Forsake Patch X Ultra Mid 3 GTX Kaha Gore-Tex Alpenrose Ultra Mid GTX Targhee III Mid
Comfort (25%)
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Support (20%)
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Weight (15%)
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Traction (15%)
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Water Resistance (15%)
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Specs Forsake Patch X Ultra Mid 3 GTX Kaha Gore-Tex Alpenrose Ultra... Targhee III Mid
Weight Per Pair (Size 7.5, in lbs) 1.84 lbs 1.83 lbs 1.91 lbs 1.47 lbs 1.80 lbs
Upper Full-grain leather Suede leather, nylon Full-grain leather Breathable mesh/ coated fabric Oiled nubuck leather
Width Options Standard Regular Standard Regular Regular
Heel height (mm) 29 mm 32 mm 54 mm 32 mm 35 mm
Shaft height (mm) 127 mm 121 mm 140 mm 127 mm 125 mm
Midsole EVA Dual-density EVA EVA EVA Dual Density EVA
Sole Rubber Contagrip rubber Vibram MegaGrip Michelin rubber Rubber
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