When ultra-breathability is required this is the best boot for high liability manoeuvre and load carrying.
From a military pedigree, the Desert Defence has been designed as the ultimate boot when high breathability is desired. Ideal for full spectrum use and ideal for use off trail when carrying heavy loads (20-40Kg+). The Clima lining and hydrophobic foams move perspiration away from the foot to the exterior efficiently. This also allows water that has penetrated the boot to egress quickly during walking motion.
Due to its rugged construction and high postural support the boot is ideal for all recreational, agricultural and tactical applications when a highly breathable non-waterproof boot is desired.
Advice from Meindl
- This boot is awesome for both very hot dry environments and very wet temperate environments. In dry climates, it provides excellent breathability. In wet environments, the boot moves liquid efficiently to the outside of the boot. This can be a distinct advantage over waterproof footwear when the user is unable to prevent water entry through the top of the boot shaft.
- Apply Meindl Sportwax liberally to the heel flex zone, the exposed seams and toe flex zones to prevent leather cracking in these high wear zones.
- Look after your mates and watch your six, these boots will look after your feet.