What Does OBOZ Stand For?

Are OBOZ Sawtooth waterproof?

With a waterproof B-Dry membrane and leather upper, the Sawtooth II Mid provides effective protection against sustained rain and full immersion in snow.

The over-the-ankle design offers a secure fit, good support, and solid protection even on rough sections of trail..

Are OBOZ waterproof?

All Oboz footwear has a DWR (Durable Water Repellent) finish on the outside leathers and textiles, which can benefit from occasional retreating. If the surface of your shoes is absorbing water, it’s time to re-waterproof. … Oboz highly recommends Nikwax for waterproofing.

Where are Merrell shoes made?

the USAMerrell Wilderness hiking boots may take a little time to break in, but they’re built to last a lifetime. All of the boots are made in the USA with premium materials, including a full grain waterproof leather upper, Italian metal hardware, Tesivel 3-bar knit lining, and a high-performance Vibram rubber outsole.

Is OBOZ a good brand?

Oboz makes a lot of hay about the “O Fit Insoles” that they include in their boots and shoes. They’re actually pretty good and provide more arch support and heel cup support than the crappy insoles most hiking shoe and boot manufacturers include.

Should I get a half size bigger for hiking boots?

In fact, when it comes to hiking shoes, you should order up a half-size. That said, they shouldn’t be too loose anywhere in the shoe except for your toes. If your foot is sliding around inside your shoe even when they’re tied tight, that’s not a good fit (also a recipe for blisters and skinned feet).

How do OBoZ boots fit?

Hiking boots should fit snugly in the heel with minimal heel lift, wrap snugly around around your mid-foot and give adequate space in the toe box for your toes to wiggle without being constricted.

Are OBoZ good hiking shoes?

The Arete is the newest and lightest shoe in Oboz’s lineup and is an all in one shoe that is great for day hikes and everyday wear. While they’re extremely lightweight (you’ll barely notice you’re wearing them), they’re sturdy and capable on the trail.

Where are OBOZ shoes made?

Oboz footwear is currently sold in more than 1,500 stores around the world. The shoes are made in two factories in Vietnam and distributed from a warehouse in California, leaving the Bozeman office to handle everything from sales and marketing to customer service.

When was OBOZ founded?

2007Oboz Footwear was founded in 2007. Oboz Footwear’s headquarters is located in Bozeman, Montana, USA 59715.

Do OBOZ shoes run true to size?

Do sizes run small, large or true to size? We always recommend visiting your local Oboz retailer to ensure the best fit. If this is not possible we do feel our products run true to size. … All of our men’s styles are available in sizes 8-12, 13 and 14.