Regatta Mens Garsdale Mid Walking Boots Roasted and Cumin

Regatta Mens Garsdale Mid Walking Boots Roasted and Cumin 3 5 1 1
Only good if you stick to the footpaths ... otherwise Waterproof description,faultless construction, and 2 year guarantee ... overstated ... I used the boots for a walking holiday that lasted about 3 weeks. I found the boots to be very comfortable, lightweight, with good grip, and tried out their water proofness by standing in a small gentle clean stream. I had also treated them with a popular brand of extra waterproofing. They didn't seem to let any water in so was impressed. At the end of my 3 weeks, however, when they had regularly been in very wet conditions, not just pouring rain, as we had done alot of walking off -piste, through very wet grass, soogy and boggy ground, and tough vegetation.... They were no longer seeming waterproof, but my waterproof socks were keeping my feet relatively dry still. The rubber front of the sole that comes up just over the sole had started to come away, due to vegetation snagging, and then small stands of tough vegetation such as brambles and allsorts, began to snag in there, stressing the adhesive further, resulting in the gradual destruction of glue there, so by the end of 3 weeks, the soles were flapping off right down to half way along the soles ... a disaster basically ... but i was able to remedy this by tying the laces a couple of times through the lower lace pattern and around the soles, to keep them on and finish my walking holiday. The boots have a 2 year guarantee ... they shouldn't have . They have leaflets attached to them that describe them as waterproof, and faultless construction ... this in my opinion is not true. I did test them quite rigorously, and because of the 2 year warranty, which the RANGE upheld, giving me a refund, I would still recommend them, so long as you don't expect too much of them ... e.g. as work boots for a farmer, lumberjack, army of any sort, etc, of which i am none of, walking off-piste in Wales, the Highlands, or any of many wilder places without a good path. I think their waterproof-ness failed me because tough veg started pulling the sole away from the toes, so i do feel that if you are sticking to countryside reasonably trodden footpaths, or just want a good boot for town use, then they would last quite well, and be relatively waterproof. I'm going to buy another pair and give them a better chance of proving to be waterproof and worth the 2 year guarantee, but in my honest opinion if something says its waterproof and has a 2 year guarantee then you should be able to test them to a tough extent, and they pass, to be worth that guarantee ... i don't want to have to give up my holiday for example, and don't want to have to return them to the shop after only 3 or 4 weeks. I had them for about 6 weeks in total, the first 3 weeks were all quite gentle use, and they were fine for that, but failed to cope with anything arduous over a longer period. I think they could fix the problem by extending the rubber sole from the toe so that bit wraps over much further, or covering the wrap over with something more, and using stronger, more water resistant sole adhesives, then they could be worth the 2 year guarantee.... they could stand to lose a lot of money from returns with the current build quality! 28 October 2014
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Regatta Mens Garsdale Mid Walking Boots Roasted and Cumin
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The Regatta Garsdale Mid Walking Boot ia an all-weather, traditionally styled walking boot can handle varied terrain all year round and offers protection with an Isotex waterproof and breathable membrane.
-PU nubuck and breathable mesh upper
-Water resistant Atl treated upper materials
-Isotex waterproof and breathable footwear - seam sealed with breathable internal membrane bootee liner
-Deep padded collar and tongue
-Rubberised toe and heel bumpers
-EVA comfort footbed
-Steel shank
-Lightweight rubber outsole featuring internal EVA shock pads

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