This Timberland Men Chocorua Trail Gore Tex mid hiking boot review is about enormously popular lightweight mid-height hiking and backpacking boots, very suitable for wet conditions and a rugged terrain and for any outdoor works and activity.
Best place to buy
- The best place regarding the price and shipping conditions is usually Amazon.com.
Construction and materials
The upper body of the boot is a combination of a waterproof leather and synthetic. The leather is made waterproof during the tanning process. The seams are either sealed or internal waterproof and breathable GoreTex membrane is used to keep your feet dry.
As you see from the picture, this is a durable, almost all-leather construction with leather all the way up around the nicely padded leather collar. Inside you have a pleasant and comfortable moisture wicking textile lining.
The lower part is an EVA midsole and dual density footbed which provide great cushioning, while the outsole is rubber with lugs for superior traction.
Technical specifications & summary of features
- Use: hiking, backpacking, light mountaineering tours, casual wear, outdoor works.
- Average weight per pair: 2 lbs 5 oz (1.05 kg).
- Premium waterproof full-grain leather.
- GoreTex membrane for breathable waterproof protection.
- Adjustable, rustproof lacing system.
- Lightweight all-day cushioning with EVA midsole.
- Removable contoured sock liner.
- Rubber outsole with lugs for superior traction.
I have seen many reports of users on several sites. Below is statistics from Amazon (left) and from Timberland’s site (right). As you see the rating by users is very high; 89% at Timberland site would recommend the boots to a friend. At Amazon 4.5/5 average rate; 4.4/5 at Timberland site.
Very remarkable is also the fit, as you see from the image below left; 85% were happy with the fit. But there are some surprising comments, see the picture right. No pockets! On shoes?
Here is a very short (1 min only) video about Timberland Chocorua boots, have a look:
Pros and cons
Comparison with other models & brands
St Elias GTX
Quest 4D 2 GTX
|Upper Material||leather, synthetic
|Weight lb (size 12)||2.3||3.5||3.5|
To conclude this text about Timberland Men Chocorua Trail Gore Tex mid hiking boot review by saying that there are many reasons why these boots have been so popular in the past. Very good materials are used here and I love their design.
Regarding the weight, these boots are far better than the top ranked models from other brands. With respect to the price, they are simply without a match. My overall view of these boots I express with:
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