- 9" Bay apache leather uppers
- Brushed Nylex lining
- 1000 Gram Thinsulate™ Ultra insulation
- Bontex® insole
- Black Vibram® Portland outsole
- Seam sealed waterproof construction
Chippewa's Rugged Outdoor collection is functional footwear that will st and up to the ruggedness of the great outdoors, whether the task is utilitarian or recreational. These 9" bay apache leather boots are made with bonded outsoles to provide lightweight, waterproof, flexible construction for any outdoor activity. These boots will hold up whether you are pounding the pavement or simply relaxing by your favorite lake or stream. The Thinsulate™ Ultra insulation provides warmth and comfort, yet it's thin enough to allow complete freedom of movement. The exclusive Vibram® compound guarantees maximum traction on wet/dry surfaces and various terrains. This compound maintains its physical properties in cold weather.
In October of 1901, Chippewa Boots was founded in their namesake city of Chippewa Falls, WI. Chippewa Boots was named after the city which was named after the Indian tribe in the region. Their quest was to one day, create the finest boots and shoes in the United States. At the time, Chippewa Boots employed 175 people, mainly women, and produced 1,200 pairs a day. In the beginning, Chippewa Boots mainly produced a high end logging boots for the pulp and paper industry. The Chippewa mainstay, Logger Boot, outfitted thousand of brave lumberjacks. They required sharp saws, honed axes, strong ropes and Chippewa Boots. Chippewa Logger Boots were quickly known as the best boots for the outdoors. With the reputation Chippewa Boots was creating, their quality Logger Boots spread throughout the entire United States and in 1910 their factory increased production to 2,500 pairs a day! Chippewa Boots has played their part in every era. The Chippewa Engineer Boots through the 1930's. The Chippewa Arctic Boots for the cold-weather battles of World War II. Even through the 50's when Chippewa introduced Chippewa Snake Boots for hunters and outdoorsmen. Chippewa Boots have always been know for quality, durability and technology. Chippewa Boots, "The Best. By Far."