- Handcrafted in the USA
- 9" Lace-up style
- Golden nubuc / briar oiled waterproof leather uppers
- Leather / genuine lamb shearling gussett lining
- Wool polypropylene felt insulation
- Chip-A-Tex waterproof membrane system
- Solid Goodyear leather welt construction
- Black Vibram® Cascade outsole
The Arctic™ boot was developed to provide greater protection in extreme cold temperatures while giving the wearer lighter weight comfort and support. The patented Kush-N-Kollar® enhances the comfort and continues to be featured in all Arctic stylings. These 9" boots are made with the breathable Chip-A-Tex® waterproof membrane that locks water out while allowing air to pass through from the foot, keeping feet dry and comfortable. The exclusive Vibram® compound provides maximum traction on wet/dry surfaces and various terrain.
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."