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Kodiak Quest Bound Hiker Work Boots

New Kodiak Work Boots are Trail Inspired, Worksite Ready

So many people wear sneakers and hiking boots to the jobsite that shoemakers have started to capitalize on the trend. Kodiak is one of those shoemakers. It pairs an aesthetic beauty inspired by hikers with the build quality needed to protect your feet. Overall, the Kodiak Quest Bound Work Boots look like a serious choice for anyone looking for a comfortable and safe work boot.


Like Hiking Boots, But Better

The Kodiak Quest Bound Work Boots might look like the sort of thing you’d throw on to hit the trails. But, with Kodiak claiming that these boots “deliver agility, comfort, and serious protection,” they’re well suited for stomping around the worksite.

Kodiak fashioned these work boots with waterproof full-grain leather. Along with the waterproof, seam-sealed, yet breathable membrane the Quest Bound boots should keep your feet dry.

Kodiak Quest Bound Hiker Work Boots

Kodiak Quest Bound Boots Comfort and Protection

These Kodiak work boots also include a TPU molded toe guard to protect your toes from getting scuffed, crushed, or punctured. The mid-cut version of the Quest Bound boots also features a TPU molded heel and also an eye-stay strap across and to the side of your metatarsals for stability and protection.

Meanwhile, the Kodiak Quest Bound Work Boots also aim to keep you comfortable on a number of sensory levels. The compression-molded EVA insoles offer some shock absorption, and the ComfortZone footbed includes OrthoLite foam to cushion your foot throughout the day. Kodiak includes the SOS “Smell Out Science” odor control technology as well, which ought to keep your nose protected at the end of the day.


Finally, the Kodiak work boots feature a Vibram TC4+ rubber outsole. This outsole provides excellent oil, heat, and slip resistance as well.

Kodiak Quest Bound Work Boots Specs

  • Premium, rugged, waterproof, full-grain leather
  • Breathable, waterproof membrane
  • Kodiak SOS Smell Out Science odor control technology
  • Oil, Heat & Slip-resisting Vibram TC4+ rubber outsole
  • CSA and ASTM approached composite toe
  • Price: $155 (low-cut), $165 (mid-cut)

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