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Ilkka P. verified buyer, 17.7.2023
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Guaranteed Meindl quality
Anonymous verified buyer, 21.4.2024
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Great looking boots. Sturdy materials.
Mathias N. verified buyer, 10.4.2024
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That they have large toe boxes is very subjective, would have liked a better size description and also describes the circumference of the toe box and the size of the width. But after two weeks of being read by a cobbler, they work fine and fit very well. Incredibly stiff throughout the shoe, but they should give in a bit the longer they are used. The only direct complaint about the shoe itself is that it can feel very warm, especially if you are already a warm person, personally I will probably never need to use wool socks as long as I am not wading in the snow for a few hours.
Mick N. verified buyer, 10.4.2024
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These are fantastic boots, I have been wearing Meindl footwear for 30 years, won't be buying any other brand
Andrew W. verified buyer, 3.4.2024
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Really comfortable to wear and my feet were dry throughout the 30kms of hunting throughout bush, wetland and tussock in Fiordland New Zealand. The tread of the sole always felt like it gripped what I was walking on, which in wet and slippery areas is a necessity and I felt I could trust the boots to hold on. Cannot be faulted. My feet showed no signs of blisters or damage despite there being no breaking in of the boots (they arrived the day before my hunting trip). I'm looking forward to putting them on again!
Rudy M. verified buyer, 10.2.2024
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In regards to the Meindl Guffert Gtx as of now seems like a well made boot. Plenty of room in the toe box and comfortable all around. So far I have had no issues and expect for the boot to get more comfortable with use. I'm very impressed with the Meindl product that I went ahead and ordered the Meindl Sonnblick thru Varuste also. I have to say I have had an excellent experience purchasing from Varuste. They offer competitive pricing and our very responsive via email to any concerns that might arise. So with that,I will definitely keep Varuste in mind for my future needs.
Lloyd R. verified buyer, 1.2.2024
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Can’t go wrong, super comfortable
Gary W. verified buyer, 17.1.2024
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After a long time of wasting money on walking boots I decided to put some research into meindl, usual walking boots have no lasted me long, nor have they provided adequate space and support for my feet, so usually after the first 15-20 miles I am already tending to my feet with blisters and talcum powder, then eventually cutting my walks short as my feet are completely falling apart, I knew I needed more space in my boots so I looked at the meindle comfort fit range, there are many options when it comes to boots but meindl explain everything with great detail, they grade their boots from A-C so it helps with deciding what grade of boot you will actually need, I chose the miendl Guffert GTX and....wow what a boot, I have already covered 300 miles in these boots since purchasing in December, the shoes broke in after 20-30miles and feel like slippers, I can walk all day and half the night in these and I have no blisters or rub marks at all, these are by far the best shoes or boots I have ever worn, so now I will finally be able to complete my 175 mile walk without any issues, if you haven't heard of miendl or don't know much about them, let this review give you confidence that you are not wasting your money! A wise man once told me, spend your money where you spend your time, on your bed or on your shoes, because if you are not in one you are in the other They are expensive-ish, but worth every single penny, I've wasted thousands in total on boots that just do not fit or do not last!

Anonymous verified buyer, 20.12.2023
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Tuomo T. verified buyer, 17.12.2023
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For once, wide enough for Lestine's big feet. A good winter shoe with a wool sock. The straps are too short.
Anonymous verified buyer, 17.10.2023
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I've always hiked in Meindle shoes, and after many "Islands" I switched to the Guffert model. This is my second pair. Very good for rough hiking trails, but the sole does not hold very well on ice/slippery surfaces. The previous models seemed to be finished a little better.
Anonymous verified buyer, 27.1.2019
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Good shoe, sturdy.

Anonymous verified buyer, 3.9.2023
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Ilari L. verified buyer, 26.12.2020
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Anonymous verified buyer, 24.7.2023
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You can always rely on Meindl. The soles wear out easily in five years, but are replaceable. Wider last than Hanwag's widest models.
Matti Y. verified buyer, 17.7.2023
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Guaranteed Meindl quality! A sturdy shoe for many trips!
Göran S. verified buyer, 3.7.2023
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For many years I have used, among other things, Meindl Island Pro, but lately I have experienced that they have become too tight in the front of the toes. When I got my Meindl Guffert GTX, that problem was solved. Very comfortable boots, which felt very comfortable from the first ride. In the past I have sometimes had to "walk in the boots", but this was not necessary with these boots! Very pleased!
Raymond C. verified buyer, 20.6.2023
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Almost the only option for wide feet. It fits well and at least it hasn't rubbed anything yet during the break-in (40km+). We'll see how it goes at Halti next week.
Anonymous verified buyer, 29.5.2023
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A shoe that fits wide feet, feels good at least after the first few weeks.
Jussi H. verified buyer, 11.4.2023
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After going through two other hiking shoes and getting blisters on my toes on every hike, I finally found the Meindli comfort-last. I use Vivobarefoot shoes in my everyday life and their insoles are very similar. Does not pinch the toes from the sides. I was so optimistic about the fit of the shoe that I went on a week-long hiking trip to Madeira with them practically without running in. I wasn't disappointed, the shoes immediately fit the feet like a cast. Not a single blister or chafing from a week of hiking in new shoes. The shoes are really sturdy, in size 47 one shoe weighs over a kilo. Depending on the need for use, this is either a good or a bad thing. For normal hiking in the forest, I think these are unnecessarily heavy - swinging a kilo of weight at the end of the lever arm of the legs consumes strength on a long trip. On the other hand, protection and support are valued more than lightness when walking in Kivikko or on mountain trails.
Anonymous verified buyer, 18.2.2023
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Had problems with pressure on the front foot at the end of long day trips. This boot feels really comfortable with good room for the foot. Looking forward to future long walks.
Anonymous verified buyer, 1.1.2023
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Good membrane hiking shoes and supports well, suits me because of weak over-moving ankles and bad back, not to mention that you could use any sneakers vs. real hiking shoes. If well maintained, they will last. Of course, membrane vs shell shoes (e.g. Lundhags) are in a different category and at the moment I would leave these on the shelf and buy only shell shoes.
Anonymous verified buyer, 20.11.2022
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Anonymous verified buyer, 5.11.2022
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Broke during one hike.
Petri P. verified buyer, 21.9.2022
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Anonymous verified buyer, 15.9.2022
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These boots are just awesome, had Meindl many times and they always impress.
Leena S. verified buyer, 23.8.2022
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Have only worn them on one hike in the Norwegian mountains, so only a short experience with the product, but they are pleasant to wear and work well in every way.
Anonymous verified buyer, 8.8.2022
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Anonymous verified buyer, 4.8.2022
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Looks good, haven't used it yet
Anonymous verified buyer, 28.7.2022
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Reuben G. verified buyer, 4.7.2022
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Awesome boot, very comfortable and suitable for hunting or walking steep new zealand fence lines
Maxime D. verified buyer, 1.7.2022
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Second pairs purchased, sturdy shoes, with a little maintenance, they will not move over time. They are not the lightest, nor the most rigid, in terms of comfort over time, the memory foam makes the difference.
Mika V. verified buyer, 17.6.2022
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I ordered the first Meindl hiking shoes. The first impression of the shoes is high quality and sturdy. Suitable for a Finnish wide foot. It is wider than other manufacturers' models. Really good ones in use. I recommend.
Daniel R. verified buyer, 15.6.2022
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Fits very well for my wide feet. Very stable and comfortable to walk in. Have used only 1 month so far (walked in them about 30km), so can not say anything about the durability, but they feel very qualitative.
Anonymous verified buyer, 13.6.2022
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Stephen R. verified buyer, 11.6.2022
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Great boots. I found them very stiff but they are starting to break in now and feel pretty good. I wouldn’t hesitate to buy these.
Sakari H. verified buyer, 26.4.2022
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Sturdy hiking boots! I wanted something light and durable that would withstand hiking and camping conditions, whether in the desert, off-road in uneven terrain, rocky terrain, mountains, etc. While I consider the equipment light, the equipment should also be durable and sturdy. I have different pairs of feet and ankles that are wide, chest due to injuries. I use a silk sock merino wool combination as a sock that works well. The structure and insole of the Comfort Fit shoe fit well into a wider foot. The shoes have good ankle support, as well as sole grip.
Simo H. verified buyer, 23.4.2022
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Ross M. verified buyer, 21.4.2022
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Easy to order and delivered quickly. Great service.
Anonymous verified buyer, 7.4.2022
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I don’t remember anymore, I bought the previous Gufferts in. The earliest footwear used most for dog running was the Mountain Hawks. The bottoms of Ingram hold almost like the weather, if not the skull, and my foot's Guffert's slightly wider last fit perfectly. In my experience, Meindl shoes are very durable; the adhesives of the base do not open and the stitches do not settle. The heel tag has also been renewed a couple of times. I recommend.
Anonymous verified buyer, 3.4.2022
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Jason M. verified buyer, 2.4.2022
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The boots are very good. Well made and comfortable. Have only used a few times but done good long walks and an excellent boot!!
Sam C. verified buyer, 30.3.2022
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Fantastic boot, great fit & comfortable out of the box, very much worth the investment.
Anonymous verified buyer, 24.3.2022
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High quality and very comfortable
Jan H. verified buyer, 12.3.2022
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Medium-high hiking / hunting boots with stable sole for uneven terrain. Wider last (Comfort Fit) than usual for us with a wider foot. Very comfortable boot that gives a quality impression. Satisfied so far after a few weeks.
Thomas B. verified buyer, 4.3.2022
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The fit, finish and quality of these boots are excellent. I need boots with great support and the Meindl Guffert delivers it in a comfortable platform. Highly recommended.
Anonymous verified buyer, 17.2.2022
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Good comfortable shoes, solidity to be checked over time.
Anonymous verified buyer, 2.2.2022
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The best mountain boots I have had the opportunity to use. This is my third pair, the previous 2 were the regular Island model but the Guffert being wider at the toes, feels like wearing slippers.
Hyo sang Y. verified buyer, 2.2.2022
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Pretty good!!!
Marc J. verified buyer, 27.1.2022
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Very comfortable, like slippers, soles a bit difficult to clean when full of clay mud.
Anonymous verified buyer, 26.1.2022
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Requires a few uses to adapt to the foot. Very comfortable and supportive. A strong recommendation for a wide-legged foot!
Anonymous verified buyer, 26.1.2022
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Anonymous verified buyer, 2.1.2022
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Fit is a bit more wide at the toe box than the average fitting hiking boot. Good quality boots for a good price. Would buy again
Jani-Matti K. verified buyer, 25.12.2021
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The best shoes ever. Walking is not felt on the feet. Easy to care for.
Anonymous verified buyer, 23.12.2021
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Really good shoes, the week went very well
Anonymous verified buyer, 14.12.2021
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Wide enough. Stiffness good for challenging terrain.
Anonymous verified buyer, 11.11.2021
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very good
Thomas P. verified buyer, 3.10.2021
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Great shoes for a wider foot. Due to the category B / C, not necessarily a shoe with rolling comfort, but class on rough terrain and very comfortable. Very good grip of the soles in wet terrain. After the first fifty kilometers, I can't say anything negative.
Anonymous verified buyer, 27.9.2021
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Mischa W. verified buyer, 31.8.2021
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Great boot! Fits my wide foot/ skinny ankle combination straight off the shelf
Anonymous verified buyer, 31.8.2021
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An excellent shoe, a slightly wider last helps to keep your feet from sore and otherwise looks really durable.
Repe H. verified buyer, 25.8.2021
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Good and necessary, stays well in place.
Anonymous verified buyer, 16.8.2021
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Brilliant boots. Comfortable and easy to break in (didn’t actually need to). Do fit a wider foot well. Got a 28cm boot for a 27.5cm foot so true to fit. Do darken after applying meindl sports wax to leather. They are also slightly higher than most mid cut boots I have owned. Price was excellent and deliver time to Australia was better than expected due to COVID.
Anonymous verified buyer, 7.8.2021
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Very comfortable
FRANCK B. verified buyer, 4.8.2021
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Perfect: very solid, well adapted to the morphology of a wide foot, comfortable after 50 km of walking this weed end on the GR 34 Perfect sole grip, effective lacing and well protected ankle by the rising upper
Matthew W. verified buyer, 30.7.2021
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Great fit, obviously well made boot bit its Meindl so you would assume so, I've never had a problem with any of their boots. Right amount of stiffness for the hills I'll be in, and my wide feet are happier than they've even been in any pair of proper boots. The price on this site even with shipping to Australia is incredibly good value compared to what people buy these boots for locally. Customer service and communication has been excellent. I highly recommend Varuste and if you have wide feet like me, these are the boots for you.
Jansen T. verified buyer, 21.7.2021
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Nice wide foot, shipping was very quick.
Anonymous verified buyer, 17.7.2021
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So far so good, great price considering delivery to NZ. Boots appear well made and comfortable so far. Only complaint is the ends of the laces came apart on the second trip, have taped them up but would have expected them to be a bit more durable.
Antti P. verified buyer, 9.7.2021
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I haven’t been able to try these very much yet, but as a first impression, they are lighter than the old Meindl ice climbing hiking boats, which are over 20 years old and still in use. Sturdy, supports the foot and ankle well, feels and looks like quality materials. Just fit in mountainous terrain with air or a backpack / backpack, whatever I wanted. It will be seen if it lasts for the next twenty years. It is worth investing in the good.
Mamikon A. verified buyer, 15.6.2021
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Jonas B. verified buyer, 12.5.2021
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Good price!!
Anonymous verified buyer, 28.4.2021
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Suitable for even wider lasts and supports the foot / ankle well.
Petri M. verified buyer, 17.3.2021
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I am very satisfied with these shoes on the basis of a short experience. Really high quality shoes. Wide-legged. Quite high-topped, so also very ankle support. Sturdy and well waterproof. About 100 km of use at the rear and no abrasions have come. They are also warm, so it works well even in frosty thick hiking socks. Summer is probably pretty hot. If something needs to be said to improve, then the tapes could be a little thicker, but you can change them. Finding a shoe that sat on my feet was challenging. For example, the Hanwag Tatra II wide in size UK 8 was too narrow Lestinen, but many cents too long. Eventually I ordered these shoes in size UK 7.5 and with the thick sock fits really well. Maybe it could have been an even smaller size if you wanted to wear a thin sock. At least I don't have the narrowness of the loess in these.
Timo R. verified buyer, 2.3.2021
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Good quality, sturdy shoe for the Finnish foot. In winter use, you should take a fairer size. For myself usually 43, now I took 45 and fits in a wool sock well.
Anonymous verified buyer, 16.2.2021
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Fantastic service and international delivery. Really happy with boots and the service thanks
Peter M. verified buyer, 13.2.2021
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Great shoes, great quality!
Robert L. verified buyer, 10.2.2021
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Comfortable and supportive
Pekka M. verified buyer, 10.2.2021
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now I found a suitable shoe for my feet!
Ryan M. verified buyer, 26.1.2021
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Great fit for wide foot, quality boot, comfortable. Awesome fast service Won’t buy boots from another store again!
Anonymous verified buyer, 19.1.2021
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Excellent quality, everything according to the description, clear work
Andrew K. verified buyer, 28.11.2020
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These boots are the most comfortable, supportive boots I've ever had! Varuste.net are the the best value store I've ever purchased from. Fast delivery even during Covid. Bravo.
Janne L. verified buyer, 21.10.2020
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After countless arrangements, I ended up with these. The last is very wide and already after a fairly short drive in seems to work. Sure enough, a rather massive and rigid shoe, at best a degree more rigid use.
Tom T. verified buyer, 21.3.2022
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Great hiking boots
Henry A. verified buyer, 24.7.2020
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Olli R. verified buyer, 14.7.2020
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A good hiking shoe for a wide-legged person.
Henrik M. verified buyer, 11.7.2020
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Sturdy, very well made and wide-legged hiking boots for even the toughest use. The toes have plenty of room to move and the shoe does not squeeze. The stem is suitable for hiking but not too long.
Juha N. verified buyer, 22.6.2020
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Comfortable and suitably sturdy shoes. The length of the shaft and the width of the louver are pleasant.
Taavi R. verified buyer, 17.6.2020
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After about 100 km of walking, the shoes already formed quite well on the feet. Initially, the stems caused slight abrasions, but no more problems. Toe awesome maneuverability. The stem is of a good height and supports the ankles nicely, but flexes properly. The shoes breathe efficiently. Definitely the best shoes I have used.
Laura P. verified buyer, 8.6.2020
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The boots here are cheaper than any I've found. A genuine steal. High quality and brand new. Shipping from Europe all the way to NZ in about 10 days, I often wait longer for post from Australia! So so pleased with my boots. Will definitely buy from Varuste again. I have been hunting wide and far for a good quality highly robust tramping/hiking boot that fits a wider forefoot without crushing my toes. These are perfect. Still narrow enough at the heel to feel snug and prevent rubbing. I also used the online size checker from Meindl and it worked out perfectly. Happy happy happy!
Jan-Peter P. verified buyer, 2.5.2020
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I finally found shoes that really fit my feet! I finally got another pair (half the size smaller) for summer use.
Anssi Mika P. verified buyer, 1.3.2020
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20 km now for winter shoeing behind. Menty uneven glacier and rock. The shoe is sufficiently torsionally rigid with 15kg heels. The ankle receives appropriate support. The height of the shaft is just right. My own foot is normally 41.5 and lasted so wide that, for example, most models of Lowa's shoes squeeze. The island widet also seems to squeeze. Now I ordered gufferts in size 8.5 and the shoe is just right. There is enough space in front, there is no toe on the slopes and there is enough space in front in terms of width, which means that the shoes are also warm in winter and probably also cool in summer. In addition, it itself has ridiculously sized spinning bones which are why the shoe usually rubs at the spinning bone but these do not. I recommend trying these if nothing else seems appropriate.
Terhi S. verified buyer, 26.2.2020
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Niko M. verified buyer, 7.2.2020
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Sitting on the foot immediately after the first use of the wide end does not rub the little toe of the arm has to be adjusted so as not to rub but no problem was.
Ashraf S. verified buyer, 20.12.2019
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I have been using Meindl shoes since 2007, had perfect hiker which just about to die on me. The best shoes I ever used, used them for hunting and hiking all day long whole day walk and stalk in high country never had a sore foot. I am 51 now but still love my old shoes. Just bought new shoes from ‘Varuste.net’ excellent service and on time delivery. Very good customer service I wish they are close to go and shake hand and wish them Happy New year
Indrek P. verified buyer, 4.1.2021
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Good boots
kar...@...om verified buyer, 1.8.2019
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Anonymous verified buyer, 15.7.2019
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It is a top shoe for a wide-legged foot. He sat on his feet right away and is suitably sturdy.
Christofer O. verified buyer, 27.6.2019
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I have freakishly wide feet, so it was a breath of fresh air to finally find these shoes, after having spent a lot of money on too small shoes hoping they would stretch out, as the sales clerk promised. There is a small crease on the inside that needs to be fixed on the tongue of the shoe, but that is easily fixed. Robust boots ready for years of use.
Ville G. verified buyer, 16.4.2019
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With a couple of weeks of experience, not much can be said about the shoes I bought for years to come, but the initial impression is good. The shoes have a firm feel and are still comfortably soft on the inside compared to my previous hiking shoes. After a few tens of kilometers of walking, there are no abrasions on my feet yet.
Jukka K. verified buyer, 1.12.2018
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Really sturdy shoe on a rigid sole. The run-in is still in progress, the ankles are sore when I walk, but I would think these will form great on the foot. Good workmanship, sure to last for years even in heavy use.
Oskar N. verified buyer, 9.12.2018
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Tuukka T. verified buyer, 5.10.2018
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An excellent choice for a wide, does not squeeze the footboard sideways then any.
Sami V. verified buyer, 21.8.2018
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The shoe has a wide last, a high enough upper and is very sturdy. In my use, the shoe has never compressed or rubbed due to its good lacing properties. During the first year, there was a 2-3cm tear in the seam of the sole and the shoe that was repaired by the factory, the future shows whether this will affect the durability of the shoe.
Esa H. verified buyer, 27.7.2018
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Very ankle support. There is room for the toes and the heel stays well in place. The quality is also good. Now that the beginning of the year has been in use so are all the time better for the feet.
Anonymous verified buyer, 11.7.2018
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Very good shoes if you have a narrow heel / ankle and correspondingly very toes that need a lot of space. The only reason why the 5 stars that came straight out is to separately remove the "plate" under the actual insole. The device in question is glued so tightly that it is not hoped to remove it intact. Lighter glued could be removed, try to see if it is better and put back if the shoe becomes too loose. Apparently there is a difference in the models of the lasts, as the size of this shoe 9.5 corresponds to the size of the Island 10 with an accuracy of almost a millimeter in length (do not buy without a fit from a place where it cannot be returned / exchanged). The overall quality is what you can expect from Meindl, i.e. very hard.
Petri P. verified buyer, 15.4.2018
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Sturdy enough shoes for hiking, without being knocked out in everyday use. The upper part is created from high quality.
Mika K. verified buyer, 4.2.2018
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Good wide hiking shoes. The length of the upper was just right and no water could get into the wet terrain of the shoe as long as the bay of the pants was well on the upper of the shoe. Comfortable on the foot. The heel locks really well and can’t get up well recorded. On a somewhat longer distance, I noticed the numbness of the big toe, but otherwise the shoes worked.
Nickname Juspender 10.6.2021
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I bought those shoes in the summer of 2017. Now, four years later, I can only recommend those shoes! Really comfortable for your own foot, suitable arm length for low ankles and suitable last width.