Lightweight for easy packing, the Orvis Men's Ultralight Wading Boot outperforms the rest.

4.7 out of 5 Customer Rating
Type: Men's Ultralight Wading Boot
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color: COBBLESTONE/CITRON Select color
$189
Item #2J2R
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  • Offers exceptional performance and durability without the bulk and weight of a conventional boot
  • Quick-drying Clarino™ microfiber provides a better strength-to-weight ratio than traditional leather
  • Mini ripstop inserts provide added durability without the weight
  • Abrasion-resistant rubber spray adds an additional layer of protection in high wear zones
  • Tightly woven laces improve abrasion resistance
  • Custom Vibram® EVA midsole for all-day comfort
  • TPU plate for improved stud retention
  • Dual durometer Vibram® outsole featuring the proprietary Orvis lug pattern gives solid traction in wet and dry conditions.
  • Designed to accept metal studs in strategic locations if needed
  • Approx. weight 40 oz/pair (size 10M)

PosiGrip Screw-in Studs: Aggressive tungsten-carbide tipped screw-in studs that can be added to any wading boot with at least ½" of mid-sole depth. Sharp tip allows for quick and easy installation into felt or rubber out-soles. A must where maximum traction is needed. ¼" hex head screws. Adapter for power drill included. 24 studs per pack. Made in USA.

Winner of the 2017 IFTD Best of Show Award – Men's Wading Boots

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$32.95
Item #9T1G1000 Will Ship 05/21/21
Great Catch Guarantee insignia

100% Customer Satisfaction

has been our commitment since 1856. It’s who we are. If you aren’t happy with a product or service, we want to know about it. And we’ll make it right. That’s the Orvis Way.

  • Screw-in studs with exclusive tungsten-carbide tips
  • 24 studs per package
  • Adapter for power drill included

The Story

As an integrated part of the Orvis Ultralight Wading System, the Men's Ultralight Wading Boot offers exceptional performance and durability without the bulk and weight of a conventional boot. Helps eliminate the need to leave essential gear or clothing at home because of airline weight restrictions, and significantly reduces the energy expended in walking and wading. Over the course of the day this becomes a tremendous benefit for the angler in terms of the overall experience. In cobblestone/citron.

Nylon microfiber with PU coating. Polyester mesh. Imported.

Men's whole sizes 7-14.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid Boot! Was a little wary as went into the store looking to get clearwater boots. But the rep pointed me towards ultralight after I mentioned backpacking. Ended up getting waders and boots ultralight, and I'm loving them so far! They live up to the name, and they were a solid upgrade!
Date published: 2021-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice and light, drain and dry much faster Very comfortable and light. They drain much faster and make trudging along the river banks much easier.
Date published: 2021-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very comfortable and lightweight Excellent pair of wading boots. Exceedingly comfortable but lightweight and looks and feels very durable. Looking forward to using them at every opportunity.
Date published: 2021-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No complaints... Was unsure about size. Wear a 11.5/12 normally, went with size 13 boots after reading the reviews. Ended up too big and returned for a size 12 which feels much better. Been wearing them in the salt along the estuaries and rocky coastline of Narragansett Bay... so far so good!
Date published: 2021-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing I use them for wading and I couldn’t be more satisfied with them. They have great traction are very light and comfortable.
Date published: 2021-05-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Comfortable First pair of rubber sole boots In almost 50 years. After 4 days of fishing I am in shock that the rubber soles are tracking so well. I did install the PosiGrip studs. Comfortable for hiking and wading. Orvis Store Pittsburgh Staff as their normal were so helpful in fitting.
Date published: 2021-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I needed I've been very impressed with these boots so far. I tried on a pair of these and the competitor’s flyweight boots with my waders at the shop and I liked how these fit more. They might look a bit clunky but they really are ultra light. Wider in the toes which I believe really helps with drainage and breathability. I love how much protection there is on the toes as well because nothing is worse than banging them on a rock! I routinely hike 8 miles a day while fishing creeks and rivers and these have been no less comfortable than my Oboz hiking boots. I haven't had any problems slipping on rocks with the Vibram sole unless the boot is extra muddy. I've had these for a couple months now and near 100 miles and they have withstood thick brush, marsh, desert, prairie, cactus, boulders, ridges, rock scramble, sand, mud; let's just say everything. The only sign of wear is the laces starting to furl a bit but I'm not too concerned about something that small. Definitely worth the investment for me.
Date published: 2021-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Overall excellent Used them once and were very comfortable while being very solid, they live up to the Orvis standard.
Date published: 2021-04-18
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