Hand-crafted in Italy, Zamberlan's Latemar NW Backpacking Boot is so nice to look at that we're tempted just to put it on a shelf in our living room. If we did that, though, we'd miss out on serious comfort and performance on the trail. The Latemar's built for heavy-duty backpacking, with a waxed Hydrobloc full-grain leather upper that repels dirt and water, along with a soft calf leather lining that protects and pulls moisture away from your skin. Its smooth, welted construction lends serious durability, and the ZBPK Performance Fit last fits your foot like a glove, so you can cover serious ground without blisters or unnecessary discomfort. No matter how rocky and slick it gets, the multi-directional self-cleaning lugs of the Vibram NorTrak outsole will keep you locked in, so you can focus on your beautiful surroundings without worrying that each step might send you on to your butt.