Meindl Kibo GTX Hunter delivers our greatest cold-weather protection for hunts that take you where extreme cold and snow are an everyday fact of life. These are the first boots in the U.S. to feature Gore Air Fibre 300+ comfort technology which combines durability, waterproofness, and breathability with high-bulk fleece insulation made of hollow synthetic fibers to trap more air while weighing 15 percent less than comparable insulations. In short, more warmth with less weight on your feet on high-country hunts where every ounce counts. The durable nubuck leather upper provides a full 10 inches of ankle support (and a stout B/C stiffness rating) to help you safely maneuver up, down, and across steep inclines. Interior comfort comes from the anatomically designed Air Active Winter insoles which incorporate felt surfaces with aluminum layers to better distribute heat to your toes. For waterproof protection, a full Gore-Tex membrane keeps moisture out while allowing perspiration vapor to escape. On the outside, Meindl's two-part multi-grip Rock Outsoles provide the latest technology to help you maintain traction and walking comfort even in tough alpine conditions. Here's how it works. The outer perimeter of the sole is made of grippy, abrasion-resistant rubber with a flexible but sharp-edged tread while the inner portion features molded-in aluminum shards for additional grip and durability as well as multi-directional self-cleaning tread profile that helps ensure a no-slip grip on slick, rocky, wintery surfaces. In addition, a full rubber rand protects from cuts and abrasions from rocky, unforgiving terrain. High-country hunts for sheep, goats, or elk, or any adventure that demands peak performance in extreme conditions, lace on Meindl's ultimate alpine boots, Kibo GTX. Made in Slovenia
Based on your Brannock measurement, we recommend ordering this boot one half (1/2) size down (ex: if your foot measures a 10, we suggest you order a 9 1/2). If you don't have access to a Brannock click on this link for a copy of our Meindl Men's Printable Brannock.
Weight: 4.65 lbs./pair.
U.S. Sizes: 7-12, D Width only; Half sizes to 12
Insulation: Gore Air-Fibre 300+
Flex-Use Rating: B/C
Lace Length: 88"
"Serious high-country hunts demand peak performance from both man and his gear. Whether your postholing through December’s snowy dark timber for a last-minute elk or climbing into the clouds after spiral-horned sheep and ivory mountain goats, you can count on the Kibos to get you there and back."
We want your Meindl footwear to not only fit your feet but also your outdoor lifestyle. No matter where you are or what you are exploring, it is critical your footwear fits properly. Our boots and shoes are constructed using different manufacturing techniques and different lasts (forms) which helps us tailor our boots and shoes to excel in different environments.The construction technique and last we select to build each style can make that particular boot or shoe fit differently, even within our own line of products, which is why it is important for you to follow our fitting guidelines to get you into the correct size.
Because the last and the manufacturing technique we use can change the way our footwear fits, Meindl USA gives guidance for proper fitting on each style we sell. All of our sizing recommendations are based off the Brannock measuring device, which is why it is critical to have your foot measured using that device.We collectively have decades of experience fitting Meindl footwear to the person and activity, so our fitting guidelines come with the knowledge needed to ensure you get the correct fit.