Altberg Defender MOD Brown Hiking Boot Review

I ordered my first pair of Altberg Defender MOD Browns in late 2015 intending to replace my Scarpa SL’s. The Scarpa SL Activs experienced a lot of varying action and I brought two pairs of those Scarpas in total. It was through extended use that I came to really enjoy leather boots without a membrane. I found them to be more comfortable and indeed waterproof than previous Gore-Tex offerings. On the other hand the price of £240 (at time of print) was less desirable. I was going through a pair of these every year and after a while decided it was not worth it.

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Brecon Beacons East Section 3 Day Spring Tour

Going anywhere spontaneously in the UK by using public transport is a crime. It would seem the punishment is a hefty fine. With the train costing almost £100 to reach my destination I opted for the “budget bus” alternative. The Brecon Beacons East Section would serve my needs as a suitable backdrop for a spring time hike.

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