Altberg Sneeker Microlite Wide Fit MoD Brown Boot

AltbergSKU: JB0025-6
2 reviews

Size: 6
Sale price$187.00

BFPO/Tax Free Price $155.83

In stock (2 units), ready to be shipped


This is by far Altberg’s most lightweight, all leather military boot and was introduced towards the back end of last century with the help from local serving soldiers from Catterick Garrison.

Designed to be a solid boot for training and to aid endurance of the young recruits the NCO’s gave some insightful input to this Microlite boots development. At Altberg it’s imperative that we listen to the feedback from soldiers to ensure the boots deliver every item worn, and as such this lightweight boot was designed to perform well in wet conditions and dry fast!!

It’s lightweight construction which shock absorbing micro cushion sole is perfect for tabbing, so not only suited to daily duties ensures its ideal for both military and police for urban conditions too

Traditionally Altberg make their boots to a narrow rand fitting, so the Wide version is for those who have a slightly wider fitting. The pinch areas when a shoe/boot does not as it should is along the crease line above the toes and at the widest part of your foot. We don’t recommend you choosing a Wide fitting boot if you’ve not typically worn one before

Another feature of this boot is the Cambrelle lining that is not waterproof but is far cooler in summer conditions. It’s to be remembered that a waterproof sock i.e. Sealskinz Merino Wool can be worn to keep the foot dry as it’s inevitable that water will enter the boot, but the huge advantage here is that when the boot does dry out it’s only damp and not wet

Product Features:
• Sizes: Range from 6 - 13.5 (inc. 1/2 sizes between)
• Width: Wide fitting - Other widths available as special order (XN, N and XW) all in Black. Please contact us for more details
• Upper: 1.8mm Nida Hydro full grain soft supple leather
• Lining: Cambrelle ultra breathable, non-waterproof membrane
• Midsole: Tri-Flex 2-3 season, a combination of medium flex and torsional resistance, suitable for tabbing as well as rough terrain, excellent support of ankle and heel
• Sole: Defender Hi-Traction Sole - excellent up-hill traction and downhill braking. Slip Resistance: highest level SRC
• Weight: 660g (size 9)
• Height: 23cm (size 9 including heel)• Footbed: Trek Airgrid Black

Size and Fitting Advice
Here at John Bulls we’d recommend you choosing a 1/2 size above your normal shoe size as this allows for a thicker sock to be used with the boot

PLEASE NOTE: Altberg started introducing their new Defender Hi-Traction Sole onto their boots in June 2022 with an aim to replace all Vibram soles by February 2023. Practically all our boots now have the new Defender sole and sadly we can no longer order them with the older Vibram versions - These Defender soles are a far better sole in our opinion and the valuable feedback we're getting back from our customers

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
well worth the money

I bought a pair of sneakers in 2018 from john bulls old shop in Catterick, I've used these boots for everything I did in my career all across the globe they never let me down once. i have also used these boots for my job in telecoms after leaving the forces in mid 2022 and again they where always up to the task.
I have unfortunately had to retire my pair recently due to the boots being too worn down now.
I did have a brief break in period but after that they where spot on.

the staff at the shop where always friendly and more than happy to help with any questions we had.

Ben Tovey
Altberg boots

Amazing site and fantastic response time for delivery. The only online shop that I managed to find wide fit boots in my size. Will definitely use again

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