When working as an arborist or forester, there is a risk of sustaining cuts from protruding branches in the forest. To prevent this, you need the right work equipment. This includes forestry boots. These forestry boots or forestry boots protect against cuts and or sharp edges of a chainsaw. Such are designed for safe work, are non-slip, highly breathable, cushioning as well as resilient and insulated in the sole area against heat and cold.
When working in the forest, forestry boots have to withstand a lot and defy all weather conditions. In addition, they must not be too heavy and should offer the highest possible comfort. That is why they are mostly made of high quality leather and breathable lining.
Various forest boots
Innovative safety shoes with cut protection, as required by a forestry boot, come to a large extent from the Bavarian manufacturer Haix from Mainburg, but there are also many good safety boots from Pfanner and Elten.
A good example of a forestry boot from Haix is the Protector light S3, which is KWF tested and has cut protection class 1. It is particularly breathable, waterproof and has a very long service life. Several soles made of different materials make this Haix forest safety shoe what it is. The combination of these materials and sizes guarantees a high standard of safety and comfort.
A good forestry boot from Pfanner is the Zermatt forestry boot. It is a lightweight cut protection boot with a class 1 rating. The cut protection boot is waterproof and breathable thanks to the GORE-TEX® membrane. In addition, the inner lining made of CORDURA® contributes to breathability and makes the shoe abrasion resistant. The upper is made of supple suede and the toe cap is made of aluminum. Additionally, the outsole is made of rubber from Vibram and is very durable.
Forestry shoes just not only for foresters and arborists
Forestry boots are not only suitable for the professions of forester and arborist, but also for hunting as hunting boots. Their good cut protection makes them versatile and the wearer is always well protected.