Gear Review: Blackhawk terrain mid training shoe and Hi-Tec socks
By Eve Flanigan
Blackhawk terrain mid training shoe, MSRP is $79.99, and Hi-Tec socks, $14.99 and $19.99. (Photo: Team HB)
Even in my southern locale, the morning air is taking on a crisp tone. The cooler temps of fall mean that shooting class attendance will grow, and I’ll be spending 12-hour days on the range. Shotgun shells are beginning to move off the local store’s shelves in preparation for a new small game season.
There’s nothing that can make or break a day on the range, afield, or on duty like footwear. I’ve had the chance to do a late-summer test of some products that can help keep walking and standing pleasurable, even on a long day.
Back detail showing pull loop and protective sole. (Photo: Team HB)
First, the shoes — or are they boots? They’re a little of both. Blackhawk’s terrain mid training shoe is a lightweight but sturdy, leather and mesh construction boot that comes in duty black or casual brown. The tops are cut low at the back of the heel but angle upward to tie where any ankle boot would in front, offering full ankle coverage.
I thought these would be my hot-weather hiking boots, being mesh and all. But they’re so good-looking,