New for 2023: Irish Setter Elk Tracker XD Hunting Boots

posted on January 11, 2023
Irish Setter Elk Tracker XD Lead

Irish Setter has introduced its new Elk Tracker XD hunting boots, improving on the original Elk Tracker’s legendary comfort to deliver a more rugged, durable boot.

A full leather camo upper with leather gusset overlay protects feet and prevents debris from entering the boot. Welted construction enhances durability while a wraparound rubber rand offers abrasion resistance against rocks, sticks and other sharp objects. Irish Setter’s Field Camo Desert Leather offers superior concealment and coordinates with other popular camo patterns to match a variety of terrain. This proprietary camo Troutbook leather is made in Red Wing, Minn.

The Elk Tracker XD’s TempSens technology helps to regulate the temperature within the boot to maintain constant foot comfort. In hot conditions, the system reacts so moisture is hyper-wicked away from the foot, facilitating evaporative cooling. This helps keep feet cooler, drier and more comfortable. In colder conditions, the system also pulls moisture from the skin, but traps it to create a thermal barrier that helps maintain a constant, comfortable temperature inside the boot. UltraDry waterproof construction offers long-lasting protection. A 200-gram Primaloft insulation style (#3981) is also available.

"Hunters have come to rely on Irish Setter Elk Tracker boots when they get their tag," said Charley Bryant, Irish Setter Product Line Merchant for Red Wing Shoe Company. "Irish Setter Elk Tracker XD boots are extra durable for the most demanding conditions and hunters."

A lace-to-toe fit allows a tighter fit which reduces discomfort created by movement within the boot, especially when descending steep terrain. A locking hook row assists in keeping the boot tight during lacing. A Cushin comfort tongue provides comfort in the shin area while ScentBan scent control eliminates odors within the boot.

EnerG material underfoot provides comfort and sustained support through an energy-returning core located between the midsole and outsole, and delivers a recharging burst of energy with every step. A resilient, removable EVA/memory foam footbed delivers long-lasting comfort. An ultra-durable Vibram rubber outsole features bulls-eye air bobs with a tread pattern that releases mud and dirt for superior traction.

Men's Elk Tracker XD hunting boots (sizes 8-14 in Regular [D] and Wide [EE] widths):
Style 3980: 8” non-insulated brown boot; UltraDryl; Field Camo Desert Leather upper ($249.99)
Style 3981: 8” boot with 200 grams of Primaloft insulation; UltraDry; Field Camo Desert Leather upper ($259.99)
Style 3982: 10” non-insulated brown boot; UltraDry; Field Camo Desert Leather upper ($259.99)

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