The Best Tactical Boots of 2017

You’ve taken your training to the next level, and now know how vital a good pair of tactical boots are to your overall performance.  But that still doesn’t answer the question: What pair should you get?

There are plenty of options, and many offer similar features. It’s the details that set them apart, so here are four choices that you can’t go wrong with, but should still learn more about. Then make a pick, because the next round of practice can’t wait.

Reebok Men’s ERT Waterproof Tactical Boots

100% Waterproof comfort and rugged quality!

Reebok Men's ERT Waterproof Tactical Boots


These bad boys are a Sportsman’s Guide exclusive and come in four colors. The darker sage green is the top selling shade, mainly because of the clear hunting crossover.

The rubber outsole is as aggressive as they come, and the built-in heel stabilizer will help keep tings sturdy while under heavy use. The special Foot Force® polyurethane insole cushions your feet for constant, nonstop performance.

HQ ISSUE Men’s 6″ Waterproof Mid Tactical Boots

All-purpose boots with purpose!

HQ ISSUE Men's 6 Waterproof Mid Tactical Boots

If you’re serious about your training, this is the tactical hiking shoe for you. It’s great for hiking mountains, shuffling through a shooting range, or wearing as an everyday shoe.

HQ offers a wider toe box for instant out-of-the-box comfort, and the Guide Dry waterproof/breathable membrane can take whatever you can dump on it.

Under Armour Men’s Valsetz Tactical RTS Tactical Boots

Look cool and feel comfortable in these boots

Under Armour Men's Valsetz Tactical RTS Tactical Boots

The Valsetz comes in three colors, including UA’s exclusive Ridge Reaper camo. This pair might be considered more of a tactical training shoe/running show hybrid, because of its light weight and genuine comfort.

Its anti-odor too, so long runs in sand or hot asphalt won’t create a foot funk situation. Wide sizes are available too.

Danner Men’s Tanicus Tactical Waterproof Desert Boots

The lightest theater-ready Military Boot available!

Danner Men's Tanicus Tactical Waterproof Desert Boots

The Danner Tanicus claims the top spot as the lightest military boot on the market. The athletic and supportive fit for high-mileage performance really is unmatched.

You’ll get the Danner trusted fit and durability, and the model offers a wider toe box. We suggest ordering one width wider than your normal width.

Those who are in the military and law enforcement can attest: taking care of your feet is paramount. If you’re doing serious tactical training, you need to be serious about your tactical boots. Shop Sportsman’s Guide for even more combat tactical boots >

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