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Black Combat Boots - AKU Pilgrim GTX

Regular price $389.00

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Developed from the hugely successful AKU Navy Seal the Pilgrim GTX Combat is completely waterproof with increased breathability and quick drying. EVA foam cushioning offers added impact absorption and the increased ankle height provides stability and support. A brand new sole unit with a deeper tread provides traction on varying terrain.

This GTX model is perfect for any situation that demands total waterproofness and enhanced breathability. With a 3D fully taped Gore-Tex booty lining and Air 8000 uppers the Pilgrim GTX is 30% more breathable than conventional Gore-Tex lined boots.

The Internal Midsole System (IMS) is designed to reduce injury and enhance impact absorption when load carrying over uneven ground. Featuring 3mm of EVA cushioning above the 3D midsole ensuring your foot is directly in contact with cushioning rather than a hard midsole. 5mm EVA forefoot, and 17mm EVA heel cushioning take care of impact forces from the hard ground.

Developed with a new last for improved forefoot width and secure heel grip the Pilgrim GTX is definitely capable of long tours and extended duties. The heavier duty Vibram outsole features deeper lugs for improved grip on a variety of terrain and has a built-in rocker to produce a stable and progressive walking platform.

A hugely capable boot designed for the purpose and with the addition of the Pilgrim DS to the range you can be assured of a consistent fit whatever the conditions demand.

IMS is designed to reduce the risk of injury and increase stability when load carrying.

IMS uses an anatomically shaped 3D midsole that mimics the natural foot shape. Conventional midsoles are flat and offer no structural support to the foot, only dictating the stiffness of the boot. With an IMS 3D midsole, the foot is cradled in a relaxed position, therefore, reducing fatigue and minimising slippage.

Above the IMS midsole is a 3mm layer of high-density EVA. This protects the user from loading forces, particularly when carrying heavy packs. It also provides a layer of protective support for foot rather than resting on hard material.

Below the IMS midsole is a thicker layer of 5mm (under the forefoot) and 17mm (under the heel) high-density EVA which absorbs impact forces from the ground.

IMS 3D anatomical midsoles remove the need to “upgrade” boots with off the shelf supports and insoles.

AIR 8000
A high wicking lining fabric is laminated to the tough 3D woven nylon face fabric using a net glue. Traditional manufacturing uses a complete layer of glue to stick the lining to the outer greatly reducing breathability. Net glue uses small blobs of glue in a matrix, full of holes like a net, to ensure maximum breathability and structural integrity.

The face fabric is a tough 3D woven nylon. Constructed with a raised and increased surface area providing far greater abrasion resistance.

The combination of these technologies allows the Pilgrim DS to breathe 11 times better than any of its competitors, and the Pilgrim GTX to have 30% more breathability than conventional Gore-Tex lined boots

Pilgrim uses a Vibram sole which was selected for its more stable platform, deep self-cleaning lugs and positive heel brake for increased traction when descending.

Sizing Guide
We create our footwear using lasts based on real feet. Because of this it is very easy to find your perfect boot or shoe size.

1st. Step onto a piece of paper and mark just behind you heel and in front of your longest toe.

2nd. Do this for both feet and then measure the centimeters between these lines. This measurement is your Mondopoint.

3rd. Using the measurement from your longest foot find your correlating size below.

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    Preferred Address: We recommend using a residential address for your orders, as we've noticed that deliveries to PO Boxes and parcel lockers can sometimes cause delays. So, before you hit that order button, please triple-check your address and contact details.

    Shipping Costs: To make things as smooth as possible, we offer a flat rate shipping fee of $15, with a couple of exceptions:

    Orders over $200 enjoy FREE shipping, except for large, heavy, or bulky items, where the shipping costs will be clearly displayed on the product page.

    For small, flat, and lightweight items like cuff keys and patches, we ship with tracking for just $10.

    Tracking Your Order: We understand the anticipation, which is why we provide tracking for every parcel. You can keep tabs on your package's journey and appreciate the vastness of our beautiful country while it crosses Bass Strait (if you're on the mainland). Our delivery partners will keep you in the loop through email, SMS, or both.

    Flexible Returns

    Change of Mind:We get it; sometimes your enthusiasm leads to hasty decisions. If you change your mind, you have a 10-day window to return your order for exchange or store credit. A few simple rules apply:

    • The item should be in unused condition.
    • No marks, scuffs, dirt, stains, or odours, please.
    • The packaging should remain intact.
    • Make sure you return everything you received with the order.

    We're here to help, but we do reserve the right to decline returns that don't meet these simple criteria.

    Warranty Coverage:Rest easy knowing that Australian law offers guarantees that can't be excluded. If there's a major issue, you're entitled to a replacement or refund. We might ask a few questions, but we promise to keep it reasonable.

    Warranty Returns:

    Leave it to the Experts:Most repairs will be handled by the manufacturer, not us. In cases where faulty items can't be fixed, we'll offer a replacement, store credit, or refund. Please keep in mind that we can't control the availability of replacement goods or the manufacturer's warranty periods.

    We've Got Your Back:We're your advocates, and we'll do everything in our power to ensure your warranty return is handled as swiftly as possible, with continuous updates throughout the process. This is particularly important if you've returned goods directly to the manufacturer.

    Warranty Inquiries:If you're wondering whether your item qualifies for a warranty claim, please email your request to We'll guide you through the process step by step.

    Return Process:

    It all starts with an email to In the subject line, please include: "RETURN REQUEST – REASON FOR RETURN - ORDER NUMBER." We'll get back to you promptly.

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