The Explora One, Men’s



The best made better. OB/VS’ flagship lightweight trail to city hiker featuring a bluesign® approved merino wool lining, hydrophobic leather uppers, Vibram® XSTrek rubber outsole, Heelok™ stability system and much more.

SKU: F00101 Category:


Nature’s Miracle Fiber.

Maintain the optimal temperature in any weather and stay odor free with nature’s best solution – ethically sourced New Zealand Merino Wool.

Stay Dry, Naturally.

All natural Top Grain leather in combination with Defender® System water resistance to repel mud, water and snow without sacrificing breathability.

Complete Control.

Maintain stability and control by preventing heel slippage with the OBVS Heelok™ system – standard on the Explora One.

Always on Firm Ground.

Hold steady on all surfaces, in all conditions, with the best performing rubber compounds on earth from Vibram®

New Zealand Merino

The Explora One is lined in Bluesign® Ethically-Sourced, Traceable Merino Wool from New Zealand, creating the most comfortable feel and versatile  performance for your foot.

Born to Explore. Just Like You.

Comfort + Performance from Within.

Lined in New Zealand merino wool, the Explora One story starts from within. With the heel locked in place, the foot is enveloped in a temperature and moisture regulated micro climate, powered by merino’s all natural odor neutralizing qualities.

Underfoot, a shanked midsole and Vibram® natural rubber provides full coverage, ensuring protection and control – in virtually any environment on the planet.

Beyond the surface of our merino wool liner our moldable footbed ensures a custom fit just for you, vented for unsurpassed breathability.

Additional information

Weight 1.5 oz
Dimensions 90 × 60 × 90 in

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