Grisport

crusader_boot 14/12/2016

Grisport: Crusader Boot Review

At Grisport, we love to hear the feedback from our customers and for them to let us know what they love most about our mens walking boots. This month we have Pete reviewing our crusader boots which are great for the winter season. I’m Pete, I’ve been an outdoorsman since my early teens (before Grisport even started as a business).  I  acquired my MLTB at Plas-y-Brenin and spent many years guiding and passing on my outdoor/bush craft/navigation skills to clubs and individually like minded people whilst buying many different pairs of mens walking boots over the year. Over... Read More

07/12/2016
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The History of Grisport

Leather walking boots are known for their high quality but not many people know how it all started, until now. In 1977 the Italian Grigolato Brothers, Graziano & Mario made their first pair of handmade Italian walking shoes in the tiny front room of their home in Castelcucco at the foot of the Dolomite Mountains. Having been born in the area, walking and the Great Outdoors was in their blood and being Italian, shoemaking was also in their blood. Every day on their way to school the boys passed Italian... Read More

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Our picks of the best Walking Pubs in the UK

The Tankerville Arms, Eglingham Having an end goal in mind is always an excellent motivation for me, before I tie up the laces on my Quatro outdoor boots. That goal being the eventual arrival at a good local pub, preferably with an open fire and dog friendly. There is nothing more rewarding on a cold winter’s day than entering into the warmth of a bustling bar, after 6 miles of walking in fresh air and viewing wonderful scenery, ordering half a pint of a local blonde ale and perusing a... Read More