Featured Boots Trekking In: LOWA Z-6S GTX Recoil Staff April 7, 2016 Join the Conversation As we mentioned previously, we're about to head out to the field for a couple weeks with some stalwart individuals from the LEO and SOF communities in the Maryland area. As you might have guessed, we'll be trying out some equipment while there. We just got word that LOWA will be shipping us a few pair of their GTS-6X boots, which is a Good Thing. Our web editor loves LOWA boots the way Lena Dunham likes to whine and cry about the tragically inappropriate unfairness of it all: LOWA makes good boots, and have since before they were producing military boots for alpine units after WWI. This is probably why their Renegade is as popular as it is, and probably shouldn't be too surprising — they've been making hiking, climbing, and military boots for nearly a century now, and are now building nearly 2 million pair every month. Image courtesy of PL Equipped. Image courtesy of Soldato Team. Watch this space for reviews on these LOWAs and on other pieces of kit coming in. We'll see how they hold up — temperatures are supposed to range from balmy to blizzard over the next couple of weeks out there. Edit: Keep an eye on this article too. About the LOWA Z-6S GTX from the product description: Rugged, multi-function boots designed for demanding missions, while carrying heavy packs over varied and extreme terrain. Lightweight and stable, these boots provide the walking comfort of light hiking boots, with the support and protection of hard duty, backpacking boots. SIZING: Available in 6 to 15 with half sizes up to 11.5 UPPER: Extra-rugged 2.0MM hydrophobic split leather and Cordura® provides durability in harsh conditions, while the perforated leather improves breathability. CLOSED LIGHT METAL HOOKS: Allow for speed lacing, meeting jump boot requirements. LINING: Waterproof, breathable, GORE-TEX® lining. MIDSOLE: Our patented PU Monowrap® construction keeps this boot lightweight, while providing maximum support. This unique frame construction also features a special medial sole wrap for protection against abrasion while rappelling. FOOTBED: Climate Control footbed. STABILIZER: Stiff nylon. OUTSOLE: LOWA Cross Duty sole unit. COLORS: Black, Sage, Dark Brown and Desert Explore RECOILweb:The New Surefire XC2-IRC: Mighty and Tiny InfraredThe Handi-Racker Racking System - Rack EasierThe Bicep Brace Brings New Meaning To Arm BracePuna Knife Pairs Firearm Flare With Multi-Tool Functions NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.