Based on the idea that most people spend more time in their work boots than any other pair of shoe, our theory is that you work boots should be the most comfortable footwear you own!

Chief Testing Officer, Designer and Baffin Owner Paul Hubner took this challenge to heart and wanted to develop a line of work boots that moved with the foot, providing all the comfort and performance of a technical athletic shoe without sacrificing durability and personal protection.

The resulting inspiration brought upon the Baffin HexFlex® outsole design. This patented design features a series of hexagonal lugs throughout the outsole, providing flex relief at 6 points across every lug. This provides incredible flexibility right out of the box.

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This outsole technology allows the foot to move the way it is supposed to; thus improving comfort and reducing fatigue. The deep grooves between each lug also open up during the workers natural walking motion, which allows for the discharge of any debris picked up from the job site. The increased flexibility also keeps more of the outsole in contact with the ground, resulting in improved traction. Each Hexagon is finished with more than 40 small cleats, amping up the slip-resistance to an impressive 0.85 C of in laboratory tests.

Paul put the same depth of thought and quest for perfection in every component of the HexFlex® series. The midsole feature’s the perfect balance between weight and durability, using the latest generation of premium Polyurethane technology. Premium leathers uppers are all waterproof (we’ve written it right on the boot) and are sealed with a breathable membrane. All hardware used in this series is corrosive and smash resistant to withstand the abuse common on most job sites.

The lining material utilizes our Hydro-Wick material that allows for circulation of air and management of moisture to maintain a comfortable environment in most conditions. Comfort is maximized by a premium insole comprised of high energy return materials throughout the foundation and energy absorption impact zones at the heel spur and metatarsal.

The HexFlex® Series is CSA® and ASTM® approved for toe, sole and electric shock protection with speciality styles also providing a certified metatarsal guard.

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People often ponder, why Baffin? The answer is simple really. Baffin designs and manufactures top of the line, quality fashionable products. Not a product that you’ll use for one season and toss away but a product you will be able to rely on time and time again. Here is the story of just one of many happy customers.

“This is a wonderful story about a pair of Baffin boots my husband gave me for Christmas seventeen (17) … yes, that is 17 years ago.  They have served me so wonderfully well all these cold, snowy winters … but, he had to look for something that could replace those beautiful boots.  I have had warm, dry feet all these years.  I have had constant compliments on the styling of these boots.  But, I had to admit that the time had finally come when they showed signs of cracks.  Without necessarily looking for the Baffin name, my husband once again chose a Baffin boot because of the style, height of boot and removable liner … and the -40 C warmth.  While I am probably too old to ever wear out these new boots, I am sure that I will enjoy and appreciate them just as much.  I have already received a number of compliments on them and questions as to where we got them … it wasn’t really Santa .. it was Marks.”

Thank you … and keep making quality boots.  

Barb Taylor 

Barb received her first pair of Baffin boots 17 years ago and just this last winter decided it was time to retire them. She ended up moving onto a new Baffin boot, the Chloe! When reading the email Barb had sent we were pleased to hear that her husband for a second time, picked a Baffin boot, not for the logo but for the quality and sleek design of the boot. This goes to show that Baffin has been working hard to ensure that the quality of our products is always improving.

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We believe so strongly in our products that we test them in extreme weather conditions to ensure all quality measures have been met. Paul Hubner, Baffin’s president trekked to the North Pole wearing Baffin products. When returning Hubner made suggestions for adjustments that would improve the boots design. Video can be viewed here : http://www.baffin.com/proven-performance-a/253.htm

You might very well be asking yourself, why does Baffin go to such extreme measures? The answer is simple. The answer is you. We strive to provide the best quality products with the most innovative technology and sleek designs for our consumers. YOU are our motivation and the driving force behind the Baffin name.

Baffin will forever be improving, with new designs and new technology being thought of daily. One thing that will never change, is the driving force behind the Baffin name. We will always be manufacturing products with YOU in mind.

Do you fat bike, hike in the snow, maybe snowshoe? The Baffin Borealis boots are the boots you have been looking for. These boots have ended years of numb feet on the bike for me.
I had been looking for a light boot for fat biking and hiking that would still keep my feet warm while also be able to use a pair of gaiters. I just assumed I would not find anything that fit that criteria. Oh was I wrong… The Baffin Borealis is an amazing boot. What makes the Baffin’s so great is a double boot design with a twist. Normally a double boot is a stiff clunky affair that tears your feet up and traps them in a wet mess. But these use a softer Polar Rubber shell with an Ultralite removable insole.

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The liner is a cocoon of warm insulation that keeps out water and keeps in warmth, they are rated to -22°F! I have had them out on days below zero hiking without my toes going numb. Which is was never a possibility before. The sole is aggressive, really aggressive. Most snow boots  for some reason have a low profile sole, which makes no sense to me, these do not have that problem. I have hiked on crusty icy snow and hard pack and not had a problem. I have gone on fat bike rides in single digit temps with howling wind and dumping snow for hours and not had cold toes. That is nothing short of a miracle to me.The insoles are removable so if you are backpacking you could sleep in them to dry them out and keep your feet warm in the tent.I knew the Baffin Borealis would be a great boot since I had picked up a pair of Baffin Shackleton boots a few years ago. The Shackleton’s have been great and still show no signs of wear. One day this winter I wore them while snow blowing and shoveling for 8 hours after a huge storm.  I never had cold feet that day! But the Shackleton is a big boot and a bit heavy for all day riding or hiking. That is where the Borealis shine, they are super warm and comfortable while not being too big.

To read the full blog: http://robonza.blogspot.ca/2017/03/review-baffin-borealis.html

With Baffin and Mother Nature on your side, spending time with your family outdoors can be stress free. Baffin has head to toe, polar proven, footwear and apparel for the entire family.  From building a snow man to skiing down the highest of hills, Baffin has you covered.

Baffin has four layers of apparel to meet every outdoor activities needs. The first layer is the base layer, this layer comes in direct contact with your skin and is designed for moisture management. The second layer is the mid layer and is designed to retain body heat and ultimately keep you warm. The third layer is referred to as the “soft shell” and is great for use in extreme-cold environments where activity level is high. The final layer is the outer layer, this series of insulated jackets and pants are designed to keep you warm on sub-zero expedition days or for any extended period of time in a freezing atmosphere.

Outdoor activities are less expensive, less stressful and more exciting. Baffin understands each family has different needs and have designed specific products to suit each individual. If you would like to spend the day with your family worry free while enjoying the beautiful gift Mother Nature has given us, don’t hesitate to head over to Baffin’s catalog to view the products that will keep the entire family warm on the cold winter days.

http://www.baffin.com/download-catalog-a/301.htm