These hiking boots are Vasque Talus Trek Ultra Dry.
They are the non gortex hiking boot version which seem to have a narrower fit.
There was no break in time, just put them on and go hiking.
They have hiked in downpours, mud, and snow.
These hiking boots are holding there own so far.
The tread on these hikers have very good traction on a variety of wet and dry terrain.
It is an adjustment to get used to the hiking boots speed lacing.