True to the Trail: Oboz

True to the Trail: Oboz

May 31, 2020

A vision that began ten years ago in Bozeman, Montana now has roots around the world, here is a little bit about the story behind the brand Oboz.

There's no place like home.

Bozeman, Montana. It's where it all started. It's what inspired the name. And it's what motivates them to lace up daily and explore the 18 million acres of Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem that surrounds. A vast and breathtaking landscape of peaks, valleys and rivers just waiting to be explored on two feet.

Outside + Bozeman = Oboz.

Oboz Hiking Shoes

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True To The Trail®

It's the compass heading that guides everything Oboz does. From building great fitting footwear to how they give back to communities and the way they treat each other and our planet. It's a mindset that grounds them in what's most important - doing things the right way, having fun, and exploring our path in life. Because any other way, just wouldn't be true to the trail.

280 hands touch every pair before you do.

The difference between good and great fitting footwear is the human touch. That's why it takes 140 talented people to make each pair we sell. Sure it's harder to hand-build footwear this way, but it's the right way.

Oboz Supply Chain.

Every hand that creates a pair of Oboz shoes belongs to someone in our global supply chain. In this context being true to the trail means an ongoing commitment to their welfare and wellbeing as members of the wider Oboz family and brand. They company works collaboratively to protect the rights, promote the ongoing development and positively impact the lives of all their employees so they can also live - true to the trail.

They cut premium material, not corners.

Tested in the lab and in the field Oboz materials are carefully selected from known suppliers and developed to spec. All their material suppliers are verified for environmental and social compliance by the full-time factory staff.

Oboz Hiking Shoes

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Not only do they lead on the trails, but Oboz is a leader in sustainability in the footwear industry.

For every pair of Oboz sold, a tree is planted, "We love the outdoors. And the way we figure, the more trees, the more outdoors for us all to enjoy. It's about as simple as that." - Oboz Team.  And to make sure nothing goes to waster, any shoes they don't sell, the team donates to their partners at Project Sole and local non-profits to find feet in need.

Oboz Hiking Boots

Feel good knowing when you purchase a pair of Oboz you are also supporting an incredible vision. To browse our selection of Oboz Click Here!

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[OLD] Sizing Charts

FOOTWEAR:

European Sizing chart conversion:

*Please note that these conversion charts serve as a general guideline, actual fitting may vary by style.

Women’s

US

4.5-5

5.5-6

6.5-7

7.5-8

8.5-9

9.5-10

10.5-11

11.5-12

12.5-13

EU

35

36

37

38

39

40

41

42

43

 

Men’s

US

7.5-8

8.5-9

9.5-10

10.5-11

11.5-12

12.5-13

13.5-14

14.5-15

EU

41

42

43

44

45

46

47

48

 

SOCKS :

Sockwell

Brooks

Sock Size

US Men's Shoe Size

US Women's Shoe Size

Euro Shoe Size

Small

 

4 - 6.5

34 - 37

Medium

6 - 8.5

7 - 9.5

38 - 41

Large

9 - 11.5

10 - 12.5

42 - 45

XL

12 - 14.5

 

46 - 49


ANKLE BRACES:

 

Bauerfeind

 

Professional Orthopedic Products (POP)

  

DJO - Roboboots – Short and Tall

SHOE SIZE MEN

SHOE SIZE WOMEN

SIZE

Up to 4

Up to 5

XS

4 - 7

5 - 8

S

7 - 10

8 - 11

M

10 - 13

11 - 15

L

13+

15+

XL

 

 

 

DJO- Aircast Airsport

DESCRIPTION

MEN

WOMEN

SIZE

Left

Up to 5

Up to 5

X-Small

Right

Up to 5

Up to 5

X-Small

Left

5.5 - 7

5.5 - 8.5

Small

Right

5.5 - 7

5.5 - 8.5

Small

Left

7.5 - 11

9 - 12.5

Medium

Right

7.5 - 11

9 - 12.5

Medium

Left

11.5 - 13

13 - 14.5

Large

Right

11.5 - 13

13 - 14.5

Large

Left

13.5 +

15 +

X-Large

Right

13.5 +

15 +

X-Large

  

KNEE BRACES:

 

Bauerfeind

 

 

 

Ossur

Size

Circumference*

*Circumference measured 6” above mid-patella

XSmall

11.5" (29cm) to 13.75" (35cm)

Small

13.75" (35cm) to 16" (41cm)

Medium

16" (41cm) to 18" (46cm)

Large

18" (46cm) to 20.5" (52cm)

XLarge

20.5" (52cm) to 22.5" (57cm)

XXLarge

22.5" (57cm) to 24.75" (63cm)

XXXLarge

24.75" (63cm) to 28.5" (72cm)

XXXXLarge

28.5" (72cm) to 32" (81cm)

 

DJO

*Measurements taken 6” above mid-patella

SIZE

MEASUREMENT

XS/S

13" - 18.5" (33 - 47 cm)

M/L

18.5" - 23.5" (47 - 60 cm)

XL/XXL

23.5" - 29.5" (60 - 75 cm)

XXXL

29.5" - 31" (75 - 79 cm)


 

ELBOW BRACES:

Bauerfeind

 

 

HAND BRACES:

 

Professional Orthopedic Products (POP)

 

Size

Wrist Circ.

X-Small

4 ¾" - 5 ½"

Small

5 ½" - 6 ¼"

Medium

6 ¼" - 7"

Large

7" - 7 ¾"

X-Large

7 ¾" - 8 ½"


 

Orliman (thumb brace)

 

Size

Wrist

Circumference

in CM   (A)

 

Length

in CM   (B)

Small

14 - 18

11

Large

18 - 22

13

 

Our team is here to help you Move Well, Be Well

Orthoquest is open for orthotic, bracing, compression sock, and shoe fitting appointments. In following with the rules and regulations set out by the  provincial health authority, we are continuing to implement proper physical distancing practices and cleaning procedures.

Our Kinesiologists are also here to help.  As of May 25th, Kelowna Kinesiology will be transitioning from virtual appointments to in-person appointments. We are also continuing to offer online classes.

Please call 250-448-5908 to answer screening questions in order to qualify for an appointment with one of our team members.