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IRISH SETTER® MAKES NEW VAPRTREK HUNTING BOOTS EVEN LIGHTER, WITH BETTER TRACTION, DURABILITY & COMFORT

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RED WING, MN (December 2018) – The original Irish Setter VaprTrek® 8″ hunting boots were 40% lighter than traditional Irish Setter big game hunting boots without sacrificing support or stability. After their launch in 2014, this family of extremely lightweight boots quickly became a top seller. Since then the product team has been researching new technologies and construction methods to move the breakthrough design forward. After conducting materials testing and field wear trials, Irish Setter is proud to introduce the new VaprTrek lineup, which is even lighter while delivering better traction on rough terrain, all with improved durability and outstanding all-day comfort.

The great fit and go-all-day comfort that made VaprTrek boots so popular with hunters and hikers remains a top priority. A contoured last mirrors foot shape for excellent fit, while lace-to-toe eyelets help customize the fit.

A highly breathable and durable polyurethane memory foam footbed creates instant and all-day comfort for less fatigue. And it remains resilient – not succumbing to compression like most EVA footbeds. The uppers provide other comfort and performance features like waterproof, full grain leather, lightweight Rip Stop fabric, military-grade quick dry linings which wick away foot moisture, UltraDry™ waterproofing for long-lasting protection, a memory foam collar for instant comfort in all temperatures, a Cushin™ Comfort Tongue that provides comfort in the shin area and ScentBan™ scent control that eliminates odors within the boot. Select models feature Primaloft® insulation for warmth in cool environments.

Hunters look to Irish Setter for durable footwear and the new VaprTrek does not disappoint. Armatec™ XT technology adds durability and abrasion resistance in high wear areas of the heel and toe while leather reinforcement is strategically placed to protect flex points for enhanced durability over time.

These ultra-lightweight boots provide greater traction and support to allow for more time in the field with less fatigue. A lightweight, nylon shank adds arch support and EnerG technology within the dual density midsole delivers extra comfort in the heel and forefoot impact zones. A harder durometer RPM material is used in the midsole and it also extends to the outsole. Rubber sections of the outsole with multi-tiered lugs provide superior traction on uneven terrain and self-cleaning lugs shed debris with every step. Rubber pods are utilized for enhanced traction and durability. Tiered toe treads offer grip control when walking up steep inclines. The wrap-around instep provides protection from, and extra grip for, tree stand rungs or ATV foot pegs. The outsole provides best-in-class slip-resistance.

“We’ve transformed the VaprTrek boot. The all-new VaprTrek boots are even lighter than before while providing better traction, durability and comfort,” explained Charley Bryant, Irish Setter Product Merchant. “You just have to try them on to feel the instant comfort. And that comfort is engineered to last, so you’ll be comfortable all day.”

Men’s VaprTrek Boots (sizes 8-12, 13, 14 in D and EE widths):

  • Style #2829+ is a 5″ hiker in brown leather and fabric, $154.99*
  • Style #2830+ is an 8″ non-insulated boot in brown leather and fabric, $159.99*
  • Style #2831+ is an 8″ non-insulated boot in Realtree Edge™ camouflage, $159.99*
  • Style #2854+ is an 8″ boot with 400 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Realtree Edge™ camouflage, $169.99*
  • Style #2832+ is an 8″ boot with 400 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Mossy Oak® Break-Up Country® camouflage, $169.99*

Women’s VaprTrek Boots (sizes 5-11 medium width):

  • Style #2839+ is an 8″ boot with 400 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Mossy Oak® Break-Up Country® camouflage, $169.99

Men’s VaprTrek LS Boots with Insulation (sizes 8-12, 13, 14 in D and EE widths):

  • Style #822** is a 9″ boot with 800 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $199.99*
  • Style #826** is a 9″ boot with 800 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Mossy Oak® Break-Up Country® camouflage, $199.99*
  • Style #827** is a 9″ boot with 1200 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $209.99*

VaprTrek Snake Boots for Men & Women

Irish Setter has created men’s and women’s snake boots that combine a non-woven material with leather to defend against fangs, thorns and other threats. These popular lightweight, lace-up boots are now available in Mossy Oak® Obsession® camouflage.

  • Style #2869 is a men’s 17″ non-insulated, lace-up snake boot with Mossy Oak® Obsession camouflage®, $214.99
  • Style #1821 is a women’s 16″ non-insulated, lace-up snake boot with Mossy Oak® Obsession camouflage®, $214.99

About Irish Setter

Based in Red Wing, MN, Irish Setter is a division of the Red Wing Shoe Company that produces a full line of performance hunting boots and rugged outdoor casual footwear. Irish Setter continues to use leading technologies and the finest materials to offer customers the highest quality outdoor footwear. For more information about Irish Setter’s heritage, products and retailers, visit www.irishsetterboots.com.

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About Firefly Publicity

Visit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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LIGHTWEIGHT IRISH SETTER® VAPRTREK HUNTING BOOTS ARE AVAILABLE IN A VARIETY OF HEIGHTS

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SH02895_WEBRED WING, MN (June 2015) — Irish Setter® VaprTrek boots with RPM technology are extremely lightweight and hunt-ready. The existing 8” VaprTrek hunting boots, which are 40% lighter than traditional Irish Setter big game hunting boots without sacrificing support or stability, have become a favorite. Irish Setter has extended this incredible technology to all-season hiker heights.

Breakthrough design and development allowed Irish Setter to craft RPM composite material that’s comfortable, wears like iron, and significantly reduces the weight of the boot. Strategically designed for uneven terrain and abrasive conditions, the RPM outsole can be found on the VaprTrek™ family of boots in both Big Game and Outdoor categories of hunting footwear. The RPM sole features a bi-directional lug pattern for increased traction and balance during heel strike and toe off. The wrap-around instep provides protection and aids in gripping tree stand rungs or ATV foot pegs. Armatec™ heel and toe protection guards against ground hazards. Underfoot comfort is enhanced with an anatomically-correct polyurethane and high-rebound foam footbed with a ScentBan™ odor inhibiting top cover. And a ScentBan lining delivers scent control through a process that kills odor-causing bacteria.

Irish Setter VaprTrek hunting boots incorporate UltraDry™ waterproofing so feet stay dry and boots stay breathable. A memory foam collar forms to fit the ankle for comfortable stability in the boot shaft. The Cushin™ Comfort Tongue offers long-lasting comfort in the shin area. A speed lacing system with one-tug tightening provides fast, snug lacing.

Men’s VaprTrek Boots (sizes 8-12, 13, 14 in D and EE widths)

  • Style #2895** is a non-insulated hiker with Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $139.99*
  • Style #2805** is a non-insulated black hiker, $139.99*
  • Style #2863 is an 8″ non-insulated boot in Stone leather and fabric, $149.99*
  • Style #2864 is an 8″ non-insulated boot in Black leather and fabric, $149.99*
  • Style #2868 is a 8” non-insulated boot with Mossy Oak® Break-Up Infinity® camouflage, $154.99*
  • Style #2870 is a non-insulated 8” boot with Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $154.99*
  • Style #2873 is an 8″ boot with 400 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $159.99*
  • Style #2874 is an 8″ boot with 400 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Mossy Oak® Break-Up Infinity® camouflage, $159.99*
  • Style #2875 is a 17″ non-insulated, lace-up snake boot with Realtree Xtra® Green camouflage, $209.99*

Women’s VaprTrek Boots (sizes 5-11 medium width)

  •  Style #2862** is an 8” boot in Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $149.99
  • Style #2881** is an 8” boot with 400 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Mossy Oak® Break-Up Infinity® camouflage, $159.99

“Irish Setter VaprTrek boots are engineered to be remarkably lightweight and flexible,” explained Charley Bryant, Irish Setter Hunt Line Manager for Red Wing Shoe Company. “All you have to do is pick up this boot and you’ll feel the difference.”

New styles (indicated by **) will be available at leading outdoor retailers in July 2014. Style #2864 is also available in sizes 4, 5, 6, and 7 in D (medium) width.

About Irish Setter

Based in Red Wing, MN, Irish Setter is a division of Red Wing Shoe Company that produces a full line of performance hunting boots and rugged outdoor casual footwear. Irish Setter continues to use leading technologies and the finest materials to offer customers the highest quality outdoor footwear. For more information about Irish Setter’s heritage, products and retailers, visit www.irishsetterboots.com.

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About Firefly Publicity

Visit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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VAPRTREK HUNTING BOOTS – THE SOUL OF A HUNTING BOOT. THE SOLE OF AN ATHLETIC SHOE.

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RED WING, MN (December 2013) – Irish Setter ®VaprTrek hunting boots with RPM technology are extremely lightweight and hunt-ready.New VaprTrek boots are 40% lighter than traditional Irish Setter big game hunting boots without sacrificing support or stability. RPM Technology, a breakthrough composite material, significantly reduces the weight of the boot, providing extreme comfort without the extra weight.The RPM sole features a bi-directional lug pattern for increased traction and balance during heel strike and toe off. The wrap-around instep provides protection and aids in gripping tree stand rungs or ATV foot pegs. Armatec™ heel and toe protection guards against ground hazards. Underfoot comfort is enhanced with an anatomically-correct polyurethane and high-rebound foam footbed with a ScentBan™ odor inhibiting top cover. And a ScentBan lining delivers scent control through a process that kills odor-causing bacteria.

Irish Setter VaprTrek hunting boots incorporate UltraDry™ waterproofing so feet stay dry and boots stay breathable. A memory foam collar forms to fit the ankle for comfortable stability in the boot shaft. The Cushin™ Comfort Tongue offers long-lasting comfort in the shin area. A speed lacing system with one-tug tightening provides fast, snug lacing.

 Men’s VaprTrek Boots (sizes 8-12, 13, 14 in D and EE widths)

  • Style #2868 is an 8″ non-insulated boot with Mossy Oak® Break-Up Infinity® camouflage, $149.99*
    • Style #2870 is an 8″ non-insulated boot with Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $149.99
    • Style #2863 is an 8″ non-insulated boot in Stone leather and fabric, $149.99
    • Style #2864 is an 8″ non-insulated boot in Black leather and fabric, $149.99
    • Style #2875 is a 17″ non-insulated, lace-up snake boot with Realtree Xtra® Green camouflage, $209.99
    • Style #2873** is an 8″ boot with 400 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $159.99
  • Style #2874** is an 8″ boot with 400 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Mossy Oak® Break-Up Infinity® camouflage, $159.99

 Women’s VaprTrek Boots (sizes 5-11 medium width)

  • Style #2862** is an 8” boot in Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $149.99
  • Style #2881** is an 8” boot with 400 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Mossy Oak® Break-Up Infinity® camouflage, $159.99

“Irish Setter VaprTrek boots are engineered to be remarkably lightweight and flexible,” explained Charley Bryant, Irish Setter Hunt Line Manager for Red Wing Shoe Company. “All you have to do is pick up this boot and you’ll feel the difference.”

New styles (indicated by **) will be available at leading outdoor retailers in July 2014. Style #2864 is also available in sizes 4, 5, 6, and 7 in D (medium) width.

About Irish Setter

Based in Red Wing, MN, Irish Setter is a division of Red Wing Shoe Company that produces a full line of performance hunting boots and rugged outdoor casual footwear. Irish Setter continues to use leading technologies and the finest materials to offer customers the highest quality outdoor footwear. For more information about Irish Setter’s heritage, products and retailers, visit http://www.irishsetterboots.com.

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About Firefly PublicityVisit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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