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Viberg Boondocker - 2030 - Dr. Sole Cord - Black Oil Tan Roughout


Boondocker - 2030 - Dr. Sole Cord - Black Oil Tan Roughout



The Black Oil Tan Roughout Boondocker is based on a Viberg interpretation of the standard issue WWII US Navy Boot commonly known as the N-1 Field Shoe, similar to the 1943 US Army Type III Boot. Using the appropriate Service Boot pattern, Viberg recreated these Boondockers true to the original with heavy-duty quadruple quarter and triple counter stitching, a raw corded sole, and tonal eyelets. Designed in collaboration with Viberg, we re-imagined this classic with a full-grain Black Oil Tan produced by Seidel Tannery. This leather features a high content of oil and wax impregnated into the hide for protection against water and dirt on the Roughout side and is left un-brushed as an homage to vintage military boots. The end result is a sturdy and consistent surface that will have a pronounced nap revealed in high wear areas. Further elevating the archetype, we used the ever-popular 2030 last for a sleek silhouette. Accents include an exclusive tonal grey heavy-weight upper thread combined with gunmetal eyelets and a natural midsole. And from Dr. Sole, we end with an oil resistant Raw Cord Sole with traction yielding ice plugs that pulls the contrasting and tonal palette variations together into an historically informed and refreshed design. With each piece elegantly assembled by exacting Viberg craftsmen, these boots are perfect for those looking to channel their inner McQueen for their next Great Escape, or to brave the Boon Docks with a modern take on a vintage boot.


  • Black Oil Tan Unbrushed Roughout - Seidel (USA)
  • Exclusive to Division Road
  • 2030 Last
  • Grey Heavyweight Upper Thread
  • Partial Structured Toe
  • Unlined
  • Gunmetal Eyelets
  • Natural Midsole
  • Dr. Sole Raw Corded Sole
  • Flat Waxed & Rawhide Laces
  • Stitchdown Construction
  • VB x DR Collaboration Dust Bags
  • Handcrafted in Canada


For those who are buying Viberg for the first time, be aware that they fit closer to UK rather than US sizes. As a general rule when sizing for Viberg, we suggest you select (1) size down from a common US boot and shoe, or (1.5) sizes down from a US sneaker.

For additional information consult our Sizing Guide.

Please feel free to Contact Us for further assistance.

About Viberg

Founded in 1931 by Ed Viberg, the Canadian company is now in its 3rd generation of being entirely family owned and operated. Ed's son, Glen Viberg, has been on the factory floor for over 40 years, working each station and ensuring quality on every run that leaves the factory. Viberg uses traditional manufacturing methods and only the best materials sourced from around the world. There are over 200 steps of production, all performed in their Victoria, B.C. facility by skilled craftspeople.... View All Viberg Products