When the leaves fall and autumn passes, here in Michigan we know theres a big battle against the elements brewing. Luckily, Merrell has us covered this winter with the Wilderness backpacking boot. Made in the USA, this simple silhouette carries a full grain waterproof leather upper, and sees Norwegian welt construction. Debossed branding is met with a blue rope lace, and to keep things clean and dry - each shoe has a gusseted tongue. For a closer look, click through the photos below.