Shoes For America's Last Frontier

by Anne Middleton, on July 10th, 2015
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Alaska is the largest state in the Union in landmass.  That’s a whole lot of miles to cover.  Outsiders first discovered Alaska in 1741 when Danish explorer Vitus Jonassen Bering sighted it on a voyage from Siberia.  Since then, Alaska has profited from gold rushes and oil booms.  Here are our shoe suggestions to tread the 6,000 miles of Alaskan coastline.

As a nod to Alaska’s designation as “America’s Last Frontier”, you’ll need some sturdy boots, ladies, to trek this landmass.  We’ve got the perfect choice:  Boston Proper’s Boho Natural Cowboy Boot.  With nearly one third of Alaska’s landmass in the Arctic Circle, these boots will keep you insulated and fashionable.  Get 10% off your order when you use our codes.

Even if you’re just taking your Alaskan Malamute (the official canine of AK) out for a walk, gentlemen, you too will need some boots.  We suggest the water-proof Butte boot by UGG.  Tough and insulated, yet comfortable, this men’s boot by UGG is sure to get you where you’re going, whether you’re crossing the street or crossing the Tongass National Forrest, the nation’s largest forest.  UGG offers free two day shipping on your order, which you and your malamute can howl at the moon about.

The Chuck Taylor All Star Leather Collection features great, high quality leather shoes by Converse.  Take your honey out to gaze at the Big Dipper and Pole Star (featured prominently on the state flag of AK).  You’ll feel like a star when you use our codes to save on shoes by Converse.  Get $5.95 flat rate shipping using our codes.

Dog mushing is the official state sport.  In common parlance, this would be dog sledding.  Mushing is a competitive sport in North America and Europe and Nike is the shoe for competitors.  The Nike SFB Leather Boot seems like the shoe to keep you competitive in your dog mushing.  Nike has competitive pricing too with free shipping on orders of $75 or more using our codes.

Alaska's name is based on the Eskimo word Alakshak meaning great lands or peninsula.  Alaska is a great land and whether you live there or intend to visit, so  make sure you’re up for the journey with the right shoes.  Use our codes and save on boots for any of your Alaskan outings!