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Rogue RDB-1 Desert Boots

Rogue Footwear

Rogue RDB-1 Desert Boots


Brand: Rogue Footwear
Weight: 1100 g         17 reviews
The Rogue RDB1 Desert Boot is a light and comfortable everyday boot, designed primarily as travel/safari footwear. With a lightweight crepe sole and soft suede uppers, it's a boot that is supremely comfortable, yet strong enough for walking in the bush.

Thanks to its simple, traditional design in light suede, the Desert Boot is smart enough to be worn as evening wear. The boot features high, padded sides for comfort when walking, and is soft enough to be worn with or without socks.

When we started making footwear in 1976, we set out to make functional, hard-working and durable footwear, using superior leathers, soles and quality fittings. All our footwear is constructed using the tried-and-tested 'Stitchdown' method for comfort. Our shoe moulds are all in half-sizes for a more generous and spacious fit.

  • Lightweight travel boot
  • Supple crepe sole
  • Soft suede uppers
  • Padded ankle support
  • Weight in size 10: 1100 g
  • A generous and spacious fit
  • Colour: Sand
  • Weight: 1.1 kg in size 9 1/2
  • Please note that the colour of laces may vary


  Delivery in 1-2 days within the United Kingdom
  UK Orders placed before 2PM GMT will be dispatched the same working day
  Overseas delivery times will vary depending on the destination

Please note that our offices are closed at weekends, so any orders placed after 2PM GMT on a Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday.

Orders with a total value over £300.00 will be dispatched free via a next day delivery service within the UK at no extra cost.

Please note that in some instances, orders for heavy items may take an extra day to arrive.

  Overseas deliveries
For overseas deliveries, please refer to the following estimated delivery times:

  • Europe: 3 - 5 working days
  • Rest of the world: 5 - 7 working days


A full refund or exchange will be given provided that the items have not been worn or used, and are returned to us within 14 days of purchase, together with all relative labels and packaging. You are responsible for the cost of returning items.

Please ensure that you include a copy of your invoice, along with an explanation of why you have returned your goods. If you wish to return your goods for any reason, please do so to the following address:

Woodlore Limited
PO Box 3
East Sussex
TN19 7ZE
United Kingdom

Product Reviews

Rogue RDB-1 Desert Boots is rated 5/5 based on 17 customer reviews.

All of our product reviews are from customers with verified purchases.

Overall Rating:


  1 of 17

  I love my desert boots. I live in the southern U.S and it gets hot and very humid. They kept my feet a lot cooler. I put some high dollar (pounds) insoles in them. This mixed with the crepe soles make for a very comfortable pair of boots.  

  Steven Mullinax
3rd February, 2018

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 17

  Big fan of these boots. Very comfortable and they feel sturdy.  

  Rob Morford
31st October, 2017

Rated: 4/5

  3 of 17

  Very comfortable and practical summer footwear. Have covered many miles in these with no hot-spots or blisters. Very happy.  

  J Dorril
7th July, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  4 of 17

  Very nice boots, it's my second pair. Very comfortable.  

  J Huizing
19th June, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 17

  Arrived promptly and well packaged. I bought these to go on a safari in the Timbavati region of South Africa. My advice would be to use them as much as possible prior to going on your trip. They did require a bit of 'walking in', this is clearly due to the thick, good quality leather that is used. Once they became more subtle they are a very comfortable boot. Great on hot days and I also walked up table mountain, a 4hr trek and they had great grip and didn't give me any issues whatsoever. I have fairly narrow feet and they were fine on me but I'm sure would suit wider feet as well. All in all a great product and stylish enough to wear to the pub!  

  Martin Johnstone
15th April, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 17

  Purchased for work in Chad. Ideal footwear for hot climates. I had a few issues breaking them in, but after three days and playing around with sock thickness and lacing patterns they are now perfect. I have high arches and wide feet and these match my regular shoe size.  

  J Rickell
25th March, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 17

  A good choice for our self drive holiday in Namibia as I wanted a boot that I could also drive in. Comfortable and light in general usage, they are good for climbing sand dunes but not so good for small hard rocky terrain. One minor problem; they are rather wide so unless one is careful they can catch the accelerator pedal when braking.  

  Simon Johnson
24th March, 2017

Rated: 4/5

  8 of 17

  Best ever footwear for trekking in summer. Very comfortable and good-looking desert boots. Perfect fit - allow for slight stretching.  

  John Everett
17th June, 2016

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 17

  Boots arrived very quickly and in good condition. The South African humourous washing instructions on the box were a funny surprise! Soles comfier and more padded than I'd expected. Look great with jeans! Sizing perfect. Really looking forward to wearing these in a Forest of Dean exploration next month. Only complaint: Swiss customs charged £20 to decide whether to apply Swiss VAT or not (they decided yes, so that was £30 lost). That's not Woodlore's problem, but to be aware of if you order them to be sent to Switzerland. If I'd known, I'd have had them sent to my brother in the UK instead.  

11th March, 2016

Rated: 4/5

  10 of 17

  Was a bit wary of buying boots online but transaction worked out well with a quick delivery and good fit. The boots themselves exceed my expectations and are robust and felt extremely comfortable from first wear. Soft padding around the top of the boot protects the ankles and they are stiff enough in the rest of the boot to make walking on uneven surfaces very easy. The leather quality is first class. So far I have only used them to walk the dog but they will be getting a good work out in the Picos de Europe when I go walking there in a couple of week's time. I didn't want to take my Scarpa hiking boots as they are a bit heavy in the summer and I think these boots will make a great alternative. As for the price I don't know how they can do such a great pair of boots for such a reasonable price. I would definitely recommend these.  

  Martin Donnelly
16th July, 2015

Rated: 5/5

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