They're stiff as fuck because semi-automatic crampon ready. Probably gonna last a pretty long although I dont know how well they're resolable.
Get some normal hiking shoes/boots from Meindl / Lowa / La Sportiva / Scarpa or what have you instead.>>2671749
Kek the irony. The KSK3000 isn't anything like the Gebirgsstiefel, it's also different to the Haix that's actually issued to the Bundeswehr.