First: I wear ATAC/Taclite size 9US wide. These boots are 'european hiking' style so i purchased 9 1/2 wide.
Wore them for the first time today, 0500 boots on, 1600 boots off on feet all day... and my feet feel as good as being in ATAC's all day, GREAT! How well they perform over time we'll just have to see but for now I'm very pleased.
Question: Is it worth $100 more than ATAC's? Hmm... This is a solid top of the line boot. When side by side with my Taclite/Trainer 2.0/ATAC i can see and feel the quality of this boot over the others. Once it breaks in then I'll be able to answer that.