I'd go for the Kudu Indy, which does have a lug (Vibram) sole.
Not shell, but really nice and virtually in-destructable uppers. I have them and will wear them for hiking and really in-climate weather:
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Kudu indys are my poor weather go-to boots. They really repel water like nothing else and are indestructible.