Forclaz 500 Men's Low Waterproof Hiking shoes

    Designed for day-long mountain hiking, in all weather conditions, on technical terrains. For regular use.

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    € 53.28
    Characteristics Designed for day-long mountain hiking, in all weather conditions, on technical terrains. For regular use.
    Product Benefits
    1. Waterproof
      Breathable and waterproof membrane, designed for walking 4hr on damp ground.
    2. Traction
      5mm plugs for walking on muddy and humid ground.
    3. Cushioning
      Full-foot EVA midsole.
    4. Fit
      2 hooks on top of upper provide excellent support on any terrain.
    5. Fitting comfort
      Fitting comfort
      Microfibre inside lining of collar and moulded insole.
    • Shoe size
      from 6.5 to 11.5.
    • Weight
      469 g per pair in size 8.
    Product feature
    1. Waterproofing vs Breathability
      A shoe with a waterproof and breathable membrane will generally be much less breathable than a shoe without a membrane. It is important to be aware of this if breathability is important to you.
    2. Making waterproofing last longer
      A shoe's waterproofing is often undermined by water getting in from the top of the shoe. Using waterproof gaiters or mini gaiters is therefore recommended to keep your feet dry for longer by protecting the top part of your shoes and prevent water from getting in as well as pebbles, sand, etc. Use of a re-waterproofing spray is recommended several times per year. This will help your shoes recover their original water repellent qualities and combat outer stains.
    3. Waterproofing test
      Footwear waterproofing test: Tested both in the lab and real-world usage, NOVADRY®-equipped footwear guarantees optimum waterproofing and breathability. First, the shoe is immersed in water while internal air pressure is applied to check that no bubbles form on the surface of the footwear. Next, shoes are fitted to a mechanical arm that simulates walking and half immersed in water so we can test that the inside remains perfectly dry.
    4. Waterproofing level
      During the waterproofing test, we test 3 levels of waterproofing: 2000 flexes (around 2 hours of walking), 4000 flexes (around 4 hours of walking) and 8000 flexes (around 8 hours of walking). Of course, after this test or in use, the shoe regains its original waterproofing once dry. The Forclaz 500 Low Novadry boot is waterproof for 4000 flexes.
    Product testing
    1. Composition
      (Cow's) Leather and synthetic upper; fabric lining. EVA midsole (brown model) or PU midsole (blue model) rubber sole (brown model) or TPU sole (blue model) moulded EVA sockliner (brown model) or felt sockliner (blue model).
    2. Storage advice
      Store in a dark, dry and well-ventilated place
    3. Cleaning advice
      Take care of your shoes; cleaning them regularly helps maintain their efficiency for longer. Care: Use a nylon brush to remove dirt. Clean the surface with a soft, damp cloth and mild soap. Air dry. Do not dry near a heat source. Do not machine wash.
    4. Product catchline
      Excellent choice for those seeking a versatile, protective and robust shoe.
    5. Lab tested
      All our shoes undergo use and comfort tests carried out by users who represent the target market in conditions identical to those found in typical use. Our Field Test Missions team up the product manager with people who aren't affiliated with QUECHUA, to
    Product reviews
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    4 users recommend this product
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    • Not waterproof at all

      Sylvain (United Kingdom)
      Used for 1 week or less
      I have used these new shoes twice only. Each time on my way back I have crossed a field on which the low cut grass was simply wet from the morning's dew - for aprox. 5 to 8 minutes. Each time I have come back with the foot entirely wet.
      I purchased them as I wanted to take them on simple winter trekking, but I won't as there is just no point.
      Stable on neutral or wet terrain
      Not waterproof
    • QUECHUA Arpenaz 500 Mens Hiking Waterproof Shoes

      Vincent (United Kingdom)
      Used for 3 to 6 months
      2nd pair of theses shoes. First pair still in use every day for dog walking.
      Never had wet feet yet wearing these.
    • Walking shoes

      Anthony (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      I bought these to replace a similar shoe, which I have walked many miles over the past two years.
      Perfect fit from day one, walked 15 miles today.
    • amazing experience

      NEERAJ (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      this shoe is a great product, i highly recommend this product for those who love comfort, style and the best quality at fair prices.
      quality, comfort and its style
      nothing negative about this product