DESIGNED TO BE THE MOST COMFORTABLE BACKPACKING BOOT POSSIBLE
The Women's Alterra GTX is a versatile women's specific waterproof boot that you can count on. Built for comfort the Alterra is ideal for moderately difficult hiking & backpacking in three season conditions. The asymmetric construction with AKU's exclusive anatomical ELICA Technology ensures you can stay on the trail longer and go further.
Keep your feet dry in all conditions with the integrated waterproof GORE-TEX Performance Comfort membrane.
The VIBRAM Octopus sole grips on just about anything. Perfect for hiking trails with loose dirt and rock slabs.
AKU ELICA TECHNOLOGY
ELICA Technology ensures an anatomical fit to provide better stability and weight distribution across your boot sole to reduce pressure points and encourage better hiking form.
- Lining Description: Waterproof GORE-TEX® Performance Comfort
- Sole: VIBRAM Octopus Multi Surface Sole
- Footbed: AKU Custom Fit Insole
- Lasting board (stiffness): 6-4 MM Nylon & Die Cut EVA for Rock Protection & Stability
- Midsole: Double Density Polyurethane
- Upper: Suede & Stretch Fabric
- Weight: 670 Grams per Shoe
- Made in Europe
- Women's Specific Fit
These are awesome boots! Comfortable with great support and grip. They look good too.
Love my AKU's, specifically this model. We do lots of hiking and backpacking here in N. NM and I can't tell you how much these shoes save my feet. I have a wide foot and with thick socks, other shoes killed me after about 2hrs of hiking. I can hike with weight over rocky terrain in these for hours. They grip your mid-foot so my foot doesn't slide going up or down hills (no toe blisters). They are super grippy too thanks to the Octopus sole grips. I can cross streams getting them a bit wet (never submerged them) and my feet stay dry. I've had mine for about 3 years and they have lasted. Of course when it's time, I'll be getting another pair of these.
Hello to all!
This is my second pair of Aku Alterra’s in 11 months.
I had the pair with the purple laces, and now the pink.
The craftsmanship of these boots is beautiful.
However along with my first pair, I had terrible heel rub (with the stock insole and an orthotic
insole) for 3 weeks in the “breaking the boot in” process. A hiking boot should should not be leaving anyone’s heel scraped up. I had tried several different pairs of socks as well. All bases covered!
Also, the water proof boot was no longer waterproof after 6 months of wear.
Everything wore down very quickly.
I apologize, but this will personally be my last pair of Aku boots.
As stunning as they are, they did not fit my personal footwear needs.
Beautiful boot though, and they probably hold up a lot longer with less wear.