The AKU shoe for all those hikers looking for maximum protection and comfort of fit during the many hours of use. The new IMS3 - Exoskeleton sole in dual density PU features a level of lightness at the top of the backpacking category, making of SUPERALP GTX the ideal shoe for hikes such as the High Ways of the Dolomites and treks of several days in complete autonomy with heavy loads on the shoulders.
Keep your feet dry in all conditions with the integrated waterproof GORE-TEX Performance Comfort membrane.
The VIBRAM Foura mountain sole is designed to carry you through any terrain. From rugged trails to winter backcountry conditions, it is there for you.
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.
- Country: Italy
- Footbed: CUSTOM FIT IMS
- Lasting board (stiffness): 6-4 MM NYLON, DIE CUT EVA (MEDIUM)
- Lining description: GORE-TEX ® PERFORMANCE COMFORT
- Midsole: DOUBLE DENSITY PU
- Outsole: VIBRAM® FOURÀ
- Size range: 7-13
- Upper: SUEDE + AIR 8000® 1.8 MM
- Upper protection: RUBBER RAND
- Weight (gr. ½ pair): 700
HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR SIZE
We create our footwear using lasts based on real feet. Because of this it is very easy to find your perfect fit.
1st. Step onto a piece of paper and mark just behind you heel and in font of your longest toe.
2nd. Do this for both feet and then measure the centimeters between these lines. This measurement is your Mondopoint.
3rd. Using the measurement from your longest foot find your correlating size below.
I have been buying this style of boot for 40 years. These are the most comfortable and longest lasting boot I have owned in this style. This is my second pair and now my son also buys the same boots. I would give these my highest recommendation.
These boots perform as well as they look. It's more rigid than I'm used to or expected, but I love that as a lot of the terrain I hike here in CO above treelike can get pretty loose. My only negative comment would be that there isn't a lot of feedback with this boot, but I'm not sure you can have the best of both worlds when you want/need stability and durability as well as vibration feedback. Super solid boot though and I'd highly recommend it!