Designed for hiking and backpacking with a moderate load
Handcrafted in our Montebelluna, Italy factory the Men's Tribute II GTX pairs a beautiful full grain leather upper with the protection of a Gore-Tex liner to keep your feet dry and comfortable. Match this with an injected polyurethane midsole and a Vibram rubber outsole and the Tribute II GTX will take you on any adventure.
Keep your feet dry in all conditions with the integrated waterproof GORE-TEX Performance Comfort membrane.
The VIBRAM Sendera 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 Sendera Trail Sole
- Footbed: AKU Felted Ergonomic Footbed
- Lasting board (stiffness): TPU to Provide Medium Stiffness
- Midsole: Injected Polyurethane
- Upper: 2.0MM Full Grain leather
- Weight: 620 Grams per Boot
- Made in Italy
Similar to my very old original AKUs, fit my feet perfectly. No need for any breakin, Several times found myself wearing them in the house, forgetting I had on hiking boots. Last year was impossible to find AKU boots in Canada, glad they have again become available.
These fit my foot perfectly. I've bought at least 4 other pairs. I wore the last ones out walking 2000 miles in them.
I've logged a lot of miles on these, and highly recommend for day hikes and light backpacking. They look like old school boots, but feel like modern hikers. Good flex at instep, but suportive around ancle and heel. The lasting board has a slight arch support built in and really helps my feet to roll through a step. Aku fits my feet well by not pinching the big toe as I have duck feet (wide toes, narrow heel.) I use a thicker polyurethane insole than the thin stock one to take up some volume for my low volume feet, and the fit is snug and comfortable around the ancle with plenty of wiggle room for toes. The sole is super grippy in graveled hardpack soil and on rocks; however, it is horrible in wet clay as the lugs pack up. They breathe well and are the perfect summer boot for me.