ONCE AGAIN, while attending an Outdoor Retailer event-the thought of "…this renders everything we own-outdated…" crossed the brain cells.
From Gore-Tex® a company synonymous with waterproof/breathable and windproof fabrics a big intro for footwear-SURROUND™"…the first all-around breathable and waterproof hiking footwear…"
|that's a serious waterproof visual...|
|we had a nice chat with Marc Peikert-a Germany based Gore-Tex® Product Specialist employee who clued us in on the multi-year research process that went into -and how important the extra thin sponge like layer is-vents the sweat lower side vents…|
HANWAG -has the aforementioned technology in the lightweight, functional Trail+Travel collection- Najera GTX® SURROUND™ mid and low-for Spring 2015
|NAJERA Mid GTX® SURROUND™extremely breathable. waterproof, PU laminated suede at heel+toe for reinforcement, Vibram® Cross sole -awesome grip with aggressive studs at ball of foot+heel section, cushioning and shock absorbing construction|
|NAJERA LOW GTXr SURROUND™|
|tough toe protection…like lacing system for precise fit|
|Vibram® Cross sole...|
|RAMBLE GTX-choclate-women's is in a charcoal grey|
|Gore SURROUND™ TPU anti-slip|
ALPINE LIFESTYLE-Ramble GTX® has SURROUND® multi-tasking casual wear/travel with nubuk leather upper
|RAMBLE GTX® with SURROUND™|
Gore-Tex® laminate lining incorporated in the upper exploit channels beneath the foot and a lateral radiator to ease air circulation around the foot-yet ensures waterproof.
|MID ALP FLOW GTX® SURROUND™men's in Basilico/Foliage full suede upper 605 grams-3F system (brand's specialty) for flexibility, anatomic support for ankle+perfect fit-via multiple lasts, plus odor control. Multi-season winner.|
|women's ALP Flow Mid GTX®-Venom-Bright Aqua|
|women's ALP Flow Mid GTX® in Charcoal/Indio-burly but kinda light at 515 grams-Hike Approach Vibram outsole flexible and durable and grippy. serious treads|