Arpenaz 500 Men's Hiking leather boots

    Designed for day-long lowland hiking in dry weather conditions, on easy paths. For regular use.

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    SKU: S106633 (496704)
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    € 38.99
    Characteristics Designed for day-long lowland hiking in dry weather conditions, on easy paths. For regular use.
    Product Benefits
    1. Grip
      Crosscontact design sole and special component for good grip
    2. Cushioning
      Full cushioning for the full length of the foot for maximum comfort.
    3. Fit
      Lacing system with 7 eyelets for ample adjustment.
    4. Lightweight
      347 g per shoe in size 8.
    5. Abrasion resistance
      Split leather upper.
    6. Environmental impact
      30% recycled rubber sole. 100% recycled inside lining.
    • Weight
      347 g per shoe in size 8.
    • Shoe size
      5.5 to 11
    • Weight
      335g per shoe in size 8.5.
    Product feature
    1. What size should I choose?
      For hiking, take the size above your usual shoe size to ensure optimum comfort when travelling downhill and to prevent your toes from hitting the end of the shoes. Tip: keep your toenails short and check that your laces stop your foot from sliding to the front of the shoes before you start downhill.
    2. Crosscontact sole
      Lengthy research into the design of the sole in our laboratories, combined with a special rubber formulation which optimises the balance between traction and adhesion. The design of the Arpenaz 500 sole gives adhesion rather than traction. Traction: does not slide on loose earth (slippery or dry). Grip: prevents you from slipping on hard ground (wet or dry).
    3. Buying guide.
      Try on both shoes, standing up, with the socks worn for hiking. Try on several models or sizes if necessary. Check two comfort points: the base of the heel and the front part of the foot going down. Avoid all pressure points when trying them on. Don't hesitate to walk around the store. Gradually start using you shoes during your first few hiking trips to break them in.
    Product testing
    1. Composition
      Outer sole of : 70.0% Rubber - Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR), 30.0% Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Upper of : 80.0% Leather - Cow, 20.0% Polyester (PES) Lining and sock of : 100.0% Polyester (PES) - Recycled
    2. Storage advice
      Store in a dark, dry and well-ventilated place.
    3. Cleaning advice
      Do not machine wash.Wash in soapy water with a brush. Do not tumble dry. Do not dry near a source of heat.
    4. Product restrictions
      Not suitable for approach walking or trekking.
    5. Product catchline
      Comfortable and lightweight - ideal for long walks on easy terrains!You will appreciate the amplitude of the downward laces on the forefoot.
    6. 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. In our field tests the product manager works with people outside QUECHUA to test, improve, and approve
    Product reviews
    4.3 / 5
    4 reviews
    4 users recommend this product
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    • The grey is actually Blue

      Dave (United Kingdom)
      Used for 1 week or less
      Ordered the dark grey pair with orange bits and they are not grey, they are more like royal blue with yellow bits. The listing does say they are blue but I was expecting like a grey/blue from the image but trust me its not!
      Decathlon have been very helpful through but thought I should warn other buyers.
    • Aug 2015 now looking to replace

      John (United Kingdom)
      Used for More than 1 year
      I purchased these in Aug 2015 and use for most days that I'm working. I'm a big guy and find most trainers last me around a month or so, not these as I'm still using today, the tred pattern is almost worn through so just about to purchase a second pair, if a beer company made them then they would be classed as probably the best hiking shoes on the planet - for me they are......
      Comfort and Long Lasting
    • Great for Cycling!

      Chris (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      I use these primarily as cycling shoes. Despite the obvious lack of a cleat these shoes provide excellent grip and stability on the pedals and are incredibly light and comfortable. Off the bike they are comfortable enough to wear all day, what more can you ask of a shoe?
      Lightweight, comfortable and supportive
      Tongue has a tendency to curl at edges!
    • Nice colour

      Paul (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      I think that the show is a bit longer and more narrow than nost, so if unsure which size to select GI for then bigger of your options ( I did and got a good fit, that said my feet are a bit on the wide side)
      That I did not buy 2 pairs :-) UK