Forclaz 500 Helium Men's Hiking Shoes

    Designed for Fast hiking by day, in dry weather, on technical trails. For regular or intensive use.

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    SKU: S141845 (2016970)
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    € 59.99
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    Product benefits
    1. Lightweight
      Lightweight
      Every detail has been optimised to lighten your steps.314 g per shoe in size 42.
    2. Traction
      Traction
      Crosscontact soles offer an excellent compromise for flat or hilly ground.
    3. Fit
      Evofit concept offers great support regardless of the shape of your foot.
    4. Easy opening / closing
      Fast and easy lacing for a snug fit at any time.
    5. Cushioning
      Cushioning
      Integral cushioning with EVA midsole, 1st layer double-layer PU / EVA
    Details
    • Shoe size
      6½ to 13
    • Weight
      314 g per shoe in size 8.
    Product feature
    1. Crosscontact sole
      The design of the soles has been the subject of extensive research in our laboratories, combined with a specific rubber formulation to offer the best compromise between grip and traction. The design of the sole of the Forclaz 500 Helium will offer more traction than grip. Traction: Consists of not sliding into loose ground (flat or hilly). Adhesion: consists of not slipping when on hard ground (wet or dry).
    2. Buying tips
      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.
    3. What size to choose?
      When taking up hiking, do not hesitate to take a size above your usual shoe size to guarantee an optimal comfort when walking downhill and to avoid your toes rubbing the tops of the shoe. Tip: Before any descent, make sure your nails are cut and check that your laces are tied to prevent your foot from sliding forward in the shoe.
    4. Field tests
      All our shoes are tested in comfort and in use, by users representative of those for whom the products are designed, under conditions identical to those that you can find in use. Moreover, our "Missions Tests" put the product manager in contact with people who are not affiliated with Quechua to test, develop and validate the products.
    5. Laboratory tests
      Other laboratory tests are also conducted to approve the quality of the following components: Tearing of the eyelets and straps, gluing, toxicology, UV resistance, abrasion of the sole and the components of the upper, accelerated aging.
    Product testing
    1. Composition
      Outer sole of : 50.0% Rubber - Synthetic, 50.0% Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Upper of : 50.0% Polyester (PES), 50.0% Polyurethane (PU) Lining and sock of : 100.0% Polyester (PES)
    2. Storage advice
      Store in a well ventilated area away from light and moisture.
    3. Product restrictions
      Not waterproof.
    4. Product catchline
      Finding it hard to choose the correct size? With the Evofit concept, your shoe adapts perfectly to your foot with no compromise on support. Trying is adopting!
    5. Lab tested
      All our shoes are tested in comfort and in use, by users representative of those for whom the products are designed, under conditions identical to those that you can find in use. In our field tests the product manager works with people outside QUECHUA to
    Product reviews
    4 / 5
    22 reviews
    22 users recommend this product
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    • Changing review to 1 start due to price rise

      22/01/2018
      thomas (United Kingdom)
      Used for More than 1 year
      So these shoes are actually not to bad , comfortable for short walks and also i use these for cycling. Im very irritated to find though on going back to store just to buy them again they has been a 20% price rise now £49 rather than the £39 they were orignally bought for .
    • Can't afford to loose out from foot

      29/12/2017
      VIKAS (India)
      Used for 1 week or less
      Forclaz 500 helium are the best hiking shoes even to the point that for daily usage they are awesome. Excellent comfort, breathability and at same time sturdy too. Whether tarmac, terrian, grass it goes like anything.
      Only thing if plastic grips for laces and mesh are strong enough to hold for the duration as subjected to warranty.
    • Very good 10/10

      30/11/2017
      Marc-andre (China)
      Used for 1 week or less
      Very comfortable, good grip and nice lacing system ( very useful since I often need to remove my shoes ). I didn't use them for outdoor activities yet but I'm pretty confident they will do the job.
    • You will get cramps into your feet

      27/11/2017
      Keval (India)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      As suggested by staff I bought one size bigger than my regular size. During trial it was comfortable, but during actual tracking it was not comfortable. My leg was paining in entire track. I didn't had alternative so at the end of track I got cramps in my leg.
      Response of the brand
      Hello Mr. Keval,

      Thanks for your feedback on the Forclaz 500 Helium shoes by Quechua. I apologize for the inconvenience caused to you.

      To put some light on the usage of this product, the Forclaz 500 Helium shoes are designed for hiking(one day) on the mountains offering good grip, support and cushioning. The shoe is equipped with the feature of EVOFIT concept which offers a superior fit and support for any type of foot, quick lacing for easy and snug fit. The shoe does not live up to the promise when used for different purpose/usage as it is not equipped to perform on that terrain (Ex: Trekking, several days). I apologize for the inconvenience caused to you and request you kindly to visit any of the stores closer to you and get this product exchanged. 

      Meanwhile, if you could let me know your usage, I would be glad to recommend the right product suited for your usage. I stay available if you need any further assistance with our products or services in the future.

      Sportively,
      Sandeep NAIR
    • Excellent Shoes for this price point

      27/10/2017
      Sherman (Singapore)
      Used for 7 to 12 months
      Have been using these shoes for more than half a year in the outdoors and it has performed very well. Good cushioning and support for the ankle. Easy to release laces are a plus too.
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