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    Forclaz 500 Warm Waterproof Men'S Hiking Snow Boots

    Designed for full-day mountain hikes on snowy terrain and in cold weather. For regular use.

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    SKU: S133766 (894495)
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    € 51.98
    Characteristics Designed for full-day mountain hikes on snowy terrain and in cold weather. For regular use.
    Product Benefits
    1. Warmth
      Warmth
      Temp. limitation not in use -9°C/ temperature limitation in operation - 18 °C
    2. Waterproof
      Waterproof
      Breathable and waterproof membrane keeps your feet dry.
    3. Traction
      Traction
      Rubber outsole with 5 mm lugs. Snowcontact technology
    4. Cushioning
      Cushioning
      Full cushioning for the full length of the foot for maximum comfort.
    5. Fit
      2-eyelet lacing system with a wide range of possible adjustments.
    Details
    • Sizes
      5.5 to 11.5
    • Weight
      978g per pair in size 8.5
    • Colours
      Black
    • Also in
      grey
    Product feature
    1. Footwear waterproofing test.
      Tested both in the lab and real-world usage, NOVADRY®-equipped footwear guarantees optimum waterproofing and breathability. First, the shoe is immersed in water while internal air pressure is applied to check that no bubbles form on the surface of the footwear. Next, shoes are fitted to a mechanical arm that simulates walking and half immersed in water so we can test that the inside remains perfectly dry.
    2. 3 levels of waterproofing.
      During the waterproofing test, we test 3 levels of waterproofing: 2000 flexes (around 2 hours of walking), 4000 flexes (around 4 hours of walking) and 8000 flexes (around 8 hours of walking). Of course, after this test or in use, the shoe regains its original waterproofing once dry.
    3. Shoe waterproofing level.
      The Forclaz 500 Warm boot is waterproof for 8000 flexes.
    4. SNOWCONTACT technology.
      SNOWCONTACT soles are made using a special component. Designs are optimised to provide excellent all-terrain grip and maximal traction all winter long. SNOWCONTACT soles are more effective than traditional soles on snow.
    5. Field tests.
      All our shoes undergo comfort and use tests carried out by users who are representative of our target market, in conditions identical to those found in typical use. Our Field Test Missions team up the product manager with people who aren't affiliated with QUECHUA, to test, improve, and validate our products.
    6. Measurement of the boots' thermal insulation.
      It used to be impossible to tell the exact temperature down to which your shoes would protect you. Now it can be done: the temperature limits for use are shown on your Quechua shoes. Using cold sensing tests while hiking and in the lab with a panel of customers, we measured the thermal resistance of our shoes while active and at rest. We take into account the differences in sensing cold between men and women.
    7. Lab tests.
      Laboratory tests were conducted to test the following elements: attachment of eyelets and webbing, assembly, toxicology, UV resistance, sole and upper component abrasion, accelerated ageing.
    Product testing
    1. Composition
      Upper of : 60.0% Polyurethane (PU), 40.0% Polyester (PES) Outer sole of : 60.0% Rubber - Synthetic, 40.0% Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Warm lining : 82.0% Polyester (PES), 18.0% Polyurethane (PU) Lining and sock of : 100.0% Polyester (PES)
    2. Storage advice
      Store in a dark, dry and well-ventilated place.
    3. Cleaning advice
      Air dry. Do not dry near a heat source. Scrub with a soft brush. Air dry. Re-waterproof regularly using a suitable product.
    4. Product restrictions
      Not suitable for glacier hiking.
    5. Product catchline
      Comfortable and warm, the Forclaz 500 Warm, will support you steadily through all winter terrains thanks to its SNOWCONTACT sole.
    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. Our Field Test Missions team up the product manager with people who aren't affiliated with QUECHUA, to
    Product reviews
    4.4 / 5
    453 reviews
    453 users recommend this product
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    • Excellent

      19/04/2017
      Simon (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      Always loved the make, not overpriced but excellent quality been using a lot this week as away in the lakes and can not complain keeps my feet dry and warm
    • Comfy

      18/04/2017
      David (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      Yo used these when went skiing, very comfy and great to walk in the snow in, read other reviews before I bought them and they were saying that the size comes up a bit big, so being a size 9 I order an 8 1/2 and they fitted perfectly.
    • Great Boots

      17/01/2017
      Joe (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      Not worn for long treks or anything like that but used primarily to walk the dog, so typically 10 miles at a time. So far so good, no breaking in required and have been fully waterproof in the recent snow.
      very comfortable, excellent value for money
    • Good boots for the price

      02/01/2017
      Michael (United Kingdom)
      Used for 2 to 8 weeks
      Bought these boots for a winter trip to Switzerland and Austria. They were very comfortable in -10 Swiss temperatures, and I had no trouble with deeper, wetter, snow in Austria. Full length lacing meant that the fit was good. The grip is good, and the ankle support is good. The only knock I have is that I would have preferred the tongue to be fully sewn in; its actually sewn in to about the half way mark, in common with other boots I looked at.
      Comfort, lacing, warmth.
      Tongue not fully sewn in.
    • Really impressive boots

      07/12/2016
      Edin (United Kingdom)
      Used for 3 to 6 months
      I owned these boots for few months now and I put them trough their pace in North Finland where temperature is well below -20c. These boots passed with flying colours. Kept my feet warm and dry on compact frozen snow.
      Comfortable and warm
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