Forclaz 500 Warm Waterproof Women's Hiking Boot Black

Réf :
8344574
Key feature
Comfortable and warm shoe. The Forclaz 500 Warm shoes will carry you over all kinds of winter terrain in complete confidence thanks to their SNOWCONTACT sole.
Users reviews
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£39.99*

Users reviews

5 / 5 1 rating
1 users recommended this product
  • Woman
    +60 years old
    22 February 2017
    Use since 2 to 8 weeks
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    purchase confirmed
    Brilliant boots.

    Reference to them being slightly narrow (I could only select moderate) is due more to the fact that I have a very high instep and the more I wear them the more they bed in. I have worn them for walking in the UK and also as snowboots in the Alps. They are comfortable and they kept me warm and dry in the snow and never slipped once, they offer good support plus being totally manmade is brilliant for me being Vegan. Excellent boots.

User benefits

Warmth
Limit temperature when stationary -3°C/Limit temperature when active -15°C
Waterproof
Waterproof and breathable membrane
Traction
5 mm lugged rubber sole. Snowcontact Technology
Cushioning
Full cushioning for the full length of the foot for maximum comfort.
Fit
Lacing system with 2 hooks with a wide range of possible adjustments.

Technical card

Pratice
3 to 8.
Weight
820g per pair in size 39.
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)
Tests
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 unconnected with QUECHUA, to test, improve, and validate our products.
Designed to
one-day mountain hikes on snowy terrain and in cold weather. For regular use.
Guarantee
2 years

Tips

Care instructions
Air dry. Do not dry near a heat source. Scrub with a soft brush.Air dry. Re-waterproof regularly using a suitable product.
Storage Tips
Store in a dark, dry and well-ventilated place.
Restricted use
Not suitable for glacier hiking.

Features

Footwear waterproofing test.
Tested both in the lab and real-world usage, NOVADRY®-equipped footwear guarantees optimum waterproofing and breathability. Our Field Test Missions team up the product manager with people who aren't affiliated with QUECHUA, to test, improve, and validate our products.Next, shoes are fitted to a mechanical arm that simulates walking, half immersed in water so we can test that the inside remains perfectly dry.
3 levels of waterproofing.
During the waterproofing test, we test 3 levels of waterproofing: 2,000 flexes (walking approx. 4 km), 4,000 flexes (walking approx. 8 km) and 8,000 flexes (walking approx.16 km). Of course, after this test or in use, the shoe regains its original waterproofing once dry.
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. It used to be impossible to tell the precise temperature up to which your shoes would protect you.
Field tests.
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 unconnected with QUECHUA, to test, improve, and validate our products.
Measurement of the boots' thermal insulation.
It used to be impossible to tell the precise temperature up to which your shoes would protect you. Now it can be done: Lab tests.Using cold sensing tests while hiking and in the lab with a panel of customers, we measured the thermal resistance of our boots while active and at rest. During the waterproofing test, we test 3 levels of waterproofing: 2,000 flexes (walking approx. 4 km), 4,000 flexes (walking approx. 8 km) and 8,000 flexes (walking approx.16 km).
Shoe waterproofing level.
Laboratory tests were conducted to test the following elements: Arpenaz 100 high Warm shoes are waterproof for 2,000 flexes.
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