Here is our interview with Lowa at the OutDoor Show 2017 in Friedrichshafen.
Konstantin: Hi, this is Konstantin from HikeVentures and I’ve got Alex from Lowa.
Alex:: Hi, I’m Alex Nikolai, I’m head of development at Lowa, and we’re here at the outdoor show in Friedrichshafen, and I want to show you our new generation of hiking boots.
It’s a fabric synthetic hiking boot, very lightweight, comes with a grippy rubber insole from Lowa, vortex lining so it’s one hundred percent waterproof and it’s different to old traditional leather hiking boots. So here you will feel a lot of comfort, it’s also very lightweight and high performance.
This is the men’s version, with a more athletic design, and then we also have a woman’s version, which very feminine, very lightweight, and very nice to wear.
Konstantin:: The shoe is … being synthetic, it doesn’t mean that it’s not very … it still gives quite a lot of support.
Alex:: Yeah, it’s not super lightweight, so its enough support and stiffness to go on difficult hikes in the mountains and on rocky terrain, and the sole unit with PU offers you a lot of comfort, so it’s really performance hiking equipment.
Konstantin:: So, the mountains for example, the neighbourhood, the lower alps would be … Of course, it’s not mountaineering shoes, but it still will give you quite a lot of support for your ankles, to carry heavy backpack.
Alex:: You can go on rocky terrain, you can go walk on cravot, but it’s not mountaineering boot, yeah. So it’s for steeper hikes, and very functional, and still lightweight.And if you have some time ...
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