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Rated5out of5byalpinefr3akfromFirst hike in 12 yrs, great boots.First hiking boots I've owned in 10 years so I figured I would splurge because I plan to get back into hiking. These were great, we were hiking a difficult rated trail in a lot of snow and water and I had dry socks the whole time. My feet didn't hurt at all, and they held up well.
Date published: 2014-04-15
Rated1out of5byibikealotfromCame unglued after 10 hikesThese came unglued after 10 hikes. Lost my REI receipt. I sent them back to Lowa, and Lowa said, "Sorry." Have pictures to prove it. Do not recommend. I deserve a new pair from somebody!
Date published: 2014-04-11
Rated5out of5byOld Schoolfrommake old feet happyThis 71 year old AT section hiker can recommend these Lowa's - though not the lightest they are literally waterproof and work well for me - I carry about 33 lbs for a 2-4 day trek - the stability and comfort let me concentrate on enjoying the journey without worrying about my feet!
Date published: 2014-04-10
Rated3out of5byPilot rockfromNice boot, but not that niceI bought these boots around one year ago. The boots were comfortable and served me well; however, I'm finding that they were only good for one seasons worth of hiking in all types of climates and terrain. They are no longer waterproof, despite being treated on a number of occasions, and the sidewall is quickly coming apart rendering the boot rather useless at this point unless it's absolutely dry out. I wasn't expecting this, but in all fairness I'm pretty rough on my boots. I was hoping to get more than one years worth of hiking out of them but I don't think they will survive much longer. I don't think this is to be expected from Lowa's but it has made me hesitant from purchasing a pair in the near future.
Date published: 2014-04-06
Rated5out of5bycpatire22fromLowa Renegades are AwesomeI bought these after my Merrell Moab started leaking after only a few months. They are super comfortable. I have a wide foot and found that they fit the best. I tried on a pair of Asolo Fugitives in wide as well and found the sole to be real rigid and hard. They hurt my feet after only a few minutes. Very happy with the Lowa Renegades!
Date published: 2014-04-05
Rated5out of5byBallymuckfromRenegade GTX INDEEDI have traveld to 72 countries in my 51 years. Many of them hiking in rugged terrain both in hot and cold conditions. I have enjoyed a variety of boots and could recommend several. BUT a friend showed me these boots online a couple of months ago and I decided to buy a pair. I am thrilled. They fit well, are light, water resistant, comfortable, and enjoy wearing them. Now I have only had them a few days and will need to see how they wear. But for now I am saying these are the best pair of all terrain boots that I have bought. I would lightly recommend them to those who travel on hard city streets especially, for they are absorbing shock very well. Hope this was helpful.
Date published: 2014-04-03
Rated4out of5bySolo Galfrompretty good, not perfectI bought these nearly a year and a half ago and they are still hanging on. As a field biologist both in the north west and in the tropics I am hiking off trail basically everyday in some very rough conditions, so most boots don't last too long anyway. In the north west I was getting my boots wet almost daily for 6 months. They kept my feet dry, until my pants got so saturated that water would get in via my socks. I would regularly re-waterproof and allowed them to dry out of sunlight everyday. But after a few months of this the glue holding the toe rand to the leather began to fail. I have been re-gluing as needed using Shoe-goo and later Seam Grip (which I found to be better than shoe-goo), and they have been holding up. This is a common problem with boots with glued, instead of sewn, soles... they just can't hold up to getting wet day after day, no matter how well you care for them.
I now work in the tropics and the main issue for any pair of boots here is the limestone we're hiking on. It can chew through a pair of boots in no time. I had pair of Merrel Moabs out here 2 years ago and they lasted, no joke, 3 months. This time with the Lowas and re-glueing them about once every 5-6weeks they've made it 7 months, so far (this is in addition to the previous 6 months in Oregon on the same pair). The mid-sole is now starting to separate from the outer sole on the side, and I fear I won't be able to make them limp along much longer. I am considering going with some sewn sole boots, like Danner, next, but I cringe at the thought of adding an extra 1.5 pounds to my feet.
Date published: 2014-04-01
Rated5out of5byMaineaudidriverfromA GREAT boot!Immediately after purchase, they went on my feet traversing high desert country. I was worried about "breaking in" new shoes on several days of hiking, but they performed flawlessly.
Outstanding comfort, great support. As close to a perfect boot as I've ever worn.
Date published: 2014-03-20
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