Forclaz 100 High Men Hiking Shoes Brown

8285370

QUECHUA

Made for

day-long mountain hiking in all weather conditions, on easy paths. For regular use.
Support, waterproofing and breathability.Featuring numerous reinforced areas and a two-hook fastening system, the FORCLAZ 100 is the perfect companion for exploring alpine passes.

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Advantage
Traction5 mm lugged Essensole rubber sole for good traction.
CushioningFull-foot EVA midsole: durable and high-performance.
WaterproofBreathable and waterproof Novadry® membrane keeps your feet dry.
FitHigh upper with two hooks on top provide excellent support on any terrain.
Lightweight488 g per shoe in size 8
Warranty2 Years
Technical Information

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, 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 Men's boots are waterproof for 4000 flexes.
4
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 who aren't affiliated with QUECHUA, to test, improve, and validate our products.
5
Laboratory tests.
Other laboratory tests are also conducted to approve the quality of the following components: attachment of eyelets and webbing, assembly, toxicology, UV resistance, sole and upper component abrasion, accelerated ageing.
6
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.
characteristic
Weight488 g per shoe in size 8

Shoe size6½ to 13
Information / Concept / Technology
Composition
Polyester and split leather upper, EVA midsole, rubber sole.

Stockage tips
store in a dark, dry and well-ventilated place.

Maintenance tips
Use the brush and/or sponge to clean the shoe and remove dirt or mud residue. The use of cream or waterproof grease on split leather is not recommended. While it will not damage the leather, it will change the look of your shoe.Re-waterproof regularly using specific spray products for synthetics.

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Not Good for trekking in snow and chill climate
I bought this shoes 4 months before. It really works well in normal climatic conditions. Light weight and perfect durability. I felt little bit slippery while trekking in wet climate. Also I feel very chill in my toes and gripping problem in snow trekking. Actually I bought this for my Base Camp trek which is due on Sep 30th, so little bit worried whether it will work properly in that climate. If it is possible means I am ready to change it to Forclaz 600 by paying extra cost. Other than that it's really nice product from decathlon.
Excellent product
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Bought this product for snow trek. Really worked good. Very comfortable and light weight. Gripping is wonderful and also the Nova dry features.
Gripping and novadry features
Design and color
The shoes are good but some improvements needed
The shoes are completely waterproof and withstood the test of Laddakh in August. They have a good grip and did not slip on river beds, etc.

One major shortcomings that I found is that the front of the foot tends to get pushed forwards while one is walking while wearing the shoe. This can create problems in comfort, etc . I had a very bad experience while descending mountain slopes using these shoes.
Perfect for Hiking.
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
The product is very good. But very slippy in wet condition. Otherwise a good choice for hiking.
Forclaz 500 Good shoe for dry weather !
Used for 3 to 6 months
I have used it on several hikes.
Pros:
1. It is a very comfortable shoe.
2. I did not face any blister issues.
3. Waterproofing is good. No issues in rain.

Cons:
It slips heavily on wet rocks. The grip on rocks is very poor even on light drizzle.

I had owned the older Forclaz 500 (6 years ago). It had a much better grip.
very comfortable
slips like hell on wet rocks.
It's damn good
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Good.
Comfort on rocky path, grip while ascent & descent
None
Go for it
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Used for 1 week or less
Awsome product.....
Almost the perfect shoe
Used for 3 to 6 months
Very good shoe, straight off the shelf. I used it for a month and a half for a long trek in Uttarakhand. Survived the rain and mud very well...9 km trek every day for one month and the shoe held up well. I got blisters on my toes, but that may have been due to the socks. However, they slip a lot on wet rock, sometimes even without moss on them. The shoe is very loose around the ankles and I twisted my ankle completely while wearing the shoe. That is one aspect of the shoe that should be improved.
Extremely comfortable, completely waterproof
Very loose around the ankle, slips on wet rock
The best value for money
Used for More than 2 years
Used these boots for over 10 treks in the Himalayas and they have not let me down. If these boots are this good, I can only imagine how awesome the Forclaz 500 & 600 will be.
Rugged
None
Good
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
I'm quite pleased with the product. However the tongue needs to improve such that it fits properly when the laces are tied through the last set of eyelets.
The get up, soles, shoe laces & eyelets are good
Tongue needs to improve, not fitting properly.