Arpenaz 100 Mid Wtp Women's Hiking Boots - Purple.

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QUECHUA

Made for half-day nature hiking, in all weather, on easy tracks. For occasional use.
The entry level women's waterproof hiking shoes let you travel on uneven roads. Their rubber sole extends their lifespan and improves grip.
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Advantage
GripRubber sole with 4 mm lugs.
CushioningEVA insert on heel for walking comfort.
WaterproofBreathable and waterproof membrane keeps your feet dry. 2-hour test.
FitMid upper with hook on the top for good support.
Lightweight336 g per shoe for size 6.
Warranty2 Years
Technical Information

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Waterproofing test
Tested in laboratories and in the field, the NOVADRY® equipped shoes ensure optimal 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.
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Shoe waterproofing level.
The Arpenaz 100 Mid Ndy shoe is waterproof for 2000 flexes.
4
Field test
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 "Missions Tests" put the product manager in contact with people who are not affiliated with Quechua to test, develop and validate the products.
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Laboratory tests
Other laboratory tests are also conducted to approve the quality of the following components: Tearing of the eyelets and straps, stitching, toxicology, UV resistance, abrasion of the sole and the components of the upper, accelerated ageing.
Information / Concept / Technology
Composition
Upper of : 60.0% Polyurethane (PU), Upper of : 40.0% Polyester (PES) Outer sole of : 100.0% Rubber - Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) Lining and sock of : 80.0% Polyester (PES), Lining and sock of : 20.0% Polyurethane (PU)

Product test
All our shoes are tested for user comfort and comfort in use, by a panel of users and in identical conditions to those you will encounter in use. Moreover, our "Missions Tests" put the product manager in contact with people who are not affiliated with Quechua to test, develop and validate the products.

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

Maintenance tips
Wash in soapy water with a soft brush. Do not machine wash. Leave them to air dry. Do not tumble dry. Do not dry near a source of heat. Re-waterproof regularly using specific spray products for synthetics.

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Positive. Good Fit!
Used for More than 1 year
have used it for 4 treks and it gives good support to your feet!
value for money!
Good one
Used for 1 week or less
I had ordered a size 5 following the size chart. But they r too tight and when i put socks my feet cant breath. Is it possible to get the next size?
The size chart was a bit misleading
Nice product and nice staff
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Used for 2 to 8 weeks
No
All products for trekking and good response of sta
Nothing
Comfortable shoes
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Used for 7 to 12 months
Very good product. I've been using it regularly for treks in the Himalayas and Western Ghats.
Comfortable, gives support to the ankle. Moreover it's waterproof.
I wish to appreciate the customer care given at the showroom. Thank you, guys!
Comfort
WASTE OF MONEY
Used for 1 week or less
I bought all my trekking gears from decathlon before my hiking trip to himalayas , since i was going in rainy season i bought these shoes and trust me , the only regret i had during entire time was these shoes since i had to do trekking in wet socks and got swelling in my feet only because of the poor quality and misleading description, they say that these are waterproof and tested but its definitely not water proof at all.
I dont want to use them anymore and willing to return cause it turned out to be sheer waste of money and caused me a big physical and mental trouble.
good grip on rocks
misleading discription / NOT WATER PROOF
Response of the brand
Hello Sadhana Sadana,

Thanks for your feedback on the Arpenaz 100 Mid hiking boots. I apologize for the inconvenience caused to you by our product.

The Arpenaz 100 boots come with a Novadry membrane which keeps any form of precipitation out of the boots. Also the boots are waterproof below the point where the tongue joins the upper. As communicated to you regarding the tests, yes all our products are tested by users in conditions similar to the one a hiker would face and also laboratory tests on top of that to ensure the quality. I regret to say that the piece you have might be defective and I would request you kindly to visit any of our store closer to you and ask for refund or exchange. 
Regarding the test for waterproofing you could test it easily at home, if you put some dry newspaper in the boot and pour/spray water on the upper, the newspaper should not get wet. If it is getting wet, then it is not.

I stay available if you need any further assistance.

Sandeep NAIR
Great Grip, Water proofing, Support, Stability...
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Have bought them before a Himalayan trek , wore them to a trek to Shayadris where the sand was loose , they had a great grip and support.. protects ankle as well. The weather was rainy all through but water never got in. The sand was slippery the grip was great.
Will definitely recommend this to people.
Happy Adventuring :)
Are great fit, waterprorfing and grip
mud and snow gets in sometimes which is tolerable
not water proof
Used for 1 week or less
I bought the shoes for my hiking trip. 5 mins of walk in the snow and my shocks got wet. The entire trail I had to be in the wet shocks. Not for snow trails.
Good grip
Response of the brand
Hi Pooja,

Thanks a lot for your review on the Arpenaz 100 Novadry boots. I am sorry to hear that your socks got wet after 5 minutes of walking in the snow. These boots come with a Novadry membrane which keeps any form of precipitation out of the boots but if you are walking in deeper snow then chances are snow might sneak in from the top of the boot and melt with your body heat, eventually making your feet/socks wet. Gaiters come handy to keep the snow out from the top of the boot and are always recommended for snowy treks. Also the boots are waterproof below the point where the tongue joins the upper. This can be tested easily at home, if you put some dry newspaper in the boot and pour/spray water on the upper, the newspaper should not get wet. If it is getting wet then you can take the boots to your nearest decathlon for inspection and they will be more than happy to exchange or refund if the boots are defective.
I am at your disposal for any further queries.

Best Regards, 

Ravindra Charan
Product Trainer & Community Manager-Mountain Sports
Good buy
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Used for 1 week or less
I liked the shoes for their grip no waterproof ability. Would recommend them for forest treks.
Good grip & waterproof in waterfalls.
very comfortable
Used for 3 to 6 months
I wore them on a snow terrain as well as dry terrain and they were fantastic. They gave me the confidence to take bigger steps and made my trek smooth. I highly recommend them. And also suggest that to get comfortable in these shoes wear them for a few kms before going on your actual trek. This will help you get use to the weight of the shoes and get comfortable with them.
non slippery, good support at the ankle
Naaice !!
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Used for 1 week or less
Good product with good value
Solid good looking shoe
A bit heavy