Trek 700 Waterproof Men Trekking Shoes

8398953

FORCLAZ

MRP : ₹ 11,999

Made In : Romania


Made for active mountain trekkers walking on potentially rugged trails.
Its favourite terrain: the mountains. The Vibram sole offers excellent grip, while the Outdry membrane provides complete water resistance and the strap system perfectly holds the foot.
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Advantage
WaterproofWaterproof and breathable membrane for all-round use whatever the conditions.
GripVIBRAM® sole for better grip and traction on hard and wet ground.
Fit2 top & 1 blocking hook + strap - good balance between strike/motion of the foot
DurabilityThe shoes are made with highly durable materials and assemblies.
Lightweight710 g per shoe in size 8.
CushioningEVA midsole with lower density pad under the heel.
Warranty2 Years
Technical Information

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Footwear waterproofing test
Tested in laboratory and in use, these shoes, equipped with a Waterproof membrane, will ensure optimal impermeability and breathability. First, the shoe is immersed in water while the air pressure inside is increased to check that no bubbles form on the surface. Next, they are fitted to a mechanical arm that simulates walking and half immersed in water to test that the inside remains perfectly dry.
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3 levels of waterproofing
In the impermeability test, we test 3 levels of waterproofing: 2000 flexions (approx. 4 km walk), 4000 flexions (approx. 8 km walk) 8000 flexions (approx. 16 km walk). Of course, after this test, and during use, the shoe regains its original water resistance once dry.
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Footwear waterproofing rating
The TREK 700 shoe has been tested and validated for 8000 flexions, equivalent to a 16 km walk, in water reaching the middle of the upper.
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Laboratory tests
Laboratory tests were conducted to test the following elements: - secure attachment of eyelets and hooks - sole assembly - toxicology - UV resistance - abrasion of the sole and upper components - accelerated ageing.
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Care instructions
Use a brush and/or a sponge to clean the shoe and remove dirt or mud residue. Then, air dry away from a heat source. Finish by spraying the upper with a waterproof spray to maintain the water-repellent properties and prolong the lifespan of the shoe.
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Buying tips
Try on both shoes, standing up, with socks worn for hiking. Try on several models or sizes if necessary. Check two comfort points: the heel seating (the heel does not or hardly slips) and the front of the foot on a downward slope (the toes do not touch the front of the shoe). To avoid any pressure points when fitting. Don't hesitate to walk around the store. Gradually wear in your boots during your first few hikes so that they conform to your feet.
characteristic
Weight710 g per shoe in size 8

foot widthmedium
Information / Concept / Technology
Composition
Upper of : 60.0% Leather - Bovine, Upper of : 20.0% Polyester (PES), Upper of : 15.0% Rubber - Butadiene Rubber (BR), Upper of : 5.0% Polyurethane (PU) Outer sole of : 60.0% Rubber - Butadiene Rubber (BR), Outer sole of : 40.0% Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) Lining and sock of : 100.0% Polyester (PES)

Test
our trekker users whose reviews contribute to the development and ongoing improvement of our hiking boots.

Product test
All of our shoes are tested for initial comfort and comfort during use, by users who represent the target market, and under the same conditions as you would encounter in use. Our Field Test Missions team the product manager up with people who aren't affiliated with FORCLAZ, to test, improve and validate our products.

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

Reviews

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NOT FULLY WATERPROOF & OVER PRICED
Used for 7 to 12 months
These boots are definitely not waterproof and are over priced for what they offer. Armature and not for professional treks or climbs. On the heavier side my ankles hurt.
Response of the brand
Hello Diana,

Thank you for sharing your experience with us regarding the Trek 700 Shoes. These boots are designed for Trekkers who are looking for comfort and durability. In order to ensure these promises, we have tested these boots with 8 of our trekking customers who have used on a 500 km long Trek. In terms of waterproofing, we have used a membrane which is a mixture of a breathable and waterproof layer to keep the feet dry. This could be a manufacturing defect from our end so we would request you to bring the shoes to any of your nearest Decathlon stores so that the team could understand the issue and help you accordingly.
I remain available for any further help:)
Varun
TOO HEAVY, TOO EXPENSIVE
Used for 3 to 6 months
Sole worn out in less than 6 months & not waterproof
Response of the brand
Hello Dr Roy Pierre,

Thank you for sharing your experience with us regarding the Trek 700 Shoes. We are sorry to hear that the shoes did not meet your expectation. We would like to inform you that this shoe has been designed to meet the needs of Trekkers who are looking for a comfortable boot which last long. In order to ensure these promises, we have tested these boots with 8 of our trekking customers who have used on a 500 km long Trek. In terms of waterproofing, we have used a membrane which is a mixture of a breathable and waterproof layer to keep the feet dry.
In your case, it could have been a manufacturing defect from our end. We request you to bring the shoes to any of your nearest Decathlon stores so that the team could understand the issue and help you accordingly.

I remain available for any further help:)


Varun Nair
Passionate Trekker
VERY STIFF AMD EXPENSIVE
Used for More than 1 year
Very siff lower and pretty armature.
Response of the brand
Hello Andrzej,

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are sorry to hear that you found the product uncomfortable. I would like to advise you that this product takes almost 2 months of usage to completely break-in. This could be the reason why you feel sturdy. Kindly revert back after the usage if you still feel uncomfortable. We will look into this and assist you accordingly.

I remain available for any further queries :)

Varun Nair
Passionate Trekker
COULS BE BETTER
Used for 7 to 12 months
Generally Decathlon products used to be good but there's days there is quality drop since its all coming in from China. These boots are very hard to break in & the soles are stiff quite uncomfortable. I've used some of the top brands of hiking & trekking boots these are costly for what it brings to the table
Response of the brand
Hello Christie,

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us regarding the Trekking boots. We are really sorry to hear that you are disappointed with the quality of our products. I would like you to inform you that at Decathlon, we work towards an everyday low price by working at each step from conception to retail so that more people can afford products to practice the sport, but strictly no compromise on the quality. With respect to the production, this is coming from Romania.
These boots have been tested by users like you in the real field as well as in the laboratory in order to ensure the safety and comfort of our users. The water leaking seems to be a manufacturing defect, so I would advise you to visit any of our stores to have it exchanged.

I hope you find the information helpful. Please write back to me for any further queries :)

Varun Nair
Passionate Trekker
Over priced and unstable
Used for 3 to 6 months
Disappointed with the build quality. Takes week's to break in and water seeps in And definitely not for snow.
Response of the brand
Hello Dr. John,

Thank you for sharing the feedback with us regarding the Trek 100 Boots. We are sorry that the product did not meet your quality expectation. This product has been tested by users in the field as well as in the laboratory to guarantee the promise to you. However, this could be a manufacturing defect from our end. It would be great if you could bring it to any of your nearest Decathlon stores so that our team could assist you on this.

I remain available for any further queries:)

Varun Nair
Passionate Trekker
They look tough and waterproof but....
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
Having booked a holiday in Ireland I needed some tough waterproof boots, as I had split the sole on my old pair.

I have previously brought Decathlon’s excellent cycling clothing I was expecting a similar level of value for money and performance. In the shop I was immediately impressed by the look and fit of these boots. They felt like an extension of my body, a bit like growing hooves. I felt like I would be able to negotiate rough terrain like a goat.

I broke them in carefully over a long period. I wore them for work and twice walked the 4 miles home.

My holiday involved daily walks of about 15 miles through some rough terrain. I found that contrary to my initial expectations the boots felt too heavy and too inflexible. After a couple of days, I developed painful blisters on the back of both feet.

The fourth day of the Holiday was wet. I very surprised to find that after a couple of hours my feet were starting to feel wet. By the end of the day my feet were soaked. My friends with lighter boots also had wet feet, but not as wet as mine. In contrast to mine, their boots dried overnight, whilst I had to soldier on with wet boots until the end of the week.

I returned the damp, muddy boots to Decathlon the following weekend, and was surprised but very pleased to be given a no questions asked, full refund.
Excellent Purchase
Used for 3 to 6 months
Used this pair of shoes for trekking and mountaineering activities in leh ladakh region recently. And I am very satisfied after witnessing the results and effectiveness of this product.

Alex
"Ok For Amateurs & First Timers"
Used for More than 1 year
Not quite what I expected of a pair of Treking boots from France. International treckers & climbers with some experience will not recommend. Also not properly watetproof
EXCELLENT AND AMAZING PRODUCT
Used for 2 to 8 weeks
I have used it for trekking at Mount Everest base camp and find this product terrifically good and well to tackle every condition, i.e., ranging from walking in snow and in heavy rain to walking on uneven surfaces of mountains.
I am very thankful of Decathlon as they have encarved such a masterpiece for trekking lovers. Afte buying this pair shoes I feel very happy and delighted.
Must to have product for all trekking enthusiasts.
COULD BE BETTER FOR THE PRICE
Used for More than 1 year
On the pricey side and not sturdy & not completely waterproof
Response of the brand
Hello Oliz Kristen,Thank you for taking the time to give us your opinion on Trek 700 boots by Forclaz. 
I am sincerely sorry that the shoe did not meet your expectations for the trek. We designed this shoe to meet the needs of demanding trekkers, for users mostly on rough and technical trails. So the major value we focused on is the stiffness of the shoe and durability of the material used. The shoe has protection all around the circumference of the shoe to protect from the terrain outside, the Velcro strap across the ankle to be precise on every step you keep on the mountain. The outsole is 100% rubber VIBRAM, to ensure a good grip.  In terms of the waterproofing, it is tested for 16 Km of walking in water till the mid of the upper. A small recommendation I have here is to use the shoe with a gaiter to avoid water seeping in from the top of the shoe when there is a rain or high water level.  We have tested this shoe with external users on the field, on the mountains of Latin America to ensure that our value promise is passed to our users.  Having said this, at Decathlon, all our products have improved from its conception based on the feedback from our beloved users. If you could let me know the trek you used this for and a little more on the water seepage from, it would mean a lot to us, to see what really caused the issue and for us to provide you the best possible solution.

I invite you kindly to visit any  Decathlon store closer to you to make the exchange or refund your pair of shoes Trek 700, and thus be able to enjoy another pair of trekking shoes better meet your expectations.I hope that despite this mishap, you will continue to give us your trust. Sportively,Sandeep NAIR,Passionate Trekker.
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