Lowa Renegade GTX Women's Mid Hiking Boots Review
An in-depth review of the Lowa Renegade GTX Women's Mid Hiking Boots
Hiking boots are one of the most important purchases when it comes to backpacking and trekking equipment. You want a pair that are comfortable, waterproof and durable. No one wants a pair of walking boots that fall to pieces after just one season.
Since 1923, Lowa have been making some of the world’s best boots for climbers, mountaineers and hikers. They are all designed, sourced and handcrafted in Europe. Lowa are the only outdoor footwear manufacturers to be granted ISO 9001 status, which basically means they have the highest quality construction and process standards. So you can rest assured these hiking boots are ethically created and will last you for years.
The Lowa Renegade GTX is a hiking boot made specifically for women. This year’s model are more lightweight than ever but also retains its supportive feel, thanks to Lowa’s Monowrap frame technology, which hugs the outside of the boot giving extra stability. The Vibram sole makes these boots the most comfortable around, providing great shock absorption when tackling rocky terrain.
The Renegade GTX boots are made with nubuck leather and seamlessly lined with waterproof GoreTex, which means they really do keep the rain from soaking your socks. On hot days, the Lowa climate control footbed makes sure your feet stay cool and dry. A series of tiny holes inside the cuff allow air to enter the boot lining. As you walk, this movement pumps heat and moisture back out through the holes, directing it away from your foot, allowing the moisture to evaporate while you hike. Clever, huh?
“Lowa have been making some of the world’s best boots for climbers, mountaineers and hikers since 1923."
The mid-length Renegade GTX’s have ankle support (unlike the low-length version), which makes them better for tackling more challenging, uneven terrain and carrying heavy loads. They also come in a mind-blowing 21 different colourways, plus a wide range of sizes and widths to suit all feet.
So if your old hiking boots have given up the ghost and you are looking for a top-quality replacement, you should try a pair of the Lowa Renegade GTX. They are one of the most highly-rated women’s hiking boots on the market right now. Slip a pair on and you’ll see why.
Lowa Renegade GTX Women's Mid Hiking Boots Stats:
- Price: £140
- Weight: 890g
Shot on location in Chamonix
- Thanks to our accommodation partner Adventure Base