Hanwag Expands Premium Outdoor Footwear Collection with New Silhouettes and Fresh Colors

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Spring 2014 Line Available March 2014

(Boulder, CO)— In Spring 2014, German boot company Hanwag expands its collection of premium outdoor footwear with new product categories, updated silhouettes and a fresh seasonal color palette. Combining handmade craftsmanship, technical innovation and durable designs, the new offering includes footwear suitable for a range of casual and active uses, including travel, hiking and trekking. The Hanwag Spring 2014 collection ranges in price from $190.00 to $500.00, with new designs available beginning in March at Fjällräven’s New York City flagship location, outdoor specialty stores and online at www.hanwag.com

TRAIL & TRAVEL COLLECTION

A new category in the North American market, the Trail & Travel Collection features lightweight, flexible designs suited for travel and an array of outdoor uses, including trail running and trekking.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

Puro Low | $230.00

The Puro Low features a durable waxed nubuck leather upper and a cork and chrome-free leather blended footbed with added soft cushioning and comfort. Equipped with a StraightFit Last technology, the Puro Low helps the wearer maintain a straight toe position. The low top silhouette also uses Hanwag’s Chilly Lacing system, providing a tight fit to protect the foot in cold conditions. 

Puro Low

Valungo Bunion | $220.00

Developed specifically to fit individuals who suffer from bunions, the Valungo Bunion features Hanwag’s Bunion Last construction, providing more space for the big toe joint. A Vibram® Ultra Grip sole provides a secure step, while a flexible design allows the foot to roll smoothly over uneven terrain. Additional features include: a waxed nubuck leather upper from water protection, a soft chrome-free leather lining and a deep-pull feature for adaptable fit. The Valungo Bunion is available in sizing for men and women.

Valungo Bunion

DOUBLE STITCH COLLECTION

The Double Stitch Collection offers the performance of a traditional hiking boot with a genuine double-stitched sole, a process Hanwag has used since its inaugural collection. Handmade in Germany, the re-soleable, robust, and durable collection and is best suited for everyday outdoor use and hiking.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT

Bergler | $330.00

The epitome of a classic hike, the Bergler features a waxed nubuck leather upper, a soft, chrome-free leather lining and a genuine double-stitch outsole that remains true to signature hiking boot design. A flexible compound insole, reduced seams and cushioning in the footbed and boot collar lend to increased comfort. In Spring 2014, Hanwag will update the Bergler offering to include the new Nuss (Rust) colorway. 

Bergler

TREK COLLECTION

The Trek Collection provides a range of boot options for low intensity hiking. Boots in this category are fit for all-season use and are a classic and comfortable option for periods of long wear. Trek Light, also under the Trek category, provides a lighter weight series of shoes suitable for trail hiking.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT

Alta Bunion| $250.00

An updated take on the best-selling Trek Light style, the Alta, the Alta Bunionis designed with a special fit for bunions. The toe bed is equipped with extra space to accommodate the bit toe joint. A deep pull detail provides a secure fit, while a flexible Vibram Ultra Grip sole allows for fatigue-free trekking. Additional features include: a waxed nubuck leather upper, a chrome-free leather lining and an air pulse system that promotes breathability. The Alta Bunion is available for men and women.

Alta Bunion

Altai GTX® | $275.00

TheAltai GTX®marries flexible and breathable materials to creat a durable, multi-use trekking boot. A Sportvelours and Cordura® Rocket blend upper promotes breathability, while a flexible Vibram® AW Integral sole provides a smooth step, preventing early fatigue. The boot features Hanwag’s tight closure Chilly Lacing system to seal out elements. A GORE-TEX® laminate lining and adjustable deep pull feature add further comfort and a secure fit. The Altai GTX® is offered in sizing for men and women. 

Alta GTX

YAK COLLECTION

The Yak Collection features hydrophobic yak leather sourced from the Lhasa Leather Factory in Tibet. The premium yak leather is used in five boot styles for Spring 2014 and caters to an array of uses from casual wear to trekking.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT

Lhasa | $325.00

The Lhasafeatures a durable Tibetan yak leather upper and a soft, chrome-free tanned leather lining. The lightweight boot features a flexible Vibram® AW Integral sole unit for a secure grip over uneven terrain. A deep pull tab and lacing from toe to collar provide a comfortable fit. The Lhasa also features the Air Pulse System, providing increased breathability throughout the footbed. The Lhasa is offered for men and women.

Lhasa

Chamdo | $275.00

A low top silhouette option in the Yak Collection, the Chamdo has a streamlined, sneaker-inspired design. The shoe features a premium Tibetan yak leather upper for durability and a flexible, cushioning sole unit, combined with a Vibram® Endurance lining for comfort during extended wear.

Chamdo

ROCK COLLECTION

The Rock Collection incorporates all-season comfort and performance technologies to create lightweight boots best suited for rocky approaches, bouldering and mixed terrain. Boots are offered in high, mid and low profile silhouettes.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT

Rotpunkt | $190.00

The Rotpunkt, a low profile shoe designed for low intensity climbing, will debut a range of fresh seasonal colors: a deep olive, Birch Green; a vibrant United Nations-inspired blue, UN Blue; and a rich-jewel toned Fuchsia for women. The Rotpunkt features a suede and Cordura® blended upper and is offered with two lining options, a GORE-TEX® laminate or leather. A full-length, flat shock absorbing sole and lightweight construction allow for optimal comfort. The Rotpunkt is offered in sizing for men and women.

Rotpunkt Fuschia

Yellowstone II GTX® | $275.00

Hanwag combines a suede and Cordura® Rocket upper with a GORE-TEX® lining and Air Pulse System to introduce a breathable, hybrid trekking boot design, the Yellowstone II GTX®. A Vibram® AW Integral sole unit provides stability, while designated wrinkles on the boot’s instep and heel allow for smooth flexibility. A deep-pull feature provides the wearer with an adjustable and secure fit. The boot is available for men and women.

Yellowstone Real Tree

Hanwag's full Spring 2014 Collection will be on display at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Booth: 13009. To schedule a media appointment, please contact Kim Rodgers at kim.rodgers@turnerpr.com or at 212-889-1700.

About Hanwag

Hanwag has made high-quality, long-lasting footwear at our headquarters in Vierkirchen, near Munich, Bavaria since 1921. Throughout our 90-year history we have combined constant innovation with premium craftsmanship and durability. Sustainability is also important to us – nature and the mountains are our playground. This is why we are committed to using resources efficiently, keeping transport to a minimum and working with materials that are as environmentally friendly as possible. Hanwag shoes are primarily made in Europe.

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