Hi-Tec Sports Introduces Spring ‘16 European Collection For Hiking

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Portland, OR (September 28, 2015) – Hi-Tec Sports is proud to announce they are bringing the most popular styles from their European Collection to the US for their Spring ’16 Collection. The European Collection includes high-end hiking boots for men and women, built with the highest quality materials, excellent craftsmanship and performance enhancing technologies.

Manufactured in mainland Europe, the European Collection combines high-grade materials, superb build quality and a more refined fit. The European Collection infuses numerous technologies, such as waterproof membranes and the RollinGait™ system to reduce fatigue while in motion, plus Vibram outsoles for traction, stability and comfort.

Men’s V-LITE Altitude Pro Lite Mid/Low RGS WP
Built for the intermediate and enthusiast hiker, the Altitude Pro Lite is made of waterproof suede and nylon, and provides rigidity for all-day support. The Vibram RGS Midsole is energy optimizing, perfect for backpacking and ideal for longer hiking trips. A PU footbed delivers extreme durability while adding underfoot cushioning. A supple collar delivers non-restrictive articulation of the ankle, providing comfort.

Features:

  • 2.2mm waterproof suede and 1800 denier nylon provide greater structure and support
  • High grade, non porous waterproof bootie membrane, tested to 50,000 flexes
  • Lace locking eyelets for a bespoke fit
  • Supple collars for comfort and non restrictive articulation of the ankle
  • PU footbed for extreme durability, additional underfoot cushioning and moisture wicking comfort
  • Full TPU lasting board creating torsional rigidity for support and fatigue reduction when hiking up hill
  • Vibram XS Trek rubber outsole, superior grip and durability for an outdoor environment
  • Vibram RGS Polyurethane Midsole, energy optimizing, performance enhancing
  • MSRP: $160.00 (mid), $150.00 (low)
  • Sizes: 7-12, 13, 14
  • Weight: 21.7oz (mid), 19.6oz (low)

Women’s V-LITE Altitude Pro Lite Mid RGS WP
Waterproof suede and denier nylon provides superb build quality for this rugged women’s specific hiker. Hi-Tec’s high grade, nonporous waterproof bootie membrane delivers a more refined and performance-based fit. The Vibram XS Trek rubber outsole provides grip and durability, ideal for the days you want to push yourself. The PU footbed delivers comfort and is moisture wicking for those muddy streams, while a TPU lasting board creates rigidity for support and fatigue reduction while hiking uphill.

Features:

  • 2.2mm waterproof suede and 1800 denier nylon provide greater structure and support
  • High grade, non porous waterproof bootie membrane, tested to 50,000 flexes
  • Lace locking eyelets for a bespoke fit
  • Supple collars for comfort and non restrictive articulation of the ankle
  • PU footbed for extreme durability, additional underfoot cushioning and moisture wicking comfort
  • Full TPU lasting board creating torsional rigidity for support and fatigue reduction in the foot when hiking up hill
  • Vibram XS Trek rubber outsole, superior grip and durability for an outdoor environment
  • Vibram RGS Polyurethane Midsole, energy optimizing, performance enhancing
  • MSRP: $160.00
  • Sizes: 7-12, 13, 14
  • Weight: 18.1oz

Men’s/Women’s Ravine WP
Also featuring fine Italian design, the Ravine WP is made with waterproof Italian Anfibio leather, designed with thicker materials for higher durability, greater protection and support, for total confidence on longer overnight hikes. EVA and woolen footbeds are temperature regulating and moisture wicking, rain or shine and a nonporous bootie membrane is always performing on muddy trails.

Features:

  • 2.2mm Anfibio highly waterproof Italian leather upper for durability and comfort
  • High grade, non porous waterproof bootie membrane, tested to 50,000 flexes
  • Lace locking eyelets for a bespoke fit
  • Supple collar for comfort and non restrictive articulation of the ankle
  • EVA and woolen footbed, temperature regulating and moisture wicking
  • Full TPU lasting board creates greater torsional rigidity for support and fatigue reduction in the foot when hiking up hill
  • Highly durable and aggressive, self cleaning rubber cup outsole
  • MSRP: $140.00
  • Sizes: (men’s) 7-12, 13, 14, (women’s) 5-10, 11
  • Weight: (men’s) 26.0oz, (women’s) 19.8oz

Links:
Hi-Tec website: us.hi-tec.com/
Hi-Tec on Facebook: facebook.com/HiTecUSA
Hi-Tec on Twitter: twitter.com/HiTecUSA

About Hi-Tec Sports
Founded in 1974 by company Chairman Frank van Wezel, and with annual sales exceeding $250 million, Hi-Tec created the lightweight-hiking category with the introduction of the Sierra Sneaker and Sierra Lite hiking boot. Today, Hi-Tec is committed to making rugged, durable products for work, trails and life, authentically inspired by the real outdoor experience. Hi-Tec Sports USA is a subsidiary of Hi-Tec Sports, BV, Amsterdam. For more information, visit www.hi-tec.com/us and follow us on facebook.com/hitecusa and twitter/hitecusa. 

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