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V-Lite Altitude Ultra WPi

rated 4 of 5 stars Excellent fit. Bought it for a trip to Nordkap (73 degrees North in the Arctic Circle) with temperatures at -25 degrees Celsius, deep snow in places. My feet never got wet nor cold. I bought these Hi-Tecs in 2014 to do a trip to Norway to go and experience the Aurora Borealis, nature's own pyrotechnics show. We travelled via working boat from Bergen, passed the Arctic Circle and rounded Nordkap. The return journey on Hurtigruten took 12 days. We were there in January when they have two months of… Full review

MultiTerra Low

rated 1.5 of 5 stars Six months wear of MultiTerra Low boots and the soles fell off. A very comfortable boot but what's the point of buying them if down the road/trail the damn soles drop off (carry a spare pair or a roll of duct tape). Shoe looked like it was well made, fitted well, and was comfortable to wear. Good design let down by poor construction. Soles glued to the uppers; poor glue quality, or poor workmanship or maybe a bit of both. So disappointed to think I had found a good make of shoe and to have them… Full review

Bryce II WP

rated 3.5 of 5 stars A low cost, entry level, low hiking boot. The HI-TEC Bryce 2 WP is an excellent low cost, entry level hiking, low cut boot.Straight from the box allowing a full size up this was a well fitting and comfortable boot. At first they were very stiff, feeling similar to a mountaineering boots. This wears off quickly and the sole especially become very flexible, stones and rocks were felt on rougher ground. After 40 km I added a different insole which was stiffer and thicker, this made a big difference… Full review

Altitude IV WP

rated 5 of 5 stars These boots are great for hiking. Recommend them. Very comfortable all round boots. Fit well, never had any blisters. Walked 3-7KM in them no probs. Grip well, keep feet dry, good hard soles keep feet snug and warm. Only downside is that they are very heavy.  Full review

Altitude IV WP

rated 1 of 5 stars For some bizarre reason the shoe base has a bump in the middle on the *outside* edge of the foot. Nobody has feet shaped like that. Your arch is on the *inside* edge of your foot—that's where you need support. I can imagine nothing but pain wearing this shoe for any distance. No thanks! It's possible that this could be corrected with replacement insoles, but the bump is part of the shoe design itself so I doubt it. Full review

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Hi-Tec Coverage in the Trailspace Blog

Hi-Tec dyes its down with Color-Tec
Yet another company aims to improve upon the natural state of down. This time it's Hi-Tec as the first company to offer dyed down in its insulated clothing, which it will show off inside a new transparent shell. Read more
February 1, 2012

Hi-Tec Pará Boot combines rain boot with hiker
Alien stormtrooper boot? Galosh? The Hi-Tec Pará Boot has both of these disparate species in its gene pool. Read more
January 23, 2012

Hi-Tec Petitions for Liquid Mountaineering in Olympics
Best pre-OR press release: Hi-Tec announces it is petitioning the International Olympic Committee to have “Liquid Mountaineering” (running on water) officially recognized as an Olympic sport. Read more
January 17, 2011


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