Lowa Tempest II Lo
Use: day hikes
Break-in Period: too much
Weight: 2 lbs.
Price Paid: $66
This shoe is tight on the forefoot and very loose in the heel cup. I've never had a quality shoe fit like this. Because of the thick padding in the tongue, it is hard to lace the shoe so that the front is looser and the heel cup tight. The heel cup is never tight enough. These shoes will last forever because I rarely use them. If the fit was good, they appear built to last anyway.
Use: Rough Trail and Everyday use
Break-in Period: 4-5 days
Price Paid: $79
I have traveled to Central America, Egypt, and all over town here the past 2 years with these shoes on and they are still in great shape.
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CLOSEOUTS . Lowa's Tempest II shoes wish happy trails to you... and your feet. Durable Vibram(R) rubber outsole Protective toe rand Padded collar Gusseted tongue Moisture-controlling interior Removable insole Nubuck, suede and synthetic uppers Weight: 2 lb. pr. Medium width CLOSEOUTS . Slovakia.
- Sierra Trading Post
If you're seeking maximum versatility, Lowa Tempest Lo II shoes are a great choice--handling hiking, mountain biking, bouldering and more. Breathable nubuck and suede leather uppers, with Dri-Lex® linings for quick-drying comfort. Padded ankle collars keep out trail debris. Polyurethane-coated rands at heel and toe provide extra protection. Molded, contoured polyurethane midsoles with nylon stabilizer shanks provide dependable cushioning and lightweight support. Neutral platform midsoles allows fitting of most styles of orthotics. Vibram® Vialta rubber outsoles with an aggressive tread pattern give you a stable base and all-terrain traction.
The Lowa Tempest II Lo Hiking Boot for Men is Lowas most versatile outdoor shoe. Its good for light hiking, scrambling on rocks, and urban hikes to class or work.
- Backcountry Outlet