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Lauded by Backpacker mag for needing minimal break-in time, the AKU Alterra GTX men's hiking boots are agile yet rugged, designed for enhanced comfort and stride performance over mixed terrain.

- REI refers to the men's version

Whether you're setting out on a long day hike in Yosemite or taking off for a weekend in the backcountry, you'll want a burly yet comfortable boot like the Aku Men's Alterra GTX Hiking Boot to see it all. Designed for medium difficulty and duration trekking over mixed terrain, these boots feature a medium rise for support on the trail. Aku backed the durable suede upper with a waterproof, breathable Gore-Tex Performance Comfort membrane that keeps your feet dry whether you're splashing through streams or caught in an afternoon cloud burst. The double-density PU midsole offers cushioning and support underfoot, while the Vibram rubber sole ensures traction when you're covering mile after mile.

- refers to the men's version

Aku Footwear Alterra Gtx Trekking Boot - Men's Antracite/Red 11.5 402169115. The upper is made without gusset using an elastic material for the tongue and collar to ensure a truly comfortable fit. The asymmetric construction of the outsole with exclusive AKU Elica technology ensures excellent load distribution over the plantar surface and outstanding improvement of foot roll.

- refers to the men's version

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