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LEDRO GTX MID JUNIOR

Recom­mended by the paedi­at­rician Dr Micha Bahr. LEDRO GTX MID JUNIOR

Children have their own mindset and want to have hiking boots that look cool and fit like a glove. To meet these needs, an entire list of medically based requirements for chil­dren’s shoes was complied with the goal of providing the best-possible support to growing feet. The result of this work is a shoe that has a light­weight sole, a much higher upper and a more stable sole design. But freedom of movement is not restricted at all. The robust split leather used in the shoe provides the flex­ibility needed to prevent pressure points. The embossing on the sides of the shoe and its colourful design create the look that children love. To enable children to blithely scamper through the world even during dreary weather, the LOWA Trac® Lite Junior sole offers good grip. The breathable GORE-TEX lining keeps moisture where it should be – on the outside of the shoe – and creates a pleasant inner-shoe climate. In short: A light­weight sole and a robust upper are the best qualities needed to pass the ultimate test, the one that the real world throws at the shoes. Ulti­mately, junior mountain climbers always choose their own path. So it would be good if they exper­ienced their first great adventure wearing the super comfortable LEDRO GTX MID JUNIOR. No matter whether you are crossing flat terrain or alpine regions, what really matters is the fun of being outdoors.

Weight: 520 g/Pair (EU 31) • Show all technical data …

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    Why do we follow our own rhythm?

    Speed hiking is a more athletic form of hiking. Such hikes involve a rapid trek across chal­lenging terrain using poles and light equipment. The poles help hikers to stabilise their bodies and to provide a workout for their upper-body muscles. Like Nordic walking, speed hiking is fast-paced. It can also include alternating periods of running and walking.

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    “As a paraglider pilot I appreciate shoes that fit comfortably when I am both hiking at pace and flying.”

    Chrigel Maurer | LOWA PRO Team

    • Lightness
      Weight is a critical factor for people who want to race across moun­tainous terrain. This is why LOWA’s speed-hiking shoes are really light.

    • Comfortable
      Comfortable footwear is essential for long distances covered on foot. This is why LOWA places such a high priority on exact fit, something that is perfectly designed to handle short or long strolls.

    • Cush­ioning
      Good shoe cush­ioning is necessary to create a pleasant feeling during each step a hiker takes. This ensures optimal comfort over a long period of time. For this reason, speed hiking shoes are equipped with LOWA DynaPU® – a special foamed material with optimal cush­ioning prop­erties.

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    Why do we prefer to explore nature on foot?

    A day hike lasts for less than 24 hours and leads back to the starting point. The tour can cover either moun­tainous or flat terrain. The primary aim is to experience nature. The hike is usually done with light backpacks, and its degree of difficulty can vary greatly.

    Image photo with the INNOX EVO GTX QC JUNIOR,

    “Shoes with GORE-TEX are a must if you plan to spend a lot of time with children outdoors. And which children do not get a really big kick out of jumping straight into puddles? We parents can now stop worrying about wet feet.”

    a daily travel mate

    • Cush­ioning
      Good boot cush­ioning is necessary to create a pleasant feeling during each step a hiker takes. This ensures optimal comfort over a long period of time.

    • Comfortable
      Comfortable footwear is essential for long distances covered on foot. This is why LOWA places such a high priority on exact fit, something that is perfectly designed to handle short or long strolls.

    • Stability
      To ensure sufficient grip during hikes, both the sole and the upper should be stable.

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    Ready, set, play!

    No matter whether the site is a play­ground, playing area or athletic ground – children just want to have fun when they play indoors or outdoors in nature in any type of weather. They can play by them­selves or meet friends and enjoy some exciting adventures together.

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    “When I romp around with the children of my best friend on the play­ground, I never think twice about wet feet or unpleasant stains while I’m wearing LOWA shoes – that’s the way it is for the children and me, too.”

    Meike | LOWA Testing manager

    • Multi­func­tionality
      Off to school and the next playful adventure. No matter whether the site is a play­ground, woods, fields or an athletic ground – multi­func­tionality is the key here, the factor that ensures shoes are optimally equipped for every terrain and usage area.

    • Robust
      Bright sunshine or pouring rain – the weather doesn’t matter at all to people who like to head outdoors. That’s why LOWA boots are made of robust materials that provide the best comfort even in wind and weather.

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    Why don’t we take the gondola?

    A mountain hike involves a tour in highland terrain. This is the easiest way to explore the mountains. In principle, mountain hiking is something for everyone. The tours frequently use forest trails or paths. The higher the altitude of the hikes, the greater the degree of difficulty and the greater the need for experience, preparation, fitness, grip and a head for heights. Mountain hiking is a basic form of mountain climbing. The transition is frequently seamless.

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    “Whether it’s scouting, filming eagles or paragliding – I think there is abso­lutely no substitute for the natural envir­onment of the mountains. We only have this one planet. Let’s take good care of it – for the sake of our children and grand­children.”

    Helmut Achatz | LOWA ACTIVE Team

    • Stability
      To ensure sufficient grip during hikes, both the sole and the upper should be stable.

    • Comfortable
      Comfortable footwear is essential for long distances covered on foot. This is why LOWA places such a high priority on exact fit, something that is perfectly designed to handle short or long strolls.

    • Comfortable
      Comfortable footwear is essential for long distances covered by foot. This is why LOWA places such a high priority on exact fit that is perfectly designed to handle short or long distances.

  • Image photo with the INNOX EVO GTX QC JUNIOR, LOWA Kids Kampagne 2019

    Discovering the world together!

    Kinder­garten is the place where children generally between the ages of 3 and 6 spend the day during the school week and are playfully cared for and encouraged. Their time in kinder­garten is spent doing the widest range of activities that are performed indoors and outdoors in nature.

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    “Children really put their shoes to the test when they play, romp around the play­ground or inquis­itively explore the world. This is true for kinder­garten, too. This is why I want my children to wear shoes that are snug and robust – and that they love, too.”

    Michael | LOWA Head of Marketing

    • Multi­func­tionality
      Into the shoes and out into the adventures. No matter whether the site is the woods, playing area, sandbox, swing or see-saw – children spend lots of time outdoors. Multi­func­tionality is the key here, the factor that ensures shoes are optimally equipped for every terrain and usage area.

    • Robust
      Bright sunshine or pouring rain – the weather doesn’t matter at all to people who like to head outdoors. That’s why LOWA boots are made of robust materials that provide the best comfort even in wind and weather.

    • Comfortable
      No matter what activity may be planned and how children intend to romp about, their shoes should definitely be comfortable. To ensure every day at kinder­garten becomes a complete success, LOWA places special emphasis on fit.

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    It’s off to school!

    Lunch is wrapped, rucksacks are packed, and now it’s off to school. At school, children and adolescents are taught knowledge and information that will prepare them for life after school. Their time at school is spent doing the widest range of activities that are performed indoors and outdoors in nature.

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    “Every day is an adventure for my kids. These adventures naturally occur on the way to school and outside during recess. And, of course, on the play­ground after school. These activities really put our shoes to the test many times a day – and the shoes pass them with flying colours. Because the shoes are made in our European factories, I know that everything else will also be perfect. And this is exactly what I want to teach my children.”

    Matthias | LOWA CSO

    • Comfortable
      No matter what activity may be planned and how long the walk to school may be, pupils’ shoes should definitely be comfortable. To ensure that every school day becomes a complete success, LOWA places special emphasis on fit.

    • Multi­func­tionality
      Into the shoes and out into nature – multi­func­tionality is the key here, the feature that ensures school children are optimally equipped for every terrain they will encounter on their way to school and for their activities at school.

    • Robust
      Bright sunshine or pouring rain – the weather doesn’t matter at all to people who like to head outdoors. That’s why LOWA boots are made of robust materials that provide the best comfort even in wind and weather.

LEDRO GTX MID JUNIOR
Image photo with the LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR, Kids Testing

“Children should enjoy physical activity. They should be keen on going outdoors. Unfor­tu­nately, there are more and more children with an unsteady gait. That’s why I think they should wear good shoes. They should enjoy walking. This is the reason that we developed the LEDRO GTX MID JUNIOR, a shoe that meets a large number of chil­dren’s needs.”

Dr. Micha Bahr

LOWA® TRAC® LITE JUNIOR Outsole with an optimal rubber compound

The LEDRO GTX MID JUNIOR is equipped with a LOWA RUBBER OUTSOLE. Conceived by LOWA to meet the chal­lenges of real-world use, the profile design is made from an optimised rubber compound. The result is a rubber outsole with good traction in the back­country and off trail.

The outdoor sole LOWA® TRAC® LITE JUNIOR is excep­tionally suited for use on various terrains. This ability is produced by the proven performance rubber compound and the multi­func­tional trekking shoe profile with its special stud design.

LOWA® TRAC® LITE JUNIOR
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GORE-TEX Guar­anteed weather protection

Guar­anteed weather protection, even in pouring rain and heavy snow: The LEDRO GTX MID JUNIOR is equipped with a GORE-TEX membrane. The innovative tech­nology delivers optimal waterproof protection and breath­ability.

  • Permanently waterproof
    The membrane provides reliable waterproof protection. No matter what sort of adventure you may be planning, you can count on GORE-TEX tech­nology to keep your feet pleasantly dry.

  • High breath­ability
    Designed with optimal breath­ability in mind, GORE-TEX shoes provide pleasant comfort even during intense activities. Water cannot penetrate the footwear, and moisture produced inside the shoe escapes through billions of pores in the GORE-TEX membrane.

  • Windproof
    The GORE-TEX membrane dependably fights off the wind and the weather. As a result, you can head off on a tour no matter what the weather is like.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for
the ultimate endurance test. Ultimately, junior mountain climbers always choose
their own path. So it would be good if they experienced their first great adventure wearing the
super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat
terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the
fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for the ultimate endurance test. Ulti­mately, junior mountain climbers always choose their own path. So it would be good if they exper­ienced their first great adventure wearing the super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for
the ultimate endurance test. Ultimately, junior mountain climbers always choose
their own path. So it would be good if they experienced their first great adventure wearing the
super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat
terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the
fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for the ultimate endurance test. Ulti­mately, junior mountain climbers always choose their own path. So it would be good if they exper­ienced their first great adventure wearing the super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the fun of the outdoors.

Image photo with the INNOX EVO GTX QC JUNIOR,

“Shoes with GORE-TEX are a must if you plan to spend a lot of time with children outdoors. And which children do not get a really big kick out of jumping straight into puddles? We parents can now stop worrying about wet feet.”

a daily travel mate

Kids’ corner Welcome to the world of LO & WA

Thanks for coming. It’s nice to have you! You are currently in the LOWA chil­dren’s area, the home of our chil­dren’s mascots LO & WA and the peregrine falcon LOWINGO. You will learn all sorts of inter­esting things about LO & WA and LOWINGO here – things like the places where the three love to spend their time. We also have no intention of keeping you from hearing the exciting stories contained in the LO & WA adventure books. You can download each previous edition here. What’s more, they are free of charge. There is just one more thing for us to say: We hope you have a great time while reading and getting to know our chil­dren’s mascots.

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SUPPORT FRAME Comfortably framed

With the LOWA-MONOWRAP® frame, the midsole of the LEDRO GTX MID JUNIOR provides the very best comfort. This three-dimen­sional midsole design was developed by LOWA in 1995. The frame comfortably cradles the foot and support it when the shoe wearer ventures across uneven surfaces. The sole design is slightly raised for shoes with a SUPPORT FRAME.

  • Good guidance for the foot
    The foot is optimally nestled into the shoe thanks to the frame’s three-dimen­sional design.

  • Increased comfort
    The special midsole design ensures snug footing in the shoe. The foot is pleasantly cradled by the three-dimen­sional frame.

  • Light­weight
    The LOWA-MONOWRAP® is made of a plastic called poly­urethane. It is a very light­weight material.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for
the ultimate endurance test. Ultimately, junior mountain climbers always choose
their own path. So it would be good if they experienced their first great adventure wearing the
super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat
terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the
fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for the ultimate endurance test. Ulti­mately, junior mountain climbers always choose their own path. So it would be good if they exper­ienced their first great adventure wearing the super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for
the ultimate endurance test. Ultimately, junior mountain climbers always choose
their own path. So it would be good if they experienced their first great adventure wearing the
super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat
terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the
fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for the ultimate endurance test. Ulti­mately, junior mountain climbers always choose their own path. So it would be good if they exper­ienced their first great adventure wearing the super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the fun of the outdoors.

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KIDS SLINGSHOT To ensure that children do not slip out of their shoes

Into the shoes and out into the adventure – the LEDRO GTX MID JUNIOR is equipped with a SLINGSHOT to create optimal fit. This is a special form of rubber for the heel that has a powerful restoring force and facil­itates good fit on the heel.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for
the ultimate endurance test. Ultimately, junior mountain climbers always choose
their own path. So it would be good if they experienced their first great adventure wearing the
super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat
terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the
fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for the ultimate endurance test. Ulti­mately, junior mountain climbers always choose their own path. So it would be good if they exper­ienced their first great adventure wearing the super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for
the ultimate endurance test. Ultimately, junior mountain climbers always choose
their own path. So it would be good if they experienced their first great adventure wearing the
super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat
terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the
fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for the ultimate endurance test. Ulti­mately, junior mountain climbers always choose their own path. So it would be good if they exper­ienced their first great adventure wearing the super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the fun of the outdoors.

SINGLE INJECTION The bond between the sole and upper

The LEDRO GTX MID JUNIOR is footwear onto which the outsole has been directly injected. This manu­fac­turing technique creates an excep­tionally precise and very strong bond between the sole and upper.

  • Light­weight
    This process uses a plastic called poly­urethane. It is a very light­weight foam padding.

  • Cush­ioning
    The plastic called poly­urethane is a foam padding that has very good cush­ioning prop­erties. The plastic retains its form and springs back to its original condition even when its millions of tiny bubbles are frequently pressed together. This, in turn, creates a good rebound effect.

  • A wide range of design options
    Thanks to direct injection, the sole can be designed in a very large number of ways. The multi­faceted prop­erties of the materials used enable the shoes to be effective in a broad number of areas.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for
the ultimate endurance test. Ultimately, junior mountain climbers always choose
their own path. So it would be good if they experienced their first great adventure wearing the
super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat
terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the
fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for the ultimate endurance test. Ulti­mately, junior mountain climbers always choose their own path. So it would be good if they exper­ienced their first great adventure wearing the super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the fun of the outdoors.

Corporate Respons­ibility Tradition and innovation since 1923

Corporate respons­ibility (CR) stands for far-sighted management in a company’s core business and has a high priority in the busi­ness’s overall strategy. CR is a key aspect of sustainable growth in the following areas of business activity: the market, jobs, the common good, the envir­onment and supply chains. Social, envir­on­mental and commercial issues are given equal weight, and stake­holders are integrated into the strategic focus of the company’s CR activities.

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KIDS LAST Adapted to the anatomy of chil­dren’s feet

The model LEDRO GTX MID JUNIOR is produced with a special chil­dren’s last. These lasts are not simply mini-versions of the lasts used for adults’ feet. They have been specially modified to reflect the anatomy of chil­dren’s feet and reduced in size. In addition, the height and width of the heel, toe and instep areas have been modified.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for
the ultimate endurance test. Ultimately, junior mountain climbers always choose
their own path. So it would be good if they experienced their first great adventure wearing the
super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat
terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the
fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for the ultimate endurance test. Ulti­mately, junior mountain climbers always choose their own path. So it would be good if they exper­ienced their first great adventure wearing the super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for
the ultimate endurance test. Ultimately, junior mountain climbers always choose
their own path. So it would be good if they experienced their first great adventure wearing the
super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat
terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the
fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for the ultimate endurance test. Ulti­mately, junior mountain climbers always choose their own path. So it would be good if they exper­ienced their first great adventure wearing the super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the fun of the outdoors.

Image photo with the ARCO GTX® MID JUNIOR, Kids Testing

“Children are not small adults. Their bodies are growing, and their movement patterns are much more natural. For this reason, it makes sense to develop shoes that enable them to get a kick out of physical activity. We cannot simply turn a shoe designed for adults into a shoe used by children. The needs and requirements are totally different.”

Dr. Micha Bahr

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LOWA DynaPU® Noticeable cush­ioning puts a spring in your step

The midsole is the leading contributor to the foot­wear’s rolling prop­erties and cush­ioning. In the LEDRO GTX MID JUNIOR, this midsole is made of a specially developed plastic: LOWA DynaPU®. The special feature: It retains its restoring force even when it’s pressed together thousands of times. As a result, the finished boots will maintain their excep­tional cush­ioning prop­erties even after you have walked many kilo­metres in them.

  • Good comfort
    The special material devel­opment is char­ac­terised by good cush­ioning prop­erties. As a result, walking comfort and rolling prop­erties have been noticeably increased – even during long hikes.

  • Good rebound effect
    The plastic called poly­urethane is a foam padding that has very good cush­ioning prop­erties. The plastic retains its form and springs back to its original condition even when its millions of tiny bubbles are frequently pressed together. This, in turn, creates a good rebound effect.

  • Light­weight
    The plastic called poly­urethane is a very light­weight foam padding. The result is a sole that offers the best form of comfort.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for
the ultimate endurance test. Ultimately, junior mountain climbers always choose
their own path. So it would be good if they experienced their first great adventure wearing the
super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat
terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the
fun of the outdoors.

Light, stable and yet robust – the best requirements for the ultimate endurance test. Ulti­mately, junior mountain climbers always choose their own path. So it would be good if they exper­ienced their first great adventure wearing the super comfortable LEDRO GTX® MID JUNIOR. No matter whether on flat terrain or in alpine regions, what really matters is the fun of the outdoors.

Technical data

Name

LEDRO GTX MID JUNIOR

Article number

340108 6021

Sole

LOWA® TRAC® LITE JUNIOR

The outdoor sole LOWA® TRAC® LITE JUNIOR is excep­tionally suited for use on various terrains. This ability is produced by the proven performance rubber compound and the multi­func­tional trekking shoe profile with its special stud design. More …

An outsole designed by LOWA with an optimised rubber compound to provide good grip.

Midsole

100%
Poly­urethane (PU)

Poly­urethane (PU) is a soft plastic that has very good cush­ioning prop­erties and is usually used in the midsole as a result. Through the use of PU, the soles become light­weight and func­tionally flexible.

Insole

Approx. 90%
Poly­urethane (PU)

Poly­urethane (PU) is a soft plastic that has very good cush­ioning prop­erties and is usually used in the midsole as a result. Through the use of PU, the soles become light­weight and func­tionally flexible.

Approx. 10%
Fabric

Our natural and synthetic fabrics facilitate optimal warming and moisture management with the help of their usage-specific char­ac­ter­istics. Thanks to their structural design, they are smooth and make our products extremely comfortable.

Upper material

Approx. 80%
Suede leather

Suede leather comes from the flesh side of the hide. It has a looser fibre structure, a quality that creates a velvety surface and a light pile. Suede leather is partic­ularly durable and open-pored. Depending on the desired look, suede leather can remain untreated or be oiled or waxed.

Approx. 20%
Fabric

Our natural and synthetic fabrics facilitate optimal warming and moisture management with the help of their usage-specific char­ac­ter­istics. Thanks to their structural design, they are smooth and make our products extremely comfortable.

Lining material

100%
GORE-TEX

Footwear equipped with a GORE-TEX membrane is reliably waterproof, windproof and breathable. More …

Functions

Just like climbing shoes, a special form of rubber placed on the heel creates optimal heel fit. More …

A special frame design known as LOWA MONOWRAP® provides stability. More …

LOWA DynaPU® provides noticeable cush­ioning with every step. More …

Lasts specially adapted to the anatomy of chil­dren’s feet. More …

The single-injection midsole is directly injected onto the footwear. More …

Footwear stiffness

The footwear is flexible and supports natural rolling prop­erties as a result.

Construction methods

Injected Construction

To create optimal cush­ioning and the very best comfort, the soles of LOWA multi­func­tional shoes are directly injected. The complex injection process attaches the slip-lasted upper directly to the sole. This method creates shoes that offer optimal cush­ioning and are partic­ularly light­weight.

Weight

520 g/Pair (EU 31)

Service & accessories

Available repairs

Seam repair

Right at the devel­opment stage, our footwear is designed in such a way that the seams for the different parts of the upper are equal to the demands placed on them. But even with the greatest of care, seams can of course still come apart. Torn or worn seams can be repaired without any difficulty at our service workshop. More …

Heel lining repair

The heel lining is one of the parts of a shoe that are subject to the most stress. Even with quality materials, chafing and signs of wear can of course still occur. The heel lining for leather and GORE-TEX footwear can be repaired without any difficulty at our service workshop. More …

Hook repair

Hooks, loops and eyelets are essential for lacing and putting on all types of footwear. Even with the biggest selection of material, indi­vidual parts can still break, tear or fall apart. Our service workshop can repair all that in house. More …

Replacement parts

Whether it’s new insoles, a speed-lace system, new laces or other replacement parts. Let us know what you need for your favourite LOWA footwear and we’ll send it to you. More …

Accessories

Socks