Reiseszene Prag, Tschechien.
DURALTO LE Ws

Optimal companion for your next adventure. DURALTO LE Ws

The DURALTO LE Ws outdoor sandal offers optimum wearing comfort. Thanks to its comfortable leather upper, its grippy sole and the stabilising frame, it’s the ideal companion for adventures on all kinds of terrain. From paths and trails to numerous sporting activities, the sandal offers a perfect fit. The comfortable footbed is also produced from a high-performance plastic.

Weight: 500 g/Pair (EU 38) • Show all technical data …

Use your DURALTO LE Ws for

  • Image photo with the SEATTLE GTX QC, Everyday Shooting Dresden 2018

    Why do we prefer to explore the city on foot?

    A trip to the office or a few quick errands in the downtown pedestrian zone – many people live their lives in urban settings. The activities performed in a city can be multi-faceted. The range is broad: from work in the office, shopping trips or a sight­seeing tour of a city at the weekend.

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    “I regard trav­elling not just as the route to a mountain. It’s my philosophy of life and an expression of my freedom. The shoes that I wear when I am trav­elling tell a story. They become symbols – and are all still on my shelf.”

    Stefan Glowacz | LOWA PRO Team

    • 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 strolls.

    • 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.

    • 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.

DURALTO LE Ws

The sole LOWA® SANDAL

The LOWA® SANDAL is used in outdoor sandals. This sole impresses with its outdoor-suitable profile for easy terrain and the rubber compound that has been optimised for such purposes.

LOWA® SANDAL

LOWA RUBBER OUTSOLE Outsole with an optimal rubber compound

The DURALTO LE Ws 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.

Reiseszene in Lissabon, Portugal.

SINGLE INJECTION The bond between the sole and upper

The DURALTO LE Ws 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.

Reiseszene Cefalu, Sizilien, Italien.

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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FIT FRAME Optimally cradles the foot

In this construction style, the sole of the DURALTO LE Ws is designed as a type of shell that forms a cosy home for the foot. This also creates a comfortable fit.

TEXTILE LINING The lightness of summer

The textile lining in the DURALTO LE Ws is pleasantly light­weight. The textile material is durable, easy to care for and comfortable.

  • Light and robust
    Shoes lined with textile material impress users with their light weight. The material is also very robust and easy to care for.

  • Optimal comfort in summer
    Shoes with a textile lining are very popular during the summer because they offer the best comfort. Their wide-meshed feature facil­itates good air circu­lation.

Reiseszene bei Henningsvaer, Lofoten, Norwegen.

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 DURALTO LE Ws, 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.

Reiseszene Cefalu, Sizilien, Italien.

WOMEN LAST Adapted to the anatomy of women’s feet

To ensure perfect fit, the lasts used for DURALTO LE Ws have been specially designed with the anatomy of women’s feet in mind. The last plays a key role in the ultimate fit of a boot. Women’s feet have less volume than men’s feet. As a result, the instep height and the ball area of these lasts have been altered.

Italien Sizilien Wandern

Technical data

Name

DURALTO LE Ws

Article number

420378 0340

Sole

LOWA® SANDAL

The LOWA® SANDAL is used in outdoor sandals. This sole impresses with its outdoor-suitable profile for easy terrain and the rubber compound that has been optimised for such purposes. More …

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

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.

Upper material

100%
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.

Lining material

100%
TEXTILE LINING

A textile lining is pleasantly light­weight. More …

Functions

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

A low, wrap-around frame on the midsole surrounds the foot. More …

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

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

Footwear stiffness

The footwear has very soft rolling prop­erties.

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

500 g/Pair (EU 38)

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 …

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 …