Who should buy the Ecco Espinho GTX

The Ecco Espinho GTX can be experienced to its full potential by dealing with its laces—whether users take good care of them or replace them altogether. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a hiking shoe that is adequately equipped for trail adventures and casual activities.
  • Prefer a hiking shoe that provides protection against water encounters.
  • Prefer a hiking shoe that grants underfoot cushioning while out in the wild.

Ecco Espinho GTX logo

Excellent traction to tackle tricky trails

With the Espinho GTX’s rubber outsole, hikers are given enough traction to tackle tricky trails. Its ability to claw into most types of outdoor surfaces is inextricably linked to its low-profile lugs. 

Ecco Espinho GTX outsole

Excellent grip during lateral maneuvers

These triangular protrusions are also present at the sides of the outsole’s arch, providing ample grip during lateral maneuvers.

Ecco Espinho GTX outsole 1.0

Comfortable cushioning and ground stability

This shoe’s direct-injected PU foam for a midsole provides wearers with the right amount of cushioning and ground stability on the trail. Ecco engineers gave it enough thickness and springiness to grant day hikers ample rebound and shock absorption with every step.

Ecco Espinho GTX midsole

Ecco Espinho GTX arch support

Secure and personalized lockdown

The Espinho GTX encloses the foot in its oiled yak nubuck leather upper. Its Gore-Tex liner makes the footwear watertight. A secure and personalized lockdown comes by means of the shoe’s quick lacing system which is made up of elastic pull cords and a set of fabric lace loops.

Ecco Espinho GTX upper

Ecco Espinho GTX laces

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 22oz
Use: Day Hiking, Urban hiking
Cut: Low cut
Features: Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Ecco

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Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and ran all over the world. He has summited peaks throughout the Americas, trekked through Africa, and tested his endurance in 24-hour trail races as well as 6 marathons. On average, he runs 30-50 miles a week in the foothills of Northern Colorado. His research is regularly cited in The New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic, etc. On top of this, Paul is leading the running shoe lab where he cuts shoes apart and analyses every detail of the shoes that you might buy.