Who should buy the Garmont Toubkal GTX

Outdoorsy individuals looking for a comfortable pair of leather trail boots may check out the Garmont Toubkal GTX. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a hiking boot that is an ideal boot for individuals embarking on backcountry excursions and high-altitude treks.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that offers optimal breathability
  • Prefer a hiking boot that delivers performance by conforming to the natural asymmetrical build of the foot.

Garmont Toubkal GTX logo

Grants optimal traction and stability

The Toubkal GTX hiking boot employs a Vibram Apex outsole made of XS Trek compound. This unit comes with reinforced lugs that grant optimal traction and stability over rough grounds.

Garmont Toubkal GTX outsole

Excellent grip on varying types of terrain

It is also responsive on the trails, amplifying the user’s performance. Its tread profile permits spontaneous shedding of debris that maintains its grip on varying types of terrain. 

Garmont Toubkal GTX outsole 1.0

Renders comfort and absorb shock

This waterproof offering employs the brand-owned Double Damper Technology. This feature is a two-part system that renders comfort and absorbs shock. It includes a cushioned midsole and an internal shock absorber that reduces ground and heel impact, respectively.

Garmont Toubkal GTX midsole

Offers enhanced stability and support underfoot

This mechanism results in enhanced stability and support underfoot. An Alveolen antimicrobial footbed promotes a dry and fresh in-shoe feel.

Garmont Toubkal GTX midsole 1.0

Waterproof and breathable

The Toubkal GTX from Garmont comes with a 1.8 mm nubuck leather upper. It uses a Lenzi Putek Fabric near the ankle area for ultimate mechanical performance. Lining the interior of the boot is a moderately insulated Gore-Tex Performance Comfort laminate that also offers waterproof and keeps a breathable environment. 

Garmont Toubkal GTX upper

Enhanced durability and abrasion resistance

Moreover, a rubber rand envelops the base of the forefoot to the midfoot for enhanced durability and abrasion resistance. Enabling the foot to move naturally is the Garmont-owned a.d.d. technology. It includes an asymmetrical cuff giving the user better edging capability.

Garmont Toubkal GTX upper 1.0

The anatomical tongue conforms to the shape of the foot while the differential ankle pads help keep the heel in place. The precision lacing allows the foot to flex comfortably. 

Easy to wear

The closure system of this mid-height boot includes combination eyelets. A heel lock feature—as its name implies—locks the heel in place as users tighten the laces. A pull-tab assists in on and off. 

Garmont Toubkal GTX collar

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 22.9oz / Women 20.5oz
Use: Backpacking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Garmont

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Paul Ronto
Paul Ronto

Over the past 20 years, Paul has climbed, hiked, and run 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 analyzes every detail of the shoes that you might buy.