Hanwag Tashi notable features

The Tashi backpacking boot is designed for the comfort and protection of users who tackle easy-to-tough trails. The one-piece construction of its yak leather upper incorporates fewer seams which help boost its durability. Its upper is connected to the midsole using a genuine double stitch construction method.

Underfoot, this leather hiker comes with a midsole and sturdy Vibram outsole. The former yields a comfy ride. The latter, on the other hand, renders surface traction.

Size and fit

The Hanwag Tashi is a men’s-only mid-cut backpacking boot. It is manufactured in full and half sizes and comes in standard (medium) width only. It fairly runs true to size. The gear’s lace-up closure enables owners to customize the fit.

Outsole

The Tashi from Hanwag wears a Vibram Tessin outsole. The Carrarmato lugs on the center provide multidirectional traction. Along the side of the sole are aggressive boots which also render stability over rugged terrain.

Midsole

With the Hanwag Tashi’s cushioned midsole, each user’s step is enhanced, promoting a more comfortable ride. Its heel area is slightly raised to improve shock absorption upon ground contact.

Upper

This backpacking boot from Hanwag features a Tibetan yak leather. Its thick yet supple quality enables it to offer a balance between durability and comfort. Its interior is lined with a chrome-free leather which gives a cozy in-shoe feel.

Facilitating an enhanced trail performance are its flex zone at the heel and soft leather tongue. Its lacing system is comprised of combination eyelets. Near the toe area are a pair of metal D-rings, easy rollers (ball bearing) then recessed open hooks at the ankle (this hardware also helps lock the heel in place). The closure system is complemented by clamping lace hooks which allow quick fit adjustment.

Facts / Specs

Weight: 26.5oz
Use: Backpacking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Lace-to-toe, Eco-friendly / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Hanwag
Construction: Lace-to-toe, Eco-friendly

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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.