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No company has earned my trust more than Lowa, which has a reputation for industry-leading construction and award-winning boot designs.
- The Lowa Bighorn Hunter G3 GTX is a high-cut backpacking boot that’s designed for use in cold weather conditions. Its nubuck leather upper is lined with a layer of Primaloft for insulation. It also features a Gore-Tex membrane to deliver water protection.
- The boot’s DuraPU midsole is partnered with the brand’s patented Supination/Pronation Support (SPS) technology. This combination provides cushioning and support to the user. The gear’s Lowa G3 outsole is designed to render grip on snow and ice.
The Bighorn Hunter G3 GTX is available for male backpackers in standard width. The boot is offered in a range of whole and half sizes. Its closure system allows the user to achieve a 2-zone lacing setup for a secure and personalized fit. Also, this Lowa product fairly runs true to size.
Lowa’s Bighorn Hunter G3 GTX is equipped with the brand’s proprietary G3 outsole. This component has lugs that are specifically designed to deliver traction on ice and snow. A heel brake is incorporated into the outsole’s design to provide improved control in downhill conditions.
This high-cut backpacking boot uses the brand’s DuraPU midsole to create a cushioned ride for the user. Lowa’s SPS technology is applied the midsole in the form of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) inserts. They help reduce foot fatigue by preventing supination and overpronation.
The Bighorn Hunter G3 GTX’s midsole unit contains a nylon joint which grants support for backpacking trips with a heavy load. The boot’s Insulate Pro footbed provides added insulation, underfoot comfort, and arch support.
The Lowa Bighorn Hunter G3 GTX’s nubuck leather upper comes with 200g of Primaloft for thermal insulation in cold weather conditions. It has a Gore-Tex membrane that’s responsible for sealing water out without compromising breathability.
The gear’s closure system uses a series of metal eyelets, hooks and an I-Lock feature to secure the laces. The collar is padded and filled with vent holes to promote comfort. A high wall rubber rand wraps around the upper to improve its sturdiness and resistance to abrasion.