Who should buy the Lowa Gorgon GTX

The Lowa’s Gorgon GTX earned generally positive feedback from the hiking community. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a hiking boot that provides all-weather protection.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that renders rebound for a more shock-absorbent ride.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that adheres to most terrain types.

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Excellent grip on almost all types of terrain

This low-top hiking shoe comes with a Lowa speed hiking rubber outsole. Its composition is optimized to provide grip on almost all types of terrain. 

Lowa Gorgon GTX outsole

Excellent traction

Its tread design includes varying lug shapes and sizes which enables it to bite into ground surfaces.

Lowa Gorgon GTX outsole 1

Long-lasting durability

This vegan-friendly shoe for hiking employs a double injection DuraPU midsole. This material provides adequate rebound and mitigates shock from ground impacts. It is also known for its long-lasting durability. These characteristics enable the Gorgon GTX to yield a more comfortable ride.

Lowa Gorgon GTX midsole

Comfortable cushioning

Cradling the hiker’s foot is a Climate Control Footbed. This element has a breathable top layer which also aids the movement of moisture away from the foot. It helps enhance comfort and reduces fatigue.

Lowa Gorgon GTX arch support

Stable over rugged terrain

For ground steadiness, this waterproof trail shoe comes with a soft stabilizer (a nylon joint stabilizing element) and the brand-owned Monowrap Stability Frame. The latter elevates the sole and optimizes the level of stability, especially over rugged terrain.

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Durable and lightweight

The upper of the Lowa Gorgon GTX uses a combination of microfiber and synthetic. This combo creates a durable and lightweight build. 

Lowa Gorgon GTX upper

Waterproof and breathable

Its interior is lined with a Gore-Tex laminate to protect against water intrusions. This lining also helps keep a breathable environment. 

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Excellent lacing system

This lining also helps keep a breathable environment. The fabric loops used in its lacing system assist in managing the fit.

Lowa Gorgon GTX lacing system

Facts / Specs

Weight: 13.4oz
Use: Speed Hiking, Urban hiking
Cut: Low cut
Features: Lightweight / Vegan / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole / Heel brake
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Lowa

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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.