Updates to Berghaus Expeditor Trek 2.0

  • The second version of the Berghaus Expeditor Trek (men’s and women’s) wears an improved look that will carry outdoor lovers to their everyday strolls and backcountry hikes. Its upper is now designed with more mesh vents to optimize comfort. A pull tab at the top of the tongue exited this style. It is, however, still equipped with the brand’s very own AQ technology for waterproofing.
  • This leather trail boot still comes with an EVA midsole. A new feature is the removable Ortholite footbed that boosts comfort and support. The Opti-Stud outsole is carried on from its predecessor but with an updated lug design and placement.

Size and fit

The Berghaus Expeditor Trek 2.0 is a relatively true-to-size hiking boot for men and women. It comes in standard (or medium) width and is manufactured in full and half sizes. Its lace-up closure grants a customized fit.


The Expeditor Trek 2.0 hiking boot carries the Berghaus-owned Opti-Stud outsole. This element is created to match the hiker’s movement, granting surefootedness and grip on rough terrain. The large studs work by mitigating the impact upon ground contact while the smaller studs add support. This sole configuration renders a more efficient push-off without sacrificing grip. Its upright protrusion at the toe shields against painful knocks.


This leather boot for hiking employs an EVA (ethylene-vinyl acetate) midsole. It is a lightweight material that cushions each user’s step for a more comfortable ride. This rubber-like element is also known for its ability to withstand constant compression.

Cradling the hiker’s foot is an Ortholite footbed. This eco-friendly material helps optimize comfort and support, especially when tackling rugged terrain. It has a unique open-cell structure which aids in moisture management, keeping a fresh and cool in-shoe environment. Its airy comfort also comes with long-lasting cushioning.


The upper of the Expeditor Trek 2.0 is made of durable suede leather. The boot is also designed with mesh panels that help enhance its breathability. Its interior comes with the brand-owned AQ waterproofing technology to deliver performance and comfort on and off the trail.

Comfort is enhanced, thanks to its cushioned tongue and collar. Its closure system uses webbing loops and metal hooks to manage fit. It has a heel pull tab that can be used for an easy on and off.


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