Who should buy the Lowa Light Lady GTX

This mid-cut women's hiking boot from Lowa is a perfect option for you if:

  • You want an orthotic-friendly boot that will give you enhanced support when backpacking.
  • A lace-up boot with a waterproof and leather upper suits your outdoor style.

Lowa Lady Light GTX logo

Flexible and grippy outsole

With the Vibram Trac Lite II, the Light Lady GTX is able to render optimal ground performance to users. Its tread has deep, open grooves design which allows grip in various terrain. Likewise, it offers ample flexibility.

Lowa Lady Light GTX outsole

Exceptional midsole technologies

Lowa’s Light Lady GTX utilizes a DuraPU with SPS System in its midsole. Polyurethane (PU) is used in the footwear industry because it can maintain its resiliency in the long run. It doesn't compress easily and can retain its shape over time.

Lowa Lady Light GTX midsole

The Supination Pronation Support (SPS) System, is embedded into the softer part of the PU mold through TPU inserts. Users benefit from this technology as it corrects gait, preventing overpronation or supination. Fatigue is also reduced especially when tackling long distances. Additional support is supplied by a medium nylon stabilizer.

Lowa Lady Light GTX support

The patented Climate Control Footbed of Lowa has a breathable layer and a slow-reacting foam for an adjustable fit. It works with the Climate Control System of Lowa which helps keep the foot dry and manages airflow in and out of the Light Lady GTX. With the right amount of ventilation, blisters and hot spots are prevented.

Durable nubuck leather upper

The Light Lady GTX features a wear-resistant nubuck leather upper. This type of leather has a smooth and velvety feel. This material is lined with a waterproof Gore-Tex Performance Comfort membrane–a technology that helps maintain the breathability and comfort of the shoe.

Lowa Lady Light GTX upper material

It also has moderate insulation that permits users to experience comfort in mild to cool outdoor conditions. The construction of the upper uses fewer seams, thru its Minimal Seams construction to prevent possible chafing and hot spots.

Comfortable and sturdy 

With patented technologies applied to this backpacking boot, the brand promises long-lasting comfort and hassle-free ride. The X-Lacing system, which uses a stud, secures the tongue in place through the laces.

Lowa Lady Light GTX lacing

This knob ensures that the tongue maintains its position vertically and horizontally to distribute pressure evenly. It helps prevent slippage and pressure points, thus reducing the occurrence of blisters.

The C4-Tongue cradles the foot with its anatomically shaped design. It promotes comfort and eliminates the need for an extended break-in period. It features asymmetrical padding, a soft edging found on the top of the tongue, a flexible, curved insert and recessed ankle areas.

Lowa Lady Light GTX tongue

Protective heel and toe rands

Its heel and toe rands protect the upper from abrasions. The latter safeguards the user's foot against accidental bumps on rocks and other on-trail obstacles.

Lowa Lady Light GTX protection

Light Lady GTX is a resoleable backpacking boot

Lowa resoles the boots at an additional cost using the original materials. However, in case the original materials are not available, they select materials that are of equal quality.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Women 508g
Use: Backpacking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Orthotic friendly / Removable insole / Resoleable, 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.