Updates to Zamberlan 320 Trail Lite Evo GTX

  • The Zamberlan 320 Trail Lite Evo GTX is a mid-cut boot that provides performance for day hikes and backpacking trips with a light load. Its nubuck leather upper is treated with Hydrobloc technology and lined with a Gore-Tex Extended Comfort membrane for water protection.
  • The boot’s ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) midsole supplies cushioning and stability to the user. Its Vibram Pillow outsole offers traction on virtually all types of terrain.

Size and fit

This mid-cut hiking boot from Zamberlan is offered to male and female adventurers in a range of whole and half-sizes. It comes in a standard width profile. Moreover, the gear runs generally true to size.

The 320 Trail Lite Evo GTX is built on the ZBPK backpacking performance last. It provides a precise fit for technical hikes while maintaining a comfortable feel. Also, the boot’s lace-up closure system grants a personalized lockdown to the wearer.


Zamberlan’s 320 Trail Lite Evo GTX is equipped with a Vibram Pillow outsole to render traction. Its profile is filled with triangular lugs which grip on wet and dry surfaces. The outsole’s heel and forefoot areas contain grooves which provide improved ascent and descent control. It has self-cleaning channels to disperse mud and optimize grip.


This Zamberlan product uses a midsole made of EVA foam. This material provides cushy comfort and support over uneven terrain. The midsole is paired with a default footbed for a boost in cushioning, arch support, and underfoot comfort.


The Zamberlan 320 Trail Lite Evo GTX features a nubuck leather upper treated with Hydrobloc technology. The upper also contains fewer stitches because of its single-piece construction. These qualities make the upper resistant to abrasion and wet trail conditions.

The upper is lined with a Gore-Tex Extended Comfort membrane to prevent water from being absorbed. It also allows moisture to pass through, making the upper breathable.

The closure system of this leather hiker uses a series of metal eyelets and hooks to maintain the position of the lace. Its tongue and collar are padded to promote comfort.


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