Who should buy the Zamberlan 1000 Baltoro GTX

The 1000 Baltoro GTX from Zamberlan is a good investment because of its set of positive qualities. It is a solid option if you:

  • Prefer a hiking boot that provides water protection and excellent breathability.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that offers the user a cushioned and supportive ride.
  • Prefer a hiking boot that provides traction on rocky terrain.

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  • The Zamberlan 1000 Baltoro GTX is a waterproof hiker that provides comfort, support, durability, and stability required for challenging backcountry trails. It's 2.6 to 2.8mm Perwanger leather upper is paired with a Gore-Tex Performance Comfort membrane for water protection and breathability.
  • The gear’s dual-density polyurethane (PU) midsole allows a cushioned and supportive ride. Its Vibram Mulaz EVO outsole is filled with lugs engineered for traction on rocky terrain.

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Size and fit

This mid-cut backpacking boot from Zamberlan is available for men in a range of whole and half sizes. It’s built on the ZTEC technical last which has less volume in the instep area and more room in the foot flex point. This anatomical design is beneficial for long treks and technical alpine climbs.

Zamberlan 1000 Baltoro GTX size

The 1000 Baltoro GTX is offered in standard width. Its lace-up closure system permits a secure and customized lockdown to the wearer. Also, the boot fairly runs true to size.

Offers long-wearing grip on virtually all types of surfaces

Zamberlan’s 1000 Baltoro GTX is equipped with a Vibram Mulaz EVO outsole. Its surface sports a large contact area filled with aggressive lugs for long-wearing grip on virtually all types of surfaces. These self-cleaning lugs also shed mud and debris for slip resistance.

Zamberlan 1000 Baltoro GTX outsole

Excellent heel brake 

The outsole incorporates a heel brake in its design which aids the user in downhill conditions. The sole’s front section extends upwards to provide extra protection.

Zamberlan 1000 Baltoro GTX heel brake

Comfortable and shock-absorbing cushioning

This backpacking boot uses a dual-density PU midsole to render optimal cushioning and shock reduction on uneven terrain. 

Zamberlan 1000 Baltoro GTX midsole

Excellent arch support

It’s paired with a Duraflex footbed to deliver underfoot comfort and arch support to the wearer. A shank is engraved into the midsole for added rigidity. At the heel is a notch for receiving crampons.

Zamberlan 1000 Baltoro GTX arch support

Waterproof and breathable

The Zamberlan 1000 Baltoro GTX features a fusion of Hydrobloc-treated Perwanger leather and Cordura fabric in the upper. These materials make the boot resistant to abrasions and elements. A Gore-Tex Performance Comfort membrane lines the upper to provide water protection and breathability.

Zamberlan 1000 Baltoro GTX upper

Durable and easy to wear

The boot’s toe box and heel are outfitted with PU-coated rubber rands to enhance durability. Its closure system uses anti-corrosion hardware with an easy-pass design to reduce wear and tear on the laces. The heel’s pull loop allows a gloved finger to permit an easy on and off.

Zamberlan 1000 Baltoro GTX collar

Additional Info

  • The Zamberlan 1000 Baltoro GTX’s design allows the sole to be replaced in the event this component has worn out.

Facts / Specs

Weight: Men 28.2oz
Use: Backpacking
Cut: Mid cut
Features: Single, Lace-to-toe / Orthotic friendly / Removable insole / Heel brake
Waterproofing: Waterproof
Width: Normal
BRAND Brand: Zamberlan

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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.