Quechua Arpenaz 500 Warm waterproof women's hiking snow boots

€ 35.99

Designed for keeping your feet warm and dry during lowland HIKES in cold weather and in the snow.

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SKU: S4440 (1769433)
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Product benefits
  1. Warmth
    Warmth
    Limit temperature = -18°C.
  2. Waterproof
    Waterproof
    Waterproof and breathable membrane to keep feet dry.
  3. Grip
    Grip
    4 mm lugged rubber sole for good grip on snow.
  4. Lightweight
    Lightweight
    Only 420 g in size 6.
  5. Fit
    Simple and effective lacing system to guarantee excellent support.
  6. Cushioning
    Cushioning
    Rubber cushioning for lasting comfort.
Details
  • Also in
    Beige.
  • Weight
    840 g per pair in size 6.
  • Sizes
    3.5 to 7.5.
  • Colours
    grey
Product feature
  1. 3 levels of waterproofing
    During the waterproofing test, we test 3 levels of waterproofing: 2 000 flexes (around 2 hours of walking), 4 000 flexes (around 4 hours of walking) and 8 000 flexes (around 8 hours of walking). After this test or in use, the shoe regains its original waterproofing once the product is dry.
  2. How our shoes' thermal insulation is measured
    It was not previously possible to give a precise idea of the temperature at which your shoes would still insulate your feet from the cold. Now it can be done: the temperature limits for use are shown on your Quechua shoes. Using cold sensing tests while hiking and in the lab with a panel of customers, we measured the thermal resistance of our boots while active and at rest. We take into consideration the differences between men and women.
  3. Footwear waterproofing test
    These boots, which are laboratory and field tested, provide optimum waterproofing and breathability. First the boots are immersed in water while internal air pressure is applied: the boots are checked to ensure that no bubbles form on the surface of the boots. They are half immersed and placed on a mechanical arm that simulates walking. we then check that the inside of the boots remains perfectly dry.
  4. Shoe waterproofing level.
    The boots 900 Warm women remain waterproof for over 4000 flexes.
  5. Field tests.
    All our boots are tested in use and for comfort by users who are representative of the target market under conditions that replicate those you will experience in use. Our Missions Tests link up the product manager with people who are not affiliated to Quechua to test, develop and approve the products.
  6. Measurement of the boots' thermal insulation
    It was not previously possible to measure precisely the temperature at which your footwear would still insulate your feet from the cold. Now it can be done: the temperature limits for use are shown on your Quechua boots. Using subjective sensory chill tests conducted in the field and in the lab with a panel of customers, we measure the thermal resistance of our boots when the user is moving and stationary. We take into consideration the differences between men and women.
  7. Lab tests.
    Laboratory tests were conducted to test the following elements: attachment of eyelets and straps, fixtures, toxicology, UV resistance, sole and upper component abrasion and premature ageing.
  8. Field tests.
    All our boots are tested in use and for comfort by users who are representative of the target market under conditions that replicate those you will experience in use. Our Field Test Missions team up the product manager with people who aren't affiliated with QUECHUA, to test, improve, and validate our products.
  9. Measuring our boots' thermal insulation.
    Previously, there was no accurate way of measuring the minimum temperature at which your boots protect you. Now it can be done: the temperature limits for use are shown on your Quechua boots. Using subjective sensory chill tests conducted in the field and in the lab with a panel of customers, we measure the thermal resistance of our boots when the user is moving and stationary. We take into account the differences in sensing cold between men and women.
  10. Lab tests.
    Laboratory tests were conducted to test the following elements: attachment of eyelets and webbing, assembly, toxicology, UV resistance, sole and upper component abrasion, accelerated ageing.
Product testing
  1. Composition
    Polyester with waterproof coating and synthetic upper, synthetic padded faux fur lining and waterproof/breathable membrane, rubber sole.
  2. Storage advice
    Store in a dark, dry and well-ventilated place.
  3. Cleaning advice
    Wash in clean water without rubbing. Do not dry near a heat source. Re-waterproof regularly using a suitable product.
  4. Product restrictions
    Not suitable for snow-shoeing or glacier hiking.
  5. Product catchline
    The waterproof and breathable Tika boot is one of the warmest in our range. Its simple and effective lacing system guarantees support and protection.
Product reviews
4.3 / 5
53 reviews
55 users recommend this product
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  • Brilliant- just watch tiled/ wooden floors!

    14/10/2018
    Mel (United Kingdom)
    Used for More than 1 year
    I wore these over the winter, whilst in the woods weekly. I did however nearly break my arm twice when I slipped over in them on the tiled floor in our kitchen. They really need to sort out the grips on the bottom, before someone has a really nasty accident, especially if they are wet on the bottom. I have tiled and wooden floors all the way through my house so I either take them off or walk very slowly whilst holding on to things as I go through my kitchen.
  • great!

    24/08/2018
    Shobhana (India)
    Used for 3 to 6 months
    I have a question: would the fur lining get ruined in the rain? Can the boots endure heavy damp weather conditions for over a week?
  • Not received

    16/05/2018
    Lynnette (United Kingdom)
    Used for 3 to 6 months
    If I had actually received the boots this would of been ok
    Response of the brand
    Hello Lynnette, thank you for getting in touch. I am sorry to hear that there was an issue with your order. If you would like to contact the customer loyalty team on 0207 064 3000 who will be happy to help. 

    Regards 

    Sam 

    Quechua UK Product Expert
  • Great winter boots

    13/05/2018
    Michele (United Kingdom)
    Used for 1 week or less
    Bought these for a trip to Iceland, so haven't worn them yet. Tried them on and the fit was perfect. They are warm and comfortable and very stylish.
  • No Grip good warmth

    27/03/2018
    Prasanthi (India)
    Used for 2 to 8 weeks
    The boots are very slippery though they provide good warmth. I used it for 2 weeks for my Euro trip where the temperatures are around -2C to -17C. Boots along with merino wool socks kept me warm. But the main disadvantage is the silicon sole that made it difficult to walk on snow. Overall feedback - No grip. Slightly heavy too.
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