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Ahuriri Valley Track

Ready for your next #Lowa boots weekend Challenge? This time we are looking at the Ahuriri Conservation Park in #SouthCanterbury, in particular the advanced #AhuririValley Track. This tramping track is a six hour one way journey, divided by three historical huts throughout its path, #ShamrockHut, #HagensHut and #TopHut. The Ahuriri valley is named after the Ngai Tahu chief, Tu Ahuriri. Maori used the valley as a route to the West Coast for col...

LOWA product review

The Catalan is a new offering from Lowa and targets the lighter weight hiking, trekking and stalking part of the market. The brochure states that this boot "incorporates Lowa's new proprietary & 'Flex' technology that reduces forefoot pressures and enhances heel fit for unbelievable walking comfort". What 'Flex fit' does is to give a more natura...