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LOWA

Alpine Expert GTX®

Regular price $999.99 NZD
Regular price $999.99 NZD Sale price $999.99 NZD
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For climbers encountering demanding surfaces, unstable weather conditions and challenging alpine environments a boot that is durable, insulated and incredibly supportive is essential.

The Alpine Expert GTX® is a boot that loves action and is sure to keep you warm and supported through wet and icy alpine climbs. This high altitude boot is truly ready for anything.

Suitable for experienced climbers embarking on alpine tours at high altitudes and cold conditions. Designed to heavy pack loads of 20kgs+ for long distances in steep environments.

    Specs:
    • Last: LOWA Alpine
    • Weight: 1740g/pair

    Alpine Expert GTX® Video

    Suede & Fabric Upper

    This fabric blend enables optimal heat and moisture management to keep you regulated in varying temperatures.

    Gore-Tex® Lining

    Allows for moisture and sweat to escape while preventing water from entering from the outside.

    C4 Tongue

    Reduces pressure on the instep and allows for improved flex and comfort.

    X-Lacing®

    Reduces tongue movement and prevents pressure and blisters from forming.

    Roller Eyelets

    Allow for quick and easy lacing with minimal friction.

    Flexfit Synchro®

    Allows the foot to roll forward thus saving you strength when going uphill and providing noticeable comfort.

    Hard Carbon Winter Shank

    Stiffness allows climbers to ascend with ease by keeping the boot flat whilst keeping the boot weight to a minimum to reduce fatigue.

    Intricate Fit

    Allows for a cushioned heel area for maximum comfort and reduced stress.

    Slingshot

    Ensures the heel sits naturally in the boot for a comfortable fit.

    Primaloft® 400g Insulation

    Designed to keep your feet warm in high alpine altitudes.

    DuraPU® Midsole

    Provides added cushioned comfort and will last longer on the trail. PU midsoles do not deform under heavy packloads so you can carry more without compromising boot weight and flexibility.

    Vibram® Alp Trac Outsole

    Offers traction in steep terrain so you can conquer difficult conditions with ease. This sole is resoleable and very stiff.

    Crampon Compatibility

    Obtain better grip in icy conditions.

    Invest In Your Comfort

    You invest a lot of time, money and effort in your outdoor adventures, so it makes sense that you invest in the most comfortable, durable footwear you can find.

    Get your LOWA Alpine Expert GTX® today by clicking Add To Cart above or visiting your closest store...

    And we guarantee you'll be able to go further and explore more.

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    Customer Reviews

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    K Turner
    Alpine expert GTX

    I've had my Alpine GTX's since Feb 2019 & the right soul is just starting to come away will look at getting them resoled as they're still giving great support when working in steep country when using scrub bars, felling trees or out hunting, I wear these boots 6 days a week & they're the only boot to last me two years + without losing their support & structure, almost forgot & still waterproof. It's good to see they've changed to a hook rather than the material loop they had

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    Ben
    Alpine expert GTX

    The boots are great and was a prompt service, With my previous Lowa boots they’ve always come with some products to look after them but unfortunately not these ones. Would have been a nice touch when spending a $1000.

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    Anto Hall
    Alpine Expert - Comparison

    While some boots can perform in a wider set of situations than others, there is simply no one boot for all jobs, particularly down here in the South Island of New Zealand.

    I have two favourite boots for the majority of hunting that I do, which is dominated by alpine country. The Lowa Ticam 2 - (Similar to the much-loved Tibet's) and the Alpine Expert.

    The Alpine Expert as the name would suggest is a versatile all-around alpine boot. It is insulated and balances flexibility with durability. For an alpine boot, it is relatively lightweight, but maintains features like being automatic crampon-compatible with the inclusion of some insulation for added warmth.

    I have been using the Lowa Weisshorn for many years on my winter tahr hunting missions. The Weisshorn is ideal for climbing in alpine terrain, performing at its best the steeper it gets. But while it's fantastic in the steep stuff, as you move lower into mid-alpine terrain, the likes of Ticams and Tibets become the preferred option - and this is certainly the case during the summer.

    This cross over point is where the alpine expert is in its prime. It really is a boot that can take on the harshest alpine environment yet has enough flex and articulation to cover ground on the riverbeds before you begin climbing high into the nasty stuff.

    These days, when I look at my boot shelf before heading off into the hills I am finding myself more and more selecting the Alpine Expert as my boot of choice.