LEATHER NATURE HIKING SHOES - NH500 - BROWN - MEN

$399

Our hiking designers created these environmentally-friendly NH500 shoes for your regular walks in the countryside or forest in dry weather.

Our motivation? To offer you comfy leather hiking shoes that are eco-designed and with excellent grip, suitable for trails on non-hilly terrain. All without cramping your style!

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Color: Hazelnut / Carbon grey
Size: Size Guide

Our hiking designers created these environmentally-friendly NH500 shoes for your regular walks in the countryside or forest in dry weather.

Our motivation? To offer you comfy leather hiking shoes that are eco-designed and with excellent grip, suitable for trails on non-hilly terrain. All without cramping your style!

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Products benefits

Cushioning

Cushioning

EVA sole with dual hardness to increase comfort on off-road trails

Grip

Grip

The sole composition & design optimises grip and traction | 4mm studs

Ecodesign

Ecodesign

Enjoy this eco-designed product (31% of the shoe weight)

User comfort

User comfort

A derby shape and mesh fabric to free up the front of the foot | 5 mm insole

Lightweight

Lightweight

Each shoe weighs just 378 g in size 43

Impact protection

Impact protection

Seamless stone guard at the forefoot for extra protection from stones

Traction

Traction

The sole design and 4mm studs help protect you from mud

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LEATHER NATURE HIKING SHOES - NH500 - BROWN - MEN
LEATHER NATURE HIKING SHOES - NH500 - BROWN - MEN
LEATHER NATURE HIKING SHOES - NH500 - BROWN - MEN
LEATHER NATURE HIKING SHOES - NH500 - BROWN - MEN

Technical information

To reduce our environmental impact

For these shoes, we have chosen components that are more respectful of the environment:
- natural, chrome-free leather
-Upper (front of the shoe, tongue and top of the shoe): 100% recycled polyester
- tongue and ankle support lining: 100% recycled polyester
- Laces and loops: 100% recycled polyester
- Insole: 85% recycled polyurethane foam & 100% recycled polyester lining
- Outsole: 30% recycled rubber

Grippy soles on natural footpaths

This sole’s design is the result of long-term research carried out in our laboratories. We chose a specific rubber formula which optimises grip and resistance. Since not all needs are the same, we are always looking for the best solution to develop on loose, country trails such as unpaved forest paths.

Designed for use on country trails

Our walking shoes are designed for use on off-road trails. Indeed, we choose the components of the sole and upper of our boots and test them to ensure that they are ideally suited to walking on loose trails (e.g. unpaved forest paths) or rocky trails (e.g. rocky coastal paths). Road use (tarmac) may lead to premature wear on your boots and cause discomfort. They are not suitable for mountain walking.

Laboratory tested

Laboratory tests were also conducted to test the following elements: tearing eyelets and straps, gluing, toxicology, UV resistance, abrasion resistance of outsole and upper components, accelerated ageing.These tests allow us to improve the quality of our products and prevent premature wear of our hiking shoes.

Where does our leather come from?

We use a leather called nubuck. It has a soft, silky feel. The leather used on these shoes comes from cows We do not kill any animals to obtain this leather: we only use waste from the food industry. The leather on these shoes comes from French skins which are then tanned in Spain.

How to look after your leather shoes

After your hikes, we advise you to:
- Dry your shoes away from any heat sources
- Brush the dry leather vigorously with a stiff brush to remove mud and dirt
- Use a crepe brush or nubuck rubber to remove stains
- If the stains persist, clean with a brush and a little warm water
- Leave to dry
- Brush again with a stiff brush
- Use spray-on waterproofing: this will make the leather shine and bring out the colours

How to choose the size of my walking boots?

Try on both shoes, standing up, with the socks worn for hiking. Try on several models or sizes if necessary. Check two comfort points:
- the heel seating
- the front of the foot on a downward slope
Avoid any pressure points when fitting. Feel free to walk around the store. Gradually start using you shoes during your first few hiking trips to break them in.

The shoe/sock combination plays an important role

There are multiple factors which may cause blisters when you are walking: rubbing, a crease in the sock, moisture, a boot size that is too small or too big, etc. It is therefore important to choose the right size and to have socks made of the right material for your walking boots.

How to choose the size of my walking socks?

You must choose the right sock size for your foot so that there are no additional creases in the sock: either because the sock is too big and there is too much fabric around your foot, or because the sock too small and is pulled down into the shoe.

How to choose the fabric of my walking socks

Moisture must be effectively managed when walking: We sweat, it’s bound to happen. If your shoe is breathable, it will wick away moisture from your perspiration. It is therefore necessary to choose a light and breathable sock as well. If your boots are relatively waterproof, you will not make the same choice to protect you from the moisture of the rain: choose a sock which will absorb your sweat, and direct it as far as possible away from your foot.

What socks should you wear with the NH500 shoe?

Although the waterproof membrane of these shoes is breathable, they do not eliminate the moisture of your perspiration as effectively as a ventilated shoe. You should opt for the NH500 Low or Mid socks: contain moisture-absorbing cotton and have a reverse terry-knit construction that wicks moisture away from your foot. They are high enough to protect your ankle from the shoe. It's an excellent combination for reducing the chance of blisters.

Warranty

Our hiking boots are guaranteed for 2 years.
Our commitment? To offer you long-lasting products that you can use on all your country hikes and walks. Because the products that we love the most are those that have lived the most adventures and will continue to live them!

Warranty

2 years

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Product concept & technology

Product Composition

Upper of 60% Leather - Bovine - Full Grain, 30% Polyester - Recycled, 10% Polyurethane Outer sole of 60% Acetate, 40% Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Lining and sock of 100% Polyester - Recycled

STOCK ADVICE

We recommend you store your boots in a dry, dark and, if possible, ventilated place.

User Restrictions

Not recommended for use in rain, mountain walking or on tarmac

TESTS

Our design team conceives, designs and creates Quechua products in France, at the foot of Mont Blanc. We test them in the field with other hikers, to check their comfort and durability. Fontainebleau Forest or in Brittany, for example. We go on as many trails as possible, in all weather conditions. This creates plenty of opportunities for discussion to get your feedback which is used to plan our future products!

Maintenance advice

Hand wash. Do not dry clean.

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