Vioz GTX Backpacking Boot
You wouldn't wear a pair of stilettos on a multi-pitch climb, so why would you wear anything but the Zamberlan Women's Vioz GTX Backpacking Boot when taking on a multi-day backpacking trip in uncharted territory. The Vioz features a women-specific construction, so you don't have to worry about the whole "pink and shrink" situation that often occurs in women's backpacking boots.
The upper's Hydrobloc-proofed full-grain leather and Zamberlan Flex System not only offer a classic look, but assures just enough flex without sacrificing lateral support. A waterproof breathable Gore-Tex Performance Comfort prevents water from getting the best of your adventure, and the Microtex lining wicks moisture and dries quickly. Additionally, the Z-Fit Comfort Footbed and PU midsole ensure trek-long comfort and support, and the TPU shank provides extra torsional stability as you walk. The Vioz also boasts a rockered curve, which allows for a natural forward motion in your stride. A rugged, Vibram 3D sole sports a variety of heavy-duty lugs that offer unrivaled traction in otherwise slick situations.
- A rugged hiking book for multi-day trips in uncharted territories
- Hydrobloc-proofed full-grain leather upper
- Waterproof breathable Gore-Tex Performance Comfort membrane
- Microtex collar wicks moisture and dries quickly
- Z-Fit Comfort Footbed and PU midsole provide trek-long comfort
- TPU shank ensures torsional stability
- Thermoplastic toe and heel details provide added protection
- Rugged Vibram 3D sole offers ample traction, no matter the terrain
- Item #ZAM001N
- Upper Material
- Hydrobloc full-grain leather
- Z-Comfort Fit
- PU, Z-Flex GT
- Vibram 3D
- Shaft Height
- 5.5 in
- Claimed Weight
- 1 lb 7 oz
- Recommended Use
- Manufacturer Warranty
- 1 year
What do you think about this product?
January 14, 2017
- I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
- Runs small
- Size Bought
- 5` 7"
- 148 lbs
These boots are solid, comfortable and I'm looking forward to breaking them in. They are the closest to old-fashioned leather backpacking boots I have found. I am certain they will be sturdy for multi-day backpacking with a full pack. I wear size 40 in Birkenstocks, 9.5-10 in running shoes. The 42 fits well, the 41 was way too small.
October 10, 2016
Best hiking boots
- I've put it through the wringer
- True to size
- Size Bought
- 5` 6"
- 125 lbs
I'm a long-distance thru-hiker who has tried many boots over the years. Zamberlans are the best. I have a narrow heel, and these don't slip. The boot has a generous toe box, so no rubbing when your feet get hot (and expand). The boot is waterproof, but be sure to follow the care instructions -- yes, you really should wash them and re-treat them with Zamberlan's boot product. Think twice before resoling them: Even Dave the Cobbler in Seattle, who does the best job, uses a heavy sole replacement, not at all like the original. Plus, it's half the cost of a new pair. If you're careful, these should last several years.