I am going for a 5 day long hampta pass trek. I bought my Quechua 500 before going on my KMY. On the second day we had to hop over streams. You can go for either of them. I am shocked to see that forclaz 500 just won’t let you walk without slipping on algae ladden rocks. Are these Forclaz 500 high (now called as Trek 100) good for Kuari pass trek or Chandrashila trek in Oct first week considering day temperature would be approx 20℃. I’m confused. Both are comfortable, but the 100 felt lighter on the feet and my pocket! Your email address will not be published.
Hi Subramani, Prior to that if you wanted to go for even trekking, proper outfit was seldom available and one had to be dependent on friends and relatives to get something from ‘abroad’ or rummage in the local adventure gear shops that were few and far between. Suitable down to 14°F, Fabric with 5,000mm rated membrane and taped seams to protect you from 3h shower. Backpacking Packs…, Camping Tents, Aargh! I think,Ankur(fairworld),also got these,and used them on the ride to daranghati,he was quite happy with them,and they are water proof too,to some extent,as after the ride,he was the only one with dry feet. this is news to me . Only con was on the really windy couple of days we had I had to layer up a bit as the wind cut through but it was -17 degrees. thanks for your wonderful article.
Which one would you suggest I go for? This Indian travel blog has been featured in Asian Traveller, Via.com; has business deal with Ford and so on... To know more about this amazing blogger couple, continue reading here... Palestine to Philippines The couple have been featured in EuroNews channel and Spanish TV as well. While she bought in Bangalore, I made my way to Thane shop. Is Forclaz 100 good for goechala trek since its very light on pocket compared to forclaz 500. Go. Select the size S before adding this product to "Storm"-style hood offering excellent coverage, with visor for maximum protection of the face. Boots…, Snowboards, And which would be best for Annapurna providing I can find where to buy them. Up To 40% Off…, Under $25, The shoe didn’t sweat even after an 11 hour trek. Even I would like to have some colors. If not, you can go for the Forclaz 100 which will perform well on the treks you’ve mentioned. Yes, this is suitable for Stok Kangri. Im heading to Hampta Pass this October. I wear this specially while travelling in trains and buses, and it was a boon that I had this while travelling during the Pandemic, kept my sanitizer and tissues in one pocket and phone in another, mask in one, so as not to possibly contaminate everything. I am looking to buy a shoe that can be use in all weather conditions and treks. Hi, Planning to buy this pair of shoes from flipkart for Rs 2800 .. just wanted to confirm that should i buy 1 size bigger that wat i usually wear heard a lot about size problem.. if my size for normal shoes is 10 shall i buy 10.5 for these shoes ?? Qu'est-ce que le trekking ? Since that trek, I have slipped countless times on various other treks and on terrains where I wouldn’t have expected to in a million years. After reading all the positive reviews about Forclaz 500, I bought these shoes from playgroundonline.com for my regular trekking activities. Select the size M before adding this product to I don’t think that’s really a credit to the shoe. On the website it says “Full Grain Leather” top. Power from Bata had some good trekking shoes though they were better suited for lower altitude simpler trails. If you’re looking for other brands, you could try Wildcraft, Action shoes, Hi-Tech, Adidas, etc.
Hi Aniruddha, While I felt these shoes to be extremely comfortable, sturdy and water proof, with good ankle support, they slip a lot providing extremely poor grip on the wet rocky terrain.
100% recommend, considering Kathmandu told me I needed to spend 500-600 minimum on a Jacket for the same purpose! Leggings…, Hiking Boots, I use the two upper pockets to keep my Phone, earphones, wallet, very secure with zippers that look like military grade.
How does SH-500 perform in kedarkantha?
Rain Jackets…, Sweatshirts, Hoodies, You want your shoes to stay dry and non smelly. Quechua-arpenaz-100-mid I highly recommend this product for people with intermediate level of trekking or hiking. Incredible value when you consider the price. Mauritius, November.
I wanted a shoe that could momentarily keep the wetness out. You people are just awesome…. Two points here – A. Quechua is not an Indian brand. So here’s my question – I did my Manimahesh trek in August this year with my Quechua Forclaz 500 women shoes which were sadly stolen later. Decathlon must look this matter very carefully. , I have also been planning to buy some trekking shoes now…light weight and affordable.
Hi Nitika, I loved its orange and grey colours as well. Your email address will not be published. Indeed, we believe that the only way to continually improve is to conduct real-life tests under the same conditions as you will experience. Sharing the link below: If you have trekked in these shoes in rains and they haven’t immediately soaked up all the water, then you can go with these.
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Is it (forclaz-500/Trek-100) good enough for Sandakphu Trek in December? All in all, the Forclaz 500 High is a great shoe for high altitude trekking. I am going to Kashmir Great Lakes trek next week and I am planning to buy new hiking shoes. La pochette au dessus du sac et l'ouverture par le dos qui initialement me paraissaient être super pratiques ce sont avérées à l'usage plus contraignantes que les formats "classiques". frozen lakes and rivers. But down below on the specfications part, they say nubuck and synthetic leather upper. As far as my experience goes, on normal wet surfaces, these are fantastic, especially when compared to the the woodlands I normally use, which become virtual skates. Budget upto rs 2500-2700 Forclaz 100 will be good enough for Kuari Pass. I usually wear size 8 no shoes.
Hi Arjun, The Forclaz 500 High gave me better cover from moisture. Even I was surprised that if any order is not generated as was told today by Mr. Ahmed that at least the system should auto reply the same to the customer as my full details are first registered before the Order. https://www.decathlon.in/p/8343087_quechua-arpenaz-100-mid-impermeable-men-s-hiking-boots.html#/4914-272-uk_5_5_eu_39
I have wildcraft shoe, the link is below. Your location: At around Rs. your cart. Please visit our site and let us know. These shoes will be fine for Sarpass, Roopkund and most other treks at these altitudes. your cart. Hello Sounabha Men's Trekking Travel Backpack 50 Litres TRAVEL 500 - Grey. He even advised me to use normal plast bandaid roll during monsoons and while on rocky terrain. 36; Next.
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Is the Forclaz 500/Trek 100 suitable for Stok Kangri ? Also how’s forclaz 100 as compared to forclaz 500? Biggest problem I faced with the shoes was the fact that they are actually UK size 9.5 on the outside, so on the stairs they are much longer than my normal shoes and thus I do need to be a little careful with feet placement. Wet shoes on long walks produce heat that causes blisters. Next Last. hi, am planing to go for rupin pass, which one is best for this trek Hi Aniruddha,