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Ski Mountaineering & “BEYOND SKIING EVEREST” Premiere - An interview with Mike Marolt, LOWA Ambassador (pt. 1)

July 01, 2020

In 2000, CPAs, and identical twins Mike & Steve Marolt, along with their life-long friend Jim Gile, became the first Americans to climb and ski from above 8,000 meters (26,250 ft) when they skied from the central peak of Shishapangma, Tibet, placing them placed them amongst the world’s greatest ski mountaineers. In 2003, the team followed up with a first-ever American ski descent of the North Ridge of Everest.

LOWA INNOX Pro GTX Lo - Best Footwear of 2020 - Backpacker Magazine

May 04, 2020

LOWA Innox Pro GTX LO: Light but sturdiest footwear

Don’t let this low-cut boot’s modest weight fool you: It carries like a champ.

A double-injected PU midsole provides impressive rebound and makes it stride more like an athletic shoe than a hiking boot, and, combined with a lightweight midsole shank, never left us with sore feet while we hoofed loads up to 50 pounds. LOWA also keeps the ounces off with a one-piece mesh upper that’s still adequately supportive in off-trail scenarios.

Taking Care of Business

March 17, 2020

We’re proud of the fact that our footwear is made exclusively in Europe and the whole LOWA team is working hard to deliver boots and shoes to you.

Please note: With a transit time of four weeks, any possible virus contamination that could have been transmitted in Europe will be gone by the time containers arrive at our warehouse.

Walker GTX: Great Crossover Shoe!

March 04, 2020

 

Lowa’s Walker GTX—home on the mountain range or the mall.

 

As readers of this column know, I’m a big fan of on “crossover” wear, clothing or shoes that can be worn in the wilderness, at home, at work and on social occasions. Crossover wear is generally more durable, more expensive but longer lasting than conventional products. Of course the advantage is that you can use them anywhere.

Why Footwear Matters to This “Perfect Product Tester” - By Lanny Barnes

December 27, 2019

I have always said that my hunting has made me a better shooter and my shooting has made me a better hunter.

It was definitely true when I was training for the Olympics in Biathlon as it originated as a form of hunting on skis. Now that I am focusing solely on shooting competitions, there are a lot of things that can cross-over from shooting competitions to hunting and vice versa.