AKU, an Italian company, founded by Galliano Bordin, which has grown from a small workshop into an industry, has more than thirty years’ experience in the design and production of high quality trekking and outdoor footwear.

 The AKU collection ranges from mountaineering boots to active free time footwear and behind each model lies a genuine love for manufacturing, built on the age-old prestigious tradition of Italian workmanship.

 Research into new technologies, together with the design and production of the AKU trekking and outdoor footwear collection top models, take place at the production plant in Montebelluna, Italy in the province of Treviso, famous for its sports footwear.

 The second production facility is in Cluj Napoca, in Romania, where part of the AKU models are manufactured. Ongoing investments in materials research, technological designs, and production craftsmanship have made AKU the undisputed leader in comfort and fit for all applications of outdoor footwear.


Women’s Ultra Light Original GTX….New arrival!

Following in the footsteps of the original Ultra Light, that was launched 40 years ago, the new Ultra Light Original GTX combines the comfort and softness of a modern fast hiking boot, with a timeless classic style. Suitable for daily trekking on easy and medium difficulty terrain The Ultra Light Original GTX is also ideal for lighter, more leisurely activities in the great outdoors. Made using selected and high quality materials that are 100% traceable.


Alterra Lite GTX – Mens and Womens

Lightweight footwear, versatile and breathable, for dynamic use on terrain of medium difficulty. The shoe upper is made up of two structures: an external one in suede with independent features which wrap around the foot anatomically and support the anatomy of the foot.


 

 

Tribute II GTX 

 

 

Tough, versatile footwear for gentle hiking in the hills and at mid mountain height.

 

 

 

 


Trekker Pro GTX – women only

Ideal for day excursions of medium difficulty on varied terrain. High level of comfort and stability. The lasting board and sole unit features the exclusive AKU Elica Natural Stride System technology to enhance the bio-dynamic performance.

 

 

 

 



Alterra GTX – Mens and Womens

 

Versatile trekking model, designed for medium difficulty and duration trekking over mixed terrain. The upper is made without gusset using elastic material for the tongue and collar to ensure a truly comfortable fit. The asymmetric construction of the outsole with exclusive AKU ELICA technology ensures excellent load distribution over the plantar surface and outstanding improvement of foot roll.

Here’s more on the ELICA technology