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.




ROCKET DFS GTX is the AKU model dedicated to fast hiking.

Thanks to the innovative Vibram tread with Traction Lug technology, the ROCKET DFS GTX is guaranteed to provide grip even on the most difficult terrain.
The upper is reinforced with a cross-rib structure and protected by a 3D print layer.

The exclusive AKU Dual Fit System (DFS), here in the fast hiking version, allows the user to vary the precision of the fit by simply using two different lacing systems. The integrated Elica Natural Stride System follows the anatomical shape of the sole of the foot, enhancing comfort and reducing impact and strain during walking.



The Slope V Lite. Historic AKU hiking model with over 30 years of success on the Italian market. It has an extraordinarily comfortable fit; it is lightweight and breathable and perfect for day treks on easy/medium difficulty terrains. It is also suitable for light work and spare time in the mountains. Vegan-friendly footwear, made of materials with restricted environmental impact: 100% recycled microfiber upper and 30% lighter than suede; Gore-Tex lining laminated with 99% recycled yarns; recycled polyester laces; the R-EVA midsole contains 20% recycled material and is made in Italy

Women’s Ultra Light Original GTX

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 – Women

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 Light Wide fit GTX- men and women


Is a light and robust walking boot from this Italian manufacturer. Despite its low weight, its reasonably stiff midsole and sturdy Vibram Curcuma outsole give good grip and support in more difficult terrain, making it suitable for both day excursions and multi-day hikes with a medium pack. Featuring a Gore-Tex membrane to help keep your feet dry.