He has written extensively for Discover India magazine and is a TedX speaker. I too wanted to buy the black one initially, but ended up with brown, which isn’t really bad. Both these shoes are tried and tested by our trekkers – either of them will suit your trek in Ladakh. Technical infos. Hi Yogesh!!.. Hi Bhavanee, I am planning to do the Mount Everest trek in Oct’18 and after that few deep snow treks in the coming year.
I have been using this shoe for almost two years and no complains yet.. apart from it gets heated in western Ghats trek and Novadry waterproof thing needs little more improvement… I also love trekking… here are some trekking tips from me: http://trekkerpedia.com/category/tips/trekking-tips/, Amar Shekhar, ⠀ These look great, though I would prefer some colors too in them…, Siddhartha, very very warm jacket.and breathy too.the inner jacket is also as good as outer shell.tested this product on a snow laden trek and it was all that i was expecting. I would only disagree on the import vs Quechua sentence in the review. So choice is quite simple for you at the moment. Isothermal Cases…, Headlamps, 700 in case you buy shoes worth 3000. I was charged Rs.
The Forclaz 500 looked wrapped up and closed. Based on my personal experience, I can confidently say that these shoes would prove to be useless for the monsoon treks. https://www.decathlon.in/p/8319097_quechua-forclaz-500-men-s-high-waterproof-hiking-shoes.html#/4914-272-uk_5_5_eu_39 Your discussion on different important topics enriches my knowledge every time.” – Subhrajit Mukherjee. Detachable fleece and waterproof quality tops it. Can it be used with micro spikes or crampons when required ?
The product's environmental impact is calculated over its entire lifecycle using various indicators. Go. Thank you Sneha, At a few places we had to literally scramble over wet boulders. tsk1979 Reclaimed and Recycled. You can go ahead with Forclaz 100 .
Stretch inserts on the padded jacket for greater comfort. OK. 36; Next. I highly recommend this product for people with intermediate level of trekking or hiking.
Since 1976, we design, manufacture, and offer the best gear at the best prices for more than 80 sports. 1/7/2020 Little expensive, but still worth. Forget about ice, it even slips on surfaces where you would have never seen it coming. 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 Yogesh, I think I’d buy another pair of Forclaz 500 in that case. I am doing my first trek this december in snow in kedarkantha. At this point, I feel like even my 700 rupees running shoe would provide better grip during a trek. ⠀ Learn how your comment data is processed.
Thanks for sharing.
I bought these before my recent trip to VOF-Hemkund-Mana, it is really good shoes. So if you are going to wear double layers of socks or the warm ones, then the Forclaz 500 should be even warmer. Both shoes felt comfortable when I wore them.
Not really, if you feel you can afford to buy the 500 then go for it.
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If not, which one do you think should I go for. Just to test the ‘waterproofness’ I kicked into the snow, a few times to see if any water seeped into the shoe! That shoes how popular Quechua products are. I had not seen any functional difference between an imported shoe and the ones available with Decathlon’s Quechua.
I don’t think any shoe gives good grip on wet slimy rock, and this is no exception. Quechua Forclaz 500. A which one has better Grip?
I liked the looks of Wildcraft’s Amphibia range. At the end of 7 days though, I found the seam at the heel were starting to irritate me. I bought my Quechua 500 before going on my KMY. I give the Forclaz 500 High good ratings, easily a 4.5 out of 5. For 3 day Beas Kund trek, which would you recommend – Forclaz 100 or Forclaz 500. It’s a 13 day trek, and I need to buy a good pair of boots.
I was totally in love with the shoe! Two points here – A. Quechua is not an Indian brand. all together . There is no dearth of trekking shoes these days! I loved this Jacket, I took it to Nepal with me in February hoping it would be warm enough for EBC and it was, the down jacket was a great edition for the evenings and the waterproof jacket kept out the snow we had. Bikinis, Boardshorts…, Pants, Btw Forclaz is priced at Rs. The jacket weighs approximately 2.6 lbs in size M, Very genuine product. 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. Hi Nitika, A quality good product with good look. Hi there, The Only Trekkable Mountain Pass in Winter, Trekking with Indiahikes is about to Take a New Turn, When my old trekking shoe split wide open at the sole a few days before a Himalayan trek I was mighty worried. Thread starter tsk1979; Start date Oct 3, 2011; 1; 2; 3 … Go to page.
I ordered them online thru decathalon.
Ice Skating…, Kids Bikes, Up To 40% Off…, Under $25, It was summer but there was still snow at the upper reaches and weather was cold too.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Hi Priya don’t go by the description. 2 hand warmer pockets + 2 chest pockets. Hi Yogesh, I have the similar question as Amey …. Review of Quechua Forclaz 500: Last decade or so, has certainly seen a massive growth in the number of Indians taking to adventure sports of one form or the other. ⠀ 2.
You want your shoes to stay dry and non smelly.
Coming back to the Forclaz 500, since I only managed to buy them a day before my scheduled departure to Ladakh, I really didn’t have time to break them in and I was worried, that donning these shoes throughout the trip would prove to be a painful affair; thankfully I was wrong! I am confused whether to get a new Forclaz or my shoe is enough for the trek, https://www.amazon.in/Wildcraft-Olive-Trekking-Hiking-Boots/dp/B01FM6AXJO/ref=sr_1_38?ie=UTF8&qid=1531201712&sr=8-38&keywords=trekking+shoes+for+mens&refinements=p_89%3AWildcraft. hi, am planing to go for rupin pass, which one is best for this trek Could you provide the length in cms of your foot and the one which you actually bought? I’m off to tackle the Everest Base Camp in a month’s time. 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.
Any ways, congrats. Kids' Bikes…, Combat, If you’re looking for other brands, you could try Wildcraft, Action shoes, Hi-Tech, Adidas, etc. This product is for you if you are beginner of adventurous sport, and travels to hilly areas . I want to buy it for myself but not able to get here in pune for my size. I am just doubtful on my shoe for the Tarsar Marsar Trek on 11th August. Hi Arpit, Forclaz 500 High is a very good pair of shoes. Men Sale…, City Biking, Will Forclaz 100 shoes be enough for this or Forclaz 500 is necessary? Highly recommend, and will purchase a second one in a different colour once my size is available again. All images are copyrighted by their respective authors. Select the Carbon Gray color before adding this product to I loved its orange and grey colours as well. And in numerous newspapers & magazines. Mattresses…, Chairs, Stools, ( black out of stock. Hi Mrunmayee, I’d suggest you go for a water resistant shoe and not just a waterproof shoe. Affordability is a different issue. I usually wear size 8 no shoes. It should be based on how was your actual experience with both shoe model. With a vision to explore and document new trails, solve problems in the mountains and implement sustainable ways of trekking. Done Rupin Pass, Deoriatal, KK, Bedni Bugyal with them. Great quality, warmth and comfort. Btw how’s forclaz 100 high for high altitude treks like Kedarkantha and Deoriatal in late December? Hi Swaty, if this is one of the shoes you’re referring to, then it will do the job – https://www.decathlon.in/p/8319097_quechua-forclaz-500-men-s-high-waterproof-hiking-shoes.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIhdG01oOD3wIVQROPCh3-ngnTEAQYAiABEgIkefD_BwE#/4914-272-uk_5_5_eu_39. Also, do they perform in lower altitude treks? We had been trekking for 11 hours.
Even I would like to have some colors. It made tying a lace so much faster.
Exercise…, Bikes, However, please try out size 43 as well – if there is around 2 fingers width of gap between your big toe and the inside front portion of the shoe when you wear it, then that size should be fine. Love the new look Nisha – crisp and engaging! The traverse was looking tricky but the grips held firm. Because my Woodland Trekking shoes have the tendency to behave like roller skates, when presented with even a hint of slipperiness! User benefits.
Power from Bata had some good trekking shoes though they were better suited for lower altitude simpler trails.
The Forclaz 100 looked breathable and porous. I would warn the new buyers to consider this point seriously before buying these shoes. If you’re comfortable wearing it, you can go ahead with it , Clearly seems to be a very good one, for it is completely out of stock from every possible shopping site! All these pockets close with waterproof zippers. The Forclaz 100 High has been renamed as Quechua NH300. https://www.decathlon.sg/p/8397087_forclaz-100-mid-women-s-waterproof-mountain-hiking-boots-brown.html#/227-273-uk_3_eu_36n , but description says these are suitable for shorter hikes. Hi Rahul Make sure you buy a pair of shoes that have ankle support. C’est dommage car ce sac rempli tous les critères que je recherche petit sac d’appoint, ouverture valise, passe en cabine mais le modèle homme est vraiment plus sympa je pense aller échanger pour un modèle homme si la morphologie le permet car vraiment ce bleu ciel c’est vraiment pas possible. The last thing I wanted on a trek was a wet shoes and feet. Both had good grooves, though the Forclaz 500 had modern ‘Y’ studs on its groove, which Quechua called the.
The traverse was looking tricky but, I give the Forclaz 500 High good ratings, easily a 4.5 out of 5. Hi Aniruddha, Hi i have quechua nh300 and planning for KGL trek.
A quand une vrai couleur pour un sac de randonné ? Could you tell me if there a store in Chandigarh or near about places? Excellent product and have been using for 7+ months no complaints
"Ripstop" material with a reinforced structure for strength. Sac pas adapté à ma corpulence. On the second day we had to hop over streams.
400 if just buy that or Rs. Oct 3, 2011 #1 Trekking and hiking shoes in India have always been woodland. A component with a waterproof rating of 2,000 mm is therefore resistant to the pressure exerted by a 2,000 mm column of water (roughly equivalent to a 2-hour downpour).