Feel extreme comfort and benefit from solid durability with the Hi-Tec Explorer Mid Waterproof Women's Walking Shoes. The solid structure of the shoe will keep your feet dry, protected and cool.
Whilst out on walks it is inevitable that you will be exposed directly to water. The whole shoe uses Hi-Tec's waterproof technology, which gives superior waterproofing as well as excellent vapour transmission, which will keep the feet dry. The synthetic upper is also lightweight, and offers the feet fantastic breathability. The laces go all the way up to the ankle, and a padded tongue will ensure that it is always a comfortable and secure fit. Carrying muddy shoes is clean and easy, as the there is a heel loop. The front of the foot is protected with a strong cap, which means that toes are protected from bumps
The strong midsole structure absorbs bumps and knocks, making sure that the feet are comfortable and protected. With shock resistant features, you will feel confident to take on uneven and volatile surfaces safe in the knowledge that the feet will be protected from impacts. Strong on the outside as it is in the middle, the structure stops the ankle and foot from rolling, keeping it in a straight position. With strong rebound, users will benefit from having an extra spring in their step from the lightweight midsole.
With supreme grip, the MDT rubber outsole will provide traction on all surfaces, no matter how bad the conditions are. With multi-directional lugs, the shoe grip into the ground, counteracting forces that could cause slips. The surface is abrasion resistant, being able to withstand heavy contacts with all surfaces.
Hi-Tec Sports was founded in 1974, in Shoeburyness, Essex, England, by Frank Van Wezel. The company moved its headquarters to Southend-on-Sea, before relocating its head office to Amsterdam.
Hi-Tec Sports USA was started in Modesto, CA in 1978 by Duke and Kathy Jones. They developed the first lightweight hiking boot. This became the main success of Hi-Tec Sports USA. They also developed and named the "Magnum" boot. Duke and Kathy Jones sold their percentage of Hi-Tec Sports USA back to Frank Van Wezel in 1990.
In 1988, the company was floated on the London Stock Exchange. Frank van Wezel bought the company back in 2000. It remains privately held. In 2013, Hi-Tec founder and chairman Frank van Wezel, was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Business Administration by Anglia Ruskin University.Manufacturer product code - HITO006248041