Berghaus Explorer V GTX

Lightweight, comfortable and supportive enough, with a good lacing system that ensures feet stay put on even the steepest slopes. Lightweight and breathable with a medium-stiff midsole and a nice deep tread. Perform well on all terrain and the Gore-Tex lining will keep feet dry.


Colours: Navy/mid-blue, steel/mid-blue
Sizes: 3.5-8 (UK), 36-42 (‘Euro)
Upper: Mesh
Waterproof/breathable lining: Gore-Tex
Sole: Asylum/PU
Weight: 1,060g
Men’s version: Yes
Contact: 0191 516 5700,

Verdict: An excellent all-round three-season boot at a fair price. The uppers are soft, breathable and waterproof and the soles grip well on all surfaces. A good buy.


First published in Country Walking magazine, April 2008