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Endure more with high substance full-grain yak leather with warm-lined collar, offering a comfortable and stable feel inside the boot.
Ingenious rugged rubber outsoles with specialized lug areas for multi-terrain traction and agility will boost your performance capacity.
Fire is King in the wilderness! Learn to make fire and remember: A few small fires give more heat than one large fire + collect twice the amount of firewood you think you need.
Dress in layers, and bring a hat. Look for natural shelters. Learn to build a quick lean-to shelter, and never wait to build until you need it. Bring a space blanket to ensure body core heat.
Get HELP from rescuers by using smoking fires, flashing light, bright color markers, flags, mirrors, whistles. Use ground to air signal in open field, S.O.S. from rocks, logs or colored clothing.
Assume you need extra food and water when you plan your trip. Pack energy bars and candy in your pockets at all time, just in case. Never eat berries or plants you do not know.
Know 1 word STOP: Sit, Think, Observe, and Plan. Always keep your brain functioning rationally, it’s basic first aid for survival. Bring a small personal kit and know how to use it.
4 ways of purifying water: 1. boil it full force more than 5 minutes. 2. use chemical purifiers in liquid/tablet form. 3. use charcoal or ceramic filters. 4. use sand and plastic for filtering.
– Ejnar Truelsen, ECCO Chief Designer
Kevlar® is a DuPont
high tensile strength fibre with a unique combination of toughness. ECCO uses it to reinforce toe-caps, and prolong durability of hiking boots. The material is waterproof, but also breathable and ensures comfort and stability.
BIOM bio-optimizes the athletic motion of the feet, yielding the most efficient natural movement. By guiding the foot to activate its own natural systems for shock absorption and motion, BIOM frees you to move efficiently and powerfully, encouraging the feet and lower legs to strengthen with every step.
An ECCO-developed technology for making shoes with anatomical fit, integrated shock absorption, and hyper flexibility. We inject a resilient, shock absorbent material into a foot shaped mold, and bond the sole directly to the upper without glue or stitching.