Mountain boots of the highest quality have been offered by the Italian company AKU from Montebelluna in Treviso since its foundation over 30 years ago. In addition to the excellent fit and the unique design of the shoes, which is inspired by traditional mountain boots and makes use of modern influences, the traceability of the components of each individual pair of shoes is an important point for the makers of the Italian trekking and hiking shoes for men and women. Make nature your second home and immerse yourself in the world of AKU! Just the right choice for summit junkies and casual climbers alike!
AKU: ITALIAN HANDICRAFT TRADITION AND THE MODERN IDEA OF SUSTAINABILITY
What began over 30 years ago inItalian Montebellunawith the company founder Galliano Bordin, has developed over the decades into a successful company with an eye forinnovation and design. Alsohigh-tech mountaineering bootsfor the demands of the most experienced alpinists come from the creative forge of AKU and make the hearts of summit strikers beat faster.Sustainability and authenticityare written in capital letters at AKU and are a real heart affair for the makers of trekking, hiking and climbing shoes.
AKU PRODUCTS: MANUFACTURED AND DESIGNED IN EUROPE
All AKU models in the current 2017 collection are designed and manufactured exclusively atcompany owned plants in Europe. Over 90% of the raw materials and components used for the boots are traceable in this way. Also the components of the boots, which do not originate from European production, are geographically traceable to their origin. Thistransparencyfits in with the company philosophy and theproduction ethicsof the Italian company, which attaches great importance to products withlong service lifeand wants to protect the environment as effectively as possible.
Founding year: 1987
Founder: Galliano Bordin
Company headquarters: Montebelluna (Veneto), Italy
Technology: AKU is an absolute specialist for mountaineering boots, and uses the most modern and high-quality materials - such as Vibram® soles and GORE® -Tex.
Fairness: The shoes are manufactured almost exclusively in Europe - especially in Italy - all raw materials are traceable.
Environmental protection: AKU uses recycled materials such as rubber and EVA for the mid soles for shoe production.
INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR YOUR WAY TO THE SUMMIT
Oriented to the anatomy of the foot, AKU has set itself the goal of producing the best outdoor shoes and is therefore working with various innovations:ELICA technologyis the name of the system that stands for optimal and balanced pressure distribution. The sole profile and the insole of the shoe are slightly slanted to guarantee youmore stability on your tour. Especially suitable for long hikes are theAKU Hiking Shoes, which are equipped with this technology. The multi-terrain shoes of the shoe manufacturer also score points. TheAKU Climatica GTXguarantees you a perfect grip and is also waterproof, robust and extremely high-quality in workmanship. Have a look at the Keller Sports AKU online shop to find these and many other shoe models.
AKU STORE: SUSTAINABILITY AND AUTHENTICITY
The makers of AKU would like to supply you withlong-lasting shoes, which have been manufactured under environmentally friendly production conditions. Low pollutant emissions as far as the components of the shoes are concerned is also an issue that is given special attention. As manyrecycled materialsas possible are therefore used in the manufacture of the shoes to protect flora and fauna. The shoe cartons and thepackaging material also consist exclusively of paperin order to reduce the negative impact on the environment as far as possible. AKUalso supports local environmental groups and associations, such as Naturfreunde Deutschland or Trekking Italia, in order to bring people and nature closer together. AKU has kept its passion for the mountains from the very beginning and draws inspiration for evernew models from the alpine world, which AKU has to keep. Discover the unique and exclusive design of the mountain boots in the AKU Sale and set off!