When it comes to the most advanced and highest quality outdoor footwear on the market, Lowa Boots stands miles above the competition. Lowa has been designing boots for hiking and other outdoor activities for over 90 years. Originally started in Germany as a small business manufacturing boots for mountain climbers attacking the rugged Alps. All of their products are manufactured in Europe under some of the strictest manufacturing and labor guidelines in the world. Lowa prides itself as being the only outdoor boot manufacturer to achieve ISO 9001 certification for the highest quality construction and process standards. Their boots feature some of the most advanced footwear technology on the market which is all developed and tested in their state of the art facility located in Jetzendorf, Germany. If you're looking for footwear that absolutely won't fail you, consider trying a pair of Lowa boots.