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“Unparalleled Comfort For Heavier Loads”, Renegade GTX Mid Selected As A Top Hiking Boot

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STAMFORD CONN. (Mar. 10, 2021)LOWA Boots, LCC, the global footwear brand known for its nearly 100 years of hand-crafted European heritage, is pleased to announce that the Renegade GTX Mid, for both men and women, has won an REI Co-op Editors’ Choice Award in the hiking boot category. 

The REI Co-op Editors’ Choice Awards honor top-performing products in a set of rigorous field tests conducted by co-op staff and members. They also factor in how a product is made and its impact on the environment, along with REI member and customer feedback. In their field test, testers called the Lowa Renegade GTX Mid the best boot for backpacking. 

“It is an honor to receive the REI Co-op Editors’ Choice Award,” said Peter Sachs, general manager, LOWA. “REI has been an integral part of the LOWA’s U.S. journey, and we greatly appreciate the collaboration. This award is especially gratifying as more consumers are discovering the outdoors for the first time. The Renegade GTX Mid embodies our commitment to best-in-class design, comfort and performance and is an ideal choice for hikers of any level.” 

“We know this style is resonating with consumers; we are on track to sell more Renegades this year than ever, as outdoor enthusiasts head to the trails in larger numbers and the world slowly gets back to normal,” added Sachs. 

For more information and to see the full review, visit REI Co-op Editors’ Choice Award. To learn more about the LOWA Renegade GTX Mid, visit


About LOWA Boots

With almost 100 years of hand-crafted European heritage, LOWA Boots, is a globally respected footwear brand located in Jetzendorf, in Upper Bavaria. Since 1923, LOWA has created premium outdoor boots and shoes featuring beautiful silhouettes, best-in-class quality and proprietary technology. Its designers adeptly navigate the outdoor performance, lifestyle and fashion categories, always nurturing brand integrity. LOWA footwear is 100% designed and handcrafted in factories in Europe. In recognition of these efforts, LOWA is one of the only footwear brands to receive ISO 9001 status for the highest quality construction and process standards. LOWA certified tactical boots are also made to comply with the European Union’s PPE standards. Dedicated to sustainability, LOWA has resoling and rental programs. 

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Media Contact:
Charlotte Daher de Garcia, CGPR