COMPETITION: A Look Inside The Mammut Mamook Mountain Boot

by Michael Ryan Aug/2011
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This competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered.

Mammut have selected the winners and they will receive their New Mamooks shortly.

Congratulations goes to:

Fiona Reid, Edinburgh

Will Casson, Cheshire


When it comes to footwear, Mammut shows that it's what inside that counts

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The Mammut Mamook

As Mammut launches its new range of footwear for the coming season they've come up with an interesting way of demonstrating the 'under-the-bonnet' technology that goes into their range of multifunction, walking and mountaineering shoes and boots.

The image, taken at Mammut's Head Office in Switzerland, shows the 'anatomy' of one of their stripped-down Mamook GTX boots. At its launch in 2008, the Mamook GTX scooped the prestigious OutDoor Industry Award and has gone on to win fans across the world with its combination of low weight (1720g per UK 8.5 pair) and functionality. It is suitable for Mountain Hiking, Mixed and Ice Climbing, Multipitch Rockclimbing and Classic Alpinism

As the picture shows, the Mamook is loaded with features including their unique Motion Control technology which cradles and supports the foot, preventing foot fatigue and risk of injury.

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Watch the Mamook being demonstrated below

The Mammut Mamook GTX boot is the lightest crampon compatible mountain shoe for technically demanding climbing. This lightweight made from abrasion resistant Microfibre Racing and Dropstop textile provides great flexibility and has strong lateral support, thanks to integrated Mammut®Motion Control. Cushioning Hybrid Shell supports exactly and only where necessary. Asymmetric lacing takes the anatomy of the foot into consideration and means more pressure and precision on your big toes. The waterproof Gore-Tex® Insulated Comfort Footwear membrane, the very grippy Vibram® Teton sole with carbon insole, the situationally-individually adjustable 3 Zone Lacing system complete this quality shoe.

The Mammut Motion Control in action

The Mammut Rolling Concept in action

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The Mammut Mamook
Despite its Swiss design, the Mamook, like all Mammut footwear, is designed around a British-shaped 'last' or mould which means it is ideally suited to the British foot shape.

The Mamook Competition

Mammut is giving away two pairs of Mamook GTX boots (they retail at £330) – one pair of mens' and one pair of womens' – to registered users at UKClimbing.com and UKHillwalking.com. To be in with a chance of winning, watch the top video above and answer the question below. Deadline for entries is midnight on Monday 15th August. Winners announced the next day.


This competition has now closed.

To see the Mammut range instore visit one of their Pro Dealers listed below or for more information visit www.mammut.ch

MAMMUT PRO DEALERS


Altimus: Reading: 0118 958 22 11: www.altimus.co.uk
Camp Four: Macclesfield: 01625 619204 www.campfour.co.uk
Gibb Sports: Brecon: 01874 622949 www.gibboutdoors.co.uk
Great Western Camping: Dorchester: 01305 266800 www.greatwesterncamping.co.uk
Great Western Camping: Salisbury: 01722 322100 www.greatwesterncamping.co.uk
Kountry Kit: Tavistock: 01822 613089 www.kountrykit.com
Mountain Trek & Travel: Guildford: 01483 577793 www.mountaintrekandtravel.com
Outside/The Square: Hathersage: 01433 651 936 www.outside.co.uk
Outdoor Traders: Abingdon: 01235 527704 www.outdoortradersuk.com
Pack Your Bags: Tunbridge Wells: 1892779710 shop.packyourbags.com
Profeet: London: 020 7736 0046 www.profeet.co.uk
Trekitt: Hereford: 01432 263335 www.trekkit.com
V12 Outdoor: Llanberis 01286 871534 www.v12outdoor.com
Venturesport: Norwich: 01603 613378 www.venturesport.co.uk
Tiso Aberdeen: 01224 634934 www.tiso.com
The Climbers Shop: Ambelside: 015394 32297 www.climbers-shop.com
Cairngorm Mountain Sports: Aviemore: 01479 810903 www.cairngormmountain.co.uk
Tiso Glasgow Outdoor Experience: 0141 559 5450 www.tiso.com
Tiso Perth Outdoor Experience: 01738 634464 www.tiso.com

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The Mammut Mamook

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